Tag: poverty

Venture Capital
Impact

Venture Capital

Robin Hood To the Rescue! Chances are if you live or work in New York City, you are familiar with the Robin Hood Foundation. The organization is truly one of a kind. Founded by hedge fund gazillionaire, Paul Tudor Jones II, long before it was fashionable to give back in […]

Banking Solutions for the Unbanked
Innovation

Banking Solutions for the Unbanked

“Bee was founded in June of 2015 by Vinay Patel and Max and Alex Grasner.  In pioneering an innovative capital-light model using pop-up kiosks and street teams to sign up customers in-person, Bee is able to offer top quality financial services at a significantly lower cost than traditional brick-and-mortar bank branches. Bee […]

Apps for the Hungry
Technology

Apps for the Hungry

Innovations for low-income New Yorkers have emerged from the minds of some of our city’s most talented entrepreneurs. Two mobile apps, in particular, inspire us at TalkImpact, by their simple yet innovative design and social good purpose. EasyFoodStamps.com by Propel The brainchild of Jimmy Chen (founder), EasyFoodStamps is the first product […]