|Initial Investment:||December 2012|
|Lead Partner:||Lister Delgado|
Founded in 2011, GradSave is the leading online college savings registry. Providing a safe, secure and easy to use college savings registry, the Company makes it easy to give the gift of education. GradSave helps parents, family and friends save for a child’s future education by providing a platform to track and receive contributions that can be linked to any 529 college savings account.
More and more companies are adding 529 plans to workplace-benefits packages to help employees save money for college, The Wall Street Journal reports. “The goal is to make saving for college akin to saving for retirement by providing some of the same incentives that encourage workers to contribute to 401(k) accounts.” While such a perk […]
Savingforcollege.com has launched the “529 Reasons to Open a 529 Plan” plan which will promote saving for college. To boost awareness, Savingforcollege.com is running a $1,529 cash scholarship sweepstakes. To enter, visitors to the website can submit their own reason to open a 529 plan. They are also hosting a 1-hour free webinar with more information. […]
GradSave Founder and CEO Marcos Cordero examines whether financial aid is an indicator of educational performance in an article for The Huffington Post. Cordero also provides advice and calculation tools to better plan and understand the net cost of college expenses. Cordero’s GradSave aims to simplify the college savings process by finding and making it […]
Forbes staff writer, Meghan Casserly, takes a look at GradSave and founder Marcos Cordero as they seek to help parents save for college via crowd funding. As the cost of college education continues to rise, GradSave aims to make saving for college simple, with a combination of education and online tools that accept gifts […]
Lauren Glassberg of WABC-TV in New York reports on GradSave and how the site is helping parents begin saving for their children’s college education early.
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