After years of working in financial services, Jon Stein realized that most products—especially those created for sophisticated individual investors—were not made with customers in mind. He also saw an opportunity to change all that with the thoughtful application of technology. At Betterment the mission is to deliver “better results in less time, with more peace of mind” for investors.
Watch a recent interview with Jon about creating Betterment.
Introducing Betterment Everyday™: Our Savings And Checking Platform
Betterment redefined investing with automated guidance built for you. Now, we’re reshaping another part of your financial life: your savings and checking. Meet Betterment Everyday™.
Jon Stein on “How I Built This:” Reflecting on Our Story
Jon Stein joins NPR’s Guy Raz for an episode of “How I Built This” to look back at how Betterment started, what mistakes were made, and how they turned into learnings for the robo-advisor we are today.
Empowering our Community: Introducing the SHARE Series
Betterment’s new series is a platform designed to bring women in the tech community together to lead, learn, and grow.
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