Watsi becomes Y Combinator’s First Nonprofit Investment

Watsi, “an online peer-to-peer crowdfunding platform that allows users to fund life-changing medical treatments for underserved people in developing countries”, has become the first nonprofit that the start-up incubator Y Combinator has chosen to invest in. Perhaps one of the reasons that Watsi are the first non-profit to become part of Y Combinator is because … Read more

Mortgages for freelancers: Can you get a mortgage if you’re self-employed?

The process of applying for mortgages for freelancers and the self-employed can be challenging. Especially as mortgage lending criteria has not kept up with the changes in freelance work and self employment. The freelance community we spoke to have often found that a lot of mortgage lenders make it hard for freelancers to get a … Read more