Named one of the top FinTech innovators in the world, Avant is changing the way consumers interact with financial products. Backed by over $2 billion in funding, Avant leverages big data and machine learning algorithms to lower the costs and barriers of borrowing for consumers. By combining cutting-edge technology with outstanding talent, we’ve grown from five employees to over 900 in three short years. With a presence in the US and the UK, Avant is at the forefront of unsecured and secured personal products.

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Software Architect Production Engineer Software Engineer - Platform

Data & Analytics Jobs (3) View All

Head of Credit Card Product Strategy and Risk Analytics Data Scientist Senior Analyst Business Analytics, Underwriting



August 15, 2016
Type: funding
Investors: J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley
September 30, 2015
Type: funding
Investors: Balyasny Asset Management, General Atlantic, J.P. Morgan, Tiger Global, and August Capital
August 20, 2015
Type: funding
Investors: Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, Jefferies LLC, and Waterfall Asset Management
December 04, 2014
Type: funding
Investors: DFJ Growth, KKR & Co., RRE Ventures, and Peter Thiel
August 21, 2014
Type: funding
Investors: Jeffries
July 23, 2014
Type: funding
Investors: Victory Park Capital
February 10, 2014
Type: funding
August 05, 2013
Type: funding
Investors: Victory Park Capital
May 08, 2013
Type: funding
Investors: August Capital and Victory Park Capital and Others
May 06, 2013
Type: funding
Investors: August Capital and Victory Park Capital
February 12, 2013
Type: funding


Founded: 2012
Local Employees: 550
Funding: $1773M
Location: Chicago
Type: Technology Company
Industries: Consumer Web, FinTech

Company Reviews

"The Avant team focuses on using the latest technology and data science to deliver a better lending experience to the every day consumer. It feels good to be part of the solution."

Nishal Narechania
Product Manager
at Avant

"It's great to work in an environment so full of talented, driven and fun people. Avant will help you become the best version of yourself."

Matt Gilk
Software Engineer
at Avant

"At Avant, I work alongside some of the smartest, most innovative people I know. I feel empowered to make decisions that have a real impact on our customers and our business."

Golli Hashemian
User Experience Researcher
at Avant

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