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Meritize is an educational lender that uses an individual’s academic data to enhance credit evaluation and expand funding for career-based education. The Company partners with schools and employers to offer student loans, financing for employer training and career success services.

HQFrisco, TX, US
Employee Ratings2.8

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)63
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Key People/Management at Meritize

Chris Keaveney

Chris Keaveney

Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Phillip Stegner

Phillip Stegner

Founder, Chief Risk Officer
Scott Rhode

Scott Rhode

Chief Operating Officer
Beck Pryor

Beck Pryor

Chief Strategy Officer
Benton McTaggart

Benton McTaggart

Chief People Officer
Greg Ferdinand

Greg Ferdinand

Vice President, Marketing
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Meritize Office Locations

Meritize has an office in Frisco
Frisco, TX, US (HQ)
5757 Main St #207
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Meritize Financials and Metrics

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Meritize total Funding

$20 m

Meritize latest funding size

$13.2 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Meritize investors

Meritize's latest funding round in October 2018 was reported to be $13.2 m. In total, Meritize has raised $20 m
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Meritize News and Updates

Meritize Raises $13.2M in Series A Funding

Skills-Based Career Development Company Uses Proprietary Merit-Based Lending Model to Expand Education Funding

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We can’t let student debt hold pandemic-displaced workers back

Jobs for the Future’s Maria Flynn writes on the new financing solutions displaced workers can take advantage of during the pandemic to learn new skills for in-demand careers. The post We can’t let student debt hold pandemic-displaced workers back appeared first on Meritize.

Money Fix: Lenders offering relief on student loans during pandemic

Newsday examines how COVID-19 and the CARES Act will affect college loan repayment. Meritize answers with disaster forbearance for borrowers impacted by the pandemic. The post Money Fix: Lenders offering relief on student loans during pandemic appeared first on Meritize.
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Meritize Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Meritize founded?

    Meritize was founded in 2016.

  • Who are Meritize key executives?

    Meritize's key executives are Chris Keaveney, Phillip Stegner and Scott Rhode.

  • How many employees does Meritize have?

    Meritize has 60 employees.

  • Who are Meritize competitors?

    Competitors of Meritize include Muthoot Microfin, Action Financial Services and Kiva.

  • Where is Meritize headquarters?

    Meritize headquarters is located at 5757 Main St #207, Frisco.

  • Where are Meritize offices?

    Meritize has an office in Frisco.

  • How many offices does Meritize have?

    Meritize has 1 office.