Trim personal finance bot raises $2.2 million


Ever wonder how much you spend each month on Uber? The newly released Trim chatbot will tell you in a text.

Trim also helps you manage subscriptions, set up spending alerts and check your bank balance. But there is no app, only a bot that can be linked to SMS or Facebook.

“Anything that you can do on your mobile banking app, you can do with trim with the exception of moving money,” said CEO and co-founder Thomas Smyth. He founded the business alongside fellow Yale alumni Daniel Petkevich and the duo is based in San Francisco.

Ashton Kutcher believes in the concept, and is a participating in their 2.2 million financing round through Sound Ventures. Eniac Ventures led the round, with Version One Ventures and Core Innovation Capital also participating.

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