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Podcast Breaking Banks: Two fintechs hope to solve student debt problems

Student loan debt now totals $1.5 trillion, second only to mortgage debt, and it’s a crushing burden for many. J.P. Nichols hosts alongside Jean Donnelly, executive director of FinTech Sandbox. Guests FutureFuel.io CEO Laurel Taylor and Edmit.me CEO Nick Ducoff join to discuss their approaches to helping students repay their loans and make good debt decisions. Read more >>

Taming the Student Loan Beast

Student loan debt now totals $1.5 Trillion, second only to mortgage debt, and it’s a crushing burden for many. JP Nicols welcomes FinTech Sandbox Executive Director Jean Donnelly as a special guest co-host, as FutureFuel.io CEO Laurel Taylor and Edmit.me CEO Nick Ducoff join to discuss their unique approaches to taming the beast that student loan debt has become. Read more >>

Financial Solutions Lab Announces Eight Fintech Innovators as Winners of its $3 Million Challenge to Improve Financial Health of Underrepresented Communities

Today the Financial Solutions Lab (FinLab) at the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) with founding partner JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced eight fintech innovators as winners of its Fourth Annual $3 Million Challenge (Challenge). Each of the 2018 winners employs technology-based strategies like automation, underwriting and machine learning to help improve the financial health of underrepresented populations in the U.S. FutureFuel.io is lited as one of the winners. Read more >>

SXSW Accelerator Preview: Employers, Attract Better Talent By Paying Down Student Loan With FutureFuel

For decades students have joined the armed forces in hopes of attending college free or at a greatly reduced rate. Students going into the teaching profession can often find programs that will help pay down their debt or eliminate it all together.
Small and medium sized companies may think that they can’t offer student pay down as a benefit. A Boston startup called FutureFuel is making that possible. Read more >>

Two Boston finalists named for 2018 SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event

From computers that can read human body language to teaching moms how to do computer coding, a wide variety of ideas are being peddled by the dozens of companies invited to pitch their business plans to a panel of expert judges at this year’s South by Southwest Accelerator Pitch Event…Two companies from Boston are in the mix: FutureFuel.io, a student debt-focused startup; and Nix, the maker of a hydration biosensor that informs athletes, soldiers, and laborers when to drink, […]