MPOWER Financing raises $9m to fuel growth at critical time

MPOWER Financing raises $9m to fuel growth at critical time

The provider of loans to “high-promise” international and DACA students will look to add new value-added products including a student loan refinancing solution for recent international graduates in the US. “International students are vital bridges between countries” “The Covid-19 pandemic has increased the need for tight international cooperation and knowledge-sharing,” said Manu Smadja, MPOWER Financing […]
IIE raises $2 million to help int’l students in need

IIE raises $2 million to help int’l students in need

As reported by The PIE News, IIE launched the IIE Emergency Student Fund: Covid-19 Response to support international students currently studying at IIENetwork Institutions. “This is not a natural disaster that is limited to one student population or one nationality”...
Preply raises $10 million for online tutor service expansion

Preply raises $10 million for online tutor service expansion

The company will use the new funding to upscale in markets across North America and Europe, including France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the UK. “The new funding allows us to bring US learners a more in-depth and varied offering” It also hopes to introduce new tools,...
FBI: Online learning raises risks of sexual exploitation

FBI: Online learning raises risks of sexual exploitation

Dive Brief: As novel coronavirus closures force more schools to wade into the world of online learning, the FBI is warning educators and families to beware of online sexual exploitation, and urges parents and educators to teach students about the risks and the...