Money & Mental Health

Whether you have a lot or a little, money features in our everyday lives and the effect it has on our mental wellbeing is discussed far too infrequently. We blame it on ‘being British’ — but it’s time we stopped hiding and start breaking down the barriers around money talk. One of the main drivers for… Continue reading Money & Mental Health

5000 today – tomorrow, the world!

Five thousand customers — what a milestone! It doesn’t feel like too long ago when we were celebrating our first 100. Turns out time flies when you’re building money socialisation! When we hit this number, we thought we’d take a closer look at the stats of what our first 5,000 customers have been up to.… Continue reading 5000 today – tomorrow, the world!

Contactless payments are now more secure

Here at B-Social security is important to us. Over the last couple of months, we have introduced the ability to freeze/unfreeze your card, use of biometrics to send payments and to log in. This is to ensure that your money is safe and that only you have access to it. From the 12th of September,… Continue reading Contactless payments are now more secure

How B-Social is improving people’s relationship with money, for good

The social awkwardness around money and the discomforts of managing finances… gone! Inour aim to understand and embrace how people really live their lives – together with other people – we continue to strive toward creating an intuitive experience that removes all of the frustrations people feel when having to manage their money both personally and in… Continue reading How B-Social is improving people’s relationship with money, for good

Building the Best Social Bank — Chapter 2

A lot has happened since our last update back in January, so we want to share another update on the progress towards our mission to change people’s relationship with money, for good. Instant payments As you may remember, in our previous update we shared how we had built the ability to pay your friends back… Continue reading Building the Best Social Bank — Chapter 2

B-Social goes B-Cycle for charity

Between the 1st and 8th of March five members of our b-social team cycled through the week in aid of Smart Works and International Women’s Day. Smart Works is a UK charity that provides high quality interview clothes and interview training to unemployed women in need. Smart Works harness the power of clothes and confidence… Continue reading B-Social goes B-Cycle for charity

From ads on the telly to building a bank

How two ad guys want to change your relationship with money. Just before the new year in 2015 I sat in a café with an ex-colleague of mine and we decided to build a boutique branding agency. With a small team our goal was to help fledgeling brands get off the ground using our 40… Continue reading From ads on the telly to building a bank

Building the Best Social Bank — Chapter 1

How time flies! We’ve kicked off 2019 with a bang by introducing payments and we’ve taken big steps towards developing our app to make money as social as your life. In-app payments allow you to pay each other back and we have plans to make it easier to manage your groups going forward. Product updates:… Continue reading Building the Best Social Bank — Chapter 1

Why we decided to tackle group spending

When group holidays or social events go well, these can become the memories that last a lifetime. Yet, we know that a few niggles can easily change this experience. One thing we’ve continually heard is shared bills and expenses gets in the way of these activities: a dinner ruined by a disagreement about how to… Continue reading Why we decided to tackle group spending

Announcing our £3.2m Seed Round funding

I’m thrilled to let you know that we’ve completed our £3.2 million Seed Round. This allows us to continue growing our team and enhancing our product, bringing us one step closer to making money as social as our lives. It’s an incredibly exciting and busy time for us and this is just the beginning. We… Continue reading Announcing our £3.2m Seed Round funding