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Product review: Karat

My summary of Karat before using it? I know that Karat is geared towards influencers, people with followings on social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram. I’m probably not part of Karat’s target audience 🙂 How does Karat explain itself in the first minute? “The back card for creators” is the first thing I read […]

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Product review: Rocket Mortgage’s Instant Mortgages

Can the whole process of getting a mortgage made a lot easier!? Whether you’re looking to buy a home or refinance your current one, the mortgage process can be a real pain in the neck: slow, stressful and opaque. Given the emergence of players such as Trussle, Habito – both UK-based online mortgage brokers – and my […]

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Why Square and Klarna are looking to become banks?

Just a short post this time, as I just wanted to share my excitement about the likes of Square and Klarna becoming banks (eventually). As an outsider looking in, I can see the rationale for companies like Square and Klarna, payments platforms, for becoming full blowing banking entities: Logical extension of the payments ecosystem – Given that […]

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App review: Steemit

Steemit.com is one of those products that feels super complex at first sight. I think it’s content platform but I need to give it a much closer look in order to understand how Steemit works: My quick summary of Steemit (before using it): I reckon Steemit is a content creation and sharing platform, but I’m not […]

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App review: ipagoo

“Accounts designed for the 21st century” is the main strapline of ipagoo, a Fintech startup that offers multi-country and cross-currency accounts. I was intrigued by this concept and decided to download ipagoo’s new iOS app and write a quick review: My quick summary of ipagoo (before using it) – I expect ipagoo to offer services […]