Avant

Avant, LLC is an online consumer lender who seeks to lower costs and barriers to borrowing for US-based consumers.  They are a high growth financial technology company that utilizes online data and machine-learning algorithms to provide highly customized and streamlined credit options for middle-income borrowers. Since its inception in 2012, Avant has connected over one million customers to $6.5 billion in loans and to 200,000 credit cards. Avant has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, TechCrunch, Fortune, Bloomberg, and has raised over $600 million of equity capital.

Avant is headquartered in Chicago, IL.  They are a privately equity-owned company with annual revenue just over $300M and they have 550 employees within the U.S.