Ahead is a US-based FinTech company that has been focused on the financial experience for the middle-class consumer since 2012.
With a clear customer-centric approach, Ahead has always pushed to provide more value to its clients. Their goal is to give customers the possibility to access low-rate loans that contribute to better management of their finances.
Ahead is a digital financial services mobile app that provides economic solutions and services to the underfinanced.
The company was looking for a development partner with the goal of improving its development process and the quality of the deliverables, all while increasing their team’s overall performance. Moove It assisted Ahead in this process by being their technology partner and improving the backend of their web application with the implementation done through Java.
After one year of working effectively together, our teams had coordinated everything from creating a more effective web application for loans, improved quality assurance, to integrating external systems and enhancing development processes. It was time to extend our relationship.
Ahead’s technical leader trusted Moove It to collaborate with the idea and develop the app from day one.
Ahead began their mobile application journey with a carefully curated team of Moovers, who were tasked with bringing the product to life.
We set out to build a platform from scratch that would help democratize access to key financial services. Ahead’s mission is to help every individual get on a path to better financial health - and this platform was key in helping Ahead achieve this.
The platform needed to be easy to use, and make it possible for people to easily keep tabs on their banking status and financial health.
The magic behind the results
We fostered high-quality build management standards by using established project management and Agile methodologies.
Provided end-to-end product development capabilities, all centered on the customer experience.
Created and executed the visual design as well as implementing a unique brand identity.
Focused on reducing risk and assuring high-quality products by applying robust testing services with an impact-oriented approach.
Provided technical consultancy for strategic software development, product design, and go-to-market decisions.
Ahead is designed to help educate people, so individuals have tips and best practices to better manage their finances.
They also have savings accounts and advice for people who are facing financial difficulties.
One of the main benefits for people is easy access to an overdraft. In building the platform, we made it possible for people to access such financial assistance.
During the different phases of the project, we used technologies including Java, Camel, Spring, AMQ, PostgreSQL, and AWS. For the integration phase, we used the following tools: Auth0, Plaid, VGS, Ingo Money, Galileo, Segment, Braze and Snowflake.
Figma was the main platform used for the design, along with Usability Hub and Maze for the usability testings.
Here at Moove It we always encourage the practice and implementation of diverse Agile development methodologies such as Scrum. It’s through these practices and expertise, that we stay true to our core values.
From first step, Moove It’s team worked closely on the product with other designers, product managers, developers, and stakeholders.
There were daily meetings to make sure everyone was aligned.
The integration between the teams and the linkage they achieved was so successful that Moove It’s team members became one with Ahead’s crew.
We were capable of managing both teams: development and design in a way that made sure we fulfilled all objectives.
At every stage, Ahead encouraged creativity and innovation. That made it possible for designers and engineers to talk freely and propose new solutions.
“You are the best consultants I’ve ever worked with… not only focused on getting tickets done but engaged and interested in making an incredible product”
“Moove It helped us increase our team's velocity and capacity. Moove It engineers were able to catch up with our project's complex architecture and successfully integrate with our full-time staff.”
“Moove It has been an ideal partner with our business. Their ability to work within our budget, adjust to our ever-changing product development priorities, and provide innovative and thoughtful solutions has been a large part of our success.”
“Moove It had the right blend of agility and knowledge to handle large projects quickly and w/o heavy overhead.”
“The team is composed of motivated and talented developers, who work to efficiently deliver excellent solutions.”
“Moove It has been able to successfully deliver a top quality product in record time, while assisting us in other aspects of our business such as product development, marketing and branding.”
We build strong, trusting relationships with our clients and encourage close bonds among our team members.
That’s the key to our philosophy. We strive to deliver the best service and create the highest quality products.
We are great team players. We believe that great things can only be achieved through a strong, sustainable, and professional team.
We are passionate about our work. We are enthusiastic about the work we do and the products we help build.
We are committed to continuously improving ourselves and developing our potential.