Young Jason
Scholar Profile

Jason Young

Oakland Entrepreneurship

Biography

Jason is the founder of Mindblown Labs, an educational technology startup that uses mobile gaming to teach young people about personal finance and other critical life and career skills. He is also a Board Member of the National Endowment for Financial Education. From 2014 to 2015, Jason served as a member of President Obama's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans.


High school:  Pacific Hills High School

Degrees

College Year Degree
Harvard College
Cambridge, MA
2004 A.B. Economics

News and Highlights

Jason Young (MS '00)

People’s Choice. Congratulations to Jason Young, MS '00, who’s Hidden Genius Project won the People’s Choice award in the Google Impact Challenge and will receive $500K. The program will connect underserved, young black males with the skills, mentors and experiences that they need to become high-performing entrepeneurs and technologists in a 21st century, global economy. Jason is the CEO and co-founder of MindBlown Labs, a financial literacy software company based in Oakland.

Jason Young (MS '00)

Innovation Explanation: Jason Young, MS ’02, was recognized by American Express and Ashoka as one of forty-five future leaders in social entrepreneurship in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. He is the founder of Mindblown Labs, a start-up that makes mobile games that teach young people financial literacy and other 21st Century Skills. Jason will take part in the2013 American Express Emerging Innovators Campaign.

Jason Young (MS '00)

Presidential Advisory: President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans has a new member as Jason Young, MS ‘00, was recently appointed to help, “create lasting public-private partnerships that will empower young people throughout the country with financial capability skills.” Jason is the CEO and co-founder of MindBlown Labs, a financial literacy software company based in Oakland. Congratulations!