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1,773 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • University of Miami

    University of Miami

    48 members have lent $133,575 in 2,884 loans
    Coral Gables, FL Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • University of Alabama

    University of Alabama

    61 members have lent $131,825 in 4,569 loans
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: "Never doubt that a small group of dedicated, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. "
    Margaret Mead
  • Cooper Union

    Cooper Union

    44 members have lent $130,000 in 5,091 loans
    New York, NY Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
  • NTNU

    NTNU

    61 members have lent $126,950 in 4,660 loans
    Trondheim, Norway Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Mar, 2010
    We loan because: We believe in entrepreneurship as a way to make poverty history.
  • Tuck School of Business

    Tuck School of Business

    25 members have lent $111,350 in 2,115 loans
    Hanover, NH and all over the world Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Rice University

    Rice University

    111 members have lent $110,975 in 4,071 loans
    Houston, Texas Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • USC

    USC

    295 members have lent $102,625 in 3,773 loans
    Los Angeles, California Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Oct, 2008
    We loan because: we want to empower people, foster sustainability and provide them with the tools and skills to make a life for themselves. "Give a man a fish and feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and feed him for a…
  • UC Davis

    UC Davis

    173 members have lent $101,825 in 3,721 loans
    Davis, California Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We feel strongly that inspiring people to make a difference in their own lives effects us all.
  • University of Maryland

    University of Maryland

    118 members have lent $99,225 in 3,839 loans
    College Park Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We loan because of many reasons, but we are joined by the years we spent at College Park, though not necessarily at the same time.