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DON’T LET STUDENT LOANS STOP YOUR STARTUP

More than $100,000 in debt? You still might be able to start your business
TIED DOWN The class of 2015 graduated with the highest average student debt ever. For strategies to help your children avoid a similar burden.

MICHAEL MAYLAHN STARTED working on the idea for Stasis, a low-cost system to monitor vital signs, as a University of Southern California undergrad. He and his co-founder, Dinesh Seemakurty, knew their idea could help hospices, nursing homes, and hospitals in the developing world and, potentially, the U.S. But they faced a major obstacle as they incorporated their Los Angeles–based

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