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People Powered Savings, Inc.

Social commerce platform that mobilizes capital for the financially underserved by helping people build savings with the support of friends

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Financial Services
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2011
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

We're a mission-driven financial services company focused on expanding affordable access to capital to millions of underbanked Americans. Our platform modernizes savings circles, a cooperative savings model used around the world to help people build savings quickly by pooling their resources together. By enabling groups of friends to save, we are helping the underbanked achieve financial security and gain access to money without incurring debt.


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    Shehreen Johnson
    Co-founder, President & CEO

    Shehreen holds a BS in Engineering specializing in Industrial & Systems Design and an MBA in Sustainable Management. She has over 15 years of experience in business management in the software and aerospace industries. She has served in senior positions in operations, supply chain, marketing, legal and software systems design. She has experience working in the US and internationally. She believes in the power of business to drive social change.

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    Rudi Anderson
    Co-founder, Secretary & CMO

    Rudi spent ten years doing strategic planning and marketing communications helping to embed sustainability practices into global operations of Fortune 500 companies. Rudi earned a B.A. in Urban Studies from Brown University and an MBA in Sustainable Business from Presidio Graduate School. Rudi is passionate about using social technology and collaborative business models to empower people to build financial and social capital.


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    John Katovich Law Group
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    Paula Thielen and Associates

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