UK-based post-graduate education lender Prodigy Finance has issued a $288 million student loan asset-backed securitization backed by $304 million of loans from its own portfolio. The issuance was rated Aa3 by Moody’s and A+ by Kroll for its $227 million of senior tranche notes Using… Read More
The Paris Fintech Forum 2018 (#PFF18) was a huge event, here are a few highlights from the sessions moderated by Crowdfund Insider & friends. The conference gathered more than 2,500 delegates from more than 50 countries from the five continents at the old French stock… Read More
Lend360 is an online lending / Fintech event taking place this coming October. As online lending and other forms of alternative finance have emerged as the future of the entire financial services sector, there have been a proliferation of conferences and events designed to tackle… Read More
On Monday, UK-based higher education lending platform, Prodigy Finance, announced it secured $240 million for international student funding. According to the online lender, the new investment includes a $40 million Series C equity round, led by international venture capital firm Index Ventures, with Balderton Capital… Read More
Where do you apply for a student loan if, like 29-year old Amit, you are an Indian engineer in his first job in London who has just been accepted at a business school in France? With no credit history, no local co-signer and no knowledge… Read More
The US is a magnet for foreign students looking for a superior education and a boost to their career. Yet these same international students frequently need to borrow to pay for school just like the legions of domestic students. CommonBond, a direct lending platform that… Read More
New Bond Facilitates Developing World’s Students’ Financial Access to Higher Education Prodigy Finance, the leader in international student lending, announced the launch of a $25 million Education Note in partnership with the Credit Suisse Impact Investing and Microfinance team, led by Patrick Elmer, Philanthropy Services & Responsible… Read More
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