Founded by ex-Googlers, Upstart is an online lending platform that goes beyond the FICO score to finance people based on signals of their potential, including schools attended, area of study, academic performance, and work history. Our proprietary underwriting model identifies high-quality borrowers despite limited credit and employment experience.
Upstart offers 3-year and 5-year fixed interest loans. Funds can be used for almost anything, including starting a business, paying for a coding bootcamp, eliminating student debt or paying off credit cards.
Funding Rounds (4) - $53.15MUpdate
Current Team (6)Update
Board Members and Advisors (2)Update
|Oct 4, 2016||Collaborative Fund - Seven people. Three funds. $125 million. 50+ investments. One office in NYC.|
|Sep 6, 2016||Business Journals - Upstart 100: Meet 2016's most intriguing, ingenious, creative entrepreneurs|
|Jun 29, 2016||Crowdfund Insider - Brief: Upstart Introduces New Monthly Cash Flow Dashboard to Investors|
|Jun 6, 2016||Boston Tech Flash - N.Y. regulator takes closer look at online lenders|
|Jun 3, 2016||Crowdfund Insider - Drums Pounding: New York Financial Regulator Has Sent Letters to 28 Online Lending Platforms|
|Jun 3, 2016||IBT - Technology - New York State Launches Inquiry Of Online Lenders|
|May 24, 2016||Financial Express - Perils of greed in peer-to-peer marketplaces; India must enforce stringent business discipline|
|May 22, 2016||Sramana Mitra - Catching Up On Readings: Google I/O 2016|
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Palo Alto, CA 94306