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Angel Rich

In this episode, Edyne Plancy talks with Angel Rich, the 30 something who is turning financial education on its head. Angel is the Founder and CEO of the Wealth Factory Inc. where WealthyLife financial literacy edtech games come to life for youth. This is a game that allows people to simulate their financial lives

“Youth have to prepare themselves” -Angel Rich

An Entrepreneur since Age 6 and still more to come

-Top 9 edtech company of 2015, National Alliance of Public Charter Schools
– Best financial literacy product in the country by the Office of Michelle Obama The White House
– Best learning game in the country by the Department of Education
– Best solution in the world for reducing poverty by JP Morgan Chase
– Pitch Winner and top 30 Black female founder in the country by Google
– Top 4 Black founder in the country by Global 1000 with Ray Lewis and Jeff Hoffman (Priceline)
– HBCU 30 under 30 and Hampton University 40 under 40
– Alum of 43 North, LearnLaunch, Village Capital, Accelerate Baltimore, and Startup Weekend Next
– 1st Place winner of Industrial Bank Small Business Regional Competition ($20,000), Center for Global
– Co-Author, Unbanked and Underbanked FDIC Research Study
– Author, The Financial Empowerment of Youth Research Study sponsored by CSDC and Building Hope
– Author, History of the Black Dollar
– Organizer, Chocolate Innovators and EdTech DC meetups
– Film Producer, Untapped

The Wealth Games

The company’s mission is to reduce poverty by providing equal access to quality, easy to understand financial literacy across the world. In 2015, the company became DC Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking official financial literacy tech partner was named top 9 edtech company of 2015 by the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools and won Industrial Bank’s small business competition. In 2016, the team won JP Morgan Chase Financial Inclusion competition with features in Black Enterprise and other press and developed a partnership with The White House STEM initiatives.

“Get exposure to new things, read and be kind to others” – Angel Rich

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