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New Student Lender Seeks ‘Middle-of-the-Road’ Borrower

New Student Lender Seeks ‘Middle-of-the-Road’ Borrower

by December 2, 2014 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

A new lender looking to rationalize borrowing for university expenses opened its doors yesterday. Called College Ave, the service is backed by Fenway Summer, the joint investment and advisory business that has backed such startups as alternative lender Prosper, virtual currency service Circle, and student loan management tool Tuition.io.

Does Ethos Deal Mean Mortgages Are Hot?

Does Ethos Deal Mean Mortgages Are Hot?

by April 8, 2014 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

We were lamenting the lack of innovation in the mortgage industry — and then two startups pop up. So it goes in the fintech startup bubble. First, startup SoFi recently raised $80 million (yes, you read that number right) and promptly announced that it would start marking mortgages. Then, FenwayRead More