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ZestFinance

Description

Provider of financial services that use machine learning and large-scale big data analysis for assessing credit risk. The company offers credit underwriting services that utilize big data analytics to help lenders make more accurate credit underwriting decisions. The company uses its technology to provide consumer loans.

2009

Founded

PRIVATE

Status

51-200

Employees

Series D

Latest Deal Type

$30M

Latest Deal Amount

$292M

Total Amount Raised

Description

Provider of financial services that use machine learning and large-scale big data analysis for assessing credit risk. The company offers credit underwriting services that utilize big data analytics to help lenders make more accurate credit underwriting decisions. The company uses its technology to provide consumer loans.

Website:

www.zestfinance.com

Formerly Known As

ZestCash

Ownership Status

Privately held (backing)

Financing Status

Venture Capital-Backed

Primary Industry

Financial Software

Other Industries

Other Financial Services

Primary Office

6636 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028United States +1 (323) 450-3000
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ZestFinance Valuation and Funding

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ZestFinance Cap Table

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ZestFinance Investors (19)

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Investor NameInvestor TypeHoldingInvestor SinceParticipating RoundsBoard
Seat
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Info
BaiduVC-Backed CompanyMinority000 0000000 0000
Christopher WebbAngel (individual)Minority000 0000000 0000
Clarium Capital ManagementHedge FundMinority000 0000000 0000
Eastward Capital PartnersLender/Debt ProviderMinority000 0000000 0000
Flybridge Capital PartnersVenture CapitalMinority000 0000000 0000
Baidu VC-Backed Company
Christopher Webb Angel (individual)
Clarium Capital Management Hedge Fund
Eastward Capital Partners Lender/Debt Provider
Flybridge Capital Partners Venture Capital

ZestFinance Executive Team (12)

NameTitleBoard
Seat
Contact
Info
Douglas Merrill Ph.DChief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Michael ArmstrongPresident
Mike RasicChief Financial Officer
Jeanine Wright JDGeneral Counsel & Acting Chief Compliance Officer
Mona DhillonDirector, People Operations
Douglas Merrill Ph.D Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Michael Armstrong President
Mike Rasic Chief Financial Officer
Jeanine Wright JD General Counsel & Acting Chief Compliance Officer
Mona Dhillon Director, People Operations

ZestFinance Board Members (5)

NameRepresentingRoleSinceContact
Info
Dana StalderMatrix PartnersGeneral Partner000 0000
Jeffrey BussgangFlybridge Capital PartnersGeneral Partner000 0000
Jeremy LiewLightspeed Venture PartnersPartner & Managing Director000 0000
Peter Thiel JDPeter ThielAngel (individual)000 0000
Steven DietzUpfront VenturesCo-Founder & Partner000 0000
Dana Stalder General Partner Matrix Partners
Jeffrey Bussgang General Partner Flybridge Capital Partners
Jeremy Liew Partner & Managing Director Lightspeed Venture Partners
Peter Thiel JD Angel (individual) Peter Thiel
Steven Dietz Co-Founder & Partner Upfront Ventures
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