There are several outstanding companies in mobile banking/fintech space right now, such as Acorns, Atom, Robinhood, Betterment and Wealthfront. It’s a particularly exciting time to be in fintech for entrepreneurs and investors.
Why did you decide to start Chime?
Chris Britt: Millennials hate the traditional banking options. Of the 10 LEAST loved brands among Millennials, four are financial institutions you know well – Bank of America, Chase, Citi and Wells Fargo. They’re moving away from bank branches and want to manage everything in their lives on their phone, including their finances.