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Nov 18, 2020, 08:00 ET Avant Expands Debt Warehouse

Avant, a leading financial technology company that gives middle-income consumers access to the credit they deserve, announced it has successfully...


Aug 18, 2020, 14:17 ET Avant and Colorado Establish "Safe Harbor" for Fintechs

Avant, a leading financial technology company that has helped over a million customers get access to credit cards and personal loans, today announced ...


Apr 09, 2019, 10:00 ET Amount Announces Cloud-Based Account Verification Platform

Amount, a leading technology platform for financial institutions, today announced AmountVerify, a cloud-based platform for risk management across...


Sep 28, 2018, 15:00 ET Avant Announces Prominent Academic Dr. Janice Eberly and Chicago Financial Leader James Reynolds, Jr. as New Board Additions

Avant, a leading digital consumer lending platform focused on lowering the barriers and costs of borrowing, today announced the addition of Dr....


Sep 25, 2018, 08:00 ET Avant Rebrands its Financial Technology SaaS Business Unit as Amount

Avant, a high growth financial technology company focused on lowering the barriers and costs of borrowing, today announced Amount, the company's bank ...


Feb 21, 2017, 07:00 ET Avant Welcomes Grant Miles as Chief Risk Officer

Avant is pleased to welcome Grant Miles, a financial industry veteran with global banking giant HSBC, as Chief Risk Officer of the company. Mr. Miles ...


Aug 15, 2016, 10:00 ET Avant Secures $255 Million Asset-Backed Securitization Led by J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley and Renews $392 Million Warehouse Facility

Online lending platform Avant announced today two closed transactions, including a $255 million 144A asset-backed securitization deal and the renewal ...


Jun 22, 2016, 09:00 ET Avant Recognized as Top Customer-Rated Lending Platform

Online lending platform Avant is pleased to announce it's customer experience has been rated #1 by customers according to LendingTree. LendingTree®,...


Apr 18, 2016, 09:00 ET Acqui-hires Accelerate Growth for Marketplace Lending Platform Avant

Online lending platform Avant announced today it has recruited the key technical teams of two local technology startups, StudyCloud and TempoIQ, to...


Apr 11, 2016, 08:00 ET Avant Welcomes Raj Vora as Vice President and Head of Institutional Fund Products

Online lending platform Avant is pleased to announce that Raj Vora has joined Avant's Capital Markets team as the Vice President and Head of...


Apr 01, 2016, 10:10 ET Sheila Bair Appointed to Avant's Board of Directors

Avant announced today the appointment of financial industry veteran Sheila Bair to its board of directors. Ms. Bair currently serves as the President ...


Mar 21, 2016, 09:00 ET Avant Expands Offerings to Consumers with Launch of Direct to Consumer Auto Loans

Fast-growing online lending platform Avant is expanding its consumer reach in the marketplace with the launch of its latest financial product, direct ...


Feb 29, 2016, 01:30 ET Avant is the Fastest Online Lending Platform to Hit $3 Billion Milestone

Marketplace lending platform Avant announced today it has surpassed $3 billion in loan originations in the past three years, faster than many leading ...


Nov 03, 2015, 09:00 ET Avant Closes $325 Million Series E Funding Round Led By General Atlantic

Avant, one of the nation's fastest growing marketplace lending platforms, announced today it has closed a $325 million Series E equity finance round. ...


Oct 26, 2015, 09:00 ET ReadyForZero Adds Free Credit Monitoring to Award-Winning Tools

ReadyForZero is pleased to announce that free credit monitoring is now available to all users with ReadyForZero's award-winning personal financial...


Sep 17, 2015, 12:30 ET Marketplace Lending Platform Avant Reaches 300,000 Customers and Continues Global Expansion with Canada Launch

Avant, a fast-growing marketplace lending platform, is pleased to announce its expansion to Canada, the company's newest international market....


Aug 20, 2015, 08:00 ET Avant Closes $139 Million Asset-Backed Securitization Led by Jefferies and Secures $200 Million Credit Facility Led by J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse

Avant, a leading marketplace lending platform, is pleased to announce two newly secured transactions totaling $339 million in debt financing. These...


Jun 02, 2015, 12:00 ET Chicago-Based Avant Signs New Lease for Global Headquarters

Avant, a premier online marketplace lending platform, has signed a long-term lease for approximately 80,000 square feet and will be moving to 222...


May 11, 2015, 08:00 ET Fast-Growing Marketplace Lender Avant Reaches $1 Billion Funding Milestone

Avant, a leading online marketplace lending platform, is pleased to announce the platform has reached $1 billion in loan originations since launching ...


Apr 13, 2015, 08:00 ET Avant Launches Institutional Marketplace with Global Alternative Asset Manager KKR, Victory Park Capital and Jefferies as Lead Investors

Avant, a leading online lending platform, is pleased to announce the launch of Avant Institutional Marketplace, an inaugural program which enables...


Mar 31, 2015, 08:00 ET AvantCredit Rebrands to Avant to Expand Platform of Products and Services

AvantCredit, one of the fastest growing online platforms for consumer loans, is continuing to exhibit exponential growth with its tech-driven...