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11 Disclosed Funding Rounds $1,579,000,000

0 Participating Investments

Marketplace, Lending, Financial Services, Consumer Lending, Finance, FinTech

Avant is an online lending platform that offers alternatives to its clients with safe financial products.


Midwestern US (0 Investors) (0 Startups), Great Lakes (0 Investors) (0 Startups), Greater Chicago Area (0 Investors) (0 Startups)

Founded date 11, 2012

Founders Al Goldstein, John Sun, Paul Zhang

Operating Status Active

Funding Stage Late Stage Venture

Last Funding Type Series E

Also known as Avant Credit

Company Type For Profit

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Avant operates an online marketplace that provides users with access to personal loans to consolidate debt, pay unexpected medical expenses, and for family vacations. Through the use of big data and machine-learning algorithms, the company offers a customized approach to streamline credit options. The company caters to consumers in the United States and the United Kingdom. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Avant was founded in November 2012.

Date Round Raised Lead
September, 29, 2015 Series E $325,000,000 General Atlantic
April, 13, 2015 Debt Financing $400,000,000 Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
December, 04, 2014 Series D Undisclosed -------
December, 04, 2014 Series D $225,000,000 Tiger Global Management
December, 04, 2014 Debt Financing $300,000,000 -------
August, 21, 2014 Debt Financing $200,000,000 Jefferies
July, 23, 2014 Debt Financing $200,000,000 -------
July, 23, 2014 Series C $75,000,000 Tiger Global Management
August, 14, 2013 Series B $20,000,000 August Capital
May, 08, 2013 Series A $9,000,000 August Capital
May, 08, 2013 Debt Financing $25,000,000 -------