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Direct lender providing digital mortgage experience



Notable Investors

Ally Financial


New York NY, US

Total Funding


About Stock

Better is a full-stack mortgage lender digitizing every step of the financing process. It was launched in 2016, backed by Kleiner Perkins and Goldman Sachs, and was created by a group of engineers from Google and Spotify committed to putting consumers back in control of the most important financial decision of their lives. Its online platform guides customers through finding their price range, getting certainty about loan terms, and funding, keeping real estate agents up-to-date on progress.


9Yards Capital, Skyryse

Ally Financial

Goldman Sachs Principal Strategic Investments

Tradeshift,, Digital Reasoning, Nav, Veem

Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

Pine Brook Partners

Funding History

May 2016$22.5M
May 2016$8.2M
December 2016$17.8M
December 2016$8.2M
August 2019$0
August 2019$144M
August 2019$0
August 2019$0
August 2019$1.7M
August 2019$15.0M
August 2019$17.7M
August 2019$11.0M


Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Vishal Garg


Viral Shah

Chief Financial Officer

Howard Katzenberg

Chief Technology Officer

Erik Bernhardsson

Chief Compliance Officer

Paula Tuffin

Chief Marketing Officer

Patricia Korth-McDonnell


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