Future Finance, a Dublin based student lender raised a $171m venture and debt round, led by QED Investors, with participation from Blackstone Strategic Opportunity Fund, Colchis Capital, Invus Opportunities, KCK, DW Partners, Fenway Summer Ventures, Ridge Road Partners and 1/0 Capital. The company also announced that Goldman Sachs has already been backing the company, providing funds for the £25m in loans paid out on the platform to date.