Methodology Disclosures

“84% of Stashers are first-time investors” - Methodology
This survey was conducted online within the United States by Stash using Survey Monkey technology in February-March 2018. 53,401 Stash clients and 2,526 people from the general population completed the survey. The 2,526 respondents from the US general population were acquired through the Survey Monkey. Panel using random sampling of people matching the STash respondents in age, gender and HHI ranges.

“Stashers are 25% more financially literate than the general U.S. population”- Methodology
This survey was conducted online within the United States by Stash using Survey Monkey technology in February-March 2018. 53,401 Stash clients and 2,526 people from the general population completed the survey. The 2,526 respondents from the US general population were acquired through the Survey Monkey. Panel using random sampling of people matching the STash respondents in age, gender and HHI ranges.

“Stashers come from 50 states” - Methodology
Users US zipcodes based on all users as of May 15th 2018.

“There are 251,479 unique Stash portfolio combinations” - Methodology
As of 5/8/2018, there were 251,479 unique sets of investments (portfolios) across Stash’s entire user base.

“Auto-Stashers save $1,432 per year on average” - Methodology
This analysis was done by comparing Stash users who had “Auto-Stash” on for at least 12 months (86,718 users) vs. users who had never turned on the Auto-Stash feature (24,101 users) but continued to save without Auto-Stash throughout that year. The amount saved is the average dollar amount users were able to save in their Stash accounts in a one year time period starting on the date of their first transfer or first Auto-Stash.

Disclosure

An entry fee is required for all applicants to be considered for these awards.

The “Webby Award Competition” is open to all organizations and individuals involved in the process of designing, building, managing, maintaining, marketing or promoting digital work. See Full Link: https://www.webbyawards.com/winners/2018/mobile-sites-apps/general/financial-services-banking/stash-invest/

The “W³ Awards Competition” is open to all organizations and individuals involved in creating, designing, maintaining, or promoting websites, mobile sites and apps, online marketing, social content and original video content created for the web. See Full Link: https://www.w3award.com/winners/list/view/?search=Stash&event=1015&award=2

“The Benzinga Fintech Awards” purpose is to seek out the most innovative companies within the Financial Technology & Media Sector. Companies enter the competition, and after receiving the required number of votes (via social media), they are eligible for the final round. A panel of industry leaders choses 3 winners out of the competition finalists. See Full Link: https://benzingafintechawards.com/vote-2018/stash-invest/

For the "Tech companies to watch 2018" article published via Wall Street Journal, each applicant was required to answer a subset of questions relating their business as part of consideration. See Full Link: https://www.wsj.com/graphics/tech-companies-to-watch-2018/?mod=article_inline