NYC startup BankSimple moves headquarters to Portland


Brooklyn-based financial services startup BankSimple plans to move its headquarters to Portland.

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Brooklyn-based financial services startup BankSimple plans to move its headquarters to Portland.

“It seems like a place where people are friendly, but they’re still very passionate about what they do,” said Alex Payne, who was a lead engineer at Twitter before leaving to help start BankSimple last year. 

BankSimple is developing a set of online tools so clients can keep close tabs on their money and their budget. It already has a small, five-person development office in Portland’s Pearl District, led by Payne, who moved here last year. 

Now the rest of the company and its executive team will join them, moving a dozen more employees into bigger quarters plus a dozen more by year’s end.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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