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1636_e6d2066e20_small January 5, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines As of this morning, the social component of the online goal-based savings startup SmartyPig just got better. Now, when on the go, users can open the SmartyPig iPhone app to update their Facebook friends and Twitter followers about their goals. This and a set of other features make up the free SmartyPig iPhone app, the company's foray into the mobile space. "As people evaluate SmartyPig for the first time, having a solid mobile app that provides a ton of functionality is a definite plus," said SmartyPig co-founder and COO Mike Ferrari in an email interview yesterday. "Mobile accessibility is key to any online financial… read more

1599_04076c99ab_small December 28, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

(Photo by Peter Mooney via Flickr.) Published every Tuesday, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email info@siliconprairienews.com. read more

1515_e6f7197bb1_small December 3, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines Yesterday, I published a post covering the latest announcement from SmartyPig: the addition of their SmartyPig Cash Rewards PrePaid MasterCard (left, image from smartypig.com). I neglected to call that out, however, and instead only labeled it a "prepaid MasterCard." (Note: I've updated yesterday's post: "More Options: SmartyPig rolls out prepaid MasterCard.") In the past… read more

1510_327be45573_small December 2, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines Earlier this week, SmartyPig, an online social banking startup, rolled out its latest savings redemption option for its users: now, at anytime, account holders can load their funds onto a SmartyPig Cash Rewards PrePaid MasterCard.* This card can then be used anywhere Debit MasterCard is accepted. And like SmartyPig's redemption option of a retailer gift card, the Cash Rewards Card option… read more

1404_e277a48fd2_small November 9, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

(Photo by Lauren Tucker via Flickr) Published every Tuesday, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post… read more

1375_d95ae8adf5_small October 19, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines Just over two weeks ago, Des Monies social banking startup SmartyPig unveiled PhilanthoPig, a product created to help nonprofits boost their fundraising efforts. Since that time, the PhilanthroPig website, philanthropig.com, went live with an informational splash page (above) and the company earned some ink in the Des Moines Register. "We are very excited about the launch of PhilanthroPig both… read more

1355_ccc7da82c0_small October 19, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Photo by Frapestaartje via Flickr Published every Tuesday, Prairie Moves keeps you informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email info@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any of our coverage, please contact me at… read more

1317_1f848ecd3c_small October 5, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

(Photo by Lauren Tucker via Flickr.) The goal of Prairie Moves is to keep our readers informed about career moves, press coverage, and product development from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email info@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions…  read more

1320_de67ca68fe_small October 4, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

At today's Finovate conference in New York, SmartyPig co-founder and COO Michael Ferrari (left, photo by Finovate Conferences via Flickr) took the stage to announce the Des Moines-based startup's newest product, PhilanthroPig, a custom fundraising site. According to a company press release, the product will launch in closed beta next month with a University of Texas alumni fundraising network, 1883 Council. read more

1318_5511830b6d_small October 4, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines After a successful domestic launch in April 2008, social banking startup SmartyPig reached its first overseas market… read more

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