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The Wealth Factory

WealthyLife teaches financial literacy and decision making through edtech games

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location College Park, MD, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2013
  • Employees 13
  • Website http://getwealthylife.com

Company Summary

The Wealth Factory is a financial literacy gamification education technology social enterprise. We teach students how to make better financial decisions through an interactive courseware and digital games. We sell our courseware and curriculums directly to K12 governing organizations. We're members of Mtech TAP Terps Lab, Microsoft BizSpark, and IBM Partner World.

Team

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    Courtney Keen
    Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer

    Contract Specialist, US Air Force; BS in Accounting, MBA, Hampton U. With over four years of diverse contracting experience in Production (System and Sub-system level), Sustainment, Supply and Service Acquisitions, risk management is Keen’s specialty. As a contract negotiator for the US Air Force she uses her creative skills to solve big complex program issues for pre-award and post-award functions. (www.linkedin.com/in/courtneykeen)

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    Angel Rich
    Founder and CEO

    Prev. Global Market Researcher, Prudential Financial; BS in Marketing, Hampton U.
    Graduating from Hampton with six honors, Rich has led over 70 financial behavior studies, built financial literacy programs as a community outreach advisor and was noted for Exceptional Research and Innovation at Prudential. (www.linkedin.com/pub/angel-rich/9/74a/302/)

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    Tammy Clegg
    Principal Investigator

    Professor, iSchool, Department of Teaching and Learning, University of Maryland BS, Computer Science, Dept. of Computer Science, North Carolina State University PhD Computer Science, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology Dr. Tamara Clegg’s expertise focuses on using learning sciences techniques to design effective technology support for learning and engagement.

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    Jared Ursani
    Business Development Officer

    Director, Financial Regulatory Agency, MBA, U. of Maryland Ursani is an experienced start-up leader having helped launched a company that leveraged technology to improve laundry services. While in graduate school at UMD he served as a mentor to undergraduate start-up companies. He has a steep background in the financial services industry and a comprehensive understanding of financial education regulations.

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    Michael Davis
    Education Innovation Officer

    Intellectually Disadvantaged Specialist, DC Public Schools, BS in Computer Science, MA Candidate, U. of Maryland Eastern Shore
    Davis is noted for his innovative abilities to teach students with unique challenges. Over the past five years he has built a reputation in DC Public Schools for overcoming education challenges with creative approaches to exceed learning expectations. His experience ranges all of K12.

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    Shyaam Sundhar
    Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

    Chief Information Officer, Votimo; MS in Infosec, GWU.; M.A. in Intelligence, Candidate, AMU
    Sundhar, 6 time successful tech entrepreneur, has achieved excellence at multi-scale businesses ranging from small to large enterprises. He has helped set up operations for large enterprises and teaches courses in information security and IT practices. (www.linkedin.com/in/intrusion)

Advisors

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    Akbar Dawood
    Advisor
    Unconfirmed
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    Phil Reeves
    FastTrac Instructor
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    Ashish Jaiman
    Microsoft BizSpark Director
    Unconfirmed
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    Jeff Schell
    IBM Project Manager
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    Shara Gibson
    Kauffman FastTrac Instructor
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    Lee Gardner
    Intellectual Property Attorney
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Previous Investors

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    Sam Medile
    Dingman Center Angel
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