October 2015 – Varo is founded in San Francisco.
Varo was founded to make a powerful impact on systemic financial inequality that Americans have experienced for generations – and Varo’s founders knew that to tackle this head on, we needed to be a chartered national bank. This was a truly trailblazing strategy – no charter had ever been issued to a consumer fintech.
After a three year quest, Varo was the first US consumer fintech to receive a national bank charter from the OCC… Continue reading about Varo here.
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