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UK’s Starling Bank Signs Up “Lionesses” for its UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 National Sponsorship

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  Starling Bank has launched a campaign that “celebrates” women’s football as part of its national support of the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 tournament. The ‘Our Time’ campaign highlights the glass ceilings that continue “to be broken for the women’s game, while nodding to Starling’s… Read More

Digital Banking: UK’s Starling Bank Doubles Cardiff Headcount

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Starling Bank, the digital bank, has reportedly doubled the size of its Cardiff office and “created hundreds of new jobs as its growth continues.” 868 employees are based in the region, “a 117% increase on the bank’s original 2020 pledge to hire 400.” As mentioned… Read More

Starling Bank Raises £130 Million at £2.5 Billion Valuation

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Starling Bank, a top digital bank operating in the UK, has raised more money. According to multiple reports, Starling has raised £130 million at a £2.5 billion valuation. It was reported that Starling may use some of the new money to target acquisitions to complement… Read More

Stefano Vaccino Joins Fintech Founders Network to Support UK Fintech Agenda

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The team at Yapily reveals that their founder and CEO, Stefano Vaccino, has become the newest member of Fintech Founders, which is a network of the United Kingdom’s Fintech entrepreneurs offering an opportunity for “better collaboration with government, regulators, and other influencers across the financial… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank Launches Campaign to Get Business Owners to “Break Free” from Traditional Banks

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UK’s digital bank Starling has reportedly launched a new advertising campaign that “encourages small business owners to break free from their incumbent bank.” As mentioned in a release, the campaign, created specifically for Starling Bank by Wonderhood Studios, is the second “under Starling’s new platform… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Starling Provides Update on Women in Finance Charter, Firm Reports 2.5M+ Customer Accts

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UK’s digital banking platform Starling Bank has provided some end-of-year updates. As we look ahead to 2022, Starling Bank notes that diversity is at “the heart” of their company. They believe that “regardless of who you are, it is your knowledge, skills and experience that matter.”… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Starling Reports Record Investment and Strong Growth Planned by Small Businesses

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Two-thirds of the UK’s small business leaders (63%) feel “lonely” in their role, which could prevent their firm from “reaching its full potential,” according to an update from UK-based digital bank Starling. Of 1,046 business leaders surveyed by Starling Bank, seven in ten (70%) say… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Starling Acquires £1B Mortgage Loan Book from Kensington Mortgages

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UK-based digital banking platform, Starling Bank has reportedly acquired a mortgage book valued at about £1 billion as the Fintech tries to challenge the United Kingdom’s established banks. Starling Bank has reportedly obtained the home loans portfolio from Kensington Mortgages, which offers financing for clients… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling to Offset its Carbon Emissions Yearly from 2021 and Aim for Net Zero Target

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UK-based digital bank Starling recently confirmed that it has committed to “a one third reduction target in its carbon emissions by 2030 and to offset carbon emissions from its own operations and supply chain annually from 2021.” As noted by Starling Bank in a release:… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling Introduces Bills Manager to help Consumers Better Manage their Funds

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UK-based digital bank Starling Bank is launching Bills Manager, in order to help clients with settling their bills in a timely manner and better managing their funds. The new feature, one of the “most requested,” offers clients the option to have a Direct Debit or… Read More

UK based Digital Banking Platform Starling Explains How to Set Your Own Contactless Payments Limit

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The team at UK’s digital bank Starling notes that they always want their clients to be in control of their funds. That’s why they are introducing a feature that allows customers to set their own limit for contactless payments made with their debit cards, “up… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling to Expand Business Operations into Europe

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UK-based digital bank Starling is expanding its business operations into Europe. As of H1 2022, “subject to regulatory approval,” Starling intends to make its Banking as a Service (BaaS) solution offering available in the European Union, which includes France, Germany, The Netherlands and Spain, according… Read More

Women Returners and Innovate Finance Establish Cross-Company Return Program for Fintech Professionals

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Women Returners and Innovate Finance have teamed up to establish a cross-company returner program, which aims to encourage professionals to try re-entering the Fintech industry after long-term or extended career breaks. UK’s digital bank Starling, Fintech Unicorn Klarna and PrimaryBid will reportedly take part in… Read More

UK Digital Bank Starling Acquires Buy-to-Let Specialist Mortgage Lender, Fleet Mortgages

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UK-based digital bank Starling has confirmed the acquisition of specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender Fleet Mortgages as part of a £50 million cash and share deal. Fleet Mortgages, based in Hampshire, focuses on offering mortgages to professional and semi-professional buy-to-let landlords, “only via mortgage adviser distribution… Read More

Digital Bank Starling CEO Anne Boden Says They’re Pulling Away from the Fintech Pack, Firm Reports Profitability, Growing Responsibly

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UK’s Starling Bank recently shared its trading update for the quarter to 30 June 2021 and its report and “accounts for the period ending 31 March 2021.” The results, released by Starling on July 22, 2021, demonstrate “strong and responsible growth, continued profitability and a… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling to Utilize InstaVolt’s Rapid Charging Network as a Full Advertising Channel

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InstaVolt, an established rapid electric vehicle charger network, has partnered with UK’s digital bank Starling. Through the partnership with Starling, the digital bank will utilize InstaVolt’s rapid charging network as “a full service advertising channel from 5th July.” As mentioned in a release shared with… Read More

UK’s Digital Banking Unicorn Starling May Acquire Another Lender, CEO Anne Boden Reveals During UK Fintech Week

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UK-based digital banking challenger Starling‘s CEO Anne Boden has revealed that the Fintech Unicorn is now well-positioned to acquire another lender. Boden also noted that there’s not a significant requirement for technology visas since the UK has the required talent. Starling, which has strategic funding… Read More

Digital Banking Challenger Starling Secures £50M in Capital from Goldman Sachs Growth Equity

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  Starling, a leading UK-based digital bank, revealed on Monday (April 19, 2021) that it has received a £50 million investment from Goldman Sachs Growth Equity. The latest investment is reportedly an extension of the digital bank’s oversubscribed £272 million Series D investment round that… Read More

Digital Banking Challenger Starling Secures £272M via Series D led by Fidelity, Reports £1.1B Pre-Money Valuation

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UK-based Fintech challenger Starling Bank has secured £272 million in capital via a Series D funding round led by Fidelity Investments. Starling Bank reported a £1.1 billion pre-money valuation. This latest investment round diversifies Starling’s slate of institutional investors to include some of the largest… Read More

Starling Bank Adds Dinghy Insurance, SumUp to Marketplace

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Starling Bank, a digital bank that has built a substantial third party platform to offer a buffet of applications to its users, has added two new digital services to its marketplace. Starling states that both SumUP and Dinghy Insurance are now available for business customers…. Read More

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