Vishal Garg, Founder & CEO at Better - Making homeownership simpler, faster, and more accessible

Wharton FinTech Podcast

18-01-2023 • 41 mins

Tarang Gupta hosts Vishal Garg, Founder and CEO at Better, the #1 digital mortgage lender in the US. In this episode you will hear about: - Vishal's belief that credit is a great socio-economic equalizer - How trying to get a mortgage turned into the inspiration behind Better - The unique thing about Better that makes it a true marketplace - One professional decision that Vishal would like to change And much more! About Vishal Garg Vishal is the Founder and CEO of Better. At 21 years old, Vishal dropped out of the investment banking analyst program at Morgan Stanley to start MyRichUncle, which he grew to the second largest private student lender in the United States. Vishal is also an advocate for leveling the playing field through public education. In 2021, he launched a partnership with the Fund for Public Schools in NYC, donating nearly $2M to purchase Chromebooks, iPads, books, and uniforms for New York City public school students. About Better Since its founding in 2015, Better has originated over $100 billion in home loans, more than $38 billion in insurance, and over $3 billion in real estate transactions, all entirely online and commission-free. For more FinTech insights, follow us on WFT Medium: WFT Twitter: WFT Instagram: Tarang’s Twitter: Tarang’s LinkedIn: