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Stoovo Inc. Selected as Finalist in Apps Category of Fast Company's 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards


NEW YORK, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The winners of Fast Company's 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to pursuing innovation when it comes to solving health and climate crises, social injustice, or economic inequality.

Stoovo's platform finds ways for people to earn more for their time while gigging.
It was created to empower people participating in the gig economy and helps them earn more by reducing income volatility. Gig workers are overworked, underbanked, and most live paycheck to paycheck with no emergency savings. Stoovo's intelligence guides gig workers to the best-paying jobs at the optimal time and manages workers' 1099 taxes, financial goals, and savings.

Now in its fifth year, the World Changing Ideas Awards showcase 33 winners, more than 400 finalists, and more than 800 honorable mentions?with Health and Wellness, AI & Data among the most popular categories. A panel of eminent Fast Company editors and reporters selected winners and finalists from a pool of more than 4,000 entries across transportation, education, food, politics, technology, and more. Plus, several new categories were added, including Pandemic Response, Urban Design, and Architecture. The 2021 awards feature entries from across the globe, from Brazil to Denmark to Vietnam.

Showcasing some of the world's most inventive entrepreneurs and companies tackling exigent global challenges, Fast Company's Summer 2021 issue (on newsstands May 10) highlights, among others, a lifesaving bassinet; the world's largest carbon sink, thanks to carbon-eating concrete; 3D-printed schools; an at-home COVID-19 testing kit; a mobile voting app; and the world's cleanest milk.

"The COVID crisis exposed the plight of gig workers," says Hantz Févry, CEO and co-founder of Stoovo. "With 78% of American workers living paycheck to paycheck, more people are participating in the gig economy to make ends meet. Stoovo's goal is to make earning opportunities accessible and easier to find for them, our AI takes multiple factors into account to address the many challenges that gig workers face every day."

"There is no question our society and planet are facing deeply troubling times. So, it's important to recognize organizations that are using their ingenuity, impact, design, scalability, and passion to solve these problems," says Stephanie Mehta, editor-in-chief of Fast Company. "Our journalists, under the leadership of senior editor Morgan Clendaniel, have discovered some of the most groundbreaking projects that have launched since the start of 2020."

About the World Changing Ideas Awards: World Changing Ideas is one of Fast Company's major annual awards programs and is focused on social good, seeking to elevate finished products and brave concepts that make the world better. A panel of judges from across sectors choose winners, finalists, and honorable mentions based on feasibility and the potential for impact. With the goals of awarding ingenuity and fostering innovation, Fast Company draws attention to ideas with great potential and helps them expand their reach to inspire more people to start working on solving the problems that affect us all.

Media Contact

Kimberly Hathaway, Stoovo, Inc., +1 (415) 994-1097, kimberly@hathawaypr.com

 

SOURCE Stoovo, Inc.


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