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Sep 7, 2015 8:24 AM ET

Archived: LendUp – We build products for the underbanked that improve financial health.

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 7, 2015
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We build products for the underbanked that improve financial health.

LendUp builds technology to expand access and choice among the customers banks and credit unions decline.

Their first product is a socially responsible alternative to payday loans called The LendUp Ladder. The LendUp Ladder changes the dynamics of the small dollar loan: rather than being a dangerous first step into a cycle of debt, it becomes an opportunity to learn good financial behavior and to build credit through education, gamification and a transparent fee structure. LendUp is located in downtown San Francisco and is backed by prominent Silicon Valley investors such as Y-Combinator, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Andreessen Horowitz Seed Fund, Startfund,… · More


  • Sasha Orloff

    Co-founder & CEO of LendUp. We are building the next generation of products for the underserved market to improve their financial health.

  • Jacob Rosenberg

    Founder and CTO @LendUp • #80 at @Yahoo • Platform Architect for @Zynga • Sharks fan.


Investors from previous rounds

View all 38 Past Investors




Past Employees

  • Kai Stinchcombe
    Head of credit risk and analytics

    Founder @Aktana • #4 at @LendUp • Founder @Strategic Districts • Serial founder of data-driven startups.

  • Michael Chong
    Recruiting Partner

    Recruiting Partner – Connecting Ideas:People:Technology. Now at Upthere. Worked at LendUp, Presdo, Salesforce, Oracle, KPMG, Avaya.

  • Talia Fried
    Senior Specialty Account Manager/Customer Insights

    Technical administrative professional with an emphasis on customer insights.


Board Members

Contact Information:

Sasha Orloff
Jacob Rosenberg

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