She's an excellent designer and brand strategist with a full-stack marketing background; that's hard to come by. She also has a variety of work and proven entrepreneurial experiences that enable...more her to bring unique, creative and seasoned perspectives to the table, which is critical for innovation. Couldn't ask for a better co-founder. Tim Yu
Sketch App, Zeplin, Adobe Photoshop · Tired of overly complicated budgeting, mindlessly staring at graphs and numbers, and not putting your precious… · More money towards the right places? Well, Pluto's got your back.
Pluto makes it easy and even a little fun for you to balance your everyday spending with your saving goals, for free!
Save effortlessly towards your goals in small, achievable steps, as you do simple challenges tailored to your finances and spending habits.
It's a money management experience designed for the mindset and lifestyle of today's generation. You'll realize that managing money is simply about making trade-off decisions that make you the happiest today AND tomorrow!
HOW DOES IT WORK? • Set saving goals (Coachella? Iceland?) with motivating pics. • Link your banks so we can track and analyze your finances. • Pick personalized & customizable "Spend Less" challenges on 17+ categories & any merchant to help you reach your goals — with more different challenges to come! • Spend under your set challenge benchmark, save the difference towards any goal, automatically!
Imagine spending $50 less than your average weekly spend on eating out, and easily setting aside that $50 towards your favorite music festival. It's that powerful and simple!
HOW ELSE CAN PLUTO HELP ME? • Tracks all financial accounts and activities in one place. • Gives snapshot of your active goal progress, spending challenge statuses and recent transactions on a sleek, beautiful Dashboard. • Suggests actions to take right from the Dashboard. • Recommends spending benchmarks based on your average spend. • Allows you to customize spending challenge time frame (weekly or monthly), autosave mode and autorepeat mode. • Auto-categorizes your transactions. • Keeps you on track with our challenge "Spendometers", smart push notifications, and friendly encouragement. • Shows projected impact of your spending on your saving goals. • Notifies you when new transactions post.
SECURITY • PIN code and Touch ID to protect access to your account. • Bank-level security to keep your personal data safe. • Your bank log-in credentials are never stored. • We partner with fintech industry leaders like Plaid that champion security and are partnered with other apps like Venmo and Robinhood.
FREE • Absolutely 100% free! • Supports thousands of financial institutions, U.S. only. • INVITE-ONLY now, rolling out first come first serve in regular batches!
DISCLAIMER No money can be moved with Pluto yet, so it's just virtual savings. We're working hard to integrate Pluto FDIC-insured saving accounts and easy in-app fund transfers. Please let us know at email@example.com if you want that feature!
Event Manager for the International Department · The Korea Science Festival is the largest science festival in Korea and is an opportunity for people… · More of all ages to take part in science, engineering, and technology activities. It features not only exhibitions of state-of-the-art technologies, but also a wide variety of hands-on programs that allow participants to experience science firsthand. In the 2009 festival, 204 organizations presented 470 programs and it brought approximately 205,500 visitors during 6 days.
Based on the company information we received from our client, Cars.com, we conducted a marketing research to find out what motivates the key demographic… · More groups and developed a strategic marketing recommendation for Car.com's 2014 Super Bowl commercial project.
Connecting Silicon Beach startups with UCLA students
Co-Founder, Event Management, Marketing & PR · The Startup Career Night was held by Sigma Eta Pi Co-Ed Entrepreneurship Fraternity's Theta… · More class Professional Committee in May 2014. We invited up-and-coming startup companies and entrepreneurs to UCLA Campus to provide summer internship and networking opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in startup culture.
A networking fair that connects rising startups and students
Co-Founder, Event Management, Marketing & PR · I co-founded the bi-annual fair as an opportunity for UCLA students to connect with top startups… · More from the Silicon Beach for career and networking opportunities. I also spearheaded the PR for the event, resulting in attendance of 500 students and 20+ hot startups and VC firms including Andreessen Horowitz, SnapChat, Flipagram, and Whisper.
The Bruin Startup Fair aims to connect UCLA’s best and brightest students to premier rising startups in the Los Angeles area. It’s a great way for entrepreneurial-minded students to interact with companies, offering an excellent opportunity for students to find full-time positions and internships in a close-knit startup environment.
The smartest mobile wallet that optimizes the way you pay.
UX/UI Designer, Branding Strategist, Sketch 3, Adobe Photoshop, Invision.Io · Imagine shopping in-store in the year 2020. No need to carry items in a… · More physical shopping cart, no need to carry a physical wallet. Introducing PayWise, the smartest mobile wallet that optimizes the way you pay in a connected shopping experience. We created an end-to-end payment experience that optimizes how you pay based on the goals you have and IFTTT rules you set. The goals can be anything from improving your credit score to maximizing cash flow to avoiding overdrafts to maximizing rewards. Or you could also create your own IFTTT rules that automatically define how you transact. All you need to do is to link your financial accounts, create rules, and scan the items you want to buy. PayWise recommends the optimal way for you to pay across your different money sources for a single transaction, whether it be a single source or combo of sources. Once you select how you want to pay, you simply get your app-generated unique barcode scanned by the cashier. Boom, you're done.
Hybrid iOS app built using Meteor.js, Python and Modo Payments API at the Money20/20 Hackathon.
Hello, I'm Susie. I'm a multidisciplinary visual designer with a background in multiple startups, full-stack marketing, and brand strategy. I'm a recent grad from UCLA currently working on a personal finance mobile app startup, Pluto, in Silicon Valley.
Please visit www.susiemielekim.com for more!
- Currently building Pluto, the future of banking for Gen Z. We're on the app store and helped users save $2M+ to date without banking capability (currently building the feature).
- Founded & operated a coffee roastery & ceramic workshop franchise in Korea, generated $1M+ in revenue, while being a full-time student at UCLA.
- Drove the change in student loan policy for study abroad students in Korea by working with the congress as a Junior in college.
- Helped the production of 4 documentaries that recorded the disappearing minority cultures around the world, which were broadcasted internationally.
She's an excellent designer and brand strategist with a full-stack marketing background; that's hard to come by. She also has a variety of work and proven entrepreneurial experiences that enable her to bring unique, creative and seasoned perspectives to the table, which is critical for innovation. Couldn't ask for a better co-founder.