Daycare and Preschool for Everyone

The insights and tactics that created new opportunities for Winnie — and a solution to the childcare crisis

Let’s take a walk down memory lane. When we started Winnie back in 2016, we knew that this new generation of millennial parents was fundamentally different from those that came before. The vast majority of millennial families don’t have a stay-at-home parent [1] even though the demands of parenthood are higher than ever [2].

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Hello sunshine! Winnie's child care marketplace comes to Florida, adds 11K new providers

Today we're excited to share that we launched our comprehensive database of daycares and preschools throughout Florida. We've added over 11,000 licensed providers and parents can filter them by availability, age, and hours of care as well as share their experiences and read reviews from other parents.

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Transformative technology for parents

Read about the technologies and data systems that brought Winnie's daycare and preschool marketplace to millions of parents across the US.

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Winnie's child care marketplace expands to Illinois, surpasses 75K licensed providers

Today we're excited to announce that we've expanded our marketplace of daycares and preschools to Chicago and all of Illinois. We've added over 9,200 Illinois providers to the platform with detailed insights such as licensing status, quality ratings, parent reviews, photos, and more.

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2019 report: Childcare woes and lack of flexibility have moms feeling stuck

Winnie and The Mom Project asked moms how much child care considerations in general influenced their decision to be (or not be) in the paid workforce and which factors mattered most.
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Winnie’s revolutionary child care marketplace now available in Los Angeles

We brought over 5,000 daycares & preschools online and teamed up with WeeCare to create more where they’re needed the most

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Winnie, wealth, and women: gender diversity on our cap table

We’re building a new kind of unicorn — one that stands to make more money for women than men.

The Maiden and the Unicorn , Domenico Zampieri

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Bringing Winnie’s revolutionary child care search to New York and beyond

With details on over 10,000 programs, Winnie is putting NYC daycares & preschools on the map — literally.

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With 1M users in 10K cities, Winnie is growing up

Happy second birthday Winnie!

Today, we couldn’t be more proud to announce that Winnie has grown to serve more than one million users across 10,000 U.S. cities. As we celebrate this milestone, we’re also excited to share that we’ve raised $4M in additional funding led by Reach Capital, with participation from a diverse set of investors including Rethink Impact, Homebrew, Ludlow Ventures, Afore Capital, BBG Ventures, and Kairos.

Winnie founders Sara Mauskopf and Anne Halsall

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The biggest issue for working parents can’t be solved by the most talked about solution

Recode recently published a state of the union about how moms in tech felt returning to their jobs after having babies. The results were encouraging with 50% of women surveyed rating their experience returning to work post-baby in tech as a great one and 80% reporting that they have stayed at their jobs since returning. The tech industry is finally waking up to the needs of new parents and all is fine and dandy, you might assume after reading this survey.

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💡 How to Find the Best Preschool, Child Care & More

Winnie makes it easy to find the right program for your child. Just enter your zip code to see nearby providers on a map, compare prices, view photos, see parent reviews & more.

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🎓 Resources for Teachers & Caregivers

Welcome to Winnie! Get started at our provider page to create your free account and claim the child care listing for your program.