Oakbrook Finance ranked among the UK’s best for its rapid technology-driven growth

Sep 2017

Oakbrook Finance, the Nottingham-based consumer finance business, has been ranked the seventh fastest-growing technology company in the UK in the prestigious Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 ranking.

Oakbrook has grown sales more than 213 per cent in three years, developing new technologies that have enabled it to offer loans to people who have difficulty borrowing money from the main high street lenders.Its model uses some of the latest developments in data science, among them machine learning, so that it’s able to make better-informed lending decisions built on a much deeper analysis of its customers’ financial behaviour.Oakbrook started out three years ago with a small team, but now employs around 90 people at its offices in Accelerate Places Nottingham, the hub for scale-up and tech businesses on Wollaton Street.It’s currently looking for more data scientists, credit analysts and software developers and testers to join its team, which is expected to break through the 100 barrier over the next six months.

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