Avant (Illinois) Overview

  • Founded
  • 2012


  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 691


  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private

  • Financing Rounds
  • 14

  • Investments
  • 6

Avant (Illinois) General Information


Developer of an online lending platform intended to improve the borrowing experience for middle-income consumers. The company offers credit card, personal, emergency, debt consolidation, home improvement and adoption loans, thereby helping the customer to fulfill their financial needs with streamlined credit options and quick borrowing.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Avant Credit
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Consumer Finance
Other Industries
Financial Software
Primary Office
  • 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza
  • Suite 900
  • Chicago, IL 60654
  • United States
+1 (800) 000-0000

Avant (Illinois) Timeline

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Avant (Illinois) Valuation & Funding

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Avant (Illinois) Comparisons

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Avant (Illinois) Competitors (67)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
ID Finance Venture Capital-Backed Barcelona, Spain 000 00000 00000000000 00000
0000000 0000000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 000 00000 00000000000 00000
0000 Venture Capital-Backed London, United Kingdom 000 00000 0000000000 0 00000
0000000 Formerly VC-backed San Mateo, CA 0000 00.000 00000000 00.000
00000 Corporation Chicago, IL 000 000000000000
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Avant (Illinois) Patents

Avant (Illinois) Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-D358826-S Laminator Inactive 06-Apr-1994
US-D358825-S Laminator Inactive 04-Apr-1994
US-5405473-A Method of laminating a customized presentation folder Inactive 18-Mar-1994 0000000000
US-5447333-A Method of producing a laminated wrinkle-free presentation folder having perfect binding sheets Inactive 12-Aug-1993 000000000
US-5746878-A Variable effective temperature laminator thermalbinder Inactive 07-Jan-1993 B32B37/185
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Avant (Illinois) Executive Team (39)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Paul Zhang Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Matthew Bochenek Chief Executive Officer
Kevin Friedrich Chief Financial Officer
Margaret Hermes Chief Operating Officer
Karoline Andris Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer & General Counsel
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Avant (Illinois) Board Members (12)

Name Representing Role Since
000000 000000000 Self Co-Founder & Executive Chairman 000 0000
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Avant (Illinois) Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Avant (Illinois) Investors

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Avant (Illinois) Investments & Acquisitions (6)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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ReadyForZero 31-Mar-2015 Merger/Acquisition Financial Software 0000 000
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