Trailblazing social tech company joins Sterling Heights Velocity Center

~ Sterling Heights, Michigan is now home to a groundbreaking fundraising platform dedicated to enhancing accessibility in higher education. Lite Tuition, an innovative social tech company, has joined the Sterling Heights Velocity Center with a shared vision of magnifying the collective impact of businesses, individuals, and communities striving for educational excellence.

Lite Tuition is a social tech company that empowers students and organizations to tap into crowdfunding for tuition expenses through a custom built platform. This eliminates the weight of traditional student loans and allows students to pursue their educational goals without the burden of debt.

"Lite Tuition is exactly the type of business Velocity wants to work with and amplify in the community," said Velocity Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship April Boyle. "Here at Velocity we are a hub for entrepreneurship and innovation and offer a comprehensive set of entrepreneurial resources, robust technical support and state-of-the-art office space. Nurturing tenants, like Lite Tuition, helps us cultivate the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Sterling Heights while also fueling the growth of established enterprises."

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The company's founder Marc D. Alexander expressed his philosophy on education: "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." This captures Lite Tuition's belief that education should be accessible to all who seek it without the burden of debt.

Mayor Michael Taylor shared his enthusiasm for this new addition to Sterling Heights: "As Lite Tuition prepares to embark on an exciting new phase of growth through the Velocity Center, the company is poised to provide our community with an exciting resource and opportunity to higher education."

Sterling Heights stands tall as one of only 20 Smart Zones across Michigan that provide unparalleled opportunities for businesses and entrepreneurs alike. The Velocity Center serves as both an incubator and accelerator for entrepreneurs within this Smart Zone located in the heart of Sterling Heights Innovation District.

For more information about Lite Tuition's pioneering fundraising platform or about the Velocity Center please visit or respectively.

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