Milwaukee-based money transfer platform selected for Northwestern Mutual’s Black founder accelerator

Left to right: Abim Kolawole (Northwestern Mutual), Kevin Barrow (Mark Labs), Bobola Odebiyi (CrossKudi), Ablorde Ashigbi (4Degrees), Fonta gilliam (Wellthi), Nneka Ukpai (Wellthi), Craig Schedler (Northwestern Mutual).   Milwaukee-based CrossKudi is one of five startups to be selected for the second cohort of Northwestern Mutual’s Black Founder Accelerator program. Northwestern Mutual on Tuesday unveiled the second class of Black-ledContinue reading “Milwaukee-based money transfer platform selected for Northwestern Mutual’s Black founder accelerator”

Wellthi Marketing Intern

WELLTHI MARKETING INTERN Introduction The internship will provide a great opportunity for a Masters graduate student, to gain experience in and familiarity with aspects in social impact, administration, community development, and the day-to- day operations of a fast growing tech start- up. The intern will have the opportunity to provide a wide range of research,Continue reading “Wellthi Marketing Intern”

Mastercard StartPath Selects Wellthi for Prestigious Fintech Program

Today the award-winning global startup engagement program Mastercard Start Path welcomes 11 fintech companies to receive dedicated support, access to customers and product teams, and opportunities to co-innovate. Finmod, Flourish Savings, GenEQTY, Karri, KeyChain Pay, Kwara, Layer, Osper, Swap, upSWOT and Wellthi have been selected to participate and are using gamification, behavioral science, social banking platforms andContinue reading “Mastercard StartPath Selects Wellthi for Prestigious Fintech Program”

FDITECH Selects Eight Teams in Tech Sprint to Reach the Unbanked

For Release WASHINGTON – The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the selection of eight teams to participate in a ‘tech sprint’ designed to explore new technologies and techniques to help banks meet the needs of unbanked consumers. Read full article here.

Wellthi (formerly Invest Sou Sou) Wins Best in Show at Finnovate Spring

How they describe themselves: Invest Sou Sou is a smart social banking account designed to help community banks cultivate low-cost deposits and credit-ready borrowers in a secure and cost-efficient way. Our technology leverages the power of social networking, peer accountability, and artificial intelligence (AI) to help people save.. Read full article here.

This Startup Combines FinTech And ‘Sou Sou’ To Empower Women

When Fonta Gilliam joined the foreign service out of school, she didn’t expect it would lead her to entrepreneurship. But after seeing community lending in practice throughout her work in East Asia and Africa, Gilliam wondered what would happen if she combined these traditional practices with new financial.. Read the article here.