Give people control over their financial future.
Elevator pitch: Give people control over their financial future.
Type of the project: web app, mobile app
MVP: The minimum viable product visualizes the financials of a bank account and allows the user to increase his/her savings by taking various actions. Actions include, but are not limited to, changing the savings account, quitting smoking/coffee, changing the gym membership or changing the mobile phone plan.
Features: Overview of financial situation and your current savings rate, how long to become financially independent, how long to become a millionaire
Target group: Young professionals and professionals between the age of 21 and 40.
Use Case: People connect their accounts with Make Bank (using Figo) in order to get an overview of their financial situation. People then can easily see how simple life changes or actions can impact their financial situation positively.
Challenges & solutions:
Challenges: – Focus: Not trying to do everything, because we have a lot of ideas about how this product can be expanded. – Integrating the vast amount of data into a beautiful user experience Solutions: – Settle early on what we want to focus on – Boil the data down to it’s core use case and highlight that
Scalability: Improve partnerships that tackle either the income or the expenses of the user.
Income: – Investment products and banking products – Cash back – Reward procuts/points – Promotions
Expenses: – Insurance products – Recurring payments, e.g. streaming, cable TV, electricity, etc. – Banking products
Back-end – Node.js – Express.js – Figo API
Front-end – Twitter Bootstrap – jQuery with plugins – Highcharts – Masonry – Google fonts
Mobile – Gini API – Android SDK
Source code (optional): https://github.com/chrmod/zempk
Elyse Bellamy (design), firstname.lastname@example.org, Kevin Read (coder), email@example.com, @unverbraucht Panagiota Mitsopoulou (coder), firstname.lastname@example.org Krzysztof Modras (coder), email@example.com, @chrmod Michel Tucker (product management), firstname.lastname@example.org, @mictuc