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Paul Gu

Upstart
Co-Founder
Paul is a co-founder of Upstart. He built Upstart's original predictive models, and now leads the company's product and data science efforts. Paul dropped out of the economics and computer science program at Yale University after being selected for Peter Thiel's 20 under 20 fellowship. Paul built his first profitable trading algorithms while in college, and briefly worked in risk analysis at the D.E. Shaw Group.

Upstart is the first U.S. lending platform to fully leverage machine learning to price credit and automate the borrowing process. This technology identifies high-quality borrowers misunderstood by the FICO system. With $4B in loans originated, Upstart has demonstrated unparalleled credit performance and the industry’s highest consumer ratings. In addition to its direct-to-consumer lending platform, Upstart provides technology to banks and other partners via Powered by Upstart.

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Monday, September 9
 

10:00am EDT