ZestFinance is one of the fastest growing financial technology startups in the United States. Founded by Douglas Merrill, former CIO at Google, Zest is a tech platform that applies Google-like math to credit decisions.

At Zest, fair, transparent credit is their mission and data is their business. They thrive on solving hard problems that have a big impact on people’s daily lives.

They’re using machine learning to disrupt consumer lending and meet the financial needs of people around the world. Their technology is able to consume vast amounts of data to more accurately identify good borrowers — enabling higher repayment rates for lenders and lower-cost credit for consumers.