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DePaul students create crowdfunding portal for investors

DePaul students create crowdfunding portal for investors

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

Two DePaul students have founded VestLo, a FinTech company that operates as Illinois’ first intrastate equity crowdfunding portal. VestLo gives local investors a cost- friendly way to invest in Illinois startups by offering low investment minimums. Investment minimums for VestLo can go as low as...

Mark Cuban invests $250,000 for 25 percent of student’s app

Brothers Dan Stelmach and Nick Skrzyniarzc pitched their idea for ChangEd on an episode of “Shark Tank.” (Photo courtesy of ABC)

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

February 5, 2018

When Nick Skrzyniarzc was fresh out of college, he said he was drowning in student debt. One day he thought to himself, “Something needs to change.” That little idea, he said, was what inspired the idea for the app he developed with his brother Dan Stelmach, called ChangEd. It takes debit purchases,...

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