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Tanya Van Court

CEO/Founder Goalsetter

Last Updated: October 1, 2021

Tanya Van Court is the Founder and CEO of Goalsetter. Goalsetter is a family saving, financial literacy and smart spending app that makes it easy for the whole family to go cashless and learn how to be money-smart. Goalsetter is Nickelodeon meets Fintech – it combines the best of Fintech companies like Acorns and CashApp with financial education and gaming that appeals to the whole family. As such, Goalsetter is the first money app for the whole family, giving kids - from cradle to graduation - healthy financial habits that will last a lifetime.

Prior to Van Court's role at Goalsetter, Van Court served as senior vice president of partner marketing at Discovery Education, where she launched digital textbooks to schools across the country. Ms. Van Court also formerly worked at Nickelodeon, where she led their digital preschool and parenting businesses, including and Prior to Nickelodeon, Tanya served as vice president of new media products for ESPN, where she led the launch of ESPN3. Tanya holds two degrees in engineering from Stanford University, and three degrees in parenting from her children Gabrielle, Hendrix, and Maxwell.