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How to FICA your Root account

Louw Hopley on March 7, 2018

FICA is one of banking’s biggest barriers to access. Learn what is required to activate your Root account more seamlessly.


How Stephan Built His Facebook Banker Chatbot

Kiaan Pillay on January 29, 2018

Stephan Steynfaardt, a private beta user, built a fun banker chatbot on his Root programmable bank account. See how he did it.


The Year Of Programmable Banking

Louw Hopley on January 12, 2018

The Root team has a big year lined up. We’d like to kick it off with a bang by sharing some updates on our mission and the plan for 2018.


What We've Been Up To

Louw Hopley on August 3, 2017

We’ve been relatively quiet since our press announcement, so I thought I’d give you an update on what the Root team has been up to.


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