Propel raises $12.8M for its free app to manage government benefits

Propel, maker of the Fresh EBT app for managing food stamps and other benefits, announced today that it has raised $12.8 million in Series A funding. Fresh EBT (the EBT stands for the Electronics Tran

Why the tech industry should care about the farm bill being drafted right now

For some food stamp recipients, 2018 could shape up to be a particularly aggravating year, including for one of the only startups trying to find ways to innovate on the ways that food stamps are deliv

Startups say this fintech ‘lab’ is giving them needed access to Wall Street and regulators

Another program that gets high marks from founders is the Financial Solutions Lab (FinLab), an offshoot of the Center for Financial Services Innovation, a 13-year-old nonprofit focused on serving unba

Propel raises $4M to make the social safety net more tech savvy and user friendly

Some big names are making an investment in food stamps — specifically in Propel, a startup that helps food stamp recipients manage their benefits. Propel is announcing that it has raised $4 million

A sneak peek at Propel’s battling Star Wars drones

Last year’s breakout Star Wars toy was, without question, Sphero’s BB-8. It was the perfect synergy of technology and intellectual property, which brilliantly captured The Force Awakens’ breakou

Four official ‘Star Wars’ drones are arriving this fall

It was just a matter of time, really. With the new slate of Star Wars films on an annual schedule, and drones invading the skies all around us, the timing was right for this kind of synergistic force

BBVA continues its fintech acquisition run, buys Holvi, an online-only business bank

Spanish banking giant BBVA has made another M&A play as it looks for a bigger role in the next generation of financial services: today the company has announced the acquisition of Holvi, an onli

Intersect ENT Lands $30M From Norwest, Kleiner, USVP & More For Its Innovative Sinus Drug & Device Combo

In August 2011, Intersect won approval from the FDA for <a target="_blank" href="">Propel</a>, which, simply put, is a stent

Samsung announces the Propel for AT&T

There aren’t any specs available yet, but we do know that it has a QWERTY keyboard, 1.3-megapixel camera and comes in a variety of candy colored shades. It should hit later this month for $80. P