They've each just been awarded £50,000.
Confused by your investments? Struggling to save? Maybe you just want a bank account that actually works for your lifestyle.
Lucky for you, there’s a wave of new digital businesses racing to improve your financial life, and 20 of them just got a £50,000 boost from British innovation foundation Nesta.
Each has been selected to take part in the Open Up Challenge because they’re transforming finance for small businesses. And they range from mobile bank Tide, to freelancer-first bank Coconut; and Duedil, the go-to source for financial info about businesses.
You don’t need to be a banker to see how these smart businesses are shaping the world’s wallets for the better.
Let us introduce you…
It’s going to bring the independence back into freelancing.
Alessio Balduini founded Credit Data Research in 2013 as a ‘big brother’ to small and medium-sized businesses.
It not only aims to help you get better access to funding, but supports you to better manage your relationships with business partners and customers.
With offices in London and Milan, they’re also vying to ease your transition into foreign markets.
The app shows you what other people see before they make the decision to partner with you.
Smart founders always make sure they show their best selves.