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Upgrade Inc

With over 200 financial institution partners, a seasoned team and sterling pedigree in consumer lending, we are the industry leader in credit union partnerships.

Our credit union partners utilize our flexible balance sheet solutions to solve for margin compression, balance sheet diversification, liquidity management, and income replacement.

We have facilitated $24 billion in loans, including over $9.5 billion in 2022 alone.

Upgrade Card registered as the fastest-growing U.S. credit card by outstanding balances, the only card with a triple-digit growth rate, and we were listed as a top 50 U.S. Visa and MasterCard issuer, according to the March 2022 Nilson Report.

Headquartered in San Francisco, California, we also have a service center in Phoenix, a regional office in Atlanta, and a technology center in Montreal, Canada.

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Credit Union Partnerships

Upgrade has partnerships currently available for purchasing our facilitated loans, including personal loans, cards and auto refi loans, and for our Deposit & Loan Program.

Our asset purchase program is flexible with custom credit criteria, nationwide or geography-specific, has no minimum commitment, and is easily incorporated with your existing ALM strategies.

  • Attractive yielding asset for prime customers
  • Memberized loans for our credit union partners
  • Average onboarding ~30 days: Dedicated onboarding team for easy integration and comprehensive diligence materials
  • Online account access and account managers for ongoing support
  • Loan servicing by Upgrade
Upgrade Personal Loans

Term: up to 7 years
Wtd. Avg FICO*: 717
Wtd. Avg Income: $115,046
Purpose CC /Dbt Cons: 87%
Purpose Home Improv / Large purchase: 7.5%
% Homeowners: ~50%

Upgrade Personal Credit Line/Card

Term: 2, 3 and 5 year
Wtd. Avg FICO*: 707
Wtd. Avg Income: $111,264
Purpose CC /Dbt Cons: N/A
Purpose Home Improv / Large purchase: N/A
% Homeowners: 45%

Upgrade Auto Refi

Term: 3-7 year
Wtd. Avg FICO*: 712
Wtd. Avg Income: $108,500
Purpose CC /Dbt Cons: N/A
Purpose Home Improv / Large purchase: N/A
% LTV: 120%
% Homeowners: 70%

* Minimum 660+ FICO. Upgrade facilitates loans below 660 FICO, which are typically sold to institutional investors. If you are interested, Upgrade can also offer below 660 FICO loans to your financial institution.

Credit Union Webinars

Consumer Credit - Digital Lending
Deposit & Loan Partnership - See How It Works
Upgrade Credit Union Partnerships

Our Offices

San Francisco



Engineering Center


Regional Office

Orange County

Regional Office

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