Tagged: personal finance

Atomic, Hydrogen to Help Workers Tackle Financial Stress with Personal Finance Platform

Atomic, the provider of payroll connectivity is announcing today its partnership with Hydrogen, a Fintech platform that “enables businesses to quickly launch white label debit cards with no coding and one, all-inclusive platform.” By partnering with Atomic, Hydrogen “enables organizations to seamlessly integrate payroll connectivity… Read More

Interledger Foundation, Bowie State University to Help Students Learn About Open Payments Tech

The Interledger Foundation (ILF) has awarded Bowie State University (BSU) a $25,000 grant to partner on an undergraduate course that will “enable students to explore open payments technologies and issues in eCommerce and personal finance.” Open payments technologies “allow individuals and businesses to pay for… Read More

Timberland Bank Teams Up with Plinqit via Jack Henry’s Digital Banking Platform

Timberland Bank has partnered with Plinqit, which claims to be the only savings platform of its kind that pays users for learning about personal finances, “to give customers a simple, easy way to save and plan for future financial needs.” With over $1.8 billion in… Read More

Open Finance Report: Consumers Consider Dashboards as Valuable Personal Finance Apps

More than 90% of UK consumers with a retirement saving pot have said they would “consider using a digital dashboard to get a consolidated view of their total pensions, savings and investments.” This, according to a report by TISA (The Investing and Saving Alliance) and… Read More

Structure.fi to Support Financial Innovations within Regulatory Sandbox

Structure.fi, a global financial platform that recently raised $20 million to offer its mainstream audience a mobile-first personal finance tool capable of transacting seamlessly across all asset classes, announced that the government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC)… Read More

UK’s AI enhanced Personal Finance Chatbot Cleo Raises $80M

UK’s AI-enhanced personal finance chatbot Cleo has achieved a $500 million valuation following an $80 million round, according to an update shared by Sky News. The investment round, which has been announced around 18 months after a $44 million fundraise by Cleo, was joined by… Read More

Steven, an App Tracking Costs Shared between Friends, Raises €680,390 via Crowdcube

Steven, which keeps track of costs shared between friends and family, and are on a mission be the “number 1 solution” for controlling your personal finances in Sweden and in their target markets, has secured 114% (€685,470) of its €600,000 target (at the time of… Read More

Personal Finance App Hardbacon Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign, Secures Over $400K

  Hardbacon, a personal finance application used by more than 38,000 Canadians, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign through the FrontFundr portal “where it has secured no less than $422,829 in the first 24 hours.” As part of the campaign, Hardbacon has “obtained $303,965 in… Read More

Truist Acquires Mobile Savings Gamification Platform Long Game

Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) recently announced it has now acquired Long Game, the gamified finance mobile app that is “changing the way people save, learn and engage with their finances.” As mentioned in the update, Long Game transforms how users “engage with their bank… Read More

Savings Platform Plinqit Appoints Peter Petras as Head of Sales, Partnerships

Plinqit, the “only” savings platform of its kind that pays users for learning about personal finances, has appointed Peter Petras as VP, Sales & Partnerships. Petras’ addition “follows the company’s significant growth as consumer demand accelerates.” Petras joins Plinqit with more than 20 years of… Read More

Ben Waterman: Co-founder at UK’s Strabo App Explains How their Cross-Border Personal Finance Platform Streamlines Money Management

We recently connected with Ben Waterman, COO and Co-founder, Strabo App, a cloud-based platform that helps you link multiple accounts from around the world in one dashboard. The Strabo App reportedly tracks all the money you own and owe, while providing you with a holistic… Read More

HMBradley Is Planning to Roll Out Key Changes this Year to its Financial Services Platform

From the very beginning, HMBradley claims that it was built around you (the customer) – around the idea that personal finances should be “empowering and rewarding, every step of the way.” HMBradley wrote in a blog post that clients deserve a financial platform that’s “actually… 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

Hatu Sheikh of DAO Maker Says Blockchain Can Power the New Dawn of Venture Capital

Blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) has disrupted many industries since its launch and now it could be the turn for venture capital. We recently had the chance to connect with Hatu Sheikh, a founding member at DAO Maker — a platform opening up the… Read More

UAE’s Personal Finance and Investment Platform Sarwa Announces the Launch of Sarwa Trade

Sarwa has confirmed the launch of Sarwa Trade, which is a zero-commission, zero-transfer-fee trading platform. Sarwa customers are able to trade stocks and exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) via an intuitive mobile app — with no commissions, no international transfer fees “from local AED accounts, and no minimum… Read More

Crédito Agrícola Group Teams Up with Meniga to Become first Portuguese Bank to Enable Clients to Track Carbon Footprint

Meniga, the leader in personal finance banking solutions, has teamed up with the Portuguese national financial group, Crédito Agrícola Group, in order to introduce its green banking solution, ‘Carbon Insight’ in Portugal. Meniga’s ‘Carbon Insight’ – which becomes the first bank-based carbon footprinting solution to… Read More

WealthKernel, the Wealthtech Platform of Digital Investment Solutions, Partners with Topia to Promote Financial Independence

WealthKernel, the Wealthtech platform of digital investment solutions, reveals that it has teamed up with Topia, a UK-headquartered app provider that aims to empower Millennials who want to reach financial freedom and retire early. Through the partnership, Topia will be using WealthKernel’s investing API and… Read More

Personal Finance Products Firm Crediverso to Effectively Serve Hispanic Consumers in the US

Crediverso, the Hispanic-owned personal finance products firm, reveals that it has introduced a bilingual platform and a financial products marketplace tool “to serve the 62M+ Hispanic consumers in the U.S., who are 2-3x more likely to be underbanked than the rest of the population,” according… Read More

Money Management: MX Partners Goalry to Help Clients Take Control of Managing their Finances

MX, the financial data platform and leader in modern connectivity, reveals that it’s assisting Goalry, a finance platform and “virtual goal mall,” with enabling its clients to take control of managing their finances. With MX‘s data platform to power its comprehensive solution, Goalry clients may… Read More

Crypto Survey Reveals that 67% of Singapore Investors who Own Personal Investment Products Now Hold Digital Assets

The team at digital asset firm Gemini has released their Singapore market report, which reveals that the COVID-19 crisis led to two-thirds of investors in the Southeast Asian country to increase their cryptocurrency holdings. As noted by Gemini: “Today (August 14, 2021), we are excited… Read More

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