Applied Data Finance’s Broud Kuhn, at left, chief marketing officer, and Krishna Gopinathan, CEO and co-founder, lead the 200-person company from ADF headquarters in Carmel Mountain Ranch. ADF makes loans to subprime borrowers online based on advanced analytics.

Applied Data Finance’s Broud Kuhn, at left, chief marketing officer, and Krishna Gopinathan, CEO and co-founder, lead the 200-person company from ADF headquarters in Carmel Mountain Ranch. ADF makes loans to subprime borrowers online based on advanced analytics. Photo by Jamie Scott Lytle.

— A San Diego-based online lender that employs 40 data scientists that guide its lending decisions recently secured $145 million to expand its business, which makes unsecured personal loans to borrowers with blemished or little credit history...

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