Toronto startup Scolaris.ca takes crowdfunding to the classroom by allowing students to raise money towards the cost of college and university tuition.
Scolaris.ca founder and CEO Mark Mauleesan says all students registered to crowdfund on Scolaris.ca must provide proof they are enrolled in a post-secondary education institution, such as acceptance letters, a university or college student I.D. number, or a tuition invoice from the school.
“As long as you're going to an accredited (school) and can prove you're a student or are going to be a student…(there's) no way to come to Scolaris.ca and try to scam donors to try to rip them off,” Mauleesan says.
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