Every year, CNBC scans the globe looking for the 100 venture-backed start-ups that have the potential to transform industries and become tomorrow’s household names. Our 2019 Upstart 100 list showcases young start-ups that are building and scaling businesses addressing the rapidly changing technological era we live in. List includes FutureFuel.io. Read more >>
FutureFuel.io is combating the student debt crisis. CEO Laurel Taylor joins Yahoo Finance’s Zack Guzman, Kristin Myers, and Wall Street Journal Wealth Reporter Veronica Dagher, to discuss. Read more >>
…Laurel Taylor knew the problem firsthand. She is a former Google employee in Cambridge with a stellar credit score of over 800 and was offered a 9% interest rate on a student loan to finance her MIT Sloan MBA. Imagine what her interest rate would have been if she did not have a good credit score! And, how long it would take to pay back the loan. Read more >>
A latte costs $4.50 — round it up to $5 even and that extra 50 cents can help employees pay off their student debt years sooner. UMassFive College Federal Credit Union is experimenting with such a benefit. The credit union’s new student loan repayment benefit uses change from employees’ personal purchases to pay down the interest of student loans. Read more >>
First Data is offering a new benefit to 10,000 eligible employees to better enable them to pay down student loans. The financial services company is now allowing workers to earn performance rewards points to pay down their debt. The new program is offered in partnership with student loan benefit provider FutureFuel.io.Read more >>
UMassFive College Federal Credit Union announced it is bringing student-loan repayment benefits to its employees via a new partnership between Student Choice and FutureFuel.io. Read more >>
FutureFuel.io, a technology provider of student debt employer benefits solutions, today announced the launch of a new program with First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions. Read more >>
When it comes to diversity, tech companies talk a big game. Their spending, however, tells a different story…Another way to tap into the power of peer recommendations? Attract — and more importantly, advertise that you attracted — venture investment. Barely 2 percent of venture capital dollars went to women founders in 2018. Tech executives know that, which is why they tend to take a second look at women founders who fight their way in.
One of those rarities is Laurel […]
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 >>
Boston-based entrepreneur Laurel Taylor has built a company that provides student debt employer benefits solutions. Read more >>