A Curated Conversation with Evan Leaphart, Founder of KiddieKredit

Sep 28, 2023, 10:00 PM – Sep 29, 2023, 12:00 AM

Axis Space, 333 Las Olas Way, Fort Lauderdale, 33301

As the creator of Kiddie Kredit, Evan is serious about teaching children and their families to have honest conversations about credit. Evan also recently raised $1.4 Million from Dwyane Wade and Baron Davis for Kiddie Kredit. Join us as we hold an insightful chat with Evan in this limited-attendance event.

In-person event
Fireside ChatPitch Battle

About this event


  • Limited attendance
  • Who: Evan Leaphart, Kiddie Kredit Founder & Black Men Talk Tech Co-Founder
  • What: Fireside Chat/Pitch Diagnostic session
  • Where: Downtown Fort Lauderdale
  • When: Thursday, September 28th, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

We are excited to welcome Evan Leaphart as our special guest for September. Evan will share his successful entrepreneurial journey with us and will provide an in-depth pitch diagnostic session to 1 entrepreneur. With this event, we are also launching a highly interactive limited-attendance experience themed: Intimate Conversations. Attendance will be limited.

About Evan Leaphart 

As the creator of Kiddie Kredit, Evan is serious about teaching children and their families to have honest conversations about credit. Kiddie Kredit is a mobile chore-tracking app designed to teach kids about the importance of financial literacy. He combines a passion for financial literacy and innovation with a commitment to solving real problems that help the community around him. Evan encourages youth to follow their dreams and pursue their passions - to create great careers rather than jobs that make every day feel like work.

Evan is also the co-founder of Black Men Talk Tech, which is an entrepreneurship collective that promotes collaboration between Black men and other members of the tech ecosystem. Black Men Talk Tech’s mission is to create a cycle of access, insights, capital, and inclusion for Black men in tech. The company delivers social and economic impact, high quality and substantive content.

Evan’s had prior entrepreneurial ventures and is focused on sharing all of his knowledge about tech, finance, and entrepreneurship with the next generation. 

About Kiddie Kredit
On a mission to teach the fundamentals of the credit system.

Our mission is to empower credit-healthy families. Credit, when utilized properly, is one of the greatest tools to generate wealth. We want to educate about credit responsibly, especially to those who have limited access to capital all in the name of economic inclusion and equality.

About our Venue Partner Axis Space
We are a community of bold minds who have decided to work under the same roof. Our workspace and the people around us inspire us to take action, to grow, to do better.Join the community where bold minds and brave spirits meet to change the world together. We’ve designed a well-lit and inviting space to inspire your creativity. Soar to new heights of success with our team and your peers. Take inspired action, grow as you scale and be a member of the business community on your terms.

You can park in style at Axis Space by using the valet at a flat $10 rate (30-car limit) or across the street in the municipal garage at the City of Fort Lauderdale Las Olas Parking Garage for $4/hr (1-minute walk).

Event Experience:

  • Dynamic Networking Session (light appetizers and refreshments) 
  • Insightful Discussion Session
  • Pitch Diagnostic Session 

Once registered, if you elect to pitch for our Pitch Diagnostic Session please send a four to five-minute pitch deck, company logo and description to marc(at)startupgrind.com. Finalists will be selected by September 25th.

Check out what happened


  • Evan Leapheart

    Kiddie Kredit





September 28 – 29, 2023
10:00 PM – 12:00 AM UTC


Welcome & Networking
Intimate Conversation
Audience Q&A
Special Presentation
Pitch Diagnostic Session
Announcements & Farewells


  • Marc Lissade

    Startup Broward/Startup Grind

    Executive Director/Fort Lauderdale Director


  • Marc Lissade

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

  • Jason Dukes

    Captains Chair Coaching


  • Eric Gaines

    Startup Grind


Global sponsor

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Dell Technologies


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Startup Broward

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Startup Digest South Florida

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Founders Boost South Florida

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Product Hunt South Florida



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