Student finance platforms are experiencing a surge in applications from Indian students, particularly driven by those in less-developed regions of the country - with the number of applications growing by 98% in the first quarter of 2022, year on year.
Rarely has the sector focused its attention on recruiting online. However, since the pandemic began, a digital land grab has been taking place with websites and marketplaces competing for online audiences of students seeking to study abroad. Nick Cuthbert digs deeper.
Leverage Edu has raised $22 million in Series B funding to expand into new markets and drive its financial services offer, the study abroad platform has announced. Its overall value is now around $120m.