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N26 Milestone: Digital Bank Now Has More Than 1 Million Customers in France

Digital-only bank platform N26 announced this week it now has more than one million customers in France. The banking group reported it launched its services in the country less than three years ago with a goal to become the first bank that the French “like… Read More

Almost Half of UK’s Young Bank Customers Would Switch to Another Financial Service Provider for a Better Online Experience

Approximately half, or 50%, of young consumers in the UK would consider opening an account with a different bank to receive a better online banking experience, according to a report by software firm Mulesoft. The tech company investigated bank account holders’ attitudes and preferences related… Read More

Overfunding: UK Fintech Anna Money Surpasses £3 Million Funding Target on Seedrs

Anna Money, a UK-based fintech that specializes in SME business banking, has successfully secured its initial £3 equity crowdfunding campaign target on Seedrs. As previously reported, Anna stands for Absolutely No-Nonsense Admin. The company describes itself as a business current account for startups and small… Read More

Global Digital Banking to Grow By $2 Billion, Retail Banking Market to Reach $6.3 Billion By 2025: Report

The global digital banking market is expected to grow by $2 billion, with a compounded growth rate of 4%. The retail banking sector is projected to expand by more than 4.1%, according to a recent study. As noted in a release, the retail banking industry… 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

UK Fintech Anna Money Now Seeking to Raise £3 Million Through New Seedrs Funding Round

Anna Money, a UK-based fintech that specializes in SME business banking, is now seeking £3 million through its newly launched equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round was launched just a little over six months after Anna Money received an £8.5 investment from tech investment firm,… Read More

Radius Bank Teams Up With Wallit to Teach Teenagers Smart Money Habits

Radius Bank, a U.S.-based digital bank, announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with Wallit, a rewards-based savings app for families, to teach teenagers smart money habits. Radius reported it will serve Wallit as a banking partner providing FDIC insurance. Radius Bank reported that… Read More

Australian Neobank Xinja Bank Receives License & Launches Bank Accounts

Xinja Bank, an Australia-based neobank, announced on Monday it has received its full banking license from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and has launched its bank accounts.  Founded in 2017, Xinja Bank describes itself as an independent 100% digital neobank for Australians that is… Read More

Radius Bank Teams Up With Mobile Fist API Banking Platform NorthOne For Small Business Checking Account

Radius Bank, a virtual bank focused on providing clients with banking solutions to better financial health, announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with NorthOne, a mobile-first, API-enabled banking platform to create small business checking accounts. Radius Bank reported the partnership is the… Read More

Digital Banking Group Varo Money Launches No Fee Overdraft Feature

Digital-only challenger bank Varo Money announced on Tuesday it is now offering No Fee Overdraft. According to Varo, the No Fee Overdraft feature allows customers to overdraft their bank account balance up to $50 with no fee and no interest when they meet certain eligibility requirements…. Read More

BBVA to Offer Digital Customer Onboarding For All Operation Territory By the end of 2019

BBVA announced on Tuesday it is set to offer digital customer onboarding everywhere it operates by the end of this year. According to the banking group, this digital onboarding process is based on biometric identification technologies, which is already available in Spain, will now reach other… Read More

Monzo Announces Launch of Flexible Loans

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Thursday the launch of its flexible loans. The startup reported that over the past nine months it has gradually been offering loans to more and more of its customers to make sure its system was to “get it right.”… Read More

Monzo Announces New Interest Rates For Savings Pots

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Friday it has added new interest rates for its Savings Pots. Monzo reported that it is now 1.81% (AER/Gross) on fixed Savings Pots and 1.15% (AER/Gross Variable) on Easy Access Savings Pots. “We’re making opening and managing a savings… Read More

Penta Secures €8 Million Through Latest Investment Round led By HV Holtzbrinck Ventures

Digital bank Penta announced on Monday it secured €8 million through its latest investment round, which was led by HV Holtzbrinck Ventures. Founded in 2017, Penta describes itself as a digital platform for business banking that is aimed towards SMEs and startups. Its key mission… Read More

Monzo: We Weren’t Storing Some Customers’ PINs Correctly Which Caused An Issue With Online Banking Services

Just days after addressing previous issues in its banking services, digital challenger bank Monzo announced it may have figured out what was causing the most recent issues, which was that it wasn’t storing some customers’ PINs correctly. The banking startup revealed in a recent blog… Read More

Monzo Addresses Recent Problems With Banking Service: We’ve Fixed the Issue & Everything Should Be Back to Normal

UK digital banking group Monzo announced on Tuesday it has fixed that issues that may have caused its users to have problems accessing the banking service. Monzo revealed that when the issue happened, users were unable to do the following: Log into the app Send… Read More

Atom Bank Secures £50 Million Through Latest Investment Round

UK-based digital banking group Atom Bank announced on Monday it secured £50 million through its latest investment round, which included participation from BBVA, Toscafund, Woodford Patient Capital Trust and funds advised by Perscitus LLP. “Atom continues to be a fast-growing challenger in the UK’s lending… Read More

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

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