Young entrepreneur crowdfunding site Upstart expands to Boston area universities

Upstart, a Silicon Valley startup led by Massachusetts native and former Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) executive Dave Girouard, has extended its crowdfunding site for young entrepreneurs to students and recent alumni of five Boston area universities.

The Upstart site, which launched in August, allows entrepreneurs to raise funding in exchange for a share of their income for 10 years. Participants can “pull forward from their future earnings at the time it would have the most impact,” Girouard, founder and CEO at Upstart, said in an interview.

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