Wed, Mar 22|
Tess Michaels raised $170M to impact students' lives with Education funding.
Tess Michaels is the founder and CEO of Stride Funding, a fintech company with $170M in debt & equity funding, which is creating a big impact in the world of education with alternative financing solutions for students.
Time & Location
Mar 22, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
About The Event
Join our host Alejandro and the Techstars alumni tech founder community at this conversation with our special guest Tess Michaels, Founder and CEO of Stride Funding / raised $170M to impact students' lives with Education funding.
Tess Michaels is the Founder and CEO of Stride Funding, a venture-backed fintech company that offers more flexible alternatives to traditional student loans via Deferred Tuition Agreements (DTAs) and income share agreements (ISAs). She founded Stride from a student-first perspective as an MBA at Harvard Business School. She is a serial entrepreneur that successfully exited her previous company while completing her BS & BA degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. Tess worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and in private equity at Vista Equity Partners. Tess is also recognized as a member of Forbes’ 30 Under 30.
Our conversations take place over a Zoom call, not a webinar, so there is space to share experiences and ask for advice. The event will be carried out as a fireside chat for 30 minutes plus a 20 minute Q&A.