Upstart Raises $50M and Announces New Bank Partnerships

We founded Upstart, the leading artificial intelligence (AI) lending platform, to make affordable credit available to more of the world. To further this mission, we’re… Read More

The Emergence of Machine Learning in Lending

“There are times when you’re better off having the sales force go play golf than make new loans.” So said J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie… Read More

Upstart opens R&D center in Columbus

Hello Buckeye State! We’re excited to announce that Upstart will open an R&D center in Columbus, Ohio in January 2019. This second home for Upstart… Read More

Upstart Announces First Loan Securitization

Today we’re pleased to announce that Upstart’s first loan securitization has closed. (Finance nerds, just look for “UPST 2017-1” on your Bloomberg terminal). Read More

Introducing the first SaaS lending platform

We're launching “Powered by Upstart”, a Software-as-a-Service offering derived from Upstart’s top-rated consumer lending platform. From rate requests through servicing and collections, this SaaS service brings modern technology and data science to the entire lending lifecycle. Read More

Upstart Raises $32.5M

Upstart raises $32.5M with Rakuten, Third Point Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and First Round Capital. Sanjay Datta joins Upstart as CFO. Read More

Speed as a Habit

All else being equal, the fastest company in any market will win. Read More

Upstart’s Marketplace Lending Credit Performance

Contrary to concerns about marketplace lending credit performance, Upstart has seen low loss rates across all loan grades and no performance degradation. Read More

Upstart Raises $35M Series C

The first Upstart loan was originated just over a year ago, and 8,920 loans later, we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve raised $35 million to help further our mission. Read More

Victory Park Increases Investment to $500M in Loans on Upstart

We’re committed to providing fairly priced loans to quality borrowers who aren’t well-served by traditional lenders. Since launching loans less than a year ago, we’ve originated more than 5,000 loans totaling $70M, including more than $14M in March alone! Read More

Next Day Funding on Upstart

As of today, borrowers on Upstart who accept their loan by 5PM ET will receive their funds the next day*. We’ve accomplished this by automating all investing on Upstart, so that all approved loans fund virtually instantly. Read More

How to Negotiate a Job Offer

CEO Dave Girouard shares his insights on how both startups and larger companies think about the hiring and negotiating process. Read More

How To Hire The Right Person

Rather than tell you what type of person you should hire, this article will focus on the tactics that can help you hire those people more effectively. Read More

OKRs and Projects: How We Set Goals at Upstart

One challenge every company faces is how to set goals and measure success. Read More