Hacker Noon | Founder Interviews: Gil Akos of Astra

46% of Americans don't have $400 in savings. Gil Akos is helping people eliminate debt and grow savings with Astra.

Davis Baer: What’s Astra and how long have you been working on it?

Gil AkosAstra is a mobile app that helps you manage your money and set funds aside for your savings goals — automatically. You connect all of your bank and credit card accounts, input your goals, and create the rules to fund them. Astra does the rest for you!

The origins of our company go back three years. My co-founder, Sam and I, were building one-off financial models for ourselves and our respective companies. We saw the impact that predictive financial tools could have across these diverse scenarios so we decided consumers should have the same power to reach their financial goals.

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