January 29, 2020
Village Capital to Manage New MetLife Foundation Impact Fund
January 29, 2020 (Washington, DC) — Village Capital today announced an expanded partnership with MetLife Foundation in which it will manage the Foundation’s six-year program-related investments (PRI) fund. The fund will focus on direct investments in financial health–focused early-stage ventures in developed and developing economies.
January 21, 2020
Xendoo, Worthy Financial Peer-Selected For Funding During Village Capital's Finance Forward US 2019 Accelerator Program
Washington, DC and New York, NY (January 21, 2020) — Village Capital today announced that Xendoo and Worthy Financial were peer-selected for funding during Finance Forward US 2019, an accelerator program that is a part of Finance Forward. A multi-year global coalition led by founding partners MetLife Foundation and PayPal, Finance Forward is supporting entrepreneurs on four continents who are building tech-enabled solutions to challenges around financial health.
October 16, 2019
Two Latin American Startups Are Selected to Receive Grants at Village Capital Financial Health Accelerator
October 16, 2019 (Mexico City) —Village Capital announced today that two financial health startups, Monetus and ArriendoAsegurado, were selected by their peers as “most investment-ready” at the conclusion of Finance Forward: Latin America 2019, an accelerator to support financial health startups in Latin America. Each will receive USD $50,000 from MetLife Foundation, the proceeds of the grants will be used to strengthen and scale their operations.
August 13, 2019
Village Capital, MetLife Foundation, and PayPal Launch Finance Forward
August 13, 2019 (Washington, DC) — Village Capital today announced the launch of Finance Forward — a global coalition created with MetLife Foundation, PayPal, and local partners to support more than 100 early-stage entrepreneurs building tech-enabled solutions around financial health in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and India.