Access to financial education in America is on the rise thanks to Goalsetter!
In a press release, the fintech platform that aims to provide families and K-12 youth with access to banking, financial education tools, investing and savings has just announced that it closed a $15 million Series A funding round.
In an investment series led by Seae Ventures, with participants that include Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Astia Fund, Citizens Financial Group, CUNA Mutual Finance Group, Fiserv, Mass Mutual Catalyst Fund, Sterling National Bank, and a host of others, the funding will allow Goalsetter to further its B2B partnerships that align with its mission to transform financial education and access to wealth for all Americans.
“For the first time in the history of America, Goalsetter is merging culture, media and entertainment with the world of finance to bring financial education tools that are fun, engaging, and accessible to every kid and family in the country,” Goalsetter Founder and CEO Tanya Van Court told AfroTech. “By partnering with banks and other financial institutions to deliver this content, we are meeting kids and families where they are and effectively transforming the trajectory of where they can go financially, today and for generations to come.”
In addition to banks and financial institutions, Goalsetter’s $15 million Series A round saw some return investors that include Kevin Durant, who was also joined by NBA superstars Carmelo Anthony and Andre Drummond. Actors and Howard University alum Anthony Anderson and Lance Gross also participated in the round.
The Mission Continues
Thanks to the new funding, Goalsetter can continue to work alongside financial institutions, fintech startups and insurance companies to white-label the platform and offer wealth management, debit card and financial education tools for the next generation of their customers.
In addition, Goalsetter offers Fortune 1000 companies employee benefits solutions designed to help both employees and their loved ones become financially healthy.
“For the first time in our nation’s history, there is a sea change in the making that will give every kid and family in America access to both the education and the tools they need to become financially healthy,” said Tuoyo Louis, co-founder of Seae Ventures, in a press release provided to AfroTech. “By enabling corporations and financial institutions to give every customer and employee they serve – from the mailroom to the boardroom – the gift of financial acumen, Goalsetter has become a disruptor for how future generations will learn money and build wealth.”
Louis continued: “Seae is proud to partner with them on this mission to change the trajectory of wealth and health for millions of families throughout the country.”
As previously reported by Afrotech, Goalsetter has partnered with businessman and philanthropist, Robert F. Smith, NBA stars Chris Paul and Harrison Barnes as well as NFL star Russell Wilson and his superstar wife, Ciara as they work toward providing a path to financial freedom for Black and Latinx children all across the nation.
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