Invest In Yourself (Even If You’re Broke)

One of the things we want to destigmatize here is that there are many good uses of money that aren’t related to a downpayment on a home, an RRSP, an EFT (or any other acronym-laden financial term). An investment is just something that gives us back more than we put in and many of the best ones aren’t financial products. …

How to Automate Your Financial Life

Financial planning requires work and discipline, but that doesn’t mean you need to spend all your time tracking your finances. If you make smart use of automation, you can save time, money and the mental energy needed to make decisions. Here are four aspects of your financial life that you can automate right now. 1. Saving Saving money is a …

Getting Started With Koho

This is the Koho Quick Start Guide for Beta users. If you haven’t received your invite yet, you should soon (sending out about 1,000 a week!).  Once you start using Koho, you’ll probably notice a few things that are missing (*Cough* Chip & PIN & Bill Pay *Cough*), and a few things you haven’t seen before. For what’s missing, we’re working hard …

📢 New Feature Release: Categories

Have you ever wondered how much money you spend on coffee in a month, or how much you spent on Uber last year? Or what your average Car2Go ride costs? A smart, simple (and accurate) categorization system has been one of our most requested features to date, which is why we’re super excited to introduce Categories and Merchant Details with Koho …

Let's keep having open, honest conversations about money.

Our generation has a complicated relationship with money: we’re defined by a penchant for experiences over assets and more lifestyle optionality than ever. We’re also facing a climate of record student debt, an ever-widening income gap¹ and housing prices that are rapidly outpacing salary. Yet, through all of this, we still don’t want to talk about money. Maybe it’s because …

What Is Koho?

Good question. Canadians deserve access to the best financial tools and we want to bring them to them, for free, if possible. We focus on what we do best (building technology) to provide you a really simple way to access, understand and move your money. We then work with companies (like Visa* and Peoples Trust) to add in a lot of …

How we used $1000 to raise $1,000,000 (and the tool we built to help)

Primer: This post is geared towards fellow entrepreneurs.  At the bottom of this post you’ll find a acquisition calculator we built which was fundamental to closing our round. We wanted to share our method and our calculator in hopes that it helps you close your funding round.  Prior to announcing Koho, our team had spent 8 months diligently working on …