The Pig & The Penny

The Pig & The Penny

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Did you grow up with a piggy bank? You know, the pink kind that smiles end to end as you proudly plop each copper penny into its thin slat? Plunk. Plink, plink. Yep, me too. But, what I’ve come to realize is the psychology behind that little pig is much broader than I thought. To me, that piggy bank was the first representation of “savings” - or the idea of storing money for another day. As a kid, it could sometimes feel like torture, waiting endlessly for that 50 cents to grow to $5 so I could finally buy that special toy. As a teenager, it started to feel like power, where I didn’t have to ask my parents for every purchase. As a grown adult, it feels like safety,…
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Echoing Green – Social Impact Talent Report

Echoing Green – Social Impact Talent Report

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We’re proud to announce that our founders Cat Berman and Yuliya Tarasava have been selected for consideration for the Echoing Green Fellowship. Each year Echoing Green evaluates thousands of applicants and roughly only 1% of applicants are selected. Congratulations are in order for Cat and Yuliya, who are working to democratize and simplify finance through CNote. The two will travel to New York for interviews and could be selected as finalists for the “Echoing Green Fellowships – [a] two year immersive leadership development program that provides seed-funding and hands-on support, and embeds them in the Echoing Green network.” Echoing Green is a truly remarkable organization that “identifies tomorrow’s transformational leaders today.” Echoing Green works to find extraordinary individuals, who have influential ideas and original solutions. "We unite this diverse group of innovators,…
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CNote Wins SXSW Super Accelerator Pitch Competition

CNote Wins SXSW Super Accelerator Pitch Competition

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We’re proud to announce that we are coming back from SXSW with two awards! Just yesterday, CNote was selected the Top Innovation in the the Payment and FinTech category and today CNote emerged as a winner among all categories: CNote was chosen as the 2017 Best Startup Pitch Company after besting ten of the best companies during the first SXSW Super Accelerator Pitch Competition on Monday, March 13. Our team is looking to take this momentum into the coming months as we support our initial product launch and work to make our first product offering broadly available to everyone. We’ve got a lot of exciting news ahead! You can learn more about CNote and our mission here. Also, feel free to contact our team with any questions at support@mycnote.com. A…
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CNote Wins Payment and FinTech group at the 2017 SXSW Accelerator

CNote Wins Payment and FinTech group at the 2017 SXSW Accelerator

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We are beyond excited to announce that CNote was selected as the winner out of a group of five great finalists in the Payment and FinTech Technologies group at SXSW. Every company deserved such a high recognition, but we are thrilled that our that our message resonated with the audience at SXSW and we are the taking “The Top Innovation” award home. This recognition is an important reminder that there is room to innovate in the financial space, especially as it relates to maximizing individual and societal wealth. CNote makes products that simplify and democratize finance. We focus on inclusivity, integrity and community when creating every financial product we bring to market. You can learn more about CNote and our mission here. Also, feel free to contact our team with any…
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