Back
Share

Alloy’s holiday gift guide for the fintech buff in your life

Fintech gifts

Holiday season is in full swing, and if you’re like me, you still haven’t done all of your holiday shopping. It seems everyone in my life has gotten into crypto this year, so to gain some inspiration for my upcoming shopping spree, I asked Alloy team members what I should get for the fintech fanatics in my life. Here are their top suggestions:

Commission an NFT on OpenSea

Disaster girl meme
Photo by Dave Roth

Nothing says “love” like commissioning your friends and family their very own NFT! They’ll be sure to cherish this sentimental digital memorabilia for years to come.

Dribble, Behance and Twitter are all great sources to find NFT artists.

Ledger Hardware Wallet

Ledgerhardwallet
Source: Amazon

The Ledger Hardware Wallet is the best way to secure, buy and exchange your crypto assets. It will keep all of your crypto in one place so you can manage your crypto easily on the go.

Purchase the Ledger Hardware Wallet here.

FinTech Today+ premium subscription

FTT logo32
Source: FTT

FinTech Today is one of our favorite ways to stay up to date with the latest news in fintech. Plus, our very own Charley Ma often contributes his ideas and opinions to the newsletters. The newsletter comes twice a week and you also get access to their vibrant Slack community! It’s pretty popular among fintech buffs, so you may want to check to make sure your loved one doesn’t already subscribe!

Subscribe here.

Upsie Warranty

Upsie Logo Full Color
Source: Upsie

This is the perfect gift for your clumsy and/or careful friends. Upsie provides affordable, reliable warranties for any electronic device. Perfect for coffee spills during early morning meetings!

Check out Upsie here.

Apple Watch

Apple watch
Source: Apple

Apple Watches make Apple Pay easier to use than ever before. Gone are the days of digging in your pocket or your bag for your wallet. Just tap your wrist and be on your way to the nearest fintech meet-up!

Get an Apple Watch here.

Portable laptop monitor

Portable monitor
Source: Mobile Pixels

At Alloy, we love the hybrid work-from-home lifestyle, but when we’re on the go, we definitely miss our double screen. This portable laptop display fits in your bag so that you never have to sacrifice your multiple screens again.

Check it out here.

Alloy swag store merch

20211026 Alloy LAVO 005

When we rebranded in June, we rolled out a fancy new Alloy swag store. From t-shirts to sweatpants, backpacks, pet bandanas and water bottles — we’ve got a great selection of Alloy-branded swag. New hires are given codes to pick which items they want, and we give employees opportunities to win coupon codes throughout the year, like our Halloween costume contest winners!

Tweet us @usealloy and let us know what you’d buy in our swag store and we’ll send you a coupon code.

Open a joint account with your partner

Zeta
Source: Zeta

Show your partner you are serious about your future by opening a joint account and utilizing money management tools to help you save.

Zeta is a great example of a fintech company that offers joint cards for couples. Check them out here.

An RFID-blocking wallet

Bellroy
Source: Bellroy

For many fintech buffs, security is really important. An RFID-blocking wallet keeps your cards safe from electronic scammers.

Bellroy has a few stylish options you can check out here.

WAGMI merch

Image from i OS
Source: Tommy's iPhone

It’s been a tough past few years. Give your fellow crypto-loving friends and family a reminder that we are indeed all going to make it!

Buy this tie-dye WAGMI hat here.

A Medium subscription

Screen Shot 2021 12 14 at 3 39 04 PM
Source: Medium

Many of fintech’s leading minds use Medium to share their opinions, predictions and ideas. Gift your loved one a Medium subscription so that they never have to see the dreaded paywall again.

Click here to learn more about Medium subscriptions.

Are we missing anything on our list?

Related articles

5 min read
Is the lack of KYC in DeFi a feature or a bug? Pt. I

By Ricardo Wiesner on May 11, 2022

Decentralized finance, or DeFi, is an area of cryptocurrency focused on innovative financial products. In recent months, DeFi has been in the regulatory crosshairs for its lack of KYC and AML safeguards (among other reasons). We're uncovering how DeFi has managed to get this far without KYC and exploring what the future could hold for this controversial space.

Read more

5 min read
Move over, crypto bros. Making space for women in crypto

By KJ McAlpin on Mar 31, 2022

Crypto’s gender gap runs deep. We hosted a fireside chat with three of Alloy’s crypto experts and guest panelists from NFT Girl Gang to share their experiences being women in the male-dominated space and tips for newbies getting started. Here are some takeaways from the event.

Read more

6 min read
The metaverse is full of finopportunity

By KJ McAlpin on Mar 10, 2022

There’s just one little problem with your “digital transformation” plans: you probably didn’t account for the metaverse. In this blog, we explore what the metaverse actually is and how banks and fintech companies can adapt to its new digital economy.

Read more

4 min read
Former Alloy solutions architect Carmen Perez on launching her own fintech company

By KJ McAlpin on Feb 23, 2022

As recent Alloy alum Carmen Perez prepares for the next chapter of her career, which includes launching a fintech company of her own, we sat down with her to learn more about her new company and her experience working at Alloy.

Read more

Back
Recent Searches