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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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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Closing the Child Care Gap

From the beginning, Winnie’s mission has been to equip parents with the information they need to be successful. In the majority of American households, all of the adults work at least part-time, which means the majority of American households have no full-time stay-at-home caregiver. One of the biggest issues parents face is finding high-quality child care.

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Parents, meet Winnie.

When I brought my baby daughter home from the hospital one year ago, the clock started ticking. I had a 6 week maternity leave before it was time to go back to work. How was I supposed to find child care for my newborn?

As I talked to other parents I realized I wasn’t alone. It turns out it’s not easy to find this kind of information. You have to talk to other parents to learn about in the in-home daycare down the street, or post your nanny job on the internet and hope for the best. It seemed crazy to me that even with all our advancements in technology, parents today don’t have better tools to navigate finding care for their most precious possessions. We founded Winnie because we want to change that.

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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.