"What would happen if you took the creativity and user-focused design sensibility of Silicon Valley and applied it to one of the least consumer-friendly industries on the planet — financial services? What is the Apple of budgeting? The Facebook of lending? The Google of bill payment?"Here are some new startups in the finance industry:
- Influestor - In-flu-est: To influence through investing. New startup focused on changing the way we invest.
- Sociogramics - wants to help banks bring character back into banking.
- Juntos Finanzas - SMS-based service that helps cash-based Latinos track their spending and build up savings.
- Tradeshift - want to change the way we do business by allowing organizations to exchange invoices for free. It connects businesses to all their suppliers and customers regardless of company size not only saving time but also ensuring they get paid faster at both ends of the supply chain.
Source: American Banker