betterment

  • Bessemer Backs Better-Savings Startup Betterment With $3 Million

    Betterment, a financial savings startup which launched last May at TechCrunch Disrupt, raised $3 million in a series A financing led by Bessemer Venture Partners. The Anthemis Group, Thomas Lehrman, and other angel investors also participated. Betterment aims to disrupt the financial savings industry by letting customers invest their savings in a carefully-selected blend of stock and bond… Read More

  • The TechCrunch Disrupt Final Five: Betterment, MOVIECLIPS, Publish2, Soluto And UJAM

    The TechCrunch Disrupt Final Five: Betterment, MOVIECLIPS, Publish2, Soluto And UJAM

    Eighty thousand people have tuned in to TechCrunch Disrupt to watch the launch of twenty new startups and products in the Startup Battlefield – nearly 2,000 in live attendance and another staggering 78,000 on the live video stream. Of those twenty just ten made it to the second round, where the focus was on the business model. After long deliberations, and after calculating the total… Read More

  • Betterment Wants To Be Your New, Higher-Yield Savings Account

    Betterment Wants To Be Your New, Higher-Yield Savings Account

    Betterment, a new startup that is launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt, is looking to become the “replacement for your savings account” — it earns you more money than a standard savings account while offering more flexibility than you’d get from higher yield accounts. And, unlike most financial services, Betterment is designed so that anyone can use it, regardless… Read More