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VC Funding Roundup: 18 Startups Raise More than $315M in March

One quarter down, three to go.

With the start of the new season, Boston startups are looking flush with cash and full of renewed enthusiasm for projects. March was a notable month with some companies raising multimillion dollars in venture funding.

FutureFuel.io, a three-year-old fintech startup based in Back Bay, raised a $11.2 million Series A round. Read more >>

FutureFuel.io Announces $11.2M in Financing to Help Crush Student Debt

FutureFuel.io, a technology provider of student debt employer benefits solutions, today announced an $11.2 million Series A financing led by Rethink Impact, a female-led venture capital firm that invests in female leaders using technology to tackle the world’s biggest problems. < a href="https://www.prweb.com/releases/futurefuel_io_announces_11_2m_in_financing_to_help_crush_student_debt/prweb16146087.htm" target="_blank">Read more >>

Bottom Line

The business software company FutureFuel.io hired Jim Gould Strategies to lobby for legislation that creates tax incentives for employers to help with student loan repayment. The firm’s founder, James Gould, former chief tax counsel to the Senate Finance Committee, will work on the account. Read more >>

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 >>