Fair, a Houston, TX-based multilingual neobank and financial services platform, raised $20m in funding.
The backers were not disclosed.
Led by Khalid Parekh, founder and CEO, Fair is a membership-based fintech startup that aims to empower consumers with ethical banking, lending, investments and retirement services.
The company will open early bird membership enrollment in March, with a public launch in April.
Fair’s offerings include:
- Free account-to-account international money transfers
- Free ATMs and teller services and conventional banks and retail outlets
- Early access to paycheck funds (two days)
- Instant, interest-free microloans (buy now pay later at the register)
- Interest-free loans for home, auto and business (all loans are equity-based)
- Debit card accounts for kids
- Up to 2% annual dividend account
- Available in English, Spanish and Arabic
To join, members will pay a one-time annual or monthly membership fee based on their preference. Fair banking services are provided by Coastal Community Bank, Member FDIC and will offer MasterCard® Debit Card.
Parekh is also founder of AMSYS Group, a tech firm valued at nearly $350 million.