immigrants News of 09/27/20
EdSights Raises Money To Help Schools Reduce Their Drop-Out Rates
While the idea of baring your soul to a chatbot might seem uncomfortable, sisters Claudia and Carolina Recchi think that might be exactly what college students across the United States need right now. The duo co-founded EdSights in 2017 to ...
Stilt, Which Provides Financial Services For Immigrants, Raises $7.5 Million Seed Round
Stilt , a Y Combinator alum that provides financial services for immigrants without Social Security numbers or credit reports, announced today that it has closed a $7.5 million seed round. It also launched FDIC-insured pre-approved global bank ...
Nova Credit Banks $50m To Expand Its Service Sourcing Credit Reports Across Borders
Around 70% of the world’s population now has some form of bank account or — thanks to mobile phones — a facility to receive and send money virtually, according to the World Bank. But when it comes to people crossing borders and ...
Remitly Launches Passbook, A Neobank Aimed At Immigrants, To Expand Beyond Money Transfers
Last summer, the Seattle-based startup Remitly closed a $135 million round to go beyond money-transfer services into a wider range of financial products catering to its primarily-immigrant customer base. Today, it’s taking the wraps off a ...