Monday, June 12, 2017
Elevate Launches Analytics Team In San Diego
San Diego-based Elevate Credit, a fintech startup aimed at providing credit to non-prime customers, said it has launched a new "Advanced Analytics" center in San Diego. The company said the San Diego team has more than 35 data scientists, including more than 25 member with advanced degrees, and eight with PhDs. Elevate says it has a terabyte-scale Hadoop database it is using to assign risk to consumers, using credit bureau data, web behavioral and performance data, bank account data and other non-traditional data.