• FOUNDING YEAR: 2009
    LOCATION:
    United States
    REGION:
    Washington
    Last Update:
    18 Oct, 2019

Description

FOCUS

PRODUCTS & SERVICES:
Student Loans. Helps students in the developing countries to get loan directly from the lenders.
EXISTING PARTNERSHIPS:
Kiva - Business model to fund education loans in developing countries. fbFund REV- Incubator for Vittana.
COMMENT
Company ceased operatins in 2014.

PEOPLE

FOUNDERS:
Brett Witt, Kushal Chakrabarti
Board Members and Advisors:
Dave Hanley, Dave Schappell, Jim Fruchterman, Lisa Witter, Saar Gur, Sebastien de Halleux, Kim Rachemeler, Robin Wolaner, Kate Cochran
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES:
1-10
INVESTORS:
Peery Foundation,Google,Mitchell Kapor, Timothy Ferriss, Vinod Khosla, Rich Barton

TRACTION

TRANSACTIONS VALUE:
$16.05 MM
ACTIVE USERS:
0.0200

MOMENTUM

FUNDED:
YES
TOTAL FUNDING:
$500 K
SEED & PRIOR FUNDING:
$500 K
SEED PRIOR FUNDING COMMENT:
Grants; plus undisclosed amount
LISTED:
NO

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