Avant Stock

Online Lending Platform

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Notable Investors

Tiger Global Management


Chicago IL, US

Total Funding


About Avant Stock

Avant operates an online marketplace that provides users with access to personal loans to consolidate debt, pay unexpected medical expenses, and for family vacations. Through the use of big data and machine-learning algorithms, the company offers a customized approach to streamline credit options. The company caters to consumers in the United States and the United Kingdom. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Avant was founded in November 2012.


Funding History

May 2013$9.0M
May 2013$25.0M
August 2013$20.0M
July 2014$75.0M
August 2014$200M
December 2014$300M
December 2014$225M
April 2015$400M
September 2015$325M


Chief Executive Officer

James Paris

Chief Technology Officer

Zhang Paul


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Avant launches sleep tech brand

bizjournals - Dec, 9 2022

Avant secures $250 million in funding

lendacademy - Dec, 19 2020

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