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Spend.com Teams Up With Paxos to Enable Cryptocurrency Payments

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Digital wallet platform Spend.com announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership with Paxos to enable cryptocurrency payments. Spend.com reported that through the partnership it has integrated the itBit by Paxos cryptocurrency exchange into its platform. “This integration allows users to easily spend their… Read More

Monese Announces New Collaboration With PayPal

Digital challenger bank Monese announced on Thursday it has formed a new collaboration with payments platform giant PayPal. Monese reported that customers in the UK will be able to do the following: Link Monese and PayPal accounts, to manage PayPal balance and transactions in the… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Adds Charity Feature that Enables Seamless Donations

Digital bank Revolut has announced a new feature that facilitates donations to charitable causes. Launched today, Revolut’s new in-app feature labeled “Donations”, allows customers to round up payments and donate the money to three international charities. Another option of the feature is to allow customers… Read More

Singapore Advances Digital Only Bank Sector with Five New Digital Bank Licenses

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will issue five new “digital bank licenses” according to the financial regulator. MAS said this was in addition to any existing Singapore banks which may also offer digital banking under existing rules. MAS said the new rules extend digital… Read More

Monzo Publishes 2019 Annual Report

UK challenger bank Monzo has published its 2019 annual report. According to Monzo. The annual report is a detailed look at what a company’s been doing and how that’s affected its finances over the past financial year. CEO of Monzo, Tom Blomfield, has also written… Read More

Starling Bank Announces New Collaboration With Direct Line Group to Allow Customers to Apply For Home Insurance Through In-App Marketplace

UK-based digital banking platform Starling Bank announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with Direct Line Group to allow current account customers to apply for home insurance directly through Starling’s in-app marketplace. According to Starling, the partnership will enable customers to securely connect… Read More

Monzo Addresses Bank Transfer Errors & How the Digital Bank Platform is Preventing Future Issues

UK challenger bank Monzo addressed recent issues concerning its bank transfer services. The digital banking platform reported that on May 30th, around a quarter of bank transfers into Monzo accounts were failing or delayed by several hours and bank transfers from the Monzo accounts were… Read More

Curve Launches Instant Cashback Scheme That Offers Unlimited 1% on All Purchases At Various Brands & Retailers

Curve, a banking platform that consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and even smarter app, announced on Thursday the launch of its instant cashback scheme offering 1% on all purchases at some brands and retailers. According to Curve, the new program, which… Read More

N26 Now Offering Banking Services to 3.5 Million Customers; Announces U.S. Launch Plans

Germany-based challenger bank N26 announced on Wednesday it is now offering its banking service to 3.5 million customers worldwide. The company also revealed that it is a global employer with more than 1300 employees across 60 nationalities. “As well as headquarters in Berlin, offices in New… Read More

Monzo Attracts Two Million Users to Digital Banking Platform

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Monday it has attracted two million users to its digital banking platform. Founded in 2015, Monzo reported that it is building a “new kind of bank” that lives within smartphones and is built for the way users live today…. Read More

Digital Banking Startup Loot Set to Launch New Equity Crowdfunding Round on Seedrs

Loot, a UK-based digital bank startup, is set to launch a new equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2014, Loot describes itself as a current account and contactless Loot Mastercard card that offers insights into spending with personalized features to manage money. The company… Read More

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Grants Four New Virtual Banking Licenses

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has issued four more virtual banking licenses. The newly minted digital banks include: Ant SME Services (Hong Kong) Limited, Infinium Limited, Insight Fintech HK Limited, and Ping An OneConnect Company Limited. HKMA said that the four newly licensed virtual… Read More

Wirecard Teams Up With Orange Money To launch New Digital Payment & Banking Service in Eastern Europe

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Orange Money to launch a new digital payment and banking service in Eastern Europe. Wirecard reported it is now offering a financial commerce solution that allows contactless payments… Read More

Cross River Teams Up With RS2 To Offer New Digital Banking Experience

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Cross River, a bank that delivers advanced financial and compliance products/services to the fintech industry, announced on Monday it has teamed up with RS2 to offer a new digital banking experience. Through the collaboration, Cross River and RS2 will provide merchants with a global payment… Read More

T-Mobile Introduces No-Fee, Interesting Earning, Mobile-First Checking Account

T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) recently announced the launch of its new T-Mobile MONEY, which is a no-fee, interest-earning, mobile-first checking account that anyone can open and manage right from their smartphone. T-Mobile reported that with T-Mobile MONEY eligible Un-carrier customers can earn an industry-leading 4.00% Annual… Read More

UK Challenger Bank Redwood Surpasses £100 Million Lending Milestone

UK-based challenger bank Redwood has reportedly surpassed £100 million in lending. As previously reported, Redwood is considered one of the newest additions to the future of banking, joining peers such as Monzo, Starling, Revolut and more. Redwood is on a mission to target the SME… Read More

Starling Bank Introduces 3D Secure Feature

Just days after announcing plans to create 150 jobs in its new Southampton office, UK-based digital banking platform Starling Bank announced its new 3D Secure feature. According to the banking group, 3D Secure is a tool for online transactions that require the account holder to… Read More

Digital Banking Platform 2gether Announces European Expansion

Following its beta launch in Spain, 2gether, a digital banking platform, announced it has begun its European expansion. Founded in 2016, 2gether describes itself as not just a Neobank that’s aiming to displace incumbent banks, but a next-generation banking platform that aims to dramatically improve the… Read More

Starling Bank Expansion: Digital Bank Announces Creation of 150 Jobs in New Southampton Office

Just weeks after securing a £100 million grant from the Capability and Innovation Fund (CIF), UK-based banking platform Starling Bank announced it is set to create 150 jobs in its new Southampton office. According to Starling Bank, the office will be open by the summer… Read More

U.S. Digital Bank Chime Secures $200 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By DST Global

Chime, a U.S.-based app-only bank, has reportedly secured $200 million through its latest investment round, which was led by DST Global. This news comes just two months after the banking startup announced it is on track to open more than 100,000 bank accounts per month… Read More

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