SHANGHAI, Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China Rapid Finance Limited ("XRF" or "the Company") (XRF), operator of one of China's largest consumer lending marketplaces, today announced that it was named as one of the "2019 China New Finance Top 50" by Hurun Report. The Hurun Report, founded by Rupert Hoogewerf in 1999, is a magazine best known for its "China Rich List", a ranking of China's wealthiest individuals.
The top 50 list was selected through a rigorous approach based on a matrix of eight measurements that included company scale, growth, fund raising, industry leadership, risk control, media coverage, staffing, and user impressions. China Rapid Finance is one of the ten online lending companies that were named as the "2019 China New Finance Top 50" players.
"We are honored to be recognized for the fourth consecutive year by the Hurun Report in its top 50 list," said Russell Krauss, co-Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Company. "The past year was challenging for the P2P lending industry, so we increased focus on our customers and product innovation. Recognition as one of the leading players in the new finance sector reinforces the confidence in our leadership position during this period of industry reform."
About China Rapid Finance
China Rapid Finance operates a leading online consumer finance marketplace in China, facilitating millions of loans annually. The Company deploys machine learning and proprietary decision technology to facilitate affordable digital credit for one of the world's largest untapped consumer credit markets: China's mobile-active consumers. China Rapid Finance utilizes its proprietary, mobile-first technology to efficiently select creditworthy consumers for its platform. The Company facilitates smaller, shorter-term initial loans to these qualified consumers and then enables larger, longer-term loans for returning borrowers who demonstrate positive credit behavior. This differentiated strategy positions the platform to attract and retain high quality consumers who generate significant customer lifetime value. China Rapid Finance was founded by Dr. Zane Wang, who has decades of consumer credit experience in the U.S. and China, and is governed by a global board of directors. For more information, please visit http://ir.crfchina.com.
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