Bruce Pannaman, co-founder at StorkCard, a London-based financial services firm that says it’s pioneering “life-stage finance” and transforming the “relationship that parents have with money,” revealed that lockdowns imposed due to COVID-19 have “accelerated trends” around mobile payments. Pannaman noted: “It’s estimated that over 30%… Read More
Nurturey, a personal assistant for parents, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £128,000 to drive user base expansion and engagement. Within a matter of days, the initiative secured its initial funding goal and is currently nearing £150,000 from more than 50 investors. … Read More
At age 22, recent George Washington University grad Julia Kurnia co-founded the world’s first microfinance organization built entirely from crowdfunding capital sourced over the internet, using funds raised from Kiva.org in Senegal, West Africa. She spent the next four years managing U.S. government grants to small businesses in… Read More
Seeking to make the Internet safer for children, Tennessee startup Torch has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $150,000 for its self-titled digital parenting router. Explaining the importance of Internet safety, the Torch team stated: “If you are raising children today, you know… Read More
Unsolicited advice from everyone is one of the banes of parenthood. Most parents can share plentiful stories of strangers giving them advice about how to care for their infant, from swaddling to nursing to diaper changes to strolling to interactive play. Everyone just has an… Read More
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