What We Do
MindBlown Labs is a nationally-recognized and cutting-edge education technology social enterprise that creates highly-interactive, game-based, experiential learning tools to empower young people with financial capability skills. Our first solution is Thrive 'n' Shine, a best-in-class, turn-key, financial education program that is centered around an engaging mobile game.
The MindBlown Labs team is a multi-disciplinary, talented, and diverse group of innovators dedicated to creating innovative financial technology solutions that positively impact the lives of young people throughout the world.
WHY WE CARE
Jason Young and Ty Moore, friends from their undergraduate days at Harvard and the founders of MindBlown Labs, have seen how financial illiteracy has impacted their family members and others for whom they care.
During the winter break of his sophomore year in college, Jason's family was evicted from their home. This instilled in him a desire to make better financial decisions and to help others do the same. After graduating, he worked at Merrill Lynch and Wikinvest, an early stage startup that helps the average person make better financial decisions.
Ty founded a non-profit that focuses on teaching 21st century skills to inner-city youth. He has worked with hundreds of inner-city youth, helping them to develop the skills they need to be successful in life. He has seen first-hand how financial illiteracy has affected the most vulnerable among us.
Where we are going
Our goal is to impact at least 20,000,000 young people by the year 2020. We are pursuing this goal by partnering with schools, non-profits, and financial institutions that can help us scale our impact.
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Thrive 'n' Shine Game Credits
Thrive 'n' Shine is a labor of love. It never would have been possible without the support of the many contributors to our Kickstarter campaign. Thank you again:
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