Nova Credit, a San Francisco, CA-based consumer reporting company, raised $16m in Series A financing.
Backers included General Catalyst.
Co-founded by Misha Esipov, Nicky Goulimis and Loek Janssen as a graduate research project at Stanford University in 2015, Nova Credit is a cross-border credit reporting agency aiming to solve the problem of credit access for immigrants.
The company has built technology to enable immigrants to transport their credit history around the world.
The platform integrates with credit databases internationally and allows lenders to globally access it through a single API.