Funding Received
$500 Thousand in 6 Rounds from 6 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$100 Thousand Grant on September 1, 2013
Founded:
2009
Headquarters:
Seattle, WA
Description:
P2P Education Microfinance Lender
Founders:
Brett Witt, Kushal Chakrabarti
Categories:
Education, Peer-to-Peer, Curated Web
Website:
http://vittana.org

Detailed Description

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Vittana makes it possible for young people around the world to get student loans directly from lenders like you.

Vittana envisions a world where students anywhere can get a student loan to attend community college, vocational school or college. This is the #1 thing that families around the world want. If there is one common, universal desire of all people throughout the world, it is to give their children a better chance at life than they had.

When you make a loan on Vittana, you're really doing two things. Yes, you're enabling a student to get a degree and get a job for an immediate, giant step toward a better life. But you're also doing something even bigger: you're proving to the world that education matters and student loans work for one student, one loan, one job at a time. Vittana works in the background to facilitate the loans you make directly to students but also works at the forefront of a global movement to bring student loans to young people throughout the world.

Current Team (9)

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Past Team (11)

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Funding Rounds (6) - $100k

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Investors (6)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    617 Eastlake Ave E

    Suite 210

    Seattle, WA 98109

    USA

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