Tagged: kids

Fintech EarlyBird Introduces Cryptocurrency Wallet for Families, a New Way To Build Wealth for Kids

EarlyBird, the platform that aims to make it simpler for parents, family members, and friends to collectively invest in a kid’s future, has announced today the introduction of EarlyBird Crypto. Along with more traditional assets, parents may now choose to add Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum… Read More

Fintech Greenlight Reports that Clients Invested $10.5M Last Year, Saved $91.9M

Fintech firm Greenlight reveals that in 2021, their clients may have learned “lifelong money lessons.” Greenlight reports $1.07 billion managed in 2021. According to the firm, this is a significant  milestone in their Greenlight story — “and yours.” The company wrote in a blog post… Read More

Thinktac Lowers Administrative Overhead Expenses with RazorpayX Corporate Cards

RazorpayX Corporate Card is planning to take the hassle out of digital spending for businesses. According to Razorpay, which recently finalized a massive funding round, they are constantly evolving and trying to “address the needs of businesses by providing a wide range of features.” So,… Read More

Revolut Junior Clients in the UK, EEA May Use Google Pay for Seamless Transactions

Digital bank Revolut, the provider of a financial Super App with over 18 million customers globally, revealed that it will bring Google Pay to Revolut Junior clients across the United Kingdom and EEA. Revolut says it added support for Google Pay after getting feedback during… Read More

Fintech Firm GoHenry Introduces Direct Deposit for Working Teenagers

GoHenry, a debit card and financial education app designed for children ages 6-18, announced earlier this week a direct deposit feature for “working teenagers.” The addition of this workforce payment feature “allows teens 14 and older to have their paychecks deposited directly into their GoHenry… Read More

Morgan Stanley Teams Up with Greenlight to Empower Families to Raise “Financially-Smart” Kids

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) reveals that it has teamed up with Greenlight Financial Technology, Inc. in order to bring families an “easy, convenient way to teach kids about personal finance.” All Morgan Stanley CashPlus brokerage account holders are now able to sign up for a… Read More

Financial Services Firm Bling Card Requests Treezor to Create Pocket Money App for Kids, Teens

Bling Card has teamed up with SocGen-owned banking-as-a-service (BaaS) firm Treezor in order create a prepaid pocket money card and financial education app for children in Germany. With the Bling Card, kids and teenagers are able pay independently and securely at merchant outlets in Germany…. Read More

Digital Banking Platform Revolut Launches Financial App for Kids in Singapore, Junior Accounts Available for Free

Digital banking platform Revolut has launched a financial app that has been developed specifically for kids. The Fintech app is controlled by the child’s parent or their legal guardian so that they are able to monitor how the tools are being used. This new app… Read More

U.S. Mobile App UNest Announces Launch of Investment Account For Parents & Kids

  UNest, a U.S.-based mobile app that helps parents invest in their children’s future financial wellness, announced on Wednesday the launch of its UNest Investment Account. According to UNest, the account is a tax-advantaged custodial account that enables parents to save for more than just… Read More

Family Finance Mobile App Jassby Debuts No Monthly Fee Virtual Debit Card Specifically For Kids

Jassby, Inc., a U.S.-based family finance mobile app startup, announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Mastercard to introduce a virtual debit card specifically for children. The card’s announcement comes just a little over six months after Jassby raised $5 million through its recent… Read More

Cauldron Launches Child Money Management App Nestlums

  Cauldron, a UK-based experimental “arm of fintech revolutionaries,” has launched its new kids money management app, Nestlums. According to Cauldron, Nestlums offers modern money training for children through a unique, character-driven, ramified experience without connecting to a bank account or touching actual money. “Nestlums… Read More

gohenry, a Debit Card and Money Management App Provider for Kids, Reaches 1 Million Customers Globally

gohenry, the provider of a debit card and Fintech app with special parental controls for children between the ages of 6-18, has now surpassed the one million customer milestone. As noted in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider: “Following years of accelerated growth since its… Read More

Pixpay Aims to Allow Anyone At Least 10 Years Old to Open an Account, Use Debit Cards, and Manage Money

Paris-based Pixpay, a company (launched in January 2019) that aims to replace cash when parents give pocket money to their children, allows anyone at least 10 years old to open a Pixpay account, acquire a debit card, and start managing their allowance money. Although challenger… Read More

Luxury Kids Fashion Brand Benedita Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £155,000 in Funding

London-based luxury kids fashion brand Benedita is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £155,000 from nearly 150 investors. The initiative was launched last month, seeking £125,000 as the company prepares to expand. As previously reported, Benedita, which was founded byCatarina Pinto Castro, has clothing in… Read More

Overfunding: Luxury Kids Apparel Benedita Scores £125,000 Funding Goal on Crowdcube

With two weeks until it equity crowdfunding campaign is set to close on Crowdcube, London-based luxury kids fashion brand Benedita has successfully secured its initial £125,000 funding target thanks to nearly 100 investors. The company’s description reads: “Benedita is shaping the fast growing trend for timeless and classic… Read More

Kids Backpack Brand YUUworld Looks to Raise £260,000 Through AngelsDen

YUUworld, an Essex-based kids backpack brand, recently launched an AngelsDen campaign as it prepares to expand its company.  YUU currently offers a range of premium and unique children’s activity backpacks for on-the-go entertainment. “With a YUUbag busy kids can take the fun wherever they go and… Read More

PrimoToys’ Cubetto Project Surpasses $1.2M During the Final Days on Kickstarter

With its Kickstarter set to close in less than a week, PrimoToys has successfully secured over $1.2 million for its hand on coding toy, Cubetto. The initiative first surfaced on the crowdfunding giant last month to raise only a sum of $100,000. Within days of… Read More

“Trip Advisor For Kids” KalliKids Looks to Raise £150,000 During Seedrs Initiative

KalliKids, a UK-based company that considers itself the Trip Advisor for Kids, has recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to secure £150,000 as it prepares to expand its services. The company’ goal is to help parents find activities for their children while on vacation…. Read More

Overfunding On Crowdcube: Primo, Maker Of Smart Toys To Help Young Children Learn To Code

Now overfunding on Crowdcube, Primo is a smart-toy maker that aims to help young children learn computer coding before they can read. I can’t say that’s the order in which I learned these two skills (probably because the company was then but a spark in its founders’ eyes), but… Read More

Non-Profits Wishbone & Uncommon Schools Launch Crowdfunding Initiative to Send More Than 100 Low-Income, High School Students to Top Summer Programs

Wishbone, a non-profit that gives students the chance to pursue their passions through online crowdfunding and program coordination, and Uncommon Schools, a network of 42 public charter schools, are teaming up to raise $90,000 to send 104 low-income, high school students to a summer program of their… Read More

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