Chris Keaveney

Follow the Money: Jacobs Lands Nearly $4B NASA Contract; Dallas’ ReCode Therapeutics Adds $120M to Series B Raise, and More

by | Jul 11, 2022
Plus, Enhabit Home Health Hits the NYSE, Irving Web3 Investor Raising Two New Funds, TPG leads $750M raise in clean energy firm; Coppell-based Neurolens raises $2.7M; Fort Worth's Jet Health raises $1M; Frisco edtech startup Meritize lands funding; Honeywell acquires Fort Worth nitrile glove maker Rhino Health USA; and more North Texas-related deals.
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Frisco Student Loan Startup Meritize Gets New Funding, Aims to Change the Way Access is Provided
by | Jun 30, 2022
Meritize CEO Chris Keaveney, in a previous stint as a student loan credit officer, saw that "educational finance was really not student lending—it was family lending. And the loans were really made to prime and super-prime co-signers."

Meritize provides an alternative to the traditional way of securing an educational loan, he says. The platform looks at a person's "potential to succeed," providing options that can help get workers trained and placed in a variety of industries.
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