Crowdfunding college – Startups and MOOCs lowering the upfront cost of education

pave using crowdfunding with equity returns to lower the cost of education

Check out this CNBC article on lowering the cost of education. Step 1 – take whichever class you can online to save on tuition. This refers to the emerging trend of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Step 2 – get backers to loan you money at lower rates than available elsewhere. See Pave – a startup that allows for peer to peer lending to prospective students. This wonderful startup has funded 19 people so far, allowing investors to place bets on people not business models.

Chris Kluesener

Crowdfunding college and other clever ways to cut costs.

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