(WASHINGTON POST) -- Mike Schabel remembers eating peanut butter and tortillas to save money while he and his wife paid off about $100,000 in student loan debt.
So when the chief executive of Kiswe, a video-streaming start-up, found himself trying to compete for recruits against technology giants such as Amazon and Google two decades later, he adopted a novel approach: offer to help chip away at student loans. (Amazon founder Jeff Bezos owns The Washington Post.)
"Trying to get and keep top technical talent is important," said Schabel, whose firm employs 45 on the East Coast and abroad.
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