Self Financial Company News

Free credit scores vs. FICO: What's the difference? Free credit scores vs. FICO: What's the difference? 
March 28, 2016
We receive lots of questions from people about the credit score they see on their Self account. Sometimes they want to know if it is their 'correct' score? Other times they are confused as to why it is different from the score that they receive from credit score websites like Credit Karma and Quizzle? The answer is Read more.
Self Lender: How we accidentally built the backend of a bankSelf: How we accidentally built the backend of a bank
March 15, 2016
Self: How we accidentally built the back-end of a bank. Read more.
Why fintech innovation is broken at its coreWhy fintech innovation is broken at its core
October 2, 2015
Fintech innovation is broken at its core. Our financial institutions employ some of the sharpest minds in the world — yet, the majority of Americans are still doing the equivalent of “driving to Blockbuster to rent a VHS tape” when it comes to banking. Have you ever wondered why banks are so slow to innovate? Read more.
Self Lender: TechCrunch Disrupt to Techstars & the struggle to the starting lineTechCrunch Disrupt to Techstars and the Struggle to the Starting Line
June 17, 2015
Self has come a long way since we launched our beta product at TechCrunch Disrupt Start-Up Battlefield in Fall 2014. Learn more about our journey in this post from our CEO. Read more.