AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, unu, an all-in-one banking and insurance solution, announced a new milestone by surpassing 100,000 subscribers on its waiting list ahead of its launch this summer. Designed for and by Americans of modest means, Onuu offers personalized membership, uniquely designed to meet the needs of each end user, with access to life insurance, credit and savings, based on a commitment to democratize access to financial security.
Onuu’s waiting list has only been open since May 2 and has already passed the 100,000 mark in just 26 days. Waitlist members have the opportunity to become Onuu’s first members and receive special benefits as well as the latest news about the upcoming launch. Those on the waiting list are entered into the Onuu raffle for a chance to win $25,000. Until launch, new members can join the waitlist and receive $50 for their new account at launch.
“Knowing that there are already more than 100,000 consumers on the growing waiting list is incredibly exciting and speaks to the demand for more accessible financial services,” said Felix Ortiz III, co-founder and CEO of Onuu. “This momentum drives our team to provide financial security to people who don’t have it.
UNU’s goal of ensuring financial security is accessible to Americans of modest means stems from Felix’s own experiences with his growing family who are unaware of the financial resources available to them. This led him, alongside co-founder Ryan Wuerch, to create something that could serve others, developing technology that simplifies financial and insurance services and makes them more widely accessible to people of all backgrounds. socio-economic.
The platform is powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning to help change the way people access financial products, services and education while creating a more personalized user experience. The financial services that Onuu is building, which were once out of reach for some, can transform lives in powerful ways when introduced and guided fairly through the financial system with a chance to thrive.
This milestone comes on the heels of the announcement of the inaugural roster of Onuu partners, including Visa, AAA Life and SCOR, as well as Onuu’s $6m Seed A funding, led by VC Leap Global Partners. , led by Latinx, with participation from Ulu Ventures, SV LATAM Capital, Jumpstarter Ventures, LAT.VC, Verso Capital and Capital Factory Ventures.
For more information about Onuu and to join the waitlist, please visit https://www.onuu.com/.
Onuu was founded by serial entrepreneurs Felix W. Ortiz III and Ryan Wuerch to provide banking and insurance solutions to millions of people who lack financial security and literacy. Onuu members will have access to personalized life insurance and banking solutions, a digital guide and highly personalized financial literacy experiences. The founding team has over 100 years of combined fintech experience. For more information, visit unu.com.