“It brought down the barriers for me to be able to speak to my family.”
Working with the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute and Northumbria University's School of Design, funded by Nationwide's Open Banking for Good, we ran a pilot study to see if Toucan could help people living with mental health conditions get support managing their money from someone they trust.
We care about carers
We're building Toucan because we saw how hard it was to be responsible for caring for someone else's finances while helping them maintain their independence.
Power of Attorney isn't always the right answer, and even with it in place, there are no safe, flexible, convenient ways to keep an eye on a loved one's finances.
We're experts in building financial technology products, and now we've turned our attention to fixing these problems for carers and those they care for. Read more about us
“That was the really powerful thing about the Toucan app, I think, prompting a very gentle conversation.”
“It helped me speak and share my worries about my finances with my family, which I wasn’t doing before.”
“I just found it really, really supportive. I felt like I wasn’t on my own, lost in my own little world.”
“I found that she opened up a lot more to me, rather than just saying the odd comment.”
“Toucan app is a simple yet effective way to give a trusted friend or relative access to the headlines of your personal finances”FT Adviser
“An effort to improve the financial capabilities of those in need”The Scotsman
“Selected for 'Open Banking for Good' challenge”Open Banking
“Solving real social problems”UK Tech News
“Finalists in the Open Up 2020 Challenge”Open Up 2020
Think we should work together?
We're currently talking to banks and other service providers about piloting Toucan. Get in touch to set up a call or a meeting.