Chime, a U.S.-based app-only bank, recently announced it has surpassed one million bank accounts. Founded in 2013, Chime is on a mission to help its members lead healthier financial lives. The company’s service is described to help customers avoid feeds, save money automatically, and improve their finances.
“We’ve created a new approach to banking that doesn’t rely on fees or profit from members’ misfortune or mistakes. Chime Members get a debit card, a Spending Account, a Savings Account, and a powerful app that makes financial automation simple and keeps members in control. The Chime app is available for iPhone and Android devices and has been featured as one of the best new Money Management apps on the App Store.”
Speaking about the digital bank’s milestone, Chris Britt, Co-founder & CEO of Chime
“One million bank accounts to date is an exciting milestone for us and it’s just the beginning. We’re thrilled to usher in a new era in consumer banking and serve the many Americans who we believe are frustrated with traditional banks. This year we’ll launch new products with a continued focus on improving our members’ financial lives while refusing to profit from their mistakes or misfortune.”
Chime also shared an infographic on its progress, which is featured below.