ATLANTA, Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Steady, the income optimization platform created for America's rapidly growing independent workforce, won the Startup Pitch at Money20/20 in Las Vegas this week. Steady was one of 24 companies selected to compete in the Startup Pitch out of a total pool of 1,000 applicants. Startup Pitch is a popular component of the annual Money20/20 conference, which is attended by 11,000 leaders in banking, payments and FinTech.
Set to launch in the first quarter of 2018, Steady (www.steadyapp.com) is a one-of-a-kind platform that connects prospective workers with labor opportunities tailored to fit their qualifications, interests, geography and availability.
"Steady is an incredibly innovative company and the platform will only become more relevant as the independent workforce continues to grow," said Chris Souther, Director of Content, Money20/20 USA. "Since we held our first pitch event in 2015, the companies that have presented at Money20/20 have gone on to raise significant amounts in funding and several have exited successfully."
Steady provides opportunities ranging from on-demand work through the leading gig apps to part time and seasonal work at world class retail, restaurant and hospitality companies. Steady empowers its users to take control of their time and income, and avoid the stress of the earnings volatility that has long afflicted those in the independent workforce.
"The Georgia delegation of nearly 1,000 attendees at Money20/20 were cheering in force for Steady as they presented their final pitch on Tuesday," said Metro Atlanta Chamber technology ecosystem director Grant Wainscott. "Atlanta is honored to be the home of Steady, and the FinTech Atlanta™ community couldn't be prouder of what they are accomplishing in our ecosystem."
About Startup Pitch at Money20/20
Startup Pitch at Money20/20 is the FinTech ecosystem's most exclusive startup challenge. This year, 24 of the industry's best startups in AI, wealth management, biometrics and payments will pitch on the prestigious Money20/20 stages and compete for the honor of winning Startup Pitch at Money20/20. With 11,000+ attendees, including more than 1,700 CEOs & Presidents, from 4,500 companies and 85 countries, Money20/20 brings together an industry that's revolutionizing the ways in which consumers and businesses manage, spend and borrow money. Money20/20 US will be held in Las Vegas, October 22-25, 2017. For more information about Money20/20, visit www.money2020.com. For more information, please contact Sabina Osorio at [email protected].
Steady aims to solve the most critical pain points facing the tens of millions of Americans working part-time jobs and participating in the independent labor force. With a focus on near- and long- term income optimization, Steady aggregates a slate of personalized work opportunities – that match an individual user's skills and interests – in real time. Steady guides users to the best paying jobs, allowing individuals to maximize earnings, increase utilization and plan for life with steady and predictable income. Through exclusive, performance-based rewards and personalized guidance, Steady successfully increases an individual's earning potential while streamlining their work life. For more information, visit www.steadyapp.com
Richard Shea, Tess O'Brien (212) 627-5766