Now as 2021 comes to a close, Cruttenden’s latest fintech, Ant Money, is announcing it has raised $20 million in funding (a mix of previously unannounced seed and Series A capital) and acquired Blast via a stock-for-stock merger.
Ant Money, the embedded finance platform, today announced it has raised $20 million in a Series A financing led by Franklin Templeton's Franklin Venture Partners, Walter Cruttenden, RX3 Ventures, SteelBridge Laboratories, and Steelpoint Capital Partners. In conjunction with the merger, Ant Money also finalized the acquisition of Blast via a stock-for-stock merger. The move increases the number of apps under the Ant Money umbrella, from one to three - ATM, Blast, and Learn & Earn - all of which allow users to earn money that goes to build investment accounts.
TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity, announces the newest course on the Learn & EarnTM app. The “How to Find Scholarships” course is designed to support students in this critical aspect of the college application process.
Quincy Jones' Qwest TV , has partnered with Learn & Earn, an app that allows K-12 students to learn, earn, and invest real money. Students complete bite-size courses on hundreds of subjects like entrepreneurship, work readiness, financial literacy, and music.
Learn & Earn and Junior Achievement USA have announced they are in exploratory talks with Microsoft Corp. to enhance working with non-profits to benefit student populations - especially those from lower-income and disadvantaged situations.
Learn & Earn, an app that teaches teens about financial literacy and other important life skills, is pleased to announce the addition of Jon Fee to its Advisory Board. Fee is the Senior Vice President and Head of Global Marketing for Salesforce.org at Salesforce.