Prodigy Finance

t: @ProdigyFinance

CEO / Founder:  Cameron Stevens   

Founded: 2007

Sectors:  Crowdfunding  

HQ: London

With $140m disbursed to date and 4000 students funded, Prodigy Finance considers itself a social enterprise. 75% of its student borrowers come from the developing world and 34% from BRIC nations alone. The majority return to their home countries after graduation, bringing back global business networks and learning to develop their home regions. So far, Prodigy Finance has funded at least 8 entrepreneurs who have created jobs in, India, Canada and the UK.