4 THINGS TO KNOW IN #MIAMITECH: FINTECH GRANT WINNERS, EQUITY CROWDFUNDING. BGV CHAPTER, COMPETITION OPPORTUNITY

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    1 Xendoo, Worthy Financial chosen by fintech peers for grants

    Kicking off #MiamiTech news, South Florida female-led fintech startups Xendoo and Worthy Financial were chosen by their peers for grants during Finance Forward US 2019, a two-month fintech accelerator program. Both were deemed “most investment ready” by the  cohort’s 11 entrepreneurs, who  hailed from all over North America.

    Each startup will receive $75,000 in grant funding from MetLife Foundation to help them grow and scale their businesses. The accelerator was managed by Village Capital in collaboration with MetLife Foundation and PayPal as part of Finance Forward, a multi-year global coalition supporting early-stage tech entrepreneurs worldwide.