Prosper Marketplace

Filed: 7 Apr 21, 3:00pm



Washington, D.C. 20549




Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 1, 2021


Prosper Marketplace, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 6199 73-1733867
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization )
 (Primary Standard Industrial Classification Code Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)


221 Main Street, 3rd Floor

San Francisco, CA  94105

 (Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of registrant’s principal executive offices)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (415) 593-5400


Not applicable.
(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)


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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On April 1, 2021, Peter J. deSilva was appointed as an independent director of the Board of Directors of Prosper Marketplace, Inc. (the “Company”), effective immediately.

In connection with Mr. deSilva’s appointment as a director of the Company, he entered into a Board of Directors Offer Letter (the “Offer Letter”) dated as of April 1, 2021. Pursuant to the Offer Letter, as compensation for his service on the Board, Mr. deSilva will receive (a) an annual independent director’s fee of $75,000, to be paid on a quarterly basis; and (b) an option to purchase 1,000,000 shares of the Company’s common stock at an exercise price equal to the fair market value of the common stock on the grant date, subject to the approval of the Compensation Committee of the Board. The option will vest over a four-year period, subject to and in accordance with the terms of the Offer Letter.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. deSilva and any other persons pursuant to which Mr. deSilva was selected as a director, and there are no transactions in which Mr. deSilva has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Mr. deSilva has not been named to any committee of the Company’s Board of Directors at this time.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  Prosper Marketplace, Inc.
Date: April 7, 2021 By:  /s/ Edward R. Buell III

Edward R. Buell III

   General Counsel and Secretary