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Miami-Based Startup Kiddie Kredit Raises $1.4M With Support From Dwyane Wade And Baron Davis

Evan Leaphart is keeping the financial future of the next generation in mind.

Apr 25, 2023

Kids Don't Have to Wait Until Adulthood to Learn About Credit Thanks to This Founder's New App

Financial Literacy Month may be during the month of April, but one founder is making sure children and adults have their finances in order year-round. Evan Leaphart created Kiddie Kredit, an app that is changing the face of credit education and teaching  kids about the subject early on. AfroTech had the chance to sit down with Leaphart to discuss a new partnership with the Equifax Foundation, what Kiddie Kredit is doing this month and beyond to promote financial literacy, and more. Editorial Note: This interview has been edited for clarity and length. Graphic Courtesy of Kiddie Kredit AfroTech: April is financial literacy month, can you tell us how your company will help educate the community on the importance of all things finance? Evan Leaphart: We’re in the early stages of building a city-wide initiative that’s aimed to increase the credit scores of our citizens; that’s something that we’re working on with the Equifax Foundation and a couple of other supporting partners. While...

Apr 2, 2021