Student loan

  • LendEDU Is Making Student Loan Refinancing Easier

    LendEDU Is Making Student Loan Refinancing Easier

    When 21-year-old college students Nate Matherson and Matt Lenhard started their first business for tutors, they didn’t really know that they would soon embark on a journey to help solve the $1.2 trillion student loan problem in the U.S. Launched out of their University of Delaware dorm room, their first business was designed to help college tutors. The two even made it into an… Read More

  • SoFi Raising New Cash To Help Ease Students’ $1 Trillion Debt Burden

    SoFi Raising New Cash To Help Ease Students’ $1 Trillion Debt Burden

    Student lending service Social Finance is close to securing a new round of as much as $75 million, according to two investors familiar with the company’s plans. The San Francisco-based company is one of a new generation of lending and consulting services backed by venture investors that are looking to help debtors better manage the almost $1.2 trillion in student loan obligations… Read More

  • Online Lending Technology Company LendKey Raises $12.5M

    Online Lending Technology Company LendKey Raises $12.5M

    LendKey, a cloud-based lending technology company, has raised $12.5 million in Series B funding. Led by Updata Partners and TTV Capital and joined by existing investor Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Gotham Ventures, the round brings LendKey to a total of $22 million in funding. Formerly known as Fynanz, LendKey switched its branding at the beginning of this year to distinguish itself from its… Read More