Future of Work: Providing Childcare as a Benefit with Jessica Chang of WeeCare, the Largest Childcare Network in the U.S.

Future of Work: Providing Childcare as a Benefit with Jessica Chang of WeeCare, the Largest Childcare Network in the U.S.

Justin Gordon talks with Jessica Chang Co-founder and CEO at WeeCare, a childcare network that provides access to affordable, high-quality childcare while supporting childcare providers in operating sustainable businesses through technology.

Justin Gordon (@justingordon212) talks with Jessica Chang (@jessicajchang) Co-founder and CEO at WeeCare, a childcare network that provides access to affordable, high-quality childcare while supporting childcare providers in operating sustainable businesses through technology. WeeCare has also created the only childcare benefits program built to enable employers of all sizes to cost-effectively offer employees and team members the most convenience and support for their childcare needs. WeeCare’s Childcare Benefits result in decreased employee absenteeism, reduced job turnover, and increased job satisfaction.

More information about WeeCare:
WeeCare is the largest childcare network in the United States, with the mission of providing access to affordable, high-quality childcare for all families. Parents use WeeCare to find, tour, and enroll with the perfect childcare provider for their family. WeeCare supports families along the way with messaging, photo and video updates, and health and safety features through the app. Childcare providers are supplied with the support and tools they need to manage and grow their business with ease, including enrollment and finance management, tuition payment collection, and professionally developed curriculum. WeeCare was founded by a team set on solving the childcare crisis and proud to support women and minority-owned small businesses.

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Jessica Chang’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jessicajchang

Show Notes

  • What WeeCare does
  • The other side of Jessica's marketplace
  • Where the idea of building a childcare network came from
  • What fueled the growth of WeeCare
  • The experience of building a two-sided marketplace
  • Growing WeeCare during the pandemic
  • The average daycare costs
  • The advantage of having childcare benefits
  • The biggest pushback Jessica got from companies
  • Jessica's educational advice
  • The benefit of providing data back to Jessica’s employees

More About the Show

The VITALIZE Podcast, a show by VITALIZE Venture Capital (a seed-stage venture capital firm and pre-seed 400+ member angel community open to everyone), dives deep into the world of startup investing and the future of work.

Hosted by Justin Gordon, the Director of Marketing at VITALIZE Venture Capital, The VITALIZE Podcast features interviews with a variety of VCs, angel investors, and founders, with a particular focus on the future of work.

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