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November 11, 2018

Growing number of employers offering student loan repayment assistance

Nearly a third of workers say they're distracted on the job by financial headaches and, for 44 million Americans, one burden is near the top…

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October 10, 2018

Zebit Secures Up To $75 Million In Debt Financing From Route 66 Ventures

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebit, an e-commerce marketplace and custom credit solution that services 175 million underserved consumers who value the proposition of…

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July 7, 2018

Zebit Announces New Chief Risk & Analytics Officer

Pini Ben-Or joins the executive team to drive Zebit's data science capabilities to world class levels SAN DIEGO, July 30, 2018  /PRNewswire/ -- Zebit, an e-commerce credit solution…

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June 6, 2018

Why We Invested in tuition.io

Americans are being crushed by student loan debt, and the trend is continuing. More than 44 million Americans currently owe $1.5 trillion in student debt.…

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April 4, 2018

LeaseLock Secures $10 Million Series A Financing Round Led By Wildcat Venture Partners

Insurtech product for rental housing seeks to aggressively accelerate enterprise sales, technology integration, and execution of product roadmap LOS ANGELES, CA – April 30th, 2018…

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April 4, 2018

Trendy new office perk seeks to make Bay Area more affordable

Sexy office perks like free food, gym classes and tropical retreats are so last year. These days, a growing number of companies are offering employees…

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February 2, 2018

This Way of Selling Online is the Future of Retail (and It’s Often Overlooked)

CREDIT: Getty Images The Internet has revolutionized shopping. Customers can now purchase whatever they'd like with a simple click of a button or tap of the…

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February 2, 2018

Coupa Software Partners with Tuition.io to Help Employees Conquer Student Debt

Student Loan Repayment Benefit Now Available to U.S. Employees SAN MATEO, CA – February 6, 2018 – Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP), a leader in business spend management…

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February 2, 2018

Tuition.io helps Baby boomers increasingly interested in tuition benefits

Advisers have discovered a surprising new audience for benefits that payoff student loans: Older workers with children still in college. Due to the rising cost…

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January 1, 2018

Zebit Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Steve Lapin joins the leadership team to take Zebit through the next phase of growth. SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebit, an e-commerce credit solution that…

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November 11, 2017

Tuition.io Continues Its Growth Trajectory – Adds New Hires Bob Wall As VP Of Engineering & Mark Irvine As CRO To Rapidly Expanding Team

Student loans managed on award-winning platform have more than doubled since January 2017 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuition.io, the nation's first and most comprehensive…

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October 10, 2017

These 11 startups are re-inventing how money works and they’re worth more than $1 billion

Everyone likes money. But technology that handles money is what's really popular these days. The rise of "fintech," or, financial technology, has unleashed a new breed of apps, sites and…

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September 9, 2017

Tuition.io Raises $7 Million in Series B

In a round led by Wildcat Venture Partners and featuring participation from current investors Mohr Davidow Ventures and MassMutual Ventures, student loan repayment assistance platform Tuition.io has raised $7…

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September 9, 2017

Student loan repayment as a perk? This Santa Monica startup just scored $7M to make it happen

A painful reality facing many young Americans is the massive amounts they owe in student loans. Saddled with thousands of dollars to pay, millennials are…

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September 9, 2017

Advocates urge employers to fight for student loan legislation

With student loan debt topping more than $1.4 trillion in the United States, advocates are urging employers to fight for a tax-exempt student loan assistance…

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June 6, 2017

City of Memphis to begin paying employees’ student loan debt

The city of Memphis is the first municipality in the U.S. to contract with Santa Monica-based Tuition.io, a student loan management company. Under the program,…

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April 4, 2017

Vertafore Acquires RiskMatch

Bothell, WA. – April 25, 2017 – Vertafore, the leader in modern insurance technology, today announced the acquisition of RiskMatch, a business intelligence and analytics…

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January 1, 2017

Live Nation to help employees pay off student loans

LOS ANGELES — Add Live Nation and its nearly 9,000 employees to the growing list of companies offering to help pay down student debt as…

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November 11, 2016

RiskMatch named one of the 101 InsurTech Startups Revolutionizing the Insurance Industry

The young, but extremely vibrant history of InsurTech proves it to be one of the most electric industries to follow in 2017 and beyond. An…

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November 11, 2016

Forbes names Earnest & Kabbage to its 2016 FinTech 50 List

Earnest San Francisco Marketplace lender expanded from personal loans into student loan refinancing in 2015. Has made more than $1 billion in total loans thanks…

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October 10, 2016

Earnest CEO: Looking At The Full Picture | Mad Money | CNBC

With student loan debt weighing in at $1.3 trillion, Jim Cramer spoke with Earnest CEO, Louis Beryl, who is trying to help create a more thorough underwriting…

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October 10, 2016

InsureTech Guest Speaker Bryan Stolle

Rapid technological innovation along with an in escapable shift in consumer behavior is creating nothing short of a revolution. Those who don’t change won’t just lose business;…

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August 8, 2016

Zebit Launches Offering On The TriNet Marketplace

Zebit fills an essential financial gap for over 325,000 Americans employed by TriNet clients. SAN DIEGO, Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebit, a company committed to…

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August 8, 2016

Improving Outcomes Is Hard, But Here’s Why We Know It’s Worth Doing

Nine years ago, I did not realize that buying a hospital would lead to a massive education in everything right and wrong with the healthcare…

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May 5, 2016

Apps to help organize student debt

Managing your student loan debt can be difficult at times, CNBC’s Sharon Epperson highlights a few apps for college grads that will help organize their…

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May 5, 2016

Bosses Turn to Loans to Help Employees

Pam Dimitro, the controller at JNET Communications LLC, realized employees were often turning to payday lenders or high-interest credit cards in a financial pinch. So…

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May 5, 2016

The Latest Job Benefit: Paying Employees’ Student Loans

When Brendon McQueen graduated from Columbia University in 2009, he had 12 different student loans totaling $120,000. His convoluted repayment plan had him contributing $900…

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February 2, 2016

Earnest – Fast Company’s The Most Innovative Companies of 2016

Earnest earns #42 spot on Fast Company's The Most Innovative Companies of 2016. Read the full article <here>

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February 2, 2016

Student Lender Earnest Breaks Fintech Deal Drought

Credit fears are swirling around banks, but investors are still betting Harvard grads are a good bet to pay back their student loans. Online student…

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November 11, 2015

Tuition.io Secures $5M in Series A Financing from MassMutual Ventures and Wildcat Venture Partners

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November 11, 2015

Earnest Secures $275M to Power the Modern Bank for the Next Generation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Nov 17, 2015) – Earnest (meetearnest.com) today announced the close of $275mm in total financing, including the company’s next stage of…

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October 10, 2015

Zebit Launches To Provide No-Cost Financing To The Underserved; Secures $10 Million In VC

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebit, Inc. today launched the first fully automated payment system that provides zero-interest credit to the 68 million Americans…

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October 10, 2015

9 Reasons Why Now Is The Time For Fintech

Next week is Money 20/20 in Vegas, a conference that is fast becoming the Fintech confab.  This conference’s remarkable growth (5x in four years) parallels the emergence…

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