There are many people that have made it to the land of opportunity, but want to help their family and friends back in their home countries. BlueKite is a company that helps people help finance their friends and family in other countries. BlueKite has a system that helps send cross-border bill payments to people in Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala.
BlueKite has raised $1.5 million in a seed round of funding led by the founding team of the company and PeopleFund. In the next few months, BlueKite will have a system that will allow users to pay international bills like utilities and phone charges in real-time.
?This important investment round validates the growing market and opportunity ahead for BlueKite. We are committed to providing consumers around the world with a safe, convenient and economical way to make payments and care for their families abroad,? stated Bobby Aitkenhead, co-founder & CEO of BlueKite. ?Our goal is to create new efficient ways for cross-border payments which are not currently available and allow immigrants to better control their finances.?