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Propel Rebrands Its App, Adds Features To Help SNAP Users Consolidate Their Finances

Seven years ago, Jimmy Chen founded fintech startup Propel with an app aimed at Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

Nonprofit Impact Fund’s Next Move: A For-Profit Spinoff

Back in 2009, Eva Yazhari co-founded Beyond Capital Fund, a nonprofit impact fund aimed at supporting companies...

This Program Supports The Ecosystem Supporting Founders Of Color

It’s pretty well known that founders of color receive a lot less startup funding than white peers....

Grunin Prize Winner Helped Argentinian Network Of Municipalities Step Up Sustainable Purchasing

Back in 2018, a network of Argentinian municipalities aiming to fight climate change were looking for help—specifically,...

Inmates To Entrepreneurs Grad Started A Business To Employ Other Once-Incarcerated Individuals

In 2018, Joshua Nowack served three months of a six-month sentence in a Santa Ana, Calif., jail...

A Mother Develops Math And Tech Tutoring For Her Daughter, Turns It Into A Business

When the pandemic forced her daughter’s school to switch to remote learning, Ann Andrews noticed something: The...

App Focuses On Racial Wealth Disparities By Boosting Credit Scores—And Home Ownership

The homeownership rate for Blacks is currently about 44% vs. around 74% for whites, according to U.S. Census...

Building A Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem In Ecuador With Local Investors

Most impact investing in Latin America so far has eschewed startups looking for investments of $10,000-$500,000. There’s...