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We build software for low-income Americans who are often overlooked by traditional tech innovation.



Our current focus is food stamps, a $70 billion program that reaches 40 million Americans.


We're making America's safety net more user-friendly.

  • Check EBT card* balance in 5 seconds

  • View spending and transaction history 

  • Save money with local deals

  • Find nearby stores that accept SNAP

  • Earn income by finding local jobs 

*An EBT card is the government-issued debit card onto which SNAP benefits (food stamps) and other benefits are transferred each month


When It’s Hard to Make Ends Meet, Can Smart Apps Help?


Government Shutdown Continues to Impact Food Stamps Recipients ▶️

Helping Recipients of Food Assistance Use Their Benefits Wisely

Startup are finally taking on food stamps

Propel: An App That Makes Checking Food-Stamp Balances Easier ▶️


Propel Notches $12.8M
In Series A Funding


How Propel Makes Life Easier for Food Stamp Recipients and Uses Technology to Fight Poverty

This Start-Up Says It Wants to Fight Poverty. A Food Stamp Giant Is Blocking It.

Want to Check Your Food Stamp Balance in Seconds? You Need This App

This App Helps Food Stamps Last Longer And Recipients Avoid Going Hungry

Using apps to improve the lives of low-income Americans ▶️

More than Just Cool Apps,

It Can Change the World  ▶️


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