Over the past decade, the desire to share and collaborate has fueled the rise of multiplayer software across many markets and industries: files, documents, design projects, software development, photo boards, and more.
Yet, with a few exceptions, finance and fintech have remained stubbornly single-player. We still call it personal finance. Though information sharing is pervasive, truly collaborative, multiplayer experiences have not yet emerged. Instead, we are left with the same stale products that the financial industry has been offering for forever: joint accounts. …
At Braid, we’ve been watching the Pandemic Pod movement develop , wondering how we can help build financial tools that make these learning pods easier to manage. Whether you call it a homeschool pod, a pandemic pod or a microschool, one key part of the undertaking is managing the expenses associated with these pods. We are excited to partner with PandemicPods.org, a site dedicated to helping Pandemic Pods match, form and succeed, and share more about how Braid can help you manage your pod’s financials this school year.
In 2020, it’s really easy to send money, but still hard to share it.
It often goes like this: in a situation with shared expenses, someone ends up “The Treasurer”. This is the person who tracks the expenses, splits them up, and collects. It can be one person, or several. These Treasurers are everywhere: in shared houses/apartments, romantic relationships, families, bands, group trips, and more.
Payment apps have come a long way in the last decade, and it’s now trivial to send someone a one-time payment. But it gets annoying when you are splitting more than one expense. Do you…
Easy group accounts. Get one for your roommates, creative projects, homeschool pod, family or any other group. We look forward to your feedback.