Upstart Holdings adding 508 jobs to Columbus staff

The HQ2 of newly public financial technology company Upstart Holdings is “doubling staff to more than 1,000 and leasing an entire office building at Easton,” Columbus Business First reports. Upstart’s Columbus office has already “topped 500 jobs and surpassed its Silicon Valley counterpart” this year, according to the article. The Ohio Tax Credit Authority “added four years and the additional 508 jobs to a payroll tax incentive it had approved in February 2019”; the 10-year agreement was extended by a year last December after Upstart met its goal of 500 jobs two years ahead of schedule. For more, read the full article

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