NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorns, the leading investment app that automatically invests the change from debit and credit card purchases, announces today the debut of Acorns new web app and Wearable app available for Apple Watch and Android Wear.
With the introduction of the Acorns web app and Wearables app for Apple Watch and Android Wear, Acorns enables micro investing no matter where a person may be or what device they are using. From wrist to phone to laptop, expanding accessibility is key to expanding the number of new investors, and allowing more people to capture the benefits of micro investing.
"Acorns has always been mobile-first and Wearables complement the next evolution of mobile," said Jeff Cruttenden, Acorns co-founder and CEO.
The Acorns app for Apple Watch and Android Wear works with the Acorns mobile app to allow investors to stay up to date with their Acorns account on the go. The Acorns experience for web is enhanced for use on desktop screens and tablets. A new dashboard view allows Acorns investors to view their account all on one screen. Acorns' new Wearable apps work in unison with the Acorns mobile and web app, allowing investors to view spending, Round-Ups, lump sum and recurring deposits right from their wrist.
About Acorns Grow Inc.
Acorns is the largest and fastest growing investment app that allows people to round up their daily purchases and automatically Invest the Change® into a commission-free diversified portfolio of index funds offered by the world's top asset managers. Founded in Newport Beach, CA in February 2012, by father and son team Jeff and Walter Cruttenden, Acorns takes the guesswork out of investing and provides a simple entry-point for anyone to get started using the Acorns app on iPhone or Android. The app and financial engine were built with natural human behavior in mind (linking spending and investing) to help inspire realistic investment strategies for the long term. Customers accumulate fractional shares and automatically invest and save into a portfolio constructed by world-renowned Nobel Laureate economist Dr. Harry Markowitz. Acorns' smart portfolio algorithms automatically work behind the scenes, helping people build wealth naturally, pennies at a time. From Acorns mighty oaks do grow!
Acorns Grow Inc. (d/b/a/Acorns) is the parent of Acorns Securities LLC, a member of FINRA and SIPC, and Acorns Advisers LLC, an SEC registered investment adviser.
This is not an offer or a solicitation to buy or sell securities. Investing involves risk. Investments are not FDIC or NCUA insured. Projections are hypothetical in nature. Brokerage services are provided to Acorns Advisers LLC by Acorns Securities LLC, member of FINRA/SIPC.