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#Tech50 2016 July 18, 2016
Why Avant's Al Goldstein is Excited About Partn... June 16, 2016
Sheila Bair on the Fintech Startup Boom June 16, 2016
An Industry Looks for Lessons June 10, 2016
China's CreditEse Commits to Purchasing US Loans June 3, 2016
In Defense of Online Lending June 2, 2016
Avant Signs Warehouse for UK Operations May 31, 2016
Al Goldstein Speaks at The Montgomery Summit 2016 May 27, 2016
The 3 Best Places Where You Can Get a Personal ... May 26, 2016
Measuring Online Banking's Steady Strides May 24, 2016
Avant Personal Loans: How Innovation and Suppor... May 19, 2016
Avant's New Global Headquarters May 15, 2016
Online Lenders Could Still be a Good Choice for... May 14, 2016
Avant Raises 130 Million in Debt Funding May 12, 2016
Why Personal Loans May Become Easier to Get May 9, 2016
Marketplace Lenders: Coming Soon to a Bank Near... May 8, 2016
What Lenders Look for in a Personal Loan Borrower May 6, 2016
Financial Services Companies Braced for Automation May 3, 2016
Get Your Loan Approved Faster May 2, 2016
Personal Loan Rates Fall to Lowest Level of 2016 April 27, 2016
Lending Billions is Just the Beginning for Chic... April 26, 2016
Big Money Investors Land at Chicago Venture Summit April 22, 2016
Avant Taps StudyCloud and TempoIQ for its Next ... April 19, 2016
Embrace of Alternative Lenders Pays Off for Reg... April 15, 2016
Securitization Market Turbulence Forces Marketp... April 13, 2016
Illinois Venture Deals Rose in First Quarter April 13, 2016
LendIt 2016: Avant CEO Al Goldstein's Keynote April 11, 2016
Attitudes Towards the Public Markets April 11, 2016
Scaling in Overdrive April 11, 2016
Diversification of Funding Sources: April 11, 2016
Marketplace Lending Grew by 700% in Four Years:... April 8, 2016
Avant in Landmark Partnership with Top 20 Bank April 7, 2016
Regions Has a Lending Website, So Why is it Tea... April 7, 2016
Ranking the Top Fintech Companies April 6, 2016
Former FDIC Chair: How banks can become safer April 4, 2016
The Marketplace Lending Power 20 April 4, 2016
Online Lender Avant Names Sheila Bair to Board April 1, 2016
Big get: Ex-FDIC Chair Bair joins Avant's board April 1, 2016
Sheila Bair goes the Fintech Route April 1, 2016
Sheila Bair Joins Board of Online Lender Avant April 1, 2016
Sheila Bair Joins Avant Board April 1, 2016
Alternative Lenders Brace for Regulatory Onslaught April 1, 2016
Sheila Bair to join board of online lender Avant April 1, 2016
Former Bank Regulators Joins Board of Online Le... April 1, 2016
Alternative Lenders turn to Seasoned Insiders f... April 1, 2016
This 25-year-old Data Engineer is Helping Disru... March 25, 2016
loanDepot teams up with Avant to reach new market March 22, 2016
A Visit to the Office of the Future March 21, 2016
Avant Expands into Auto Lending with New Refina... March 21, 2016
Office Envy: Inside Avant's New 90,000 Square F... March 21, 2016
Mega-Round Funding Hits Fintech March 17, 2016
The short history and long future of the online... March 10, 2016
Avant passes $3 billion in personal loans March 1, 2016
Tech-fueled online loans face stiff test in 2016 February 25, 2016
Fast-growing Avant hits $3B in loan origination... February 25, 2016
Online lenders see cash crunch February, 19, 2016
Fast Money February 18, 2016
Billion-dollar startup Avant unveils new Loop h... February 18, 2016
Personal loans gain in popularity February 16, 2016
Former boss of Mastercard, Thomas Cook and Firs... February 15, 2016
Four lessons the Chicago startup scene has taug... February 11, 2016
Nine of Chicago's hottest tech offices February 11, 2016
Five creative ways to stay ahead in a changing ... February 10, 2016
AvantCredit talks fintech, trust and the future... February 5, 2016
Misconceptions about online lending February 5, 2016
Why 1 in 5 millennials say they're taking on pe... February 5, 2016
The building of a unicorn February 2, 2016
Avant's $2 billion valuation in 3 years January 31, 2016
Leading marketplace lender to utilize NetSuite ... January 31, 2016
The state of P2P lending January 30, 2016
What's behind the surge in personal loans January 29, 2016
AvantCredit: The future of fintech Januaruy 26, 2016
Top trends in online lending for 2016 January 26, 2016
The United States of Startups: The most well-fu... January 25, 2016
Just 3% of millennials have mortgages January 25, 2016
The evolving nature of P2P lending marketplaces January 24, 2016
Marketplace lending shows its strength January 21, 2016
Big Ideas 2016: Chicago looks to boost next-gen... January 18, 2016
The Friday Exit: What's ahead in 2016 to shape ... January 15, 2016
How venture capital investments stacked up in I... January 15, 2016
Four ways to manage rapid growth January 15, 2016
New breed of online lenders take aim at FICO cr... January 13, 2016
Silicon Valley: We don't trust FICO Score January 11, 2016
The most eligible companies in Chicago tech January 9, 2016
Big banks are joining forces with the firms tha... January 5, 2016
Demand for office space ramps up January 4, 2016
Fintech and banks shaking hands December 30, 2015
The middleman strikes back December 30, 2015
Online lenders pinched by market jitters December 22, 2015
36 tech companies that could go public in 2016 December 17, 2015
Avant expanding HQ as it plans 600 hires next year December 16, 2015
Leading Global Fintech Innovators 2015 December 15, 2015
These 15 startups didn't exist 5 years ago-- no... December 10, 2015
The Fintech 50: The Complete List December 9, 2015
The Uber or Airbnb of finance will prove elusive December 8, 2015
Announcing this year's 50 on Fire winners December 2, 2015
The Evolving Nature of Capital in Marketplace L... November 30, 2015
40 Under 40: Paul Zhang November 25, 2015
40 Under 40: John Sun November 25, 2015
From Finance to Fintech November 24, 2015
How Avant lives up to its name with a cutting-e... November 21, 2015
KKR/ Victory Park Capital Lead $175 Million Sec... November 20, 2015
How to pay less interest on your credit card debt November 18, 2015
General Atlantic CEO Sees Tech Values Shift November 15, 2015
Why 2015 was the year of the unicorn November 12, 2015
The 2015 winners of the Chicago Innovation Awards October 28, 2015
Health and tech companies grab Chicago Innovati... October 28, 2015
Do workers want shares or cash? October 28, 2015
Venture Activity in Lending Startups Boils in t... October 28, 2015
CrunchBase Unicorn Leaderboards October 26, 2015
AvantCredit Crosses the 100M Mark in UK Loans October 23, 2015
Four Powerful Money Tools October 23, 2015
LendIt Europe Update: Raj Singh Announces Avant... October 20, 2015
The Next Billion Dollar Companies--Where are th... October 19, 2015
#50onFire: The 18 people and companies heating ... October 15, 2015
The Billion Dollar Startup Club October 12, 2015
Online lending is already big but Wall Street b... October 9, 2015
How staying in front of the pack helped the 'Fo... October 7, 2015
Capital Gains October 4, 2015
Avant Raises $325 Million in Equity Funding, Pa... September 30, 2015
Marketplace lender Avant announces $325M equity... September 30, 2015
How this Millennial founder grew his lending fi... September 30, 2015
Exclusive: online lender Avant raises $325 mill... September 29, 2015
Online lender Avant raises $325 million as JP M... September 29, 2015
Another Chicago unicorn: Avant lands $325 milli... September 29, 2015
Avant investors value consumer lender above $1.... September 29, 2015
Funding deal values Avant at nearly $2 billion September 29, 2015
No slowing down: Avant pulling in $325 million ... September 29, 2015
Online lender Avant gets $2 billion valuation September 29, 2015
Huge ambitions fuel Avant's appetite for hiring... September 29, 2015
U of I, Kellogg, Booth are tops for bankable en... September 28, 2015
US online lender Avant backed by PayPal founder... September 17, 2015
Avant enters the great white north September 17, 2015
How to manage culture when you have multiple of... September 2, 2015
Report says Chicago's tech scene has 2 billion-... August 25, 2015
50 companies that may be the next startup unicorns August 23, 2015
Banking giants back online lender Avant August 21, 2015
Online lender for borrowers plants bond flag August 20, 2015
Avant taps securitization market to fuel loan g... August 20, 2015
Another day, another giant funding round for Avant August 20, 2015
Avant nets $339M more in debt financing as it c... August 20, 2015"
Big banks are betting on online lender Avant August 20, 2015
Why you should over communicate your company de... August 18, 2015
How to be the intern who becomes the co-founder August 17, 2015
100 most influential people in fintech August 14, 2015
How to use positive and negative feedback to im... August 14, 2015
Don't think small with your business name August 13, 2015
The 5 hottest finance startups August 13, 2015
ITA CityLights Award Nominees August 10, 2015
15 entrepreneurs who risked it all August 4, 2015
This old artifact is brought to you by new money July 31, 2015
How to land a job in tech (and keep it) accordi... July 30, 2015
Behalf lands credit, equity as funding for lend... July 29, 2015
50 Chicago startups July 14, 2015
Consumers get better loans online July 9, 2015
Announcing the top 2015 global 250 private comp... July 6, 2015
Top 20 Chicago Startup Founders Under 30 July 2, 2015
Avant CEO on growth, IPO plans and the best adv... June 30, 2015
Online only banks gaining popularity June 29, 2015
Avant Profile June 26, 2015
Financing Near-Prime Borrowers June 24, 2015
Goldstein's Avant focuses on middle-class consu... June 21, 2015
Chicago area shines at EY's Midwest entrepreneu... June 18, 2015
Al Goldstein, CEO of Avant, talks 'underbanked'... June 18, 2015
Al Goldstein of Avant June 17, 2015
Squawk Box June 16, 2015
And the 2015 Moxie Awards go to... June 12, 2015
10 Chicago startups we're watching this summer June 9, 2015
Techweek100 announced for 2015, and there's a n... June 3, 2015
Tishman Speyer announces lease transaction for ... June 3, 2015
A Headquarters Grows in Chicago June 3, 2015
Avant moves headquarters to catch up with explo... June 2, 2015
Online lender Avant hiring 300 in Chicago, movi... June 2, 2015
Chicago CTOs you should know: Paul Zhang, Avant May 21, 2015
Chicago's 15 biggest fundings in the last 5 years May 21, 2015
Money experts share youthful credit mistakes, a... May 14, 2015
Fast-growing marketplace lender Avant reaches $... May 11, 2015
Avant reached another $1 billion milestone May 11, 2015
The fintech revolution May 9, 2015
Where the jobs are (and aren't) may just surpri... May 7, 2015
Banking on it: Taking your money off the high s... May 5, 2015
EY and the importance of vision in its Entrepre... April 27, 2015
Industry Profile- Al Goldstein April 23, 2015
Founders of two Chicago startups Make Inc.'s '3... April 22, 2015
Building a startup, one loan at a time April 22, 2015
Remember these names: The 2015 30 Under 30 list... April 21, 2015
Six alt-lending unicorns worth combined $15 bil... April 20, 2015
Why Larry Summers thinks alternative lending wi... April 16, 2015
Avant introduces institutional marketplace, att... April 16, 2015
Loan Star: Is Avant a future billion dollar uni... April 15, 2015
Next Billion Dollar Startups April 15, 2015
The next billion-dollar startups April 15, 2015
The investors behind the next billion dollar st... April 15, 2015
AvantCredit rebrands and expands April 15, 2015
Avant CEO on Mad Money with Jim Cramer April 13, 2015
Avant strikes $400 million deal with private-eq... April 13, 2015
Avant launches investor marketplace via $400 mi... April 13, 2015
Avant launches institutional marketplace with s... April 13, 2015
What AvantCredit's rebrand acquisition mean for... April 2, 2015
Chicago's Avant to build R&D team in Playa Vista April 2, 2015
Chicago's Avant acquires fellow Y Combinator al... March 31, 2015
Online lender Avant acquires debt management se... March 31, 2015
With Latest Deal, J.G. Wentworth Has More to Se... March 10, 2015
Looker Delivers Data To Users February 17, 2015
Guess who is Chicago's fastest-growing startup ... February 7, 2015
Strauss: Coping with the entrepreneurial grind January 26, 2015
America's Most Promising Companies January 21, 2015
On the road to economic recovery, FinTech races... January 5, 2015
How AvantCredit Is Revolutionizing Consumer Fin... December 4, 2014
AvantCredit raises $225 million from Tiger Glob... December 4, 2014
Tiger Global Co-Leads $225M Series D for Lendin... December 4, 2014
Ahead of LendingClub IPO, AvantCredit raises me... December 4, 2014
AvantCredit, an Online Lender, Raises New Finan... December 4, 2014
Avant Hauls in $225 Million in Equity December 4, 2014
AvantCredit Raises $225M Series D for Online Co... December 4, 2014
AvantCredit Announces a $225 Million Series D, ... December 4, 2014
AvantCredit scores $225 million from A-list bac... December 4, 2014
Chicago-based AvantCredit announces $225 millio... December 4, 2014
Online-Lending Disruptor AvantCredit Nabs $75M ... July 23, 2014
AvantCredit Raises Financing to Lend to ‘Midpri... July 23, 2014
AvantCredit Raises $20M To Grow Its Machine-Pow... August 14, 2013
Chicago’s AvantCredit Raises $75M Series C for ... July 23, 2014
Personal loan lender AvantCredit doubled in siz... July 23, 2014
AvantCredit raises $75 million, prepares to hir... February 24, 2014
Chicago Tribune’s Blue Sky Innovation July 23, 2014
AvantCredit wins $75 million slug of equity; no... July 23, 2014
AvantCredit's Online Only Approach to Loans August 27, 2013
Online lender AvantCredit secures $34M in funding May 9, 2013
Deals of the Day: OneWest, FreshBooks, AvantCredit July 23, 2014
AvantCredit Raises $75M Series C to Grow Online... July 23, 2014
How Big Data Could Replace Your Credit Score August 16, 2013
AvantCredit raises $20M in equity financing August 14, 2013

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Press Releases

Avant Recognized as Top Customer-Rated Lending Platform June 22, 2016
Acqui-hires Accelerate Growth for Marketplace Lending Platform Avant April 18, 2016
Avant Welcomes Raj Vora as Vice President and Head of Institutional Fund Products April 11, 2016
Regions Bank to Offer Expanded Online Consumer Loan Experience Powered by Leading ... April 8, 2016
Sheila Bair Appointed to Avant's Board of Directors April 1, 2016
loanDepot And Avant Announce Partnership To Help More Borrowers Access Credit March 22, 2016
Avant Expands Offerings to Consumers with Launch of Direct ot Consumer Auto Loans, March 21, 2016
Avant is the Fastest Online Lending Platform to Hit $3 Billion Milestone February 29, 2016
Avant Closes $325 Million Series E Funding Round Led by General Atlantic November 3, 2015
Avant Closes $139 Million Asset-Backed Securitization Led by Jefferies and Secures... August 20, 2015
Chicago-Based Avant Signs New Lease for Global Headquarters June 6, 2015
Fast-Growing Marketplace Lender Avant Reaches $1 Billion Funding Milestone May 11, 2015
Avant Launches Institutional Marketplace with Global Alternative Asset Manager KKR... April 13, 2015
Avant Acquires Debt Management Platform ReadyForZero and Opens LA Office March 31, 2015
AvantCredit Rebrands to Avant to Expand Platform of Products and Services March 31, 2015
The J.G. Wentworth Company™ Announces Entry into Personal Loans Category Through P... March 9, 2015
Forbes Lists AvantCredit as one of America’s Most Promising Companies January 21, 2015
AvantCredit Adds $225 Million Equity Funding from Elite Investor Group to Fuel its... December 4, 2014
AvantCredit Secures $200 Million Credit Facility led by Jefferies, Becomes Most Fu... August 21, 2014
AvantCredit Secures $75 Million Series C Funding Led by Tiger Global Management an... July 23, 2014
AvantCredit Raises $20M From August Capital and Victory Park Capital in Series B E... August 14, 2013
AvantCredit Offers New Online Lending Approach for Middle Class Borrowers July 16, 2013
AvantCredit.com Secures $34 Million in Funding from August Capital and Victory Par... May 13, 2013

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