Durham, NC – February 3, 2020 – Award-winning financial literacy app Zogo has started 2020 with a bang, winning Finsiders “Risk Taker” Award at the organization’s 2020 CLT Awards event on Monday, January 27, 2020. The awards present an opportunity to recognize the people or companies with a Charlotte, NC, presence for their achievements in FinTech.
The event’s four award categories included:
1.) Best Community Organizer
2.) Risk Taker (Zogo winner)
3.) Change Champion
4.) Best Innovation
“Zogo was selected for the ‘Risk Taker’ award from a group of highly-regarded nominees. Ultimately, Zogo was picked as they have a great product that has a unique approach to solving the challenge of Financial Education,” says Ramy Seragelin, VP Finsiders. “We were especially impressed by the fact that they are still students and took the risk of starting a company while continuing their education. Bolun and team are part of a bright future for financial services.”
“Winning this award adds to the already-solid credibility of our application – especially coming from a local organization like Finsiders,” states Zogo Co-founder Bolun Li. “We are honored to accept it and look forward to continue enhancing financial literacy efforts through our mobile app – which has already surpassed 200,000 completed lessons.”
Zogo is a financial technology company based in Durham, North Carolina. It helps financial institutions teach young adults sound financial fundamentals through an app that pays them to learn. Zogo’s app has won numerous industry accolades, including “Best of Show” at Finovate Fall 2019, NACUSO Next Big Idea Competition. Key investors and advisors include Techstars, the former CEO of Sageworks, and faculty from Duke University. Visit www.zogofinance.com to learn more or @ZogoFinance on Twitter.