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In a dual-branded lending effort, Patelco Credit Union and artificial intelligence lending company Upstart announced on Wednesday a joint program to offer personal loans to more members using the Upstart Referral Network.

In a statement, the Dublin, Calif.-based Patelco ($8.8 billion in assets, 417,171 members) said it has partnered with Upstart to expand access to affordable credit by means of AI and a digital-first lending experience.

Michael Ogden

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