MINT.COM is a free, web-based personal financial management service
for the US and Canada, created by
As of 2010, Mint.com claims to connect with more than 16,000 US and Canadian financial institutions, and to support more than 17 million individual financial accounts. As of November 2013 , Mint.com claimed to have more than 10 million users. In 2016, Mint.com claimed to have over 20 million users.
* 1 Investment and finances
* 1.1 Sale
* 2 Controversial practices
* 2.1 Security
* 3 See also * 4 References * 5 Further reading * 6 External links
INVESTMENT AND FINANCES
Mint raised over $31M in venture capital funding from
DAG Ventures ,
Shasta Ventures , and
First Round Capital , as well as from angel
In February 2008, revenue was generated through lead generation , earned via earning referral fees from recommendations of highly personalized, targeted financial products to its users.
On November 2, 2009,
Intuit announced their acquisition of Mint.com
was complete. The former
Mint asks users to provide both the user names and the passwords to their bank accounts, credit cards, and other financial accounts, which Mint then stores in their databases in a decryptable format. This has raised concerns that if the Mint databases were ever hacked, both user names and passwords would become available to rogue third parties. Some banks support a separate "access code" for read-only access to financial information, which reduces the risk to some degree.
In January 2017,
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2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
* ^ "What is Mint? Your Financial Life All In One Place". Mint.com.
Retrieved February 24, 2013. Mint has more than 10 million users who
know their information is always secure.
* ^ "Mint by the Numbers: Which User Are You?". Mint.com. Retrieved
January 7, 2017. Over this decade, we’ve grown to include over 20
* ^ Vivek (May 23, 2007). "My
Mint.com acquires Mint.com; raises $5
million". Startup Squad.
* ^ Cutler, Kim-Mai (August 12, 2009). "
Mint.com rakes in $14
Million in third round of funding". VentureBeat.
* ^ Marshall, Matt (October 16, 2007). "Mint, online money manager,
raises $4.7M". Venture Beat.
* ^ "SEC FORM D". sec.gov. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
* ^ Kincaid, Jason (August 12, 2009). "Full Details On Mint’s $14
Million Series C Round". Tech Crunch.
* ^ Arrington, Michael (September 2, 2009). "Mint is Worth A Mint:
$140 Million Valuation". Tech Crunch.
* ^ "How Mint’s SmartSave Savings Engine Works". Mint.com.
October 11, 2007. Retrieved 2008-02-24. Mint does make a small
referral fee from advertisers on some offers. That’s what keeps Mint
* ^ Arrington, Michael (September 13, 2009). "
Intuit To Acquire
(Former TechCrunch50 Winner) Mint For $170 Million". Tech Crunch.
* ^ "
Intuit Completes Acquisition of Mint.com". The
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