Prodigy Finance is a marketplace that provides a platform where alumni invest in students at the world's top business schools. Through the online platform, a community of alumni and other investors earn low risk, competitive returns, while postgraduate students gain access to higher education they otherwise might not have been able to finance.

Prodigy Finance considers itself a social enterprise. A large number of its student borrowers come from developing world countries. The majority of these students then return to their home countries after graduation—bringing back global business networks and learnings to develop their home regions. 

London, GB
Size (employees)
159 (est)+6%
Prodigy Finance was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Prodigy Finance

Michael Ullmann

Michael Ullmann

Entrepreneur and Investor in Over 40 Companies; Formerly Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD
Tim Bunting

Tim Bunting

General Partner at Balderton Capital; Formerly Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs International; Chairman, Betfair
Edward Wray

Edward Wray

Co-Founder of Betfair; Noted Fintech Investor
Alan Morgan

Alan Morgan

Co-Founder of MMC Ventures; Formerly Head of McKinsey’s Financial Services Practices in EMEA
Neil Rimer

Neil Rimer

Co-Founded Index Ventures in 1996

Prodigy Finance Office Locations

Prodigy Finance has an office in New York, Bengaluru, Cape Town, London and in 1 other location
London, GB (HQ)
25 Foubert's Pl
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Prodigy Finance Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$340 m

Latest funding size

$40 m

Time since last funding

6 months ago


Prodigy Finance's latest funding round in August 2017 was reported to be $40 m. In total, Prodigy Finance has raised $340 m

Prodigy Finance Financials

Prodigy Finance's revenue was reported to be £4.76 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (FY, 2016)

4.8 m

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

3.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(6 m)

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

(6 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(6 m)

Cash (3-Feb-2018)

1.5 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.2 m3 m4.8 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

313.1 k604.9 k1.6 m

Gross profit

863 k2.4 m3.2 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(432.5 k)(1.4 m)(6 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(300.3 k)2.3 m(6.3 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

311.9 k3 m6.5 m

Net Change in Cash

12.9 k2.9 m(1.7 m)
GBPY, 2016


57.8 k

Financial Leverage

3.2 x
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