Entrepreneur and philanthropist Russell Simmons co-founded UniRush, LLC in 2003, and the subsequent launch of the RushCard was one of the first prepaid Visa Debit cards available to the underserved consumer. The company was born of Russell’s personal belief that everyone deserves access to the financial mainstream and a set of basic financial capabilities that are secure, convenient, affordable, and dignified. Today, RushCard is an intelligent payment platform and traditional banking alternative that offers budgeting tools, card to card transfer services, mobile features and many other valuable services to a diverse group of Americans looking for alternative banking solutions. RushCard continues to provide exceptional service and cardholder benefits that allow our cardholders to get ahead in their financial lives.
About UniRush, LLC
Co-Founded in 2003 by entrepreneur and philanthropist Russell Simmons, UniRush, LLC, revolutionized the payments industry when it launched one of the first prepaid Visa debit cards. RushCard provides instant access to a set of basic financial services for millions of Americans who cannot or choose not to establish a traditional banking relationship.
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About Green Dot
Green Dot (NYSE: GDOT) Green Dot is a publicly traded (NYSE:GDOT) bank holding company regulated by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The Company provides widely distributed, low-cost banking and payment solutions to a broad base of U.S. consumers. Green Dot's products and services include its market leading category of General Purpose Reloadable (GPR) prepaid cards and its industry-leading cash transfer network which are available directly to consumers online and through a network of approximately 60,000 retail stores nationwide where 95% of Americans shop. Green Dot is headquartered in the greater Los Angeles area and Green Dot Bank, member FDIC, is headquartered in Provo, Utah. For more details, visit
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