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FinnoSummit Latam Fintech Revolution: The Battle of the Latin America Fintech Startups!

Part 6 of a series of articles covering the fast-emerging Fintech ecosystem in Latin America. First I want to thank FinnoSummit and LendIt and all the attendees to give us a glimpse of what’s coming to this all so important part of the world, Latin… Read More

UK-based Digital Bank Revolut Introduces Open Banking Feature to Allow Users to View Bank Accounts from External Providers from Company’s App

Leading UK-based digital bank Revolut has introduced a new Open Banking feature, which will allow users to view their bank accounts from other financial service providers from within the banking challenger’s app. Revolut partnered with financial API developer TrueLayer to allow all of its retail… Read More

FinnoSummit Latam Fintech Revolution: AI Driven Compliance and Servicing Coming to Latin America Fintech

Part 6 of a series of articles covering the fast-emerging Fintech ecosystem in Latin America. When we look at Latin America’s Fintech scene, it conjures up memories of the U.S. Fintech evolution that took place during the past decade. Or perhaps, the past decade and… Read More

FinnoSummit LatAm Fintech Revolution Part 5: Non-Fintechs becoming Fintechs

Part 5 of a series of articles covering the fast-emerging Fintech ecosystem in Latin America. Technology is often the driver for massive social and economic change. We’ve seen this play out in North America, Asia, Africa and Europe. Particularly in Asia and Africa, the pervasiveness… Read More

UK: Revolut to Offer Savings Accounts with 1.35% Interest Rate

Digital challenger bank Revolut has announced a new savings accounts for users in the UK market. The bank says the savings accounts will be available to Revolut Metal customers and earn a 1.35% interest rate on deposits – one of the higher rates of returns… Read More

FinnoSummit LatAm Fintech Revolution Part 4: LatAm Digital Transformation and Open Banking

Part 4 of a series of articles covering the fast-emerging Fintech ecosystem in Latin America. During the inaugural FinnoSummit addressing innovations in financial services in Latin America (LatAm), the speaker and audiences settled on a big issue; infrastructure and digital transformation. Most of the Latin… Read More

LatAm Fintech Revolution Part 3: Hunting for the Next LatAm Unicorn. Fintech Investments are Glowing Red Hot!

Whenever there’s opportunity, the money flows. There’s no exception here to a 400 million people market. Latin America is the next fertile ground for homegrown venture capitalists and international money when it comes to Fintech. U.S. and international VCs are on the hunt for the… Read More

FinnoSummit: LatAm Fintech Revolution – Banking as a Service

Part 2 of a series of articles covering the fast-emerging Fintech ecosystem in Latin America. As sessions continue at the inaugural FinnoSummit by LendIt Fintech in December, I find myself in a fully packed, standing room only hall buzzing with investors and entrepreneurs. The excitement… Read More

Asia: Digital Bank Revolut Introduces New Debit Multi-Currency Card for Traveling Millennials

UK based digital bank Revolut has introduced a new debit multi-currency card that comes with “compelling travel benefits and cashback” for millennials who might be traveling, Kunal Chatterjee, Visa country manager for Singapore and Brunei confirmed. Revolut recently expanded into Asia with its sights set… Read More

FinnoSummit Miami: LatAm Fintech Revolution Part 1 – Death of Point of Sale Terminals and the Rise of Mobile

After an eight hour journey with a stop in Dallas, I arrived early Monday morning (Dec 2nd, 2019) in Miami, a city with many faces. I sprung up early next morning and walked straight into Keynote sessions at the FinnoSummit by LendIt Fintech. As many… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Partners With Smart Pension to Offer Business Pensions Functionalities

Digital bank Revolut announced on Thursday it has teamed up with authorized by the pensions regulator, Smart Pension, to launch its new business pension offering. Users will now be able to set up their business accounts and pension auto-enrolment within minutes through this collaboration. “When… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Adds Key Service for Customers with Direct Debits

Digital bank Revolut is now offering direct debits for UK accounts. Customers with UK accounts may now set up GBP direct debits to pay for items such as club memberships or utility fees. Revolut adds that customers will be safeguarded against certain types of fraud… Read More

Revolut and Mastercard Join to Help Repair Schools in Mozambique

Leading digital bank Revolut is partnering with Mastercard to help repair four schools destroyed by  Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. The charitable project is also in support of Universal Children’s Day. According to Revolut, customers are able to round up their spare change and donate the… Read More

Revolut Appoints New Chairman of the Board: Martin Gilbert former Co-CEO of Standard Life Aberdeen to Aid International Expansion of Digital Bank

Digital bank Revolut has selected a new Chairman of the Board. Martin Gilbert, an individual who has been advising Revolut co-founder and CEO Nik Storonsky, will join the bank on January 1st as non-Executive Chair. Gilbert is the former co-Chief Executive of Standard Life Aberdeen,… Read More

Revolut Ties Into QuickBooks in Open Banking Move

Digital bank Revolut has utilized Open Banking APIs for the first time with a tie-in to Intuit QuickBooks, according to a note from Revolut. This will be the first time that Revolut has collaborated with a third-party provider to use the advanced functionality of UK… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Launches in Singapore

UK based digital bank Revolut has launched in Fintech-friendly Singapore, according to a company release. In 2018, Revolut set up an Asia-Pacific hub in Singapore, where the Fintech now employs twenty people. Revolut says it is planning to triple its headcount in Singapore in the… Read More

Revolut to Soon Offer Mastercard Credit Cards to US Customers

Revolut has partnered with Mastercard to issue credit cards using the global network. According to a release from Revolut, the new deal will reach 210 countries and territories with he first cards hitting the US by the end of the year. Revolut is a UK… Read More

Report: Digital Bank Revolut Seeking $1.5 Billion in New Funding

Digital challenger bank Revolut is said to be looking to raise $1.5 billion in both debt and equity financing according to a report by Sky News. Apparently, Revolut is talking to JP Morgan to  raise $500 million in equity plus an additional $1 billion in… Read More

Fintech Revolut Welcomes US Bank Customers

Revolut has been accepting new accounts in the US of late. Long-anticipated and recently announced, Revolut has been welcoming bank account sign-ups for its digital-first, Fintech future banking accounts in partnership with Metropolitan Commercial Bank, Member FDIC. In the US, most Fintechs partner with a… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Plans to Hire 3500 New Staff Members for Company’s Global Expansion

Revolut, a UK-based digital bank and Fintech unicorn, will be hiring around 3500 new staff members, as the company expands its operations into 24 new markets.  Revolut’s expansion plans involve a new global partnership with payments giant Visa Inc, the two companies revealed on September… Read More

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