Crunchy news and updates from our blog

updates

On push messages and mountain trolls (July 2020 update)

The team has been hard at work building a feature that we think could be a true game-changer for how you manage your finances: routines.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
2 min read
team

Meet the team: Luvuyo Sono (software developer)

Meet Luvuyo Sono, our petrolhead, secret-DJ, GraphQL-master software developer.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
1 min read
thoughts, product

Growing Lettuce

Today Lettuce is a humble portfolio app. Tomorrow we want it to give you superpowers.
Simon Dingle
Simon Dingle
3 min read
how tos

What can you do with multiple portfolios?

New for Lettuce Subscribers: you can now create two (or more) portfolios, in different currencies, with their own accounts and tags.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
1 min read
updates

On becoming a post-revenue business (June 2020 update)

It's been a whopper of a month over here in Lettuce-land. We reached a major milestone for a new business: we received our first bit of revenue! A real, live person liked our product enough that they paid us money for it! It was EXTREMELY THRILLING for us!
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
3 min read
team

Meet the team: Simon Dingle (chief executive officer)

We're doing little interviews with the members of our team. This week, it's Simon Dingle, our pathologically optimistic chief executive officer.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
1 min read
updates

Of virtual hangouts and online communities (May 2020 update)

Here in Lettuce-land, we've been hard at work (from our kitchen tables/couches/home-offices) on some things we're really excited to share with you.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
3 min read
team

Meet the team: Sam Beckbessinger (chief product officer)

We're doing little interviews with the members of our team. This week it's Sam Beckbessinger, our Chief Product Officer.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
1 min read
how tos

How to edit an account

Editing accounts in Lettuce is super-easy. Just tap on the little pencil icon on the top-left of the screen. This way, you can rename and tag your accounts, and update the number of units you own.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
1 min read
team

Meet the team: Roslyn Lavery (head of strategic projects)

We're doing little interviews with the members of our team. This week it's Ros, our dancing-obsessed strategic powerhouse.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
1 min read
team

Meet the team: Aviwe Ngqukumba (software developer)

We're doing little interviews with the members of our team. First up is Aviwe, our self-improvement obsessed software developer :)
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
1 min read
thoughts

13 of our favourite quotes about investing

13 timeless pieces of investing wisdom from some of our favourite personal finance writers.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
2 min read
updates

Of social-distancing and Mindustry (March 2020 update)

As the coronavirus has put most of the world under lockdown and global markets have taken a nosedive, we've all had to learn how to do everything a bit differently, and how to keep going when the world feels more full of uncertainty than ever before.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
2 min read
how tos

Setting up a comfortable work-from-home space

At Lettuce, we've always been a remote-first team, so we thought we'd share our tips for how to quickly set up a comfortable space to work from home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
3 min read
updates

Of bunnies, bunnies and more bunnies (February 2020 update)

Our February update about what's been happening in the world of Lettuce.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
2 min read
product

A video introduction to Lettuce

Confused about what Lettuce is? This bunny will explain it all!
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
1 min read
thoughts

31 of the best books about investing, no matter what type of investor you are

New to investing, or trying to deepen your knowledge about your favourite investment class? Here's our roundup of 31 of the most mentioned books about investing, and our reviews of them.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
12 min read
thoughts

Building the Whatsapp of money: how banking is about to have its net neutrality moment

In the world of banking, we are seeing the rise of payment and other services that have a similar effect to what Whatsapp had on mobile messaging.
Simon Dingle
Simon Dingle
6 min read
updates

On zebras and transparent business models (January 2020 update)

Our January 2020 update, and some thoughts about transparent business models.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
3 min read
product

How to enable privacy mode

We've made it simpler for you to hide your account values! Switching on "hide values" will change any of your account balances to the number "123".
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
1 min read
updates

On roadmaps and sofas (December 2019 update)

This month, the team launched imaginary currencies, price history graphs and privacy mode, and did a lot of work designing the architecture for the next generation of our product.
Simon Dingle
Simon Dingle
2 min read
product

Simoleans, Galleons and Flurbos, oh my! 🧙🏾‍♂️🧝🏻‍♀️🧞‍♂️

You can now change your whole portfolio to Gold Dragons and find out if you'd be richer than a Lannister, or you can add a specific account representing all the Galleons you've saved up for when your letter FINALLY arrives and you get to go to Hogwarts.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
7 min read
updates

On experiments and new teammates (November 2019 update)

Here's what our team's been up to, as of November 2019.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
1 min read
how tos, basics

Understanding manual accounts

Manual accounts are a great way to track assets like your house or direct shares in private companies.
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
1 min read
product

🧛🏼‍♂️ Boo! Lettuce has gone dark. 🧛🏼‍♀️

Introducing Dark Mode
Sam Beckbessinger
Sam Beckbessinger
1 min read