We’re here to help students be financially ready in college
Since 2015, our platform has empowered over 586,000 students with financial literacy,
smart savings and opportunities to build a credit history.
Because students should be able to manage their finances before they graduate, not years later.
The company was created
to help international students studying in the U.S.
get access to
so they could get cars on campus.
We were a hit with international students, and won a start-up pitch competition at
The mobile app was launched, introducing
BoroCash for the first time.
We launched a ton of freefinancial tools in the app. (Even while working from home)
Boro changed its name to Kora.
We want you to get the most out of your college experience by having access to stress-free financing.
We protect you from hidden fees, high interest rates and lenders that don’t have your back.
We want you to grow more confident in your finances through education, resources and credit-building products.
* The Kora Visa® Prepaid Card is issued by Pathward, N.A., Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. Card can be used everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted. No ATM Access. Your funds are FDIC insured up to $250,000 through Pathward, Member FDIC. Register your Card for FDIC insurance eligibility and other protections.
1 KoraCash and KoraDrive are not Pathward or Visa products or services.
2 This optional offer is not a Pathward, Visa product or service. Kora Rewards are powered by Cardlytics.
3 While this specific feature is available for free, certain other transaction fees and costs, terms, and conditions are associated with the use of this Card. See the Cardholder Agreement in the Kora app under KoraCard settings for more details.
4 These testimonials are not reflective of any Pathward products or services.
5 For qualified applicants, a decision will be made instantly upon submission of an application. Timing for decisions are subject to delays due to verification errors or application submission errors; in the event of the occurrence of these errors, a decision could be made at a later date.
6 For users who choose to have funds disbursed to their KoraCard, due to account security some new users and larger amounts might take longer than average. Typically, 83% of users receive their funds within 10 minutes and 95% of users receive their funds within 30 minutes. Other disbursement method may take longer.
7 Valid .edu email and enrolled or graduated within 3 years from eligible U.S. college or universities where Kora products or services are available.
8 By continuing with the enrollment process, I agree to a hard credit inquiry, which will show up on my credit report and could affect my credit score.
Michigan Regulatory Loan License (RL-0020249), effective February 12, 2016,
issued by Department of Insurance and Financial Services.
Contact info: Office of Consumer Finance, 530 W. Allegan Street, 7th Fl., Lansing, MI 48933-1521