Can start-ups stop the world's students drowning in debt?
It's tough being a student these days. Debt levels are reaching crisis proportions in many developed countries, the World Bank says.
And in many developing countries, aspiring students can't get finance at all.
In the US, where private funding is the norm, $1.3 trillion (£1tn) in education loans is outstanding. In the UK, the government-backed student debt burden is nearly £90bn.
And trying to find the best way to finance your university or postgraduate education can be a confusing business.
"I remember feeling overwhelmed by some competitor lenders," says Alex Kubo, 28, an MBA... read more
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