Step honored for innovation by the World Future Awards

Step honored for innovation as top Next Generation Company in the world by the World Future Awards

World Future Awards

Step, a leading financial technology company working to improve the financial future of the next generation, proudly announces its recognition as one of the most innovative companies of the year from the World Future Awards. This prestigious accolade follows a rigorous evaluation process, solidifying Step's position as an industry leader and trailblazer across various industries. This distinction reaffirms their status as one of the top industry leaders across various sectors and categories, applauding their professionalism and their contributions to shaping a brighter future. The World Future Awards, an institution renowned for its forward-thinking vision, annually identifies and celebrates the finest innovations that have significantly impacted the world. These awards serve as a testament to the relentless efforts and remarkable achievements of organizations dedicated to making a positive impact on society’s future.

The cornerstone of the World Future Awards lies in its mission to showcase success. The “Top 100 Next Generation Companies 2023” have been selected based on an exhaustive evaluation of the best innovations, underscoring their exceptional performance within their respective sectors. These companies epitomize excellence, featuring organizations that have consistently delivered unparalleled performance and groundbreaking innovations.

The “Top 100 Next Generation Companies” is an annual channel for acknowledging the best innovations based on the results of the year. It stands as a beacon for those pushing the boundaries of what is possible, and each year, it continues to inspire and propel the world toward a brighter future. To learn more about Step, visit

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Step was founded by financial industry veterans CJ MacDonald and Alexey Kalinichenko to provide teens, their families and young adults with financial tools for today’s modern-day banking needs and to promote financial literacy for the future. The founding team has 50+ years of combined financial technology experience from companies like Affirm, Block, Google, Gyft, Stripe, and Meta. The Series C company has more than 4 million customer accounts and has raised more than $500 million in funding, backed by Coatue, Crosslink Capital, General Catalyst, Stripe and several other prominent investors. Evolve Bank & Trust, Member FDIC provides Step’s banking services and issues the Step Visa Card pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. Securities (stock and ETF) services powered by and securities assets custodied by Drivewealth, LLC. To learn more, please visit: or contact

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