Lending platform Upstart grabs $35 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Upstart has secured $35 million in Series C funding, according to a blog post by CEO Dave Girouard. Third Point Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital and Collaborative Fund. Based in Palo Alto, California, Upstart is a lending platform that aims to finance people based on signs of their potential including employment history and academic performance.

 

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VPC hikes up Upstart investment to $500 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

Victory Park Capital has increased its investment in Upstart from $100 million to $500 million. Based in Palo Alto, California, Upstart is a lending platform that aims to finance people based on signs of their potential including employment history and academic performance.

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Victory Park Capital invests in Upstart

By Luisa Beltran — 1 year ago

Victory Park Capital said it would invest $100 million in Upstart loans over the next two years. Palo Alto, Calif-based Upstart is a lending platform that aims to finance people based on signs of their potential including schools attended, area of study, academic performance and work history.

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