Personal Finance Site Mint Raises Another Round, Facing Crowded, Emerging Market

Mint, a web site that lets you see your financial activity from across your bank accounts, has raised $12.1 million from Benchmark Capital and existing investors. There are a host of competitors with solid offerings of their own, including Wesabe, Geezeo, Cashview and Buxfer. Mint claims it is five times larger than any of them. Meanwhile, old-school competitors like Intuit have their own online personal finance management sites up in running — check out the online version of Quicken. Mint differentiates itself through patent-pending technology for such things as organizing transactions from multiple bank account, and a better user...

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