The Prodigy Finance Story

Prodigy Finance is founded on the philosophy that funding shouldn’t be a barrier to education.

It’s a new approach that’s led to us starting a lot of conversations and winning awards, including "Best Overall Peer-to-Peer Lending Platform" from the FinTech Breakthrough Awards.

Check out our latest press coverage below, or access our media assets including a fact sheet about us, press releases, and case studies of students we’ve been able to support.

Read about us in the news

July 19, 2021


AltFi - July 19, 2021

Prodigy’s issuance – the first to be made under the company’s Social Bond Framework – sees huge demand as it introduces major public market investors and asset managers to the firm for the first time More

July 01, 2020

Prodigy Finance named among Top FinTech Startups in UK 2020 - July 01, 2020

We're delighted to be recognised, even with some slightly out of date stats attributed! (We have now disbursed in excess of $1 billion to over 20,000 students from 115 countries) More

March 02, 2020


THE PIE NEWS - March 02, 2020

Graduate student loan provider Prodigy Finance has added more than 1,000 new postgraduate courses to its loan offer as it responds to an increase in demand for STEM programs. More

January 26, 2020

MBA fees: innovative ways to reduce the rising cost

Financial Times - January 26, 2020

The high fees demanded by her conventional bank encouraged Rodrigues to turn to Prodigy Finance, a specialist lender for postgraduate international students. More

March 08, 2019

Helping Foreign Students Cover the High Price of an MBA

Bloomberg BusinessWeek - March 08, 2019

Student debt refinancing is the newest product from Prodigy Finance, a business with offices in Cape Town, London, and New York that’s betting on foreign students with high earnings potential. More

Our latest press releases

July 19, 2021

Prodigy Finance sets world first with international asset-backed securitisation attracting AA ratings - Read more 

February 29, 2020

Prodigy Finance Expands STEM Offering to Meet Growing Demand - Read more

August 20, 2019

Prodigy Finance Enables International Graduates to Build US Credit History - Read more

May 15, 2019

Prodigy Finance Aims to Bridge Healthcare Gap with New Loan Offering - Read more

September 24, 2018

Prodigy Finance Secures US$1 Billion In Debt Financing Over Twelve Months - Read more

June 18, 2018

Prodigy Finance Names Dr. Judith Rodin as Chair - Read more

May 9, 2018

Prodigy Finance Selected as "Best Overall Peer-to-Peer Lending Platform" by FinTech Breakthrough Awards - Read more

April 16, 2018

Lending Platform Prodigy Finance Hosted First-Ever Pitch Challenge to Encourage New Business Ideas And Start-Ups - Read more

April 10, 2018

Post-Brexit Environment Will Have A Positive Impact On The UK's Alternative Finance Industry - Read more

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