LendUp Raises $14M in Series A Funding

lendupLendUp, a San Francisco, CA-based socially responsible lending platform, raised $14m in Series A funding.

The round was led by Google Ventures with participation from Data Collective and QED Investors.

Founded in 2011 by Sasha Orloff, LendUp is a socially responsible lender that allows underbanked consumers to apply for and receive small-size short-term loans (up to $250 for up to 30 days), use them as a way to improve credit worthiness and earn access to more money at better rates for longer periods of time.
The company, which was incubated within Y Combinator, is currently hiring.



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