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Float

A digital credit experience for thin-file consumers.

Founders / Key Team

Max Klein
Max Klein
CEO & Co-Founder

Fueled by passion, driven by ambition, and shaped by traveling the world from a young age, Max Klein is a relentless entrepreneur with big dreams to empower people with tools that improve lives. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Max attended Loyola Marymount University where he studied entrepreneurship and philosophy before attending the M.D.E program at UCLA's Anderson School of Business. Max has founded several companies prior to Float, including a daily deal website geared towards college students which earned revenue upwards of $500K within the first 9 months and a social commerce platform that streamlined product endorsements in social media. Enamored with technology at a young age, Max spent most of his time developing digital platforms with a focus on user experience design and technical frameworks. However, Float is the true calling. Float was born with a simple mission of creating better experiences between consumers and their finances.

Kevin Bass
Kevin Bass
COO & Co-Founder

Kevin Bass currently serves as the Float Chief Operations Officer, handling much of the banking, compliance, and regulatory aspects of the business.

Andy Burke
Andy Burke
CTO

Andy has built console game toolsets, mobile games, Facebook apps, web apps, libraries, front ends, back ends, and more. His past experience includes Senior Software Engineer at Insomniac Games, Inc. After about a year and a half, Andrew was promoted to the position of Director of the Tools team. As an entrepreneur, Andy has founded several companies including, Whitemoon Dreams, Inc., an unnamed startup making Facebook games, BorderStylo (which later morphed into spire.io), and Wemo Media. Then he took a contract to build an iPad fashion app, but after 6 months of prototyping he was hired by Hone, Inc. as a full-stack CTO to build a web based quiz and question platform that handled thousands of pieces of content and millions of votes and their associated metrics and analytics.

Ehud Peleg
Ehud Peleg
Chief Risk Officer

Ehud is a Professor of Finance at UCLA Anderson, where he teaches Risk Management. In his previous role as Head of Enterprise Risk Management at Leumi Banking Group, Ehud Developed group-wide risk management systems and managed key regulatory processes. Ehud also served as Head of Credit Risk Management for Leumi Capital Markets Division, where he led a department of fundamental and quantitative analysts in charge of pricing and managing credit risk in the bank’s dealing rooms and investment-grade bond portfolio. Ehud holds an undergraduate degree from Tel Aviv University, and an MBA and a PhD from UCLA Anderson School of Management.