GradJoy

GradJoy

Formerly Forward, GradJoy provides an application that enables users to manage their student loans.

GradJoy is a company that offers an application to help university students manage their student loans. Gradjoy was founded by Jose Bethancourt in 2019.

The company took on $20 million in student loans withing a single week of launching a live platform. Gradjoy hopes to aid with the students that are part of the $1.5 trillion federal student loan debt crisis. The company will make money through referral payments from lending partners, as well as a small fee per month to the users of their platform.

Timeline

August 15, 2019

GradJoy became a Y Combinator-backed company

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Jose Bethancourt

Co-Founder and CEO

Marco del Carmen

Co-Founder

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Anna Escher
August 15, 2019
TechCrunch
The right people to solve the trillion-dollar student debt crisis might be the ones who are suffering from it the hardest. If you're a recent college graduate, there's a 50% chance you took on debt when you moved off campus. If you're like the average student borrower, you graduated with $29,800 of loan debt, and [...]

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