Money Dashboard goes for crowdfund

Published: 10 May 2019

Money Dashboard has unveiled what it says is the largest-ever Scottish fintech crowdfund, and made a high-profile senior hire as it looks to further scale in the next year.

The Edinburgh-based personal finance app – which helps more than 200,000 users meet goals such as paying off debt or saving for a house deposit – will see its biggest-ever fundraise on Crowdcube launch next week.

The Scottish fintech scene is booming...Edinburgh is a fintech hub to be reckoned with...

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Money Dashboard – which was launched in 2010 by Gavin Littlejohn and says it is the number one personal finance app in the UK – has signed up Peter O’Higgins, former chief financial officer at digital bank Revolut. He will lead the finance and operations function and support the next growth phase.

Money Dashboard chief executive Steve Tigar said: “Peter was part of Revolut’s top team and saw the business grow from 200,000 to over 4.5 million users during his three-year tenure.”

Tigar also said Revolut’s chief executive credited O’Higgins as being key to Revolut’s success. “We’re excited to have Peter on board as we enter our next phase of growth. Our aim is for Money Dashboard to be one of the UK’s next big fintech players...” 

Full story via The Scotsman News

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