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Bucksprout is a web and mobile app that analyzes your financial habits to help you make smarter decisions with your money everyday.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Financial Services
  • Location Mountain View, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Bucksprout is your daily financial vitamin. For professionals aged 22 - 40 years old who care about their money, Bucksprout is a free app that analyzes your financial habits and gives you daily insights to save and grow your money. Unlike Mint which focuses on visualization and spam, we rank you vs. your peers to stimulate game-like mechanics to reach financial peace of mind. Bucksprout is here to rebuild America's wealth, one buck at a time.


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    Amilcar Chavarria

    Amilcar is a financial products pro with a background in wealth management and financial technology. Before Bucksprout, Amilcar worked at Blackrock, where he led Fixed Income analytics, at Goldman Sachs where he developed Equities and Emerging markets strategy, and Merrill Lynch, where he implemented risk management technology. While at Morgan Stanley, Amilcar was a personal financial advisor with a client base of $20M of assets under management.

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    Daniel Chen

    Daniel is a finance expert with a background in corporate finance and accounting. Before Bucksprout, Daniel worked at eBay in financial strategy, at Trapeze Group where he led the finance team through an IPO, and at KPMG as a corporate auditor. Daniel is obsessed with helping people achieve financial freedom and has served as a volunteer and board member with Junior Achievement for 10+ years. BBA, University of Toronto with distinction CPA, Certi

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    Ramakrishna Menon

    Menon is an entrepreneurial technologist with a passion for creating businesses that solve real world problems. Prior to BuckSprout, Menon worked at Oracle, Netflix, and Adaramedia, and he also co-founded SafeMashups, Hawk & Seal (acquired by Authentify) and rule150. Menon literally wrote the book on JDBC programming, and he has a passion for music, sketching, and painting. BTech Computer Science, IIT (BHU) Varanasi, MSc Computer Science, Michig

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    Kevin Chan
    Founding Engineer

    Kevin is a serial entrepreneur, having built and sold his first company during college. Kevin’s interests include algorithmic trading and disruptive mobile applications. Before Bucksprout, Kevin studied Computer Science and Business Administration at UC Berkeley, where he organized hackathons to bridge the gap between the business and engineering schools.


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    Lang Liu, J.D. Harvard Law
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    Daniel A. Chen, Co-Founder (CPA/CA)