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Investor Roundtable: The Fundraising Journey

Investor Roundtable: The Fundraising Journey

Hear firsthand from two founders, Laurel Taylor of FutureFuel.io and Marian Leitner-Waldman of Archer Roose about their journey to raise money for their ventures. Moderated by Ziad Moukheiber,   President of Boston Harbor Angels, this roundtable is a must for anyone looking to embark on a fundraising campaign and for those who teach and generate research around entrepreneurs          interested in venture capital to help accelerate their businesses.


Diana International Research Institute (DIRI) – Investor Roundtable: The Fundraising Journey Fireside Chat featuring Ziad Moukheiber


Join us for DIRI’s Investor Roundtable entitled The Fundraising Journey: A Fireside Chat featuring Ziad Moukheiber, President and CEO of Boston Harbor Angels as Moderator, Laurel Taylor of FutureFuel.io and Marian Leitner-Waldman of Archer Roose.

Ziad Moukheiber is CEO of Boston Harbor Angels, one of the leading angel investing groups in the US. He is also Managing Partner at BeaconHill Ventures LLC, an angel and early stage investment firm based in Boston Massachusetts focusing on Life Sciences and IT.

Laurel Taylor is the Founder, CEO and […]

Is Student Loan Forgiveness Coming? Here’s What 5 Experts Predict Will Happen

…Rumors and speculation regarding federal student loan forgiveness continue to swirl, so we asked student loan experts what they think will happen. Some say widespread student loan forgiveness will likely happen, and others would be surprised if it does. “I think the $10,000 in forgiveness is likely, but I’m cautious about anything more than that,” says Laurel Taylor, CEO and founder of FutureFuel.io. Even forgiving just $10,000 in student debt would completely eliminate student loans for about 16 million […]

Should you keep paying your student loans if they might be forgiven?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the government forgiving federal student loan debt. If you’re one of the 42 million people who has a federal student loan, that’s probably gotten your attention.

At the moment, no one has to make a payment at all on a federal student loan (which accounts for about 92% of all student loans)…

Some people, though, are still making their student loan payments. That’s partly because the loans aren’t accruing new interest, so all […]

These Startups Want To Help Students Better Manage Their School Debt

The Federal Reserve estimates $1.7 trillion in U.S. student loan debt. Students, on average, graduate with $29,000 of private and federal loan debt and default on their loans at a rate of 15 percent. Startups in this space are developing technology to target both private and federal loan debt in areas, such as responsible lending, loan management and refinancing, as well as make it easier for employers to create benefits that aid employees with their loan repayments. Two years […]

How Student Loan Borrowers Could Save Under Biden’s COVID-19 Relief Bill

Student loan forgiveness is going to be tax-free. It’s a new provision included in the $1.9 trillion stimulus package that President Biden signed into law Thursday — and a big deal for federal student loan borrowers because, currently, any student loan debt canceled by the government is treated as income and can be taxed…

“It’s a massive relief,” says Laurel Taylor, CEO and founder of FutureFuel.io, a student debt repayment platform. “That’s so important, because I don’t think I’ve spoken […]

Women leading wealthtech’s evolution

CEOs and other women in the fintech C-suite are spearheading the sector’s progression and paving pathways for gender equity…Startup’s like FutureFuel.io, a digital-driven student debt tracker, were created by Founder and CEO Laurel Taylor to address the multiple factors, such as the gender wage gap, that creates more difficulty for women to pay down student debt.  Read more >>