Origin: NY| Grant Awarded: 2021 | Status: Active

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What is oneKIN?

oneKIN is a mission-driven, retail-tech company, and we are singularly focused on providing small businesses creative technology solutions to help them increase their visibility and grow sustainably. Our hyper-focus on small business is very deliberate. We believe that they harness the collective resourcefulness, creativity, and genius of their respective communities. By providing them tech-enabled solutions to grow, we are empowering them to effect widespread socio-economic change.

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Company Leadership

Marvin A. François

ceo & Co-Founder

A former Wall Street banker turned self-taught engineer-in-training, Marvin is incredibly passionate about building and investing in disenfranchised communities, and leveraging technology to disrupt the invisible market forces that exacerbate the wealth and opportunity gaps. He completed undergraduate studies at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management where he studied Finance; and later completed graduate studies with a focus on public finance, policy, and economics at New York University.

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jennifer gomez

CmO & Co-Founder

Prior to oneKIN, Jennifer helped brands and startups leverage data and creative storytelling to reach and build authentic relationships with their consumers. She was a marketing force behind some of the biggest brands, multimedia marketing campaigns and global influencer-led projects in recent years including sports & media giants like Major League Baseball and Time Inc., to beauty giants like L’Oréal and NARS, Sephora and more. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Brown University.

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