Innovation for students by students

Global Challenge: Social & Cultural Innovation

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Innovation: Providing a stress-free rental experience for students by students

Global Challenge: Social & Culture

Enrolling in post-secondary is a big step for any student. When you add finding a place to live after selecting all your courses, it can become very overwhelming. Kevin Mpunga and Jean Bruce Koua were two students that both faced that personal frustration of finding a place to call home. They found that the tools available for students to find housing was not adequate, especially for international students. Enter Elev. Whether you're coming from out of country or moving out from mom and dad's, Elev is a platform that provides a stress-free renting experience to both students and their hosts. Based on your school, budget, and preferences, Elev matches you with the best home available, and provides access to easy features such as automatic rent payments, maintenance requests, and more. Hear more about Kevin and Jean Bruce's entrepreneurial journey while navigating student life.