OUR MISSION.
YOUR CHALLENGE.

We train underrepresented entrepreneurs to develop fintech solutions which help improve the financial health of diverse communities, while building a more inclusive startup ecosystem.

We'll provide experiential learning and a supportive community where participants will build diverse teams and be challenged to tackle problems facing underserved consumers, and the organizations that serve them.

Our 12-week program includes a combination of in-person & virtual education sessions where you'll receive mentorship from industry experts and experienced entrepreneurs to support your growth as an innovative problem solver.

You'll gain hands-on experience by designing solutions for real problems. Previous knowledge or experience with startups, business, fintech, or financial services is not required to participate. Individuals and teams of all backgrounds and identities are invited to apply and participate.

 

MEET YOUR MENTORS

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OVETTA SAMPSON

Microsoft

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TERELL STERLING

Go Paladin

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MOLLY FOWLER

Dorm Room Fund

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SYDNEY THOMAS

Precursor Ventures

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ANTONIO KEY

Samsung NEXT

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CAT LINDROWTH

Social Contract

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GAIL GILBERT BALL

Fintech CEO

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MEGHAN WALLACE

Social Contract

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JOHN COLLINS

First State Fintech Lab

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COURTNEY ANDREWS

Facebook

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NOAH OLSON

Delaware Prosperity Partnership

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DR. KEITH PETTIFORD

JPMorgan Chase

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SKY DAVIS

Fundera

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ERIC STEPANSKY

Hydrogen

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ARIEL GRUSWITZ

Delaware Prosperity Partnership

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ANTHONY WARE

AWare Catalysts

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DENISHA KUHLOR

Grasshopper Bank

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SUSAN W. GREEN

SWG Consulting

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KEMBA HALL

HairSense

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BRANDON HOFFMAN

Samsung NEXT

 
 
 

FEATURED GRADUATES

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KEMBA HALL

Founder & CEO

HairSense

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IREIDA GRABILL

Operations Director

Language Liaisons

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CONNIE MILES

Founder

TaMiCaRa Designs

 
 
 

GET IN TOUCH!

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