Thanks again for tuning into this week’s episode of PitchIt. I sat down with Unifimoney’s Co-Founder & CEO, Ben Soppitt.
Unifimoney is a multi-asset investment and money management platform that makes building and protecting your wealth effortless. It is the only fully integrated digital consumer financial solution in the US.
What Unifimoney does is help FI’s become a money superapp by offering a comprehensive range of self-direct investment services accessed via the bank or credit unions existing digital infrastructure.
Ben and I talked about why they chose the focus on community banks and credit unions, the rise of the retail investor, how they got their name from a pretzel barter, raising capital, and much more.
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Without further ado, I present Unifimoney’s Co-Founder & CEO, Ben Soppitt. I hope you enjoy our conversation.
Episode Discussion points include:
Ben’s journey to Unifimoney
The drag that is working at big corporates
His time in Southeast Asia
Why they chose to focus on community banks and credit unions
Customer acquisition cost
The retail investing boom
The Amazon of digital wealth management
The average millennial has 50 money apps on their phone
The complexity of payments infrastructure in the U.S.
Todd is the host of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast, a weekly interview show featuring emerging fintech founders and leading venture capitalists. He is responsible for leading the content team which covers fintech through daily & weekly email newsletters, editorial, virtual events, and in-person conferences. He has been covering fintech, banking, and venture capital for more than 15 years, including speaking regularly at industry events.