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Onward Financial Inc. 2017

To provide a financial cushion to every worker

Founded: 2016 by Ronnie Washington

Onward Financial Inc.
  • Program Area

    Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development
  • Location of Impact

    United States
  • Headquarters Location

    Washington, District Of Columbia, United States
  • Product Platforms

    Web, Mobile Apps
  • Budget

    $0 to $500,000
  • Founder Demographics

    Racial or Ethnicity Minority

Onward is a non-profit employer-based mobile savings and credit app that enables workers of all income levels to build financial security. We help workers save effortlessly, build financial literacy, and access responsible credit when emergencies strike. Essentially, what the 401K is for long-term retirement savings, Onward is for short-term emergency savings.

Funders and Awards

MetLife Foundation, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Fast Forward, Stanford GSB CfSI, Halcyon, BlackRock, Google.org, Uncharted, CFSI, StubHub, Fountain City FinTech