Weekend Wrap-up: LendingClub, Bitcoin, Visa Everywhere, and the new commerce

The weekend is here! A perfect time for camping, the beach, get-togethers, and catching on this week’s top PYMNTS stories. What’s on the menu, you ask? We’re serving up a four-course meal on LendingClub, Bitcoin, the Visa Everywhere contest, and Karen Webster’s latest opinion piece. Get the 411:

LendingClub’s Skyrocketing Charge-Offs

Proving the old adage that troubles never travel alone and instead choose to hunt in packs – LendingClub is facing yet another headwind in the hurricane they’ve experienced since spring. Read more.

Meet YoCoin: The Bitcoin Alternative

There’s another digital currency in town, and its name is YoCoin. The question is: Can YoCoin give bitcoin a run for its money? We’ll have to wait and see. But YoCoin is pitching itself as a “new cryptocurrency with mainstream appeal.” Read more.

Three Startups Shaping The Future of Commerce

Messaging. Social engagement. The API to rule them all. These three startups see a

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