NBC Bay Area: Bay Area Company Seeks to Revolutionize Social Services Space

Originally published at www.nbcbayarea.com, March 19, 2014

The tech boom in the Bay Area has hit some sour notes, with accusations of gentrification in places like San Francisco, pushing out the middle class.

But one startup is aiming to reverse that reputation by serving those who live in low-income to middle-class neighborhoods, throwing a lifeline to those who need it the most by connecting them with the best information on social services.

“In San Francisco, there are over 6,000 social services you can navigate through and that’s a maze,” said Rey Faustino, founder of the start-up called One Degree. “Low-income single mothers spend up to 20 hours per week looking for different kinds of resources...”

Read the full article at www.nbcbayarea.com.

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