Tagged: higher education

Manu Smadja: CEO at MPOWER Financing, a Fintech Firm Facilitating Educational Loans, Shares Business Strategy

MPOWER Financing, a global education loan provider, recently secured an equity investment of $100 million. The new funding is in addition to the $60 million MPOWER raised earlier this year from Tilden Park Capital Management that also participated in the current round along with ETS… Read More

Fintech Masters Course, including Machine Learning, Offered by Smith School of Business at Queen’s University for Digital Transformation Specialists

The Smith School of Business at Queen’s University has introduced Canada‘s very first Fintech Masters course. According to the Smith School of Business, the course has been designed mainly for financial or tech professionals who are already working in the industry. The first Master of… Read More

Higher Education Comparison Service University Compare Now Seeks £250,000 on Seedrs

University Compare, a cross-platform higher education comparison service that helps universities and students connect, is now seeking £250,000 through equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. Founded in 2012, University Compare displays university statistics, student reviews, and personalized choices to help students decide which course to choose when… Read More

Higher Education Lending Platform Prodigy Finance Raises $240 Million For International Student Funding

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

Prodigy Finance & Credit Suisse Launch World’s First Education Note

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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