Check (mobile app)

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Check
Private
Industry Personal finance, Software
Founded 2007
Headquarters Palo Alto, California
Area served
United States, Canada
Products Mobile application, Rich Internet application
Website www.check.me

Mint Bills, formerly Check[1] and before that Pageonce,[2] was a website and mobile banking application developed by Check, Inc.[3] Mint Bills utilized proprietary account aggregation technology for secure payment technologies in its mobile applications; its primary service allowed users to pay bills and track bank, credit card, investment, and loan transactions and balances through the Mint Bills website or mobile apps for its Android and iOS platforms. Mint Bills was bought by Intuit in 2014 and fully integrated into Mint.com in March 2017.

Check, Inc.[edit]

Check, Inc., which developed the original Pageonce program later renamed Check, was founded in May 2007[4] and had offices in Palo Alto, CA and in Israel. Check raised $1.5M in capital investment from Liron Petrushka and Bobby Lent in January 2008,[5] and a further $6.5M from Pitango Venture Capital in December 2009.[6]

Intuit[edit]

In May 2014, Intuit agreed to purchase Check for $360 million; the purchase was expected to occur before July 31, 2014.[7] In December 2014, the transition was completed, and new users installed Mint Bills, while installed Check apps updated automatically to Mint Bills.[8][9]

In December 2016, Mint began integrating bill tracking payment and functionality into Mint.com and the Mint app.[10] In January 2017, users were notified by email and via notices in their apps that Mint Bills would go away on 26 Mar 2017, and its functionality integrated with Mint.[11] As of 26 March 2017, the Mint Bills and Mint websites both indicate: "Start tracking and paying bills in Mint. Mint Bills is no longer available. The good news is that you can now manage bills and money together in Mint."[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ryan, Philip (December 17, 2014). "Mint Finally Adds Bill Pay — in a Separate App". Bank Innovation. 
  2. ^ Taulli, Tom (May 6, 2013). "Pageonce changes its name and gets ready for the mobile payments revolution". Forbes. 
  3. ^ "Pageonce". Crunchbase. 
  4. ^ "One-stop account manager Pageonce launches". TechCrunch. June 2, 2008. 
  5. ^ "Pageonce raises $15 million for online personal assistant". VentureBeat. January 9, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Pageonce lands $65 million". The New York Times. December 10, 2009. 
  7. ^ "Intuit agreed to purchase Check for $360 million". The Wall Street Journal. 
  8. ^ Perez, Holly (December 16, 2014). "Mint Streamlines Bill-Paying With New Mint Bills". Intuit Investors Press Release. 
  9. ^ Bonnington, Christina (December 16, 2014). "Mint's Latest App Helps You Pay Every Bill on Time". Wired. 
  10. ^ Whitwam, Ryan (December 15, 2016). "Mint app updated with bill tracking and payment". Android Police. 
  11. ^ "Move to Mint". Mint.com. January 2017. 
  12. ^ "Move to Mint". Mint.com. March 2017. 

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