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Jimmy Kimmel Live
Viola Davis tells Jimmy Kimmel about Greenlight and how her daughter uses the debit card to spend and save.
He received $150 for his birthday at the end of March and three weeks later still had $104 just hanging out in his account, which up until now was nearly unheard of.
Greenlight Financial Technology Inc., a startup that helps teach children about personal finance, said Thursday it hired Douglas Spear as chief legal officer.
It's important to have regular conversations about money management while your child is still young to push them towards positive financial outcomes in early adulthood.
“Modern Family” star Ty Burrell’s shopping spree (jet packs, an octopus-like massage machine) renders him broke but is also a useful teaching moment for parents who use the financial app to school their offspring in spending and saving do’s and don’ts.
Ty Burrell's latest commercial shines a light on the importance of financial literacy and aims to entertain and inspire millions of families nationwide to learn about the world of money together with Greenlight.
Greenlight’s foray into the Super Bowl with a 30-second commercial illustrates the massive growth of child-focused fintech brands.
Executives at Greenlight have a mission they feel is critical.
The Points Guy
I would happily recommend the Greenlight debit card to other parents looking to go beyond the piggy bank for teaching lessons about earning and saving money.
Regular conversations are a big piece of financial socialization, says Jennifer Seitz, an educational content lead at Greenlight and a certified financial education instructor.
Greenlight is releasing an investing platform to teach parents how to research stocks and ETFs.
Greenlight ambassador Ella Gupta is on a mission to educate Gen Z about money and help them get on a smart financial path early on in life.
Greenlight creates money management tools and services that empower parents to raise financially-smart kids.
Greenlight has a wide range of educational content focused on financial education and trading.
Greenlight, a savings and investing app for the young, allows parents to open an account and add a child for access to trading.
With a $2.3 billion valuation, Greenlight offers educational money management tools—and even the ability to buy fractional shares—to kids and teens.
Andreessen led a $260 million investment in Greenlight, bringing the company’s valuation to $2.3 billion.
Greenlight has quickly emerged as the leader in the family finance category.
The Wall Street Journal
Greenlight provides the education young people need to learn how to invest safely and wisely.
Greenlight introduces the first educational investing platform for kids with its new Greenlight Max plan.
Greenlight’s CEO, Tim Sheehan, shares expert tips on how parents can teach their kids money management skills.
CB Insights has named Greenlight as one of the top 250 fintech companies of 2020.
The Good Men Project
Greenlight’s CEO, Tim Sheehan, discusses Greenlight's explosive growth in 2020 and where the company is headed next with The Good Men Project.
If you want to play a key role in shaping your children’s feeling [...] about money, you need to give them the gift of financial literacy from an early age. Here’s how.
Greenlight’s CEO, Tim Sheehan, sat with Business Insider to discuss what’s in store for the rest of 2020 — starting with an upcoming feature that lets kids use their Greenlight app to invest.
Greenlight’s CEO, Tim Sheehan, sat down with CNBC's On The Money to discuss the benefits of using Greenlight to teach kids about finances.
JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo joined a $54 million Series B funding round led by Drive Capital for Greenlight Financial Technology, a US-based personal finance management (PFM) app and debit card for children.
Greenlight today announced that it’s raised $54 million in series B funding led by Drive Capital, with participation from JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and existing investors TTV Capital, Live Oak Bank, and Relay Ventures.
Greenlight’s CEO, Tim Sheehan, answered PEOPLE's questions about how to make conversations with kids about finance as pain-free as possible.
Fintech startup Greenlight, which provides a debit card and app for kids to learn about financial education, has closed a sizable Series B funding round of $54 million.
Greenlight is helping parents teach their kids to save, spend, and earn wisely.
Greenlight's CEO, Tim Sheehan shares advice on when to get your kids their first debit card and why it's important.
Greenlight named one of the best apps for parents to use this summer!
New York Parenting
A revolutionary new tool teaches youngsters about money and helps parents raise financially smart children. It’s called Greenlight—and it’s a debit card for kids that parents manage through an app on their phones.
"Allowances are going digital. Greenlight has a great mobile app experience for parents to set rules on where/how much money can be spent and kids love the experience of having their own card," Larco says.
You can teach your kids lessons, strategies and instill morals within them to help them towards making the best decisions possible when it comes to major life choices and areas — one of the biggest of these being personal finance.
Cision PR Newswire
"Teaching kids the importance of saving is one of the most important concepts children will learn that can have a real impact on their future," said Tim Sheehan, CEO and Co-Founder of Greenlight. "We're thrilled that kids have already saved over $1MM by using Greenlight Savings, and that parents are using Greenlight's Parent-paid Savings Interest to teach their kids the value of compound interest."
Cision PR Newswire
The smart debit card for kids sees extraordinary customer growth, establishes strategic partnerships, and launches a new Educational Savings Account for Kids.
Greenlight Financial Technology now lets parents set savings interest between zero and 100 percent on their kids’ accounts to show them the value of savings and how it compounds over time.
Greenlight Financial Technology, a fintech startup for kids, has raised $16 million in a Series A funding round today.
Some say automating kids’ transactions isn’t the best way to teach financial literacy.
Count Tim Sheehan among the many entrepreneurs who took a personal experience and combined it with business acumen to create an exciting new product certain to attract parents across the country.
Greenlight Financial Technology, a startup focused on providing cards and other financial products for children aged 8-18 and their parents, closed a $7.5 million seed funding round last week, according to PE Hub.
Greenlight, a three-year-old, Atlanta, Ga.-based startup, is trying to solve a problem that any parent of an elementary or junior high school student can well understand
An allowance is the gold standard in helping kids of all ages learn to manage money and put money principles into practice. Greenlight allows parents to automatically allocate their kids’ allowance across categories like spending, saving and giving.
Greenlight survey results show that teens know financial literacy is critical to achieving their life goals, yet still score a failing average grade of 64% on the National Financial Literacy Test.
As soon as you feel like your child is ready for a little financial responsibility, you can go ahead and sign up for a Greenlight debit card—there is no minimum age requirement for this card.
Ty Burrell joins a growing list of celebrities in the ads this year, teaming up with Greenlight for the brand’s Super Bowl advertising debut. America’s Favorite Dad serves as a prime example Number 1 of what can go awry with wild spending-spree antics as the family fintech company focuses on a worthy cause: helping parents raise financially-smart kids.
Ty Burrell is definitely not the guy you want to take money advice from, according to his new Super Bowl LVI ad. The Modern Family alum makes a series of awful and outrageous purchasing decisions to highlight the importance of financial literacy in his commercial for Greenlight.
The Wall Street Journal
Ty Burrell from “Modern Family” shows how to make dumb money decisions in this ad for financial products for children from Greenlight Financial Technology Inc.
Tim Sheehan, co-founder and CEO of Greenlight, created a platform that allows parents to automate allowance, manage chores, set flexible spending controls on a family debit card and make basic investments for their childrens’ futures.
It isn’t always easy for parents to teach their kids about money. Greenlight has embarked on a mission to change that.
With the Greenlight app, kids learn early on to connect the work they do (such as household chores) with expanding balances — then to connect those growing balances with greater buying power.
Greenlight’s growth has demonstrated there’s a strong market for financial tools designed for kids, with features that provide education, security and parental controls.
The New York Times
Every conversation about money is a conversation about values waiting to happen, and these products can help inspire those discussions with your child.
Greenlight ambassador and Gen Z investing influencer Ella Gupta is hoping to bring about change for women of her generation.
The New York Times
Greenlight has more than four million accounts and has added features including cash back on its debit card and an option that lets kids invest.
Greenlight allows some independence for kids and teens to manage their money.
tWitch partnered with Greenlight, a debit card and app designed for kids and teens to help them earn, save, invest and spend wisely.
CBS New York
Greenlight is about learning financial literacy and understanding the fundamentals.
Greenlight, a fintech company that helps teach kids about personal finance, secured a round of Series D funding.
Greenlight, a startup that offers debit cards and investing for kids, has raised a $260 million Series D at a valuation of $2.3 billion, nearly doubling the unicorn valuation it received in a $215 million fundraise just last September.
With Greenlight Max, kids learn money management and investing fundamentals—with real money, real stocks and real-life lessons.
Greenlight shines a light on how kids earned, saved and gave back in 2020.
Benzinga has recognized Greenlight as the Best Financial Literacy Tool at the 2020 Global Fintech Awards.
Greenlight raises $215 million in a new round of funding and a $1.2 billion valuation thanks to backing from Canapi Ventures, TTV Capital, BOND, DST Global, Goodwater Capital and Fin VC.
Greenlight Financial Technology Inc, whose products include an app for parents to help teach financial responsibility to kids, said on Thursday it raised $215 million in its latest funding round, valuing the company at $1.2 billion.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Greenlight is named the 2020 Inno Blazer in the Fintech category of Atlanta Inno’s 50 on Fire Awards.
Greenlight’s CEO, Tim Sheehan, talks with Jill Malandrino of Nasdaq's TradeTalks about teaching money management to a generation of tech-savvy kids.
The benefits of using a debit card to teach kids financial lessons.
These app-based cards put parents in control, but let kids make mistakes without getting into serious trouble.
Why kids need to know far more about personal finance than they do right now.
Greenlight, a fintech cardmaker for kids, built an app that lets parents instantly put funds on prepaid debit cards that their kids can only use at specific stores predetermined by the parents.
JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo have invested in Greenlight, the teen-focused digital banking company that provides a parent-managed debit cards for kids, the startup said Monday.
Greenlight’s CEO, Tim Sheehan, sat with CNN's Julia Chatterley to discuss the importance of financial literacy and how Greenlight can help.
Greenlight Co-Founder and CEO sat down with Downtown Magazine to provide his advice for parents wanting to teach their kids about finances.
The debit card for kids! See how Greenlight Co-Founder & CEO Tim Sheehan came up with the concept and his business journey leading up to it on 'Atlanta Business Chronicle's BIZ' on 11Alive.
New card offerings, such as Greenlight, are specifically geared toward children and teens and allow parents to monitor their child’s spending right through an app.
Maria Bartiromo and Greenlight CEO Tim Sheehan on how the company's 'smart' debit card helps teach children about finances.
In addition to learning to spend wisely, Greenlight kids have saved over $2 million. After listening to the feedback from their loyal customers, Greenlight has created new savings and spending features, as well as a refreshed user experience in 2.0.
The Greenlight Debit Card for Kids helps parents introduce their children to modern payment methods with a card that pairs with a mobile application, allowing parents to automatically disburse allowance, and monitor and approve spending.
What sets Greenlight apart from most other debit cards are the parental controls.
Tim Sheehan, the Founder, and CEO of Greenlight is on to something big. And none of it happened by accident.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Greenlight Financial Technology, which has developed an intelligent debit card for children, has scored $16 million from Amazon Alexa Fund, TTV Capital, Ally Financial and other investors.
Penny Pinchin Mom
Teaching kids about debit and credit is one lesson every parent needs to address. After all, if you don’t teach them – who will?
Cision PR Newswire
More Innovation to Come Under Leadership of Greenlight's New CTO Nancy Cox, Fintech Industry Veteran
For parents today, a company called Greenlight is offering a smart debit card that can be given to their kids, instantly reloaded with funds from a mobile app...
After your one month trial, plans start at just $4.99/month for the whole family. Includes up to five kids.