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Meet Donald

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This is Donald, he’s Head of Customer Success here at Chip.

What that really means is — he’s the person who keeps our savers happy.  If you’re on our live chat then Donald is at the other end! 

He really does have ALL the answers and helps our savers out with any queries. He’s also on the other side when our savers get in touch through email and social media.

Thanks for always being there Donald! 

He's been working at Chip since September 2017. Here's what he has to say about us...

“What I enjoy most about my role in Chip is the opportunity not only to help others save, but to make them happy savers. We all need a bit more happiness.”

As well as our live chat hero, Donald is professionally trained musical-theatre performer.

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He loves all things French and is on a lifelong mission to find the perfect product to tame his curly hair.

Say hello to Tali

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This is Tali, she’s our Head of Operations and pretty much runs the show here at Chip HQ. She project manages the development of the app to make it even better for our happy savers. Hurray!

She also manages our customer support dept and ensures that everything at Chip HQ is running smoothly. Thanks Tali! 👍

Here's our favourite Head of Ops hard at work...

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And here...

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And here she is on the tube with our CEO Simon (after the Chip Christmas party)...🙈 

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When she's not at Chip HQ, Tali likes to play softball. She's actually pretty good! 

Here she is scoring a home run for her team 'The Tecumsehs'. 💪

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Tali joined Chip back in November 2016 and it really wouldn't be the same without her.

This is what she had to say about working at the best savings app in the world.

"What I love most about Chip is the working environment we’ve created. We work hard and have fun as a team." 

Thanks Tali! We ❤️you too.

A sneak peek at Chip 2.0

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We're so excited about the launch of our shiny new app, we just can't keep it in any longer. 

Don't worry, we won't spoil the surprise completely, but we will show you a little something we've been working on and introduce our cool new logo. 😉

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We’re all about sharing experiences and finding ways for you to enjoy your savings with all the incredible people around you.

So, we set out to create a feature which could help our users do just that — save up for the things they want with the people they love. 

Introducing - Squad Goals  🙌

Saving with Chip is pretty easy (thanks to our algorithm that does it for you) and now we’re making it even more fun.

Save up for multiple goals with Chip 2.0 and invite friends to join the journey with you, that way you can encourage each other to keep on saving for the things that matter.

We can’t share too much with you right now because it’s top secret, but we can give you a sneak peek of how the new Chip will work.

Drum roll …

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Don't worry, you won't have to wait too long to get your hands on the full Squad Goals feature (or any of our other amazing new features for that matter!). 🤗 Chip 2.0 will be launching very soon, so watch this space...

Liv's adventure in Asia

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One of the best things about working at Chip is getting updates from our users. Hearing stories of how Chip has changed their life for the better always gets us smiling.

Meet Liv. She’s 27. A part-time nanny and Yoga instructor. 

Liv got Chip last year to save up for a holiday to Asia with her boyfriend. 

Not only did she reach her goal, she had such a good time that she got in touch to say thanks. She even sent us some super cute snaps from her hols. 

This is her story...

I was desperate to get away and have real break from London but wasn’t sure how I was going to save up for a two week holiday and keep doing the things I wanted to, like going out with my friends.

With 9 months to go, I downloaded Chip and started saving straight away. I can’t say I was completely confident the app alone would help me to reach my goal — but it certainly wasn’t going to do any harm, so I gave it a try. 

Little did i know! Three months in, I had already saved over a third of what I needed and started planning the trip. I even upped my Chip save amount to add in a visit to Cambodia after Thailand. For the first time my savings were opening up possibilities rather than closing doors! 

It sounds impossible, but I genuinely didn’t notice the money leaving my account. I’m prone to an impromptu supermarket stop or after work drink, and each Chip save fell into the same little affordable bracket.

Fast forward nine months and Josh and I set off on our merry way. We wanted to fit as much in as possible (and we really did)!

It would take forever to talk you through the best moments from our two-week stay, so I’ll just share with you a few photos from our favourite parts.

Meeting elephants at the Sai Yoke Elephant Camp.

Meeting elephants at the Sai Yoke Elephant Camp.

Trekking up the mountains in Chiang Mai.

Trekking up the mountains in Chiang Mai.

Exploring Battambang on the Sangkae river in Cambodia.

Exploring Battambang on the Sangkae river in Cambodia.

The thing that took me by surprise the most was how little I had to cut back. Over the nine months before our holiday, I still can’t believe I didn’t have to change my lifestyle. I didn’t miss out on anything yet I’d managed to save up for the trip of a lifetime! 

Taking a well deserved break in Pai, Thailand.

Taking a well deserved break in Pai, Thailand.

We were so pleased when Liv got in touch with Chip HQ to share the memories she made. It really doesn’t matter whether your goal is £100 or £10,000, for one month's time or one year's time. If we’ve helped you reach it — then that makes us happy. So keep on saving and sharing! 

We're on a mission... to find the strangest savings goal

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One of the most exciting things about Chip is that every user's journey is completely unique. So we've embarked on a new mission to find the weirdest and most wonderful things Chippers are saving for.

Is your goal a pet llama? Are you stashing money away for a secret adventure? Or getting some cash together to donate to charity? Then tell us about it. 🙏The quirkier the better!

Share your story with us here and you might even land yourself on our front page. 🙌

 

We're about to announce our Summer lottery winner...

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Did you enter our Summer Lottery? Then make sure you watch this space! We've picked our lucky winner and will be making the glorious announcement very soon.

We also just wanted to say a huge thank you to all of those who entered the competition. Your support means we can continue growing and innovating to bring you the best savings app in the world! Keep up the good work guys! 👏

Want to be the first to hear about other amazing competitions, Chip news and promotions? You can sign up right here!

We want to hear from you!

Your Chip stories are extremely important to us. We love hearing about how our app has genuinely helped you to achieve something. It makes everyone here at Chip HQ very happy.

Whether you're saving for something big like a summer holiday or wedding, you're trying to get out of your overdraft or you just want to set a bit of extra cash aside for a rainy day, please let us know when you've reached your goal. Reaping the benefits of our automated app is what it's all about, so don't be shy!

Send us photos, videos, whatever you like. We might even post them up on our Instagram account for the world to admire (but only if you want us to of course).

Tell us about your unique Chip story here.

A big warm welcome!

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Hey there 👋

Welcome to our shiny new community site. We hope you like it!

There's always something exciting happening here at Chip HQ and this is where we'll tell you about it.

We'll keep you posted with all the latest Chip updates, feature news and pretty much everything you need to know to about the best savings app in the world. 🌎

We'll also be sharing some of our favourite stories from you guys out there in the Chip community - so you know exactly where to head if you need some inspo for your next goal. 🥅

All the best and keep on saving!  

Team Chip ✌️