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Revolut Dinged Again in BBC Report

Revolut, one of the most promising digital challenger banks in the world, was whacked once again by a report by the BBC which largely rehashed prior claims associated with compliance and anti-money laundering control. According to the report, the BBC communicated with a former Revolut… Read More

EY Exec: Blockchain “Most Boring Revolution Ever,” Public Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin Have Low Appeal for Mainstream Business

EY’s Global Innovation Leader says the deployment of distributed ledger tech will be important but relatively slow and unremarkable, Forbes India reports. As well, Paul R Brody says he does not see much practical use for public cryptocurrencies (“Bitcoin or nearly any other cryptocurrency”) in… Read More

Revolut Responds to Compliance Questions, The Telegraph Issues a Correction Regarding their Claims

Digital challenger bank Revolut has received an apology of sorts as the Telegraph has issued a correction regarding an article where the broadsheet made allegations regarding compliance challenges. Crowdfund Insider referenced the Telegraph’s report in an article here. The Telegraph’s correction stated they had “wrongly… Read More

Revolut Hits Rough Patch as CFO Resigns, Questions Arise Regarding Compliance [u]

Digital challenger bank Revolut has had a rough week. An article in the Telegraph on Friday questioned the bank’s process for monitoring transactions processed by the bank stating a system to prevent sanctions screening and other illicit activity was “switched off.”  The Fintech had apparently… Read More

Concerned About the UK’s Fintech Prominence, Revolut CEO Calls for a Tech Visa to Help with Brexit Fallout

Nik Storonsky, the CEO and co-founder of digital bank Revolut, has told the UK Government to create specialised tech visas for professionals to ameliorate growing concerns of Brexit fallout. Revolut said it plans on doubling its workforce in the coming months as it expands services and… Read More

Revolut Launches New Business Mobile App

Digital bank Revolut announced on Tuesday the launch of its new business mobile app. This news comes nearly one year after Revolut debuted its Revolut for Business. Revolut reported that through the mobile app, users may do the following: Track corporate card spending in real-time View card… Read More

WeWork and Digital Bank Revolut Partner with Free Hot Desk Space

Revolut has announced an agreement with WeWork to provide Revolut for Business customers with 3 months free “hot desk space.” WeWork is one of the leading shared office space providers that has a reputation for hosting legions of early-stage companies around the world. The privately… Read More

Revolut Signs Agreement with Regtech ClauseMatch

Digital bank Revolut has announced a new agreement with London-based Regtech ClauseMatch. According to a release from ClauseMatch, following a successful trial period the bank is adopting the regulatory technology to streamline management of internal policies, controls, and regulatory compliance. The trial period only took… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Provides Details on International Expansion, Launches Global Licensing Team

Digital challenger bank Revolut has provided some additional details into their strategy for international expansion. Long forecasted, the global rollout of the bank has yet to breach the confines of Europe. To facilitate the expansion, Revolut said they are creating an “elite global licensing team”… Read More

Revolut Experiences Embarrassing App Failure that Leaves Some Customers Hanging

Digital bank Revolut experienced an App failure yesterday that left some customers hanging, according to a thread on Twitter. The embarrassing fail comes a bit over a month after Revolut announced the company had received a long-anticipated banking license. Revolut took to Twitter to respond… Read More

The Hot Air Revolution? McKinsey Consultancy Says Blockchain Struggling to Mature

Management consultancy McKinsey & Company have published an elegant analysis of enterprise blockchain called “Blockchain’s Occam,” stating: “A key to finding the value is to apply the technology only when it is the simplest solution available.” Blockchain has been touted as a revolutionary technology capable… Read More

Revolut is Granted European Banking License, Plans US Expansion in 2019

Digital only bank Revolut has received a European banking license. The London based Fintech says it is now positioned to become “the Amazon of Banking.” Revolut applied for the banking license via the Lithuanian central bank just over a year ago in November 2017. It… Read More

Revolut Acquires Licenses to Expand in Japan & Singapore

Digital bank Revolut has acquired licenses to expand in Japan and Singapore. The launch in the Asian countries comes just after the fintech reportedly is planning to raise $500 million through its upcoming Series D funding round. According to CNBC, Revolut reported it received a remittance license… Read More

Report: Revolut to Raise $500 Million then Launch in USA

Digital bank Revolut is revving up for a $500 million series D funding round, according to recent reports. This next capital injection follows the last round from earlier this year when Revolut raised $250 million at a valuation of $1.7 billion. The funding validated its… Read More

Revolut Unveils New Tech to Reduce Fraud for its 3M+ Customers

Revolut, fintech unicorn and successful Crowdcube alum, is taking its customer protection to the next level, intending to become a world leader. As part of the platform’s plan, a new fleet of machine learning technology has been unveiled, a fleet that has already reportedly seen… Read More

Revolut CEO Says Wall Street Has No Interest in Crypto

The CEO of London-based digital only banking platform Revolut has denied popular claims that Wall Street is poised to avalanche into cryptocurrency investing. Revolut CEO Nikolay Storonsky, told an audience at the Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon, last week, that, as far as he is concerned: “There is… Read More

France is Ready to Lead the Crypto Revolution: French Treasury Department Shares Perspective on PACTE Law, Initial Coin Offerings

France is positioning itself as a jurisdiction of preference for initial coin offerings (ICOs) in Europe. The government is in the midst of finalizing legislation, under the PACTE Law,  that will regulate ICOs. While several other European countries have moved forward with specific legislation designed… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Takes Heat for Clumsy Hiring Ploy Asking Applicants to Source 200 New Accounts to Be Considered [u]

Fintech unicorn Revolut is taking some heat for what appears to be a clumsy recruitment tactic that may backfire. First reported in Spanish news site ElDiario, the digital bank has apparently requested applicants for a open position to work for free and provide 200 bank… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Reports 5X Jump in Top Line Revenue, Users Now Over 1.3 Million

UK based digital challenger bank Revolut is reporting 2017 numbers and according to the Fintech revenue has increased 5X from £2.4 million to £12.8 million as monthly transaction volume jumps from $200 million to $1.5 billion. Revolut also reported a loss for the year of… Read More

The Success Story of the Fintech Revolution in China

In the last couple of years, China has emerged as the global leader when it comes to the Fintech sector. It accounts for approximately 75% of the world market when it comes to online lending. It has seen tremendous growth in internet loan and third-party… Read More

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