Student loan

With new funding, moves from student loan management to student loan repayments

Back in 2014, was pitching itself as a management platform for student loan repayments. Now, three years later the company has raised $7 million in new financing as it moves from loan manag

Climb Credit looks to transform student lending with a new business model based on graduate success

The U.S. is facing a crisis in higher education. Once the ticket to the middle class life at the center of the fabled "American Dream", the college and university experience is now under attack from a

How SoFi can ruin fintech for everyone

I’m going to start by saying I’m actually a huge fan of SoFi. I think they have a great product, they’ve built an incredible business and their growth in a regulated and complex industry is i

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 trill

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 o

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 Goth