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Do Your Productivity a Favor and Start Using Fin, Your New Assistant


Do Your Productivity a Favor and Start Using Fin
Photo: Margo and Me

In 2018, women are doing it all. Whether it’s managing a household or a major company, we possess the unique ability to make multitasking look effortless. And although we often highlight the positive side of doing it all here on Style Salute, there is an undeniable underside to trying to do everything.

What we’re referring to is burnout and the inability to reach your goals. Between managing work, family responsibilities, and personal errands, “doing it all” is often not the solution. Doing it smarter is better.

That said, what if there was a way to delegate tedious tasks to a third party without placing an ad for a personal assistant? That’s where Fin comes into play.

What’s Fin?

Created in 2015, Fin is your own human-powered cloud assistant that asks for no vacation time,  learns quickly, and doesn’t require adding anyone to the payroll.

Yes, it does exist.

Creators Sam Lessin and Andrew Kortina, previous founder of the popular money transfer app Venmo, designed this personal assistant service for anyone who wants to manage their time better. The easy-to-use human-powered service can send emails, craft text messages, research the cheapest car insurance option, pay bills, and much more, at any time of the day or night.

Want to finally start using ClassPass or maybe sign up for a new gym, Fin can take care of all those errands too.

For more information on pricing or to schedule a demo on how to fully take advantage of all Fin has to offer, visit www.fin.com. Plus, for a limited time, Fin is also offering Style Salute readers $60 credit when they sign up. 

Why Use Fin?

In theory, personal assistants are only for those that make millions, but Fin is made for you, with pricing options for everyone.

Plus, contrary to common digital assistants like Alexa or Siri, Fin combines a full team of people with machine intelligence to complete your tasks. Assistants like Alexa and Siri really only answer basic questions and execute basic tasks like, “Play some music on Spotify” and “What movies are playing tonight?” or “Hey Siri, start a timer for 20 minutes.” But, these “assistants” aren’t real assistants yet.

Fin, on the other hand, is human-powered AI that learns your personal habits and has the ability to tackle any complex task, from putting together a powerpoint presentation to finding food that satisfies your oddest cravings. What makes the product so unique that it can also learn nuanced preferences over time, giving you a customized experience, not just another general AI experience.

Human and AI Powered Fin

How Does A Human-Powered Cloud Assistant Work?

Fin’s solution is simple: Humans power it and technology is there to support the team behind it. All you need is an Internet connection and you have a combination of artificial and human support on hand.


How Does Fin Work?

Upon sign up,  you will receive a custom Fin email address (your.name@fin.com), which you can send requests to or CC on emails, and from which Fun will email on your behalf.

If you prefer texting, you can also text Fin just like you would text a friend.

What Services Are Offered By Fin?

Fin can handle a huge breadth of tasks.

Some examples of common requests Fin is used to handling are:

  • Fin, can you take care of this hospital bill for me? Use my Amex.
  • I fly to San Francisco on the 20th of every month, can you remember to book a flight a week in advance and put in my calendar.
  • Can you schedule Thursday date nights with me and my boyfriend/husband every Friday night and put in my calendar.
  • Can you unsubscribe me from these mailings (see pic attached)?

As in the example above, Fin can also automate repetitive tasks with their Recurring Request Dashboard. This requests dashboard sends you a consolidated daily executive summary of all work completed and requests in progress.

And if you spend most of your day in Slack, you can send requests to Fin via Slack as well.

For more information on pricing or to schedule a demo on how to fully take advantage of all Fin has to offer, visit www.fin.com. Plus, for a limited time, Fin is also offering Style Salute readers $60 credit when they sign up.