Latinos in Tech Solving Wealth Disparity Gaps

As of 2014, among Hispanics ages 25 to 29, just 15% of Hispanics have a bachelor’s degree or higher. Nearly six-in-10 Hispanics are millennials or younger. This young and growing Latino population is making significant contributions to the U.S. economy. The number of Hispanic owned businesses is 4.1 billion as of 2015 and has grown at double the rate of non-Hispanic owned businesses since 2002. How are Latino entrepreneurs using Fintech to build solutions to address real issues facing communities of color, particularly financial wellness, student debt, and access to capital?

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Tony Aguilar

Student Loan Genius

Ramona Ortega

My Money My Future

Betty Salanic

Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Sean Salas

Camino Financial

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