Throughout her life, Ramona Ortega always noticed a racial wealth gap and decided to launch a fintech company to do something about it.
Ramona Ortega is the CEO & Founder of My Money My Future. My Money My Future is an all-in-one personal finance platform that helps millennials make better financial decisions by combining education and unique content with personalized product recommendations and financial advice in a seamless experience.
Previously Ramona was an attorney in New York where she worked on complex securities litigation and corporate matters at the SEC and U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Prior to her career in law, Ramona was a human rights advocate and a founding member of the U.S. Human Rights Network.
In this episode, you'll learn:
- Why Ramona decided to take the leap to launch a tech start up with a big mission
- The challenges of fundraising as a women of color
- What money advice Ramona would have told her 20 year old self
Show notes: http://www.inspiredmoney.fm/124
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My Money My Future
Mentioned in this episode:
- Judge Arthur Gonzalez
- Chapter 11
- Chapter 7
- U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
- Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
- Cidadão Global
- Cafecito network
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