Hoddle, a fintech savings app which recently graduated from NatWest’s fintech accelerator programme, has launched a beta version of its app in the UK.
Around 6.5 million adults in the UK have no cash savings at all
The start-up, founded two years ago by mobile app developer, Sami Chaudry, allows users to save with family and friends.
A twist with all the trimmings
Its app, based on Google Cloud infrastructure, allows users to set-up “group holds”. Users scan the card they want to attach to the hold, and then Hoddle configures the shared savings pot – be that for bills, or a holiday.
Whilst this is the app’s most original feature, offering a twist on the more individual-focused savings app, it isn’t short of other services.
It also allows consumers to automatically save through “smart holds”, and save regular amounts through “fixed holds”.
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