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Pave, Formerly Trove, Receives $16 Million Series A led by Andreessen Horowitz

Pave, formerly named Trove and recently rebranded, has received $16 million in an oversubscribed Series A funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Other big names participated in the round including Bessemer Venture Partners, Bezos Expeditions (as in Jeff Bezos), Dash Fund, and Y Combinator. Kristina… Read More

Finance Disrupted: Is London’s Fintech Crown Debatable?

The State of Fintech in the United Kingdom. Observers in London see a paradox at the heart of today’s financial technology sector. If Fintech is all about playing the cutting edge and disrupting the mainstream, how come so many Fintech players and commentators obsess so… Read More

Online Lending Platform Pave Secures $8M During Series A Funding Round

Pave, the online lending platform, announced on Tuesday that it has raised a total of $8 million during its Series A funding round, which was led by Maxfield Capital. As previously reported, Pave is targeting Millennials who are old enough to be establishing a solid career… Read More

Pave Goes Nationwide with Lending Targeted Towards Millennials

Pave, a crowdfunding platform that turned lending upside down with its Income-linked Payment Agreement, or IPA, where individuals invested directly in the future of an individual. It was more of a bet on how promising a person’s financial outlook was perceived. Accredited investors could select an… Read More

Pave Introduces the “Pave Loan”

In a posting on the Pave site, co-founders Oren Bass and Sal Lahoud announced a new process for funding peoples careers.  The new funding vehicle has been titled the “Pave Loan”. Pave is a site that provides the means for motivated and talented individuals to… Read More

Bill Introduced To Cement Crowdfunding Individuals & Higher Ed Via Income Share Agreements

Yesterday Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Representative Tom Petri (R-WI) introduced a piece of legislation that stands to redefine the options on the table for students seeking to fund and finance higher education. The bill, entitled the Investing in Student Success Act, has some serious ramifications… Read More

Celebrating NYC’s Rising Stars!

Please join us on Thursday, March 27, to celebrate NYC’s Rising Stars! Last month, we asked our community to nominate Rising Stars pursuing career paths that will shape NYC in the coming decades. Out of nearly 200 New York-based nominees, our panel of judges selected 25 finalists,… Read More

Pave Has Crowdfunded Individuals… Now They Will Fund Groups

Today Pave announces a new element of their product that aims to take the platform’s disruptive crowdfunding platform to the next level. First and for those unfamiliar, what is Pave? Based in New York, Pave is essentially a crowdfunding platform for people – the platform… Read More

Pave Encourages Everyone To Chase (And Crowdfund) Their Dreams In 2014

Pave is encouraging everyone to chase their dreams in 2014, and they have launched an initiative called Moonshot to help encourage people to do just that. Pave is encouraging people to tweet a message including what they hope to accomplish in 2014. By including @pave in… Read More

Pave Pushes Forward With New Platform Features

Pave has a really interesting model in the crowdfunding space, and two recent features released by the team should only serve to strengthen their offering. The first addition is endorsements, which make sense for a platform like Pave. First and foremost, Pave funds individuals. Those individuals… Read More

Here’s What It’s Like To Be A Pave Prospect

Gerald Jones successfully built a team of mentors on Pave while raising $7,850. His mission? To attend UnCollege’s Gap Year program and use what he learns there to build a chain of successful small businesses in his hometown of Vallejo, California. Pave is a crowdfunding… Read More

Pave Working With UnCollege To Rethink How Young People Learn

UnCollege is the brainchild of Dale J. Stephens, a young entrepreneur and Thiel Fellowship alumnus whose aim is to debunk the commonly accepted assumption that college is the only way  to prosperity. UnCollege has teamed up with crowdfunding platform Pave in order to help their… Read More

List: 20 Notable Niche Crowdfunding Sites

We’ve put together a list of 20 niche crowdfunding sites we’ve covered on Crowdfund Insider recently. Many of these sites cater to specific interests and geographic areas, and many have unique ways of helping crowdfunders raise funds.  Angeldorm allows individuals to receive donations for college funds. Money… Read More

Pave: Savior or a New Kind of Bondage?

This is the first in a new category of blog posts for The Crowdfundamentals in which we detail and review crowdfunding platforms. When I first read about Pave.com, the site that pairs “prospects,” people usually fresh out of college and freighted with hefty students loans,… Read More

Pave takes on student debt with crowdfunding site for education and careers

Crowdfunding platforms across the web invite supporters to pledge money to all kinds of projects and businesses, but Pave, a New York startup launching Wednesday, wants its backers to invest in people. As student debt climbs and new crowd investment models proliferate, Pave’s founders say their site… Read More

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