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August 21, 2017

Peer-to-peer student fee lender secures $240m for US push

Financial Times - August 21, 2017

A peer-to-peer lending company that helps overseas postgraduate students pay tuition fees by borrowing from an alumni network has secured $240m of extra debt and equity funding for expansion in the... More

August 21, 2017

UK’s Prodigy Finance raises $240M to crowdfund students from emerging markets

Techcrunch - August 21, 2017

UK fintech startup Prodigy Finance has raised a whopping $240 million funding round, certainly one of the largest by a UK company this year. The company provides loans to international students fro... More

August 21, 2017

Fintech startup Prodigy Finance lands $240m funding led by Index Ventures to expand post-graduate loans

City AM - August 21, 2017

Prodigy Finance, a fintech startup that provides online funding for students embarking on postgraduate courses at top institutions such as Cambridge and Harvard, has landed multi-millions of pounds... More

August 20, 2017

Student online lender Prodigy Finance raises $240 million in equity and debt

Reuters - August 20, 2017

UK-based online lender Prodigy Finance has raised $240 million in equity and debt funding, as it seeks to speed up its expansion in the United States. More

June 28, 2017


Chartered Management Institute - June 28, 2017

In its latest Application and Enrolment Report, the UK-based Association of MBAs (AMBA) – one of the three major business-education accreditation bodies – found global growth of 5% in the number of... More

June 28, 2017

Lessons from the Merchants of Venice

INSEAD Blog - June 28, 2017

Making the most of its position as an important sea port, Venice’s remarkable economic development during the Middle Ages relied on network effects, contractual innovation and coordination among th... More

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