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Student loan pioneer SoFi IPO through SPAC

Based in San Francisco, SoFi is a leading online lending platform founded in 2011 to tackle the U.S. Student debt crisis through student loan refinancing. In 2011, the average American student had $26,600 in loans, and today the national debt has surpassed the $1.6 trillion mark. SoFi grew into a giant through the innovative marketing and financial practices explored in this article. 


Is Salesforce buying Slack?

The giant cloud software company is working on a deal to acquire the messaging company. According to people familiar with the matter, this would be one of the biggest software transaction ever.