Good Finance, will tell you about how the application is changing the financial lives of Brazilians in the Recover Money event, Grupo Padrão, on May 11. The objective of the event is to discuss issues related to Brazil’s economic recovery, from consumer perspectives and asset recovery. Grupo Padrão publishes the magazines Modern and Retail Consumer.
At the Startup Session Panel, where Thiago will speak, new ideas for financial products will be presented that help reduce the rate of financial default and increase the efficiency of recovery processes.
The financial industry has been changing in recent years
“The financial industry has been changing in recent years and Good Finance has emerged to be always on the side of Brazilians, showing where they are spending their money and helping them take the reins of their financial life,” says Thiago Alvarez.
The Good Finance is a complete financial control tool that helps 2 million people get out of debt, save more money to invest and make better consumer choices. Easily and automatically the application allows people to see in one place all their financial life. This is possible through the synchronization of bank accounts, in a process of just viewing and sorting the data. In addition, they can still do an Expense Planning, set an economy goal and still consult their CPF for free.
Entrepreneurs with disruptive solutions and visions about financial activities
In addition to entrepreneurs with disruptive solutions and visions about financial activities, economists, behavioral finance and finance professors, credit professionals and others will also take part in the event.
To view the complete schedule and register for the event, go to the Recover Money page.
Read more: Get to know the history of Good Finance, the personal finance application with more than 1 million users
Thiago was a senior manager at the McKinsey & Company consulting firm for over 4 years, where he worked on strategic projects, mainly for large financial institutions. Before that, I spent 5 years as finance director of the NGO Solidarity Literacy, founded by Ruth Cardoso, responsible for the budget of educational programs in more than 2,000 municipalities in Brazil. He holds a Master’s degree in Administration at PUC-SP where he has deepened his studies on the relationship between education and income.
Received investments from international funds
Good Finance was launched in April 2014 by Benjamin Gleason and Thiago Alvarez, former employees of McKinsey & Company, and former directors of Groupon Brazil and the NGO Solidarity Literacy (founded by Ruth Cardoso), respectively. Recently it has received investments from international funds in the amount of R $ 22 million and reached 1 million users.
The company has already distinguished itself in several events and international awards in the areas of technology and innovation. In December 2014, she was voted best startup by InfoExame and her app was voted the best Brazilian app by G1 readers. In March 2015, it received the award for best B2C (consumer-oriented) company awarded by LATAM Founders, a network of executives and technology that has Linkedin and Airbnb among its members. Today, it has partnerships with Endeavor and Harvard Business School.