LendingTree, Inc. engages in the operation of an online loan marketplace for consumers seeking loans and other credit-based offerings. It operates through the following segments: Home, Consumer, and Insurance. The Home segment refers to purchase mortgage, refinance mortgage, home equity loans and lines of credit and reverse mortgage loans and real estate. The Consumer segment includes credit cards, personal loans, small business loans, student loans, auto loans, deposit accounts and other credit products. The Insurance segment is composed of insurance quote products. The company was founded by Douglas Lebda in June 1996 and is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.