Enya Lu

Stanford students create online student loan marketplace

Harrison Hochman ’21 and Devin Cintron ’20 launched a pilot of Sparrow Lending on May 23. Sparrow does not emphasize credit scores or income histories in assessing students’ creditworthiness, the founders said. Instead, it lets students present themselves through customized profiles.

Stanford startups stay strong during COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted business and entrepreneurship across the world. Venture capitalists, while still tweeting that they were making investments, were in fact busy dealing with portfolio companies floundering. Many shut down completely. However, several Stanford entrepreneurs are launching their business ventures in the face of adversity.

Stanford Health Care cuts employee pay, hours

“Stanford Health Care is navigating the unprecedented economic impact of COVID-19 and, as part of this effort, is implementing a temporary reduction in hours across the organization,” wrote Stanford Health Care spokesperson Lisa Kim in a statement to The Daily. “This is a difficult but necessary decision to sustain the long-term health of the organization so we can continue to provide critical services to the community.”
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