Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Al Goldstein

CEO & Founder
Avant
Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Al Goldstein is the co-founder and CEO of Avant, the leading online lending platform providing credit alternatives to middle class consumers in the US, UK and Canada across all products. Avant’s credit model utilizes advanced algorithms and machine-learning capabilities to offer a unique and highly customized approach to the personal loan process. To date, $2.8 billion loans have been issued through the Avant platform, serving more than 400,000 consumers. Prior to Avant, Al co-founded Pangea Properties, a private REIT invested in distressed and value-add multi-family properties in the Chicago, Indianapolis and Baltimore markets.  Al was co-founder, President and CEO of CashNetUSA, now Enova International, from 2004 until 2008, after selling to Cash America International in 2006. Prior to that, he was part of Deutsche Bank’s Leveraged Finance practice in New York and worked on various secured and unsecured leveraged debt transactions.  Al is also an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and America Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and spends time mentoring young entrepreneurs. He received a Bachelor of Science in Finance with a Mathematics Minor from the University of Illinois where he graduated with High Honors and is a CFA charter holder.​