Better Mortgage

Better Mortgage is a provider of a technology platform for real estate mortgage lending. The company uses data-driven algorithms and statistical models to streamline mortgage banking process for both borrowers and investors in the US.

Better is a direct lender dedicated to providing a fast, transparent, and online mortgage experience backed by superior customer support.

Better Mortgage was founded in 2014 by Chris Erickson, Chris Herndon & John Kobs and is based in New York, New York.

Better Mortgage handles purchase and refinance loans, with a variety of products available — from loans with 3% down payments for first-time home buyers, to 10%-down jumbo loans with no mortgage insurance.

Better Mortgage uses a digital platform to offer preapproval, purchase and refinance mortgage loans. The company has helped over 10,000 families get home, saving them on average $3,500 in upfront fees and days of stress-filled time.


Better Mortgage is backed by top-tier investors including Goldman Sachs, Kleiner Perkins, American Express, IA Ventures, Moderne Ventures, Activant Capital, Ally Bank, & Pine Brook among others. The company raised $25M in it's latest funding of a "Series C" round on Aug 19, 2019. This brings Better Mortgage's total funding to $145M to-date.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $145M in 5 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: $10M-$20M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: New York
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States
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