Social Finance Digs Up $80M More For Student Loans

San Francisco-based Social Finance, which offers up peer-to-peer, student loans and related products, has raised $80M in a Series C funding, the company disclosed this morning. The funding was led by Discover Capital Management, and also included Peter Thiel and Wicklow Capital. Social Finance offers up student loans to students from alumni of universities, which it says offers better rates than government and other private loans. More information »