Hello, we're Avant

Avant is an online lending platform that is the leading provider of credit alternatives to middle income consumers in the US. Avant offers access to unsecured personal loans ranging from $2,000-$35,000 with funding possible as soon as the next business day, and has served more than 500,000 customers worldwide through its platform.

An Insider's view of Avant

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe is positive and encourages fun, but also strives for growth through hard work and innovation. I would also say Avant is a “come as you are” environment where people are able to bring their whole selves to work, which leads to diverse viewpoints and great ideas.

Liz

Software Engineer

Where we are

Located on Chicago's scenic Riverwalk. It’s home to nearby trendy restaurants, a thriving startup community, and public transportation.

Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness
Dental Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options
401(K)
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous Parental Leave
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Free Daily Meals
  • "Before I joined Avant, I worried that my non-traditional tech background could keep me from building the career I wanted. But here, my diverse skills and experience are actually considered an asset - I’ve felt like a real contributor from day one!"
    Stefanie Engstrom
    IT Support
  • "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, 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."
    Nupur Patel
    Compliance Manager
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Our funding history

  • $1M in Funding
  • $8M in Funding
    Investors: August Capital and Victory Park Capital
  • $20M in Funding
    Investors: Victory Park Capital
  • $25M in Funding
    Investors: August Capital and Victory Park Capital and Others
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    Investors: Victory Park Capital
  • $300M in Funding
    Investors: Jeffries
  • $225M in Funding
    Investors: DFJ Growth, KKR & Co., RRE Ventures, and Peter Thiel
  • $339M in Funding
    Investors: Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, Jefferies LLC, and Waterfall Asset Management
  • $325M in Funding
    Investors: Balyasny Asset Management, General Atlantic, J.P. Morgan, Tiger Global, and August Capital
  • $255M in Funding
    Investors: J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley
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