Better

Category
  • Fintech
Founded

2014

CEO
  • Vishal Garg

Location

New York,

NY

Website

Redefining homeownership for all Americans

Category
  • Fintech
CEO
  • Vishal Garg

Founded

2014

Location

New York,

NY

Website

About

Through their full-stack platform spanning mortgage, brokerage, and insurance, Better is building the first digital homeownership company for America.

Better kills convolution and confusion, reduces middleman fees by up to 50%, and reduces the time to lock in a mortgage rate from 5 days to 48 hours.

This helps Americans get a better home, faster, at a lower rate, easier than ever.

In the news

May 2021

Mortgage lender Better going public via $7.7 billion SPAC.

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April 2021

Softbank to invest $500 million in mortgage startup Better.

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November 2020

Online lender Better.com raises $200 million at $4 billion valuation.

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Our investment

Activant led Better’s Series C and introduced lead investors for the subsequent capital raises.

  1. SeriesC

    Money raised

    $ 160 MM

    Investors

    Activant

    Lead

    Kleiner Perkins

    Goldman Sachs

    Citigroup

    American Express Ventures

  2. SeriesD

    Money raised

    $ 200 MM

    Investors

    L Catterton

    Lead

    Activant

    American Express Ventures

    9Yards Capital

    Ping An Global Voyager Fund

How we supported Better

Fundraising

Supported fundraising efforts in a hands-on manner as part of an expanded onsite FP&A team and through the introduction of new investors

Hiring

Introduced candidates for key positions and board roles as the company entered hypergrowth and prepares for the public markets

Strategy

Activant helped accelerate Better's B2B strategy via introductions to customers and channel partners and deepened the Company's ties to the fintech ecosystem

Partnering with us

Founders who aspire to build something bigger than themselves chose to partner with us at their most critical point.

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