Deserve is a new company that's focused on helping young people build credit.
It just raised $17 million from Sallie Mae, Accel, Pelion, Aspect Ventures, and Mission Holdings.
For many college students, there's a Catch-22 when it comes to their finances: They can't get a credit card or student loan because they have no credit history. But they have no credit history because they can't get a credit card or student loan – or at least, not a good one.
This dilemma is all too familiar to Kalpesh...