Pelion Backs SelfScore In $7M Funding

Salt Lake City-based venture investor Pelion Venture Partners has backed another, Silicon Valley startup, this time a provider of credit cards for international students. SelfScore, which offers up credit cards to international students to help them build their credit history, said that it has raised $7M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Pelion, and also included Accel Partners and Aspect Ventures. Pelion has been very active this year in Silicon Valley, with investments in UpGuard,, DriveScale, BigPanda, ICEBRG, and Gem all in the last few months; the company's last investment locally were in Utah companies Weave, SimpleCitizen, and Boombox. More information »