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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.
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.Continue
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.Continue
Samsung suddenly seems a lot like a boxer whose every punch at the world champion, [...]Continue
It used to be that you had to have an actual company for capture investors’ attention. Last March, entrepreneur and investor Paul Graham upended that basic standard, inviting candidates with no plan whatsoever into his Y Combinator program. Now, Upstart, a 10-month-old, 10-person company based in Palo Alto, is making even Graham’s unconventional thinking seem quaint.Continue