Tagged: education

Fintech MPOWER Surpasses $300M in Financing Capacity to Support International Students’ Education

MPOWER Financing, a mission-driven fintech firm and the leading provider of non-cosigned loans to promising students from around the world, recently announced that it has closed on debt financing that “has propelled the firm’s overall lending capacity to over $300 million.” Active funding includes commitments… Read More

Fintech Cross River Supports Global Education with Financial Assistance During National Scholarship Month

Cross River Bank, a technology infrastructure provider that offers embedded financial solutions, is proud to celebrate National Scholarship Month by announcing its significant 2023 contributions to various educational organizations and scholarship programs. Through its philanthropic arm, Foundation@, Cross River has donated “a total of $740,000… Read More

Visa Payments Learning Initiative to Upskill Employees, Students, Clients

Visa (NYSE: V), a global payments technology company, announced the launch of the Visa Payments Learning Program designed to upskill employees, students, clients and military talent through training courses and certifications to support a sustainable and diverse talent pipeline. The initial focus of this program… Read More

Digital Bank OakNorth and Founders4Schools to Support Students with Education and Career Opportunities

OakNorth, a regulated digital bank, and Founders4Schools, an ed-tech charity for teachers, have announced a new partnership to support 100,000 secondary school students -16 year-olds) – “including 40,000 from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds – over the next three years.” The program will provide secondary school students… Read More

eToro and iShares by BlackRock Expand ETF Education for Investors

eToro, the trading and investing platform, is announcing the launch of free ETF courses on the eToro Academy, made possible through a new partnership with iShares by BlackRock, the largest ETF provider in the world. With a global line-up of 1300+ ETFs and $3.12 trillion… Read More

Web3 Education: SlowMist, Nomura Securities Japan, Kudasai Corp. to Support Web 3 Education Initiatives

Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. of Japan and Kudasai Corp. have formally partnered to enhance the content dissemination of the Web3 learning application “Web3 Pocket Campus”. SlowMist will contribute by “providing high-quality research reports and content as teaching materials to support Web3.” As a blockchain security… Read More

Web3 Adoption: Binance Academy, Blockchain Center Aim to Educate Over a Million Students Globally by 2026

Binance Academy, the “open-access” blockchain and Web3 learning hub, has joined forces with Blockchain Center, an independent non-profit research laboratory that fosters blockchain talent development through education, research, and development worldwide, to expand their joint blockchain education program globally. Now branded as the Global University… Read More

Robinhood Markets, Operation HOPE to Support Financial Education Initiative

Robinhood Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOOD) is deepening our partnership with Operation HOPE through the 1865 Project, a new initiative that supports the organization’s mission to expand economic opportunity in underserved communities through financial education and empowerment. With our support, the 1865 project will allow Operation HOPE… Read More

Fintech Cross River and Operation Hope Provide Improvement for Consumers’ Financial Health

Cross River Bank, a technology infrastructure provider that offers embedded financial solutions, is pleased to share mid-year results from its partnership with Operation Hope: HOPE Inside Cross River, which “provides financial literacy education and financial planning to empower local small business owners and individuals on… Read More

Brazil’s Digital Banking Platform Nubank to Support Research Initiatives at Local Universities

Nubank (NYSE:NU), which claims to be one of the largest digital financial services platforms, announces NuFuturo, an ecosystem developed in partnership with Federal Universities in Brazil to accelerate careers in technology and foster innovation. The initiative encourages the development of research “related to the fields… Read More

Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors, Fastpath Expand Partnership Ahead of UK Corporate Governance Reform Deadline

Fastpath, a global firm focused on application governance, risk, and compliance, is expanding its partnership with the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (Chartered IIA), the internal audit firm focused on standards, certification, education, research, and technical guidance in the UK and Ireland. The alliance will… Read More

Financial Infrastructure Fintech Plaid Helps Scholar Fund with Adding Anti-Fraud Measures to Application Process

Scholar Fund is a non-profit offering education, workforce placement, and financial assistance for underserved communities. Recently, they managed the application and distribution of “a $5 million fund supporting over 6,000 Washington families and 20,000 children that are 200% below the poverty line.” To make this a… Read More

Indian Fintech Cashfree Payments, Jamboree to Simplify International Fee Payments for Students

Cashfree Payments, a payments and API banking solutions company, has partnered with Jamboree, an educational consultancy, “to simplify fee payments for Indian students studying overseas.” The partnership leverages Cashfree Payments’ cross-border payment solution, which streamlines and “digitizes the entire payment process from KYC verification, payment… Read More

Ed-Fintech GradRight Raises $6.1M via Series A from IvyCap Ventures Advisors Private Ltd

The team is pleased to share that GradRight has raised ₹50 crore ($6.1 million) in Series A funding from IvyCap Ventures Advisors Private Limited. This investment round will allow for “a scale-up of our AI-based platform that makes quality international higher education more accessible and… Read More

Fintech Cross River, Atlanta-based Organizations to Provide Financial Literacy Tools for Educators

Cross River Bank, a technology infrastructure provider that offers embedded financial solutions, is proud to join forces with The Empty Stocking Fund (ESF) and Caden Teaches Finances in order “to support Atlanta educators and young learners.” Miriam L. Wallach, Head of Social Responsibility at Cross… Read More

Fintech Firm Earnest, Nova Credit Launch International Private Student Loans

Earnest, a fintech company dedicated to making higher education accessible and affordable for everyone, and Nova Credit, a modern credit bureau bridging consumer credit data around the world, announced their partnership and the launch of International Private Student Loans. During the 2021/2022 school year, nearly… Read More

Financial Wellbeing Fintech Claro Wellbeing Teams Up with CloudPay

Financial wellbeing platform, Claro Wellbeing, and expert in global pay solutions, CloudPay, have announced a new partnership to provide financial wellbeing and education via the CloudPay NOW app. Claro Wellbeing, the financial education and wellbeing provider, “which offers financial coaching, e-learning courses and webinars, is… Read More

MPOWER Financing Introduces Non-Profit Unit to Expand Scholarships to Global Citizens

MPOWER Financing, a mission-driven Fintech firm and a leading provider of scholarships and no-cosigner loans to promising students from around the world, has announced the launch of the Global Citizens Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit scholarship fund designed to support refugee, DACA, and international students more… Read More

Hong Kong: IOST Collaborates with Fintech, Digital Transformation Professional to Establish Global Education DAO

IOST is pleased to announce a collaboration with Professor Emil Chan, a Fintech visionary and digital transformation professional. Together, they will create NextEduDAO, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) dedicated to improving higher education “through innovation.” Their mission is “to establish a leading global education DAO… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: UNESCO Mobilizes Education Ministers for a Co-ordinated Response to ChatGPT

In response to the rapid emergence of new and powerful generative AI tools, on Thursday, UNESCO held the first global meeting of Ministers of Education “to explore the immediate as well as far-reaching opportunities, challenges and risks that AI applications pose to education systems.” Over… Read More

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