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Upgrade is a provider of a consumer credit platform that offers loans, together with credit monitoring and education tools. It lends to fair-credit borrowers, considering credit score, free cash flow, and debt-to-income ratio.

HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)321(+8%)
Job Openings60
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Upgrade

Renaud Laplanche

Renaud Laplanche

Co-Founder, CEO
Myles Reaz

Myles Reaz

Chief Credit Officer
Sudip Lahiri

Sudip Lahiri

Chief Accounting Officer
Jeff Bogan

Jeff Bogan

Co-Founder, CFO
Matt Wierman

Matt Wierman

Co-Founder, Head of Personal Loans
Thomas Curran

Thomas Curran

Chief Risk Officer
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Upgrade Office Locations

Upgrade has offices in San Francisco, Phoenix, Chicago and Montreal
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
275 Battery St 23rd Floor, San Francisco
Phoenix, AZ, US
2 N Central Ave
Montreal, CA
3 Place Ville Marie
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Upgrade Financials and Metrics

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Upgrade total Funding

$162 m

Upgrade latest funding size

$40 m

Time since last funding

10 months ago

Upgrade investors

Upgrade's latest funding round in June 2020 was reported to be $40 m. In total, Upgrade has raised $162 m. Upgrade's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.
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Upgrade Operating Metrics

Jun, 2020

Annual Run Rate

$100 m
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Upgrade News and Updates

Upgrade of sales forecast for full year after strong H1 performance

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Jason Industries Announces Ratings Upgrade

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jason Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:JASN, JASNW) (the "Company" or "Jason Industries") today announced that Moody's Investor Service ("Moody's") has upgraded the company's credit ratings, with the corporate family rating raised to B3 from Caa1, the senior se…

SureDone Launches Major Platform Upgrade Including New Order Management System

NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SureDone, a leading multichannel e-commerce listing and order management platform that helps e-commerce sellers increase efficiency and sales, has released a major upgrade to its software that includes a significantly enhanced order management...

Upgrade scores $62 million investment round

Upgrade, the consumer credit platform launched by former LendingClub Chief Renaud Laplanche, has clo...

Upgrade, the newest lending startup of Lending Club founder Renaud Laplanche, has raised $62 million in Series C funding

Upgrade, a two-year-old, San Francisco-based consumer lending venture founded by Renaud Laplanche, has raised $62 million in Series C funding led by CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund. The company’s earlier investors also joined the round, including Apoletto, FirstMark Capital, NOAH, Ribbit, Sands C…

Upgrade, Inc. Closes $62 Million Series C Round

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Upgrade, Inc. announced today that it closed its Series C round of financing led by CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund. The new financing will fuel Upgrade's continued product innovation on the heels of the recent launch of its Personal Credit...
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Upgrade Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Upgrade founded?

    Upgrade was founded in 2016.

  • Who are Upgrade key executives?

    Upgrade's key executives are Renaud Laplanche, Myles Reaz and Sudip Lahiri.

  • How many employees does Upgrade have?

    Upgrade has 321 employees.

  • Who are Upgrade competitors?

    Competitors of Upgrade include BizCapital, Siamfintech and Jimubox.

  • Where is Upgrade headquarters?

    Upgrade headquarters is located at 275 Battery St 23rd Floor, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Upgrade offices?

    Upgrade has offices in San Francisco, Phoenix, Chicago and Montreal.

  • How many offices does Upgrade have?

    Upgrade has 4 offices.