Peanut Butter Student Loan Assistance Featured in Built In Chicago Article

Peanut Butter was listed by Built In Chicago as one of five local edtech companies having a positive impact on the lives of students and recent graduates.

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Peanut Butter Now Available on ADP Marketplace

Feb 20, 2019 9:50:11 AM / by Corinne Thomas posted in Press Room

Peanut Butter announced today that its Student Loan Assistance programs are now being offered through ADP Marketplace, an online storefront for HR and benefit solutions offered by ADP, one of the world’s leading providers of human capital management solutions.

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Peanut Butter awarded 1st place in Plug & Play Fintech Program

Nov 15, 2018 9:31:49 AM / by Corinne Thomas posted in Press Room

Our company was honored to be selected earlier this year for the Fintech program at Plug & Play, a Silicon Valley-based organization that connects some of the world’s largest and most innovative companies with the most promising technology firms in their industries.

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Plug and Play Selects Startups for Final Accelerator Batch of the Year

Oct 15, 2018 8:23:51 PM / by Corinne Thomas posted in Press Room

The original version of this post was published on Technews Report and can be found here

Global accelerator program Plug and Play announced last week it has selected 158 startups to participate in its Winter 2018 batches. According to Plug and Play, the selected startups will take part in one of the following programs: Energy & Sustainability, Enterprise 2.0, Health, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Mobility, Real Estate, or Travel & Hospitality.

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The Chicago Tribune Highlights Student Loan Assistance

Peanut Butter client, Rise Interactive, spoke recently with Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz of the Chicago Tribune about why they decided to  launch a Student Loan Assistance program. Read what Nicole Skaluba, Rise's Director of Employee Services, had to say in an excerpt from the article below or view the original version of the article here

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Yodlee Highlights the Ways Peanut Butter Helps Employers

May 30, 2018 3:55:22 PM / by Corinne Thomas posted in Press Room

As a "leading data aggregation and analytics platform powering dynamic, cloud-based innovation for digital financial services", Yodlee, a division of Envestnet, has a pretty good handle on the FinTech space. So late last year when they invited Peanut Butter to participate in their award winning innovation program, it was a no-brainer. Earlier this month they included a feature on how Peanut Butter is helping employers on their site.

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1871 Profiles Peanut Butter

May 30, 2018 11:28:41 AM / by Corinne Thomas posted in Press Room

In the month of May America's student loan debt surpassed $1.5 trillion. With a statistic so staggering, it's no wonder people are noticing, especially companies who realize many of their employees are among the 44 million affected by it. 1871's Yun Tai stopped by to chat with Peanut Butter's CEO, Dave Aronson, to chat about the current state of this crisis.

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As new benefits become 'must haves,' employers focus on education

Apr 24, 2018 2:40:17 PM / by Corinne Thomas posted in Press Room, Student Loan Repayment

The original version of this post appeared on HR Dive and was written by Riia O'Donnell

As voluntary benefits become "must haves" in the war to attract and retain talent, employers are increasingly offering perks that focus on education. From professional development to student loan repayment, companies are positioning themselves as partners when it comes to the education of employees and their families.

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Forbes - "Student Loan Repayment: The Job Perk Of The Future"

Apr 5, 2018 8:53:27 AM / by Corinne Thomas posted in Press Room


Peanut Butter client, Calabrio, spoke recently with Laurence Bradford of Forbes about the impact offering Student Loan Assistance has had on their business. Read below to hear what Debbie Williams, Calabrio's Director of Human Resources, had to say below or view the original version of the article here

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Sales Assembly Launches VentureSCALE to Support Startups

Apr 4, 2018 11:01:58 AM / by Corinne Thomas posted in Press Room

Sales Assembly, the only dedicated resource & peer community for sales leaders of Chicago's growth-stage tech companies, recently announced they would be launching a new program geared towards smaller teams in the earlier stages of their sales growth. The sales/revenue-focused accelerator, named VentureSCALE, accepted 9 fast growing B2B tech companies into the initial cohort, which kicked off in March, and Peanut Butter is thrilled to be one of them. 

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1871 Announces Companies Selected to Participate in Advanced Member Program (AMP)

Apr 4, 2018 10:23:46 AM / by Corinne Thomas posted in Press Room

In February, 1871, the #1 ranked Incubator in the World by UBI Global, released the list of companies selected to participate in the inaugural cohort of it's Advanced Member Program (AMP). The program, which was announced in late 2017, was designed in order to provide later-stage companies with specialized workshops, relevant programming and superior mentorship to help them continue to scale and accelerate growth. 

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Peanut Butter featured by Crain's Chicago Business

Mar 15, 2018 1:35:28 PM / by Corinne Thomas posted in Press Room

Peanut Butter CEO, David Aronson, sat down with Ari Bendersky of Crain's Chicago Business. Read the original version of the article here

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The 3 questions executives ask about Student Loan Repayment

Feb 19, 2018 1:30:37 PM / by David Aronson posted in Press Room

A version of this post appeared on, you can view the original version here.

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How Peanut Butter is disrupting the benefits world

Feb 6, 2018 4:29:46 PM / by David Aronson posted in Press Room

I was thrilled to join Justin Kaufman on WGN's Download on Chicago Business.

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Peanut Butter Issues Apology

Jan 25, 2018 12:30:19 PM / by David Aronson posted in Press Room

Yesterday, things got a bit nuts.

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Peanut Butter & Yodlee: transforming wealth in partnership with U.S. employers

Jan 21, 2018 4:31:03 PM / by David Aronson posted in Press Room

In early December, Envestnet | Yodlee (NYSE: ENV) one of the top global Fintechs announced 8 companies invited to participate in its award winning innovation program. We were thrilled to be selected alongside Stessa, Golden, DataSine, Veryfi, Tangello, Starbutter AI, and Amplifunds.

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WGN Radio hosts Peanut Butter CEO: how employers are reinvesting tax reform savings in their people

Jan 2, 2018 4:47:01 PM / by David Aronson posted in Press Room

With major corporations like Boeing, AT&T, Comcast and others, having already announced multi-hundred million dollar plans to reinvest tax reform savings in their people, I was asked to rejoin Steve Grzanich on the Opening Bell to discuss the implications of tax reform on already tight talent markets and what companies can do to achieve their hiring and retention goals in 2018.

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Peanut Butter & Rise of the Rest: disrupting employee benefits

Jan 1, 2018 8:28:25 AM / by David Aronson posted in Press Room

A few weeks back, Steve Case and the folks at Revolution announced the Rise of the Rest Seed Fund (ROTR) focused on investments in companies across the U.S. that will disrupt major industries.

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Peanut Butter CEO returns to TrastyTrade

Nov 29, 2017 7:51:14 AM / by David Aronson posted in Press Room

I was fortunate to rejoin Kristi Ross and Tony Battista to discuss Peanut Butter, S.O.B.'s, entrepreneurship, and empathy on TastyTrade's popular series, Bootstrapping in America. Thanks to Kristi and her team for having me on the show, and congrats again on their recent recognition at the Momentum Awards!

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SHRM features Peanut Butter and Rise Interactive: 'Tips for Launching a Student-Loan Repayment Benefit'

Oct 12, 2017 12:24:59 PM / by David Aronson posted in Insights, Winning Together, Press Room

Employer-sponsored student loan repayment programs are growing quickly as was highlighted in an October article published by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

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