Revolutionizing student loans in poverty-stricken countries

When L.A. native and Vittana founder Kushal Chakrabarti speaks, he tries to jam his many big thoughts into very short sentences, reports the Huffington Post. A computer science class he took at the University of California, Berkeley was “intoxicating,” the potential for worldwide optimism is “endless,” and he describes education as his “life’s calling.” But this is all part of what makes this young idea-maker tick. He was only a few years out of Berkeley and working in tech development at Amazon–a company he credits for sparking his entrepreneurial drive–when a New York Times article about a rickshaw driver in India caught his eye and set him off on a mission…

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