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Jun. 19, 2015 10:14 am

UD student-led startup LendEDU gets a nod from HuffPo

Founders Matt Lenhard (left) and Nate Matherson, then of ShopTutors, now of LendEDU.

Founders Matt Lenhard (left) and Nate Matherson, then of ShopTutors, now of LendEDU.

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Remember Shop Tutors, the online tutor-booking platform from University of Delaware students Nate Matherson and Matt Lenhard? And remember how they ditched Shop Tutors to pursue their next, ultimately much more successful venture LendEDU?

After graduating from the Iowa Startup Accelerator and receiving subsequent funding from Built By Iowa and the Iowa Startup Accelerator Fund, the two founders of the online student loan financing platform decided to skip the spring semester to continue chipping away at their second startup.

And it’s working.

LendEDU was mentioned in this Huffington Post story about student loan refinance lenders. LendEDU, the article says, is a “unique startup working to build transparency in the student loan markets.”

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