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Fountain City FinTech names six startups of first cohort



Six early-stage companies have been selected for the first cohort of Fountain City FinTech, an accelerator program for fintech startups run out of NBKC Bank.

The program starts Monday and runs through Dec. 14.

Eric Garretson, chief financial officer at NBKC Bank, said starting the fintech-focused accelerator seemed like a natural step for the bank. “The accelerator will be a conduit to high-potential startups looking to bring disruptive financial technology to market,” he said.

The cohort includes:

  • Track (San Francisco): Tax software for self-employed workers
  • Destiny Wealth (Tulsa, Oklahoma): An designed to help users plan and track how they build personal wealth
  • SavR (Australia): An app that aims to help users boost personal savings when they make purchases
  • Digs (Chicago): Technology to help first-time homebuyers save for and learn about the home-buying process
  • Onward: A not-for-profit employer benefit program designed to help users save, borrow responsibly and further their financial education
  • NuMoola (Philadelphia): An app to help kids save and learn about personal finance

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