Start-up’s iPhone App Aims To Simplify Online Banking

Start-up’s iPhone App Aims To Simplify Online Banking

BankSimple has previewed their mobile interface, which has a user-friendly design.

Emma Hutchings
  • 28 october 2011

BankSimple, the worry-free alternative to traditional banking that promises no surprise fees plus great customer service, has given Co.Design a preview of its iPhone app, which is due to launch very soon.

Start-up's iPhone App Aims To Simplify Online Banking

The app is unlocked using a PIN and features a user-friendly interface with a clear list of recent transactions and the company’s “Safe to Spend” feature shows how much you have available in a red box at the top of the screen. If you tap the box, a drop-down display shows a brief summary of how the figure was calculated.

Start-up's iPhone App Aims To Simplify Online Banking

The app updates itself in real-time so when you make a purchase you can see the amount deducted straight away. Transactions also have automatic geolocating, enabling you to view a map of where you were when it occured. BankSimple is launching before the end of the year and you can sign up for a beta account now at their website.


Photo by Faith Cathcart


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