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CollegeBacker provides an intelligent investing service that can grow a family’s college savings and makes it easy for friends, relatives, schools, and employers to contribute. The Company's money saving platform allows parents to open tax-free investment accounts in which friends, family and guests can contribute.

HQSan Francisco, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)12
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Key People/Management at CollegeBacker

Jordan Lee

Jordan Lee

Founder & CEO
Ryan Caldbeck

Ryan Caldbeck

CEO, Circleup
Andrew Sutherland

Andrew Sutherland

Founder, Quizlet
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CollegeBacker Office Locations

CollegeBacker has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
474 Bryant St, San Francisco
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CollegeBacker Financials and Metrics

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CollegeBacker total Funding

$2.5 m

CollegeBacker latest funding size

$2.50 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

CollegeBacker investors

CollegeBacker's latest funding round in May 2019 was reported to be $2.5 m. In total, CollegeBacker has raised $2.5 m
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CollegeBacker Blogs

Financial Awareness Month Part 5: 529 Plan

How To Explain the Concept to Your Children:Attending college may be one of the most expensive yet most valuable endeavors your child(ren) may take on. Because of the rise in costs to attend college and other forms of higher education, the government created a program called a 529

Financial Awareness Month Part 4: Taxes

As you know, it’s Financial Awareness Month here at CollegeBacker and this week’s topic is taxes!How To Explain the Concept to Your Children:Taxes pay for all kinds of government jobs and services. Federal taxes help pay for national things like Congress, government healthcare, and the military.

Financial Awareness Month Part 3: The Stock Market

As you know, it’s Financial Awareness Month here at CollegeBacker and this week’s topic is the stock market! How To Explain the Concept to Your Children:Believe it or not, anyone can be an owner of large companies like Apple, Microsoft, and Walmart. When companies raise money to

Financial Awareness Month Part 2: Interest

As you know, it’s Financial Awareness Month here at CollegeBacker and this week’s topic is interest! How To Explain the Concept to Your Children:Interest is a payment in exchange for the use of money over a period of time. You can earn interest by lending your money

It's the Start of Financial Awareness Month!

It’s Financial Awareness Month here at CollegeBacker! Financial literacy or awareness is the ability to understand and effectively use various financial skills, including personal financial management, budgeting, and investing.Financial literacy is important for everyone, and we believe it’s best to…

CollegeBacker Adds New States

We announced today that we expanded our supercharged college savings features and mobile app to dozens of new state-sponsored 529 college savings programs. Now families will be able to connect their 529 plan to CollegeBacker to save more through our unique gifting platform and cash-back rewards prog…
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CollegeBacker Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CollegeBacker founded?

    CollegeBacker was founded in 2016.

  • Who are CollegeBacker key executives?

    CollegeBacker's key executives are Jordan Lee, Ryan Caldbeck and Andrew Sutherland.

  • How many employees does CollegeBacker have?

    CollegeBacker has 12 employees.

  • Who are CollegeBacker competitors?

    Competitors of CollegeBacker include Openledger, 360 Finance and ZipLoan.

  • Where is CollegeBacker headquarters?

    CollegeBacker headquarters is located at 474 Bryant St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are CollegeBacker offices?

    CollegeBacker has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does CollegeBacker have?

    CollegeBacker has 1 office.