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  • Digital mortgage company Better.com expands to five new states

    Now originating in 36 states
    Better.com, the digital mortgage company formerly known as Better Mortgage, is on the move again, as the company announced Thursday that it is expanding into five new states. The company added 13 states to its footprint in 2018, and already added four new states earlier this year.
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  • Ally Financial partnering with Better.com to launch digital mortgage platform

    Ally now fully back in the mortgage space
    Ally Financial, which all but exited the mortgage business back in 2012, got back into mortgages in earnest in 2016. Now, Ally is taking its mortgage business to the next level by going digital with help from Better.com (formerly known as Better Mortgage). Ally and Better announced Thursday that the companies are partnering to launch a digital mortgage platform for Ally.
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  • Citigroup invests in digital mortgage company Better Mortgage

    Citi becomes latest big name to fund mortgage tech startup
    The investors in digital mortgage company and 2018 HW Tech100 winner Better Mortgage are a veritable who’s who of the finance space. And there's a new big name joining that list. Better announced Thursday that Citigroup is investing in the company, joining Goldman Sachs and American Express among Better's backers.
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  • Better Mortgage raises $70 million, led by American Express

    Digital mortgage company now operating in 30 states
    Digital mortgage company and 2018 HW Tech100 winner Better Mortgage already boasts one of the biggest names in financial services as one of its backers: Goldman Sachs. And now, another financial giant is jumping on board. Better Mortgage announced Thursday that it raised $70 million in its Series C funding round, which was led by American Express Ventures and the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan.
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  • Better Mortgage expands again, adds 8 new states

    Company now operates in 26 states
    Digital mortgage company and 2018 HW Tech100 winner Better Mortgage is expanding again. Earlier this year, the company expanded into Mississippi, Iowa, South Dakota, Michigan, and Tennessee. And now, the company is adding eight more states.
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  • Goldman Sachs honors Better Mortgage CEO Vishal Garg

    Garg recognized as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs in 2018
    Goldman Sachs recently recognized Better Mortgage Founder and CEO Vishal Garg on its 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs 2018 list, highlighting his efforts in the housing sector. Garg said Better Mortgage considers the recognition to be a testament to the success of the company's larger mission.
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  • Better Mortgage expands operations to three new states

    Digital mortgage company now available in 19 states
    Digital mortgage company and 2018 HW Tech100 winner Better Mortgage announced this week it has expanded its services to three new states. “At Better, we want to make homeownership an option for every American – it’s at the core of what we do. One small piece standing in our way is being licensed in every state," Vishal Garg, CEO and co-founder of Better Mortgage, said.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2018 Rising Stars: Viral Shah

    Cofounder and Head of Capital Markets at Better Mortgage
    Viral Shah is cofounder and head of capital markets at Better Mortgage, where he oversees financial product innovation, the mortgage marketplace and corporate nance. Shah’s experience includes consumer nance, capital markets, corporate development and strategy.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2018 HW Tech100 Winner: Better Mortgage

    Platform moves the mortgage process completely online
    Better’s platform moves the mortgage process completely online. Its customers are able to upload and eSign documents, have instant access to affordable lending discounts, and receive recommendations on the right mortgage products for them.
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  • Better Mortgage becomes billion-dollar originator

    Saw 400% year-over-year increase in users
    Online lender Better Mortgage, which launched in January 2016, recently surpassed $1 billion in mortgage originations. According to data provided by the company, Better Mortgage claims it was the third fastest online lender to reach $1 billion in originations, trailing only Goldman Sachs’ Marcus and SoFi.
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