by Y Combinator8/3/2017
With Piggy you can invest in mutual funds, track your investment portfolio and save for retirement. They’re building a mobile first Vanguard for India. Historically in India, public sector employees vastly outnumbered private sector employees. Those public sector jobs came with pensions, so no one had to think about investing their own money. In 2016, for the first time, private sector jobs overtook public. People have to invest their own money now. That’s complicated, expensive, and hard to do. Piggy helps people solve those problems.
You can learn more on:
TechCrunch – Piggy looks to build a simple app for first-time investors in India
Product Hunt – Piggy – Investment app for Indians
Hacker News – Launch HN: Piggy (YC S17) – Investment App for India
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