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Acorns is an American financial technology and financial services company based in Irvine, California, that specializes in micro-investing and robo-investing. As of 2019, Acorns had over 4.5 million users and over $1.2 billion in assets under management.
  • FinTech Acorns Hits $860M Valuation

    January 29, 2019 Investing and savings startup Acorns has announced a Series E funding round to bring its valuation to $860 million. The $105 million round included Comcast Ventures, NBCUniversal, Bain Capital Ventures, BlackRock, TPG’s ...
  • Acorns’ Micro-Investment Video Game Startup Snags $7M

    July 18, 2018 Video game startup Blast has raised another $7 million in funding. The company, founded by Walter Cruttenden, the founder of Roth Capital Partners and co-founder of the micro-investment application Acorns, has managed ...
  • Acorns Takes 10K Pre-Orders For New Payment Card

    June 6, 2018 Acorns, the mobile investing platform that takes spare change and invests it on behalf of its customers, has generated 10,000 pre-orders for its new rewards debit card. According to TechCrunch, the ...
  • Five At Five: Walmart’s Plans For Drones And Inventory

    May 30, 2018 Five at Five: Payments NewsWelcome to Five at Five, your late look at payments and commerce news that you might have missed. Today we take a look at what Walmart wants to do about ...
  • Acorns Has More Than 3.5M Customers, 100,000 For Retirement

    May 29, 2018 Acorns, the mobile investing platform that takes spare change and invests it on behalf of its customers, has reached more than 3.5 million customers, with most investing around $50 or ...
  • Data Shows Financial Services Has Unrealized Opportunities in Subscriptions

    April 26, 2018 Subscription services are hot, yet some industries have embraced subscriptions better than others. One of the segments facing more of a challenge is consulting and financial services, according to the ...
  • Acorn Uses Vault Acquisition To Launch Retirement Fund Services

    April 25, 2018 Following its acquisition of Vault, Acorns has rolled out a simple way to open and fund a retirement account through Acorns Later. The launch marks the company’s first tax-advantaged product ...
  • PayPal Integrates With Acorns

    November 21, 2017 PayPal announced Monday (Nov. 20) it has inked a deal with Acorns, the investing platform, in which customers can use PayPal to fund their investment accounts. In a corporate blog post, ...
  • Acorns Can Now Offer Retirement Accounts Through Vault Acquisition

    November 8, 2017 Acorns, a micro-investment service that automatically invests small amounts from its customers’ bank accounts into investment funds, has acquired Vault, a developer of retirement fund investment services. According to a TechCrunch ...
  • Prosper Gets Rid Of App Designed To Protect Identities

    August 1, 2017 Prosper Marketplace, the online lender, is reportedly getting rid of its Prosper Daily mobile app, which enabled customers to monitor their personal finances, like credit scores, and would protect them ...
  • Mobile Investments To Reach 1B Trades With Acorns

    July 21, 2017 The financial services space has many players in the field moving money throughout the stock exchange. Like a well-oiled machine, stocks are traded all day, everyday, and stakeholders are eager ...
  • Acorn Australia Adds New Feature To Help Users Save

    May 4, 2017 Acorns, the micro-investing app, announced Wednesday (May 3) a new feature for Australian customers that helps them understand their spending habits and take control of them. According to a report, the new ...
  • Blockchain Tracker: SEB's New York Bridge To Stockholm, Credit Cards And Fraud Prevention

    November 9, 2016 Blockchain may be building bridges quicker than expected. Quite possibly, the biggest blockchain news this week was that Swedish bank SEB announced that intends to build a blockchain channel between ...
  • Acorns Adds Airbnb To Its Rewards Program

    October 25, 2016 Acorns, the microinvesting app, has reportedly added Airbnb, the homesharing service, to its rewards program. According to a report, the rewards program, dubbed “Found Money,” gives Acorns users bonus investment dollars ...
  • The Gamification Of Savings

    May 11, 2016 Getting millennials to embrace “traditional” financial services isn’t easy, particularly as a new crop of FinTech innovators has met more than halfway with apps that offer traditional financial services and ...
  • Acorns Closes $23M Round, Is Set To Launch A Wearable App

    April 16, 2015 It’s now clear where this month’s $10.5 million in funding for investment app Acorns came from — and what it’s for. On Wednesday (April 15) Acorns said it has raised ...