The Worker and Student Financial Health Accelerator is underway. Check back for updates and learn more about our area of focus below.
Workers and students of the future face challenging trends that may jeopardize their financial health. Rapid technology changes are requiring workers to train and reskill for career advancement, yet costs of education and training programs are rising steadily. The gig economy is growing rapidly, but offers inconsistent income and is an insufficient replacement for traditional jobs.
There is a need for fintech products, services, and partnerships that help people prepare for the economies of the future by addressing the barriers to affordable training, education, and opportunity.
This Challenge aims to identify and develop fintech solutions and partnerships that are advancing the financial health of workers and students who are developing in-demand skills to prepare them for the future of work.
The Challenge will focus on innovative start-ups and nonprofits who are:
For more information, read our full Application Criteria.
Fintech organizations selected for the cohort receive:
October 24, 2019: Applications open
January 6, 2020: Applications close
Late March 2020: New cohort members selected
April-December 2020: Cohort program runs