Upgrade, Inc. Named a 2019 ‘Best Place to Work in the Bay Area’
Fintech Company Recognized for Outstanding Employee Satisfaction
San Francisco - April 22, 2019
Upgrade, Inc., a consumer credit platform that offers access to affordable credit with credit monitoring and educational tools, announced that it has been named a ‘Best Place to Work in the Bay Area’ by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal. This is Upgrade’s second time being recognized as a best place to work for the second year in a row.
“We’re driving product innovation in a way that delivers more affordable and responsible credit to American families. None of that innovation would be possible without the skills, hard work and dedication of the hundreds of Upgrade team members who share the same vision,” said Renaud Laplanche, co-founder and CEO at Upgrade. “I am very proud of Upgrade’s team and culture that enable such meaningful product innovation.”
The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal awards and ranks companies based exclusively on employees’ responses to a third-party survey. Companies that were recognized were rated highest on having a collaborative culture, solid compensation, great benefits offerings and leading management practices. The nomination pool included hundreds of applicants across the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
Upgrade has raised $150 million in equity capital since inception in 2016 to build products that make credit more affordable and responsible for consumers, including personal loans and personal credit lines together with Credit Health, Upgrade’s free credit monitoring and education tools.
Upgrade is a consumer credit platform that offers access to affordable personal loans and personal credit lines with credit monitoring and education tools that help consumers better understand their credit. Upgrade employs approximately 300 team members and is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with an operations center in Phoenix, Arizona and technology centers in Chicago, Illinois and Montreal, Canada. Upgrade does not facilitate loans to residents of Connecticut, Colorado, Iowa, Maryland, Vermont and West Virginia. All loans originated through the Upgrade platform are issued by WebBank, Member FDIC. More information is available at: https://www.upgrade.com.