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Upgrade, Inc. Completes $282 Million Securitization

Credit Suisse and Jefferies Serve as Lead Underwriters

San Francisco - October 31, 2018

Upgrade, Inc. , a consumer credit platform that offers affordable personal loans and personal credit lines with credit monitoring and education tools that help consumers better understand their credit, announced today it closed its inaugural securitization of personal loans. Upgrade Receivables…

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Upgrade, Inc. Closes $62 Million Series C Round

New Round to Fund Continued Product Innovation

San Francisco - August 23, 2018

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 Line and the expansion of Credit Health , Upgrade…

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Upgrade, Inc. Introduces Personal Credit Line

New product to combine the low cost, fixed rate and responsible credit of a personal loan with the flexibility and convenience of a credit card

San Francisco - April 10, 2018

Upgrade Inc., is announcing today at the LendItFintech USA conference a new consumer product named “ Personal Credit Line ". The product is designed to combine the low cost, fixed rate and monthly amortization of personal loans with the flexibility and utility of lines of credit typically obtained…

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Upgrade Inc. Named a 2018 ‘Best Place to Work in the Bay Area’

Fintech Company Recognized for Dedication to Employee Success and Satisfaction

San Francisco - March 6, 2018

Upgrade, Inc. , a consumer credit platform that combines personal loans with tools that help consumers understand and monitor their credit, announced that it has been named a ‘Best Place to Work in the Bay Area’ finalist in the small company category by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon…

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Upgrade, Inc. Rated #1 Personal Loan by LendingTree

Upgrade awarded top ranking based on LendingTree Customer Reviews in Q4 2017

San Francisco - February 8, 2018

Upgrade, Inc. , a consumer credit platform that combines personal loans with tools that help consumers understand and monitor their credit, announced that it has been named #1 in the personal loans category for the fourth quarter of 2017 by LendingTree. LendingTree’s rankings are based on a weighted…

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Upgrade and Corridor Collaborate on Big Data and Credit Analytics

Consumer credit platform Upgrade, Inc. partners with new analytics platform founded by American Express executives

San Francisco - November 29, 2017

Upgrade, Inc. , a consumer credit platform that combines personal loans with tools that help consumers understand and monitor their credit, today announced a strategic partnership with Corridor Funds , a new credit analytics and portfolio management platform founded by Manish Gupta. Mr. Gupta was…

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Upgrade, Inc. Appoints Western Union Executive as General Counsel

Consumer credit platform builds up executive team as it scales loan volume

San Francisco - September 6, 2017

Upgrade, Inc. the new consumer credit platform launched by LendingClub founder Renaud Laplanche earlier this year, today announced the appointment of John Dye as General Counsel. Prior to joining Upgrade, John was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of The Western Union Company…

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Upgrade, Inc. Launches New Consumer Credit Platform

New platform to combine consumer loans with credit monitoring and credit education features

San Francisco - April 6, 2017

Upgrade, Inc. today announced the launch of a new consumer credit platform that combines a marketplace lending approach with tools that help consumers understand and monitor their credit. “We are excited to introduce innovations that help consumers better understand their credit potential, unlock…

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