This exciting interactive session brings together financial service innovators with a panel of business savvy professionals (“sharks”) who vetted the concepts and offer an insider’s perspective on what makes a proposal investment-worthy. The session will feature entrepreneurs with ideas that seek to bring vulnerable populations into the financial mainstream.


  • Janis Bowdler, Managing Director, Financial Capability, Community Development, and Small Business, JPMorgan Chase Foundation
  • Natalie Madeira Cofield, President & CEO, Walker’s Legacy
  • Jerry Nemorin, Founder and CEO, LendStreet
  • Brandon Andrews, Values Partnerships


  • Angel Rich, WealthyLife
  • Eric Kinman, Working Solutions
  • Irum Musharraf, PayActiv
  • Marla Bilonick, Latino Economic Development Center

The winner was Angel Rich, with WealthyLife.