Fig was named North American Regional Winner of Financial Inclusion in the 3 rd annual MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge Awards. Fig36 tops the shortlist for Financial Inclusion companies using technology to drive economic opportunity for workers. The full ceremony is available to watch here.
As featured in the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post and the Boston Globe, MIT IIC is the premiere competition for organizations using technology to reinvent the future of work. The IIC is a global tournament spanning five regions—North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. North American winners were chosen by a panel of expert judges including Carolyn Cassin, General Partner of Michigan Womens’ Foundation, Ebony Pope of Village Capital and Mitchell Barker, Co-Founder of Mozilla.