The Oval Money Community starts with our Team

“A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.” Jeff Bezos

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Our Values

Oval brings trust back into personal finance and opens it to everyone. The team is committed to driving education, fairness, and financial inclusion in the industry.

C

be Competitive

We rethink what seems obvious to create something previously unknown. We compete with the market, because fair competition brings innovation.

F

be Fair

Saving and investment early should be for everyone, with no limit to how little the amount is.

D

be a Dreamer

Dreaming means leading. Leading means doing. No dream should be too far to conquer and no ambition too insane to see happen.

T

be Transparent

We have built a fully transparent organisation where the best idea wins and where communication across borders and teams is the key to our decision-making.

R

be Relentless

We believe in solving a problem that seems impossible by rewriting the framework and rules to make it simple.

S

be Simple

Simple is beautiful. After all, anyone can pick up pen and paper and start drawing. But designing something simple to use is still very hard.

C

be Champions

Without our Ovalers we do not exist. We believe in empowering our users always, making their experience magical and learning from their feedback every day.

Who believes in us

We're honored to have entrepreneurs and finance experts behind Oval Money.

Memorable events

Find out more about the Oval money story and how we got here.
  1. February 05, 2016

    Oval Money Ltd is born

    Oval Money, from an idea became a company, and was incorporated within the UK Company House. The founder’s journey was officially beginning.

  2. May 6, 2016

    WINNER CheBanca! Italian Fintech Awards 2016

    CheBanca!, with FinTechStage and StartupItalia!, organized the annual fintech awards event for Italian startups. Oval Money was selected to pitch as one of the 10 most promising projects and won a 25,000€ grant as well as a 2 day immersion in the London Tech Scene with a trip to Level 39 and meetings with prominent fintech leaders.

  3. June 16, 2016

    WINNER b-ventures 25Dx25K fintech challenge

    b-ventures, the acceleration and corporate VC fund of DOCOMO Digital (european division of NTT DOCOMO) launched a competition where Fintech startups had 25 days to apply for a €25,000 grant and 25 weeks of coaching and mentoring by the members of the DOCOMO Digital team in Italy, Madrid and London. Oval Money was selected as the winner of the challenge.

  4. June 23, 2016

    FINALIST WIRED Money 2016 Startup Stage

    Together with BBVA Open Talent, the WIRED Money Startup Stage showcases the innovative founders set to disrupt the finance industry, selecting 12 finalists including Oval Money to pitch their products to a panel of judges.

  5. October, 2016

    SELECTED for FbStart Program

    FbStart provides year-round technical support from Facebook, an exclusive community of global startups, free credits to tools and services from dozens of premier partners, and training on Facebook Developer Tools.

  6. October 23-26, 2016

    SHOWCASED at Money20/20 Las Vegas

    Oval Money was selected to showcase its startup in the Startup Alley of the Money 20/20 Las Vegas event. Oval took this opportunity to officially launch on the iOs app store in private beta.

  7. January, 2017

    SECURED SEED FUNDING

    Oval Money closed a €1.2 milion dollar funding with the support of b-ventures, Gruppo Bertoldi and Gruppo Intesa SanPaolo. This seed money allows Oval Money to secure a team of top talent and launch its app in iOs and Android over the coming months.

  8. February 7, 2017

    FINALIST at NTT DATA Open Innovation Business Contest 5.0 London

    Oval Money was selected as one of the 10 startups that would pitch at the London Pitch day of NTT DATA Open Innovation Business Contest.

  9. March 22, 2017

    FINALIST at TEMENOS London Innovation Jam

    Oval Money was selected to pitch as one of the 14 finalists at the TEMENOS London Innovation Jam event and was able to demo the newest product and announce the upcoming release in public beta for its iOs app for the end of March.

  10. April 7, 2017

    WINNER of the PYCON Startup Competition

    PyCon Italia is the national conference where professionals, researchers and enthusiasts of the most beautiful programming language gather together. This year a number of startups built on Python were selected and after an application and pitch, Oval Money won the prize, thanks to our innovation in our product.

  11. April 11, 2017

    WINNER at INNOVATE FINANCE GLOBAL SUMMIT PITCH360

    Oval Money was selected within the 24 finalists of the Innovate Finance Global Summit Pitch360, within the category of personal finance management, and after a round of pitches was Winner of the category.

  12. April 28, 2017

    FINALIST PRESENTING STARTUP at 2nd FinTech Forum On Tour - InvestTech London

    Oval was selected as the top 20 startups in the investech space to present at the Fintech Forum on Tour event in London, Canary Wharf.

  13. MAY 15, 2017

    OVAL MONEY FEATURED on BLOOMBERG TV

    Oval Money had the opportunity to feature in Bloomberg TV with famous host Emily Chang that covers many startups of the Silicon Valley.

  14. JUNE 23, 2017

    SELECTED AS TOP STARTUPS TO PITCH at NOAH BERLIN

    Oval Money was selected as a leading startup to pitch at the Noah conference in Berlin in the Fintech Startup Stage.

  15. SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

    TOP PRESENTING COMPANY at the ITALIAN TECH TOUR in Rome

    Oval Money was selected to present as one of our top Entrepreneurs at the Italian Tech Tour 2017 that took place in Rome with the leading venture capitalists of the country.

  16. SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

    SELECTED as a RISING STAR STARTUP at FOUNDERS FORUM in Rome

    Oval Money was selected to as one of the 4 Rising Star startups at the Founders Forum in Rome where is has the exclusive opportunity to pitch to the selected group of 150 founders and investors of the network that were present only on invite.

  17. OCTOBER 25, 2017

    OVAL MONEY RELEASES INTEGRATION WITH FACEBOOK

    Oval Money is the first saving app globally to integrate Facebook, allowing users to contribute to their savings each time they post on social media.

  18. NOVEMBER 09, 2017

    OVAL MONEY RELEASES ANDROID for everyone

    After 6 months of private beta and testing with a few users and a building waiting list of over 5,000 people, Oval Money has has now launched for Android and is available on Google Play.

  19. NOVEMBER 16, 2017

    OVAL MONEY CEO AND PRODUCT MANAGER selected for WOMAN IN FINTECH POWERLIST

    Benedetta Arese Lucini, Oval Money’s co-founder and CEO and Elena Capaccioni, Product Manager were nominated in the 2017 Woman in intech Powerlist of Innovate Finance that promotes the achievements of women in advancing innovation in fintech.

  20. DECEMBER 01, 2017

    OVAL MONEY and ACTIONAID launch #Fintech4Good campaign

    Oval Money and Actionaid Italy launched a initiative to allow Oval users to donate their savings of 1 to 3 of the weeks around christmas, to a Actionaid project that aims to build schools and provide education to children in villages in Myanmar.

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