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Social Money teams up with TMG to offer prepaid card options

TMG + Social Money October 2, 2014 by

DES MOINES—It's been a busy week for Social Money. Earlier this week, the financial services technology company announced CoreSaver, an end-to-end digital banking solution for credit unions and community banks. Now the West Des Moines-based company has announced a partnership with The Members Group (TMG), a Des Moines-based financial services company that provides payments processing solutions.  read more

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Do what you do best

June 22, 2012 by

(Guest post by Michael Ferrari.) Sure the idea was mine, but to bring my idea to life, I needed help. This may or may not hold true for everyone starting a company. And more power to you, if you can design, build and launch your product on your own. Aaron Patzer, founder of Mint.com, once told me that he basically locked himself in a room for months and coded the first rev of Mint all by himself. God bless him. But if you aren't a programmer (like me), chances are you won't get far with your idea until you bring on some help. Be it a business partner, outsourcing or hiring. I'm a firm believer that if you want to be taken seriously with a product, especially an online financial product where people will be entrusting you with their money, branding and design …  read more

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Prairie Moves: VoterTide Alerts, SmartyPig, AgLocal and more

March 30, 2012 by

Published Tuesdays and Fridays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any …  read more

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Prairie Moves: Handmark, The Foundary, NotifyWorks and more

March 9, 2012 by

Published Tuesdays and Fridays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any of our coverage …  read more

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Social Money Systems opens office in India, expects more in U.S. & abroad

February 14, 2012 by

Social Money Systems, the recently introduced new parent company of SmartyPig, today announced the opening of an office in Chandigarh, India. The office, which is the company's first outside its West Des Moines headquarters, will hold four employees, Social Money co-founder Mike Ferrari said last week. The news comes on the heels of Social Money's GoalSaver announcement …  read more

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PrairieCast Video: Dwolla raises $5 million, SmartyPig shifts

February 8, 2012 by

Not one but two Mikes joined us this week on PrairieCast. Mike Colwell, director of the Business Innovation Zone in Des Moines and Mike Ferrari, co-founder of SmartyPig (now Social Money Systems) both sit in to discuss the big news that broke early on show day, Dwolla's $5M Series B raise, as well as the recent news from SmartyPig including a name change …  read more

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