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Monzo USA Introduces Salary Sorter Tool to Make it Easier to Manage Finances, Cover Monthly Expenses, Save Money

UK-based digital bank Monzo says that it already makes it easy for clients to manage their spending and ensures that they have funds set aside for settling bills and adding to their savings. Monzo, which is under investigation for possible money laundering activity and posted… Read More

After Revolut, UK’s Digital Bank Monzo May Be Entering Fast-Growing Buy Now Pay Later Market

UK-based digital banking platform Monzo, which is under investigation for possible money laundering activity and posted £130m in losses, is reportedly planning to enter the fast-evolving Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) sector. As first reported by the Evening Standard, two different sources noted that the virtual… Read More

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

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

Monzo USA Now Allowing Clients to Move Money To and From Other Accounts, Currently in Beta Testing

Monzo USA recently revealed that you can move money to and from your other accounts – a feature that’s currently in Beta testing. From August 24, 2021, digital bank Monzo clients have been able to connect their other non-Monzo accounts to their Monzo account. Clients… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Monzo Explains How Clients Can Save Time with Business Invoicing

UK-based digital bank Monzo notes that getting paid can be fun, but quite often, what “goes on behind the scenes isn’t.” According to Monzo’s blog post, if anything, getting paid may “take the fun out of business fundamentals.” Monzo, which is currently the subject of… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Monzo Is Facing Potential Money Laundering Charges by FCA, Reports Annual Loss of £130 Million

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UK-based digital bank Monzo is currently facing a civil and criminal money-laundering investigation that is being carried out by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Monzo‘s management disclosed these details in its annual report that was released on Friday (July 30, 2021). For the second straight… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Monzo Announces Seamless Cross-Border Transfers, Powered by Global Fintech Wise

UK-based digital banking platform Monzo has teamed up with Wise (previously dba TransferWise and now having completed a direct listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) on its Main Market) in order to provide clients with a simple and affordable way to send funds overseas…. Read More

UK’s Barclays and Fintechs Starling, Monzo are Reportedly Blocking Money Transfers to Crypto Exchanges

Major banking institutions in the UK like Barclays have decided to block or prevent their clients from transferring money to virtual currency exchanges. Digital banking Fintechs such as Monzo and Starling Bank have also been cracking down on crypto-related entities and transactions they may be… Read More

Banking Challenger Monzo Now Offering New and Improved Invoices for Business Pro Clients

Digital bank Monzo has introduced new and improved invoices on Business Pro. The team at Monzo notes that they’ve made in-app invoicing “better” in order to give users more time “for what really matters (like running your business, being with family, or queuing for an… Read More

Co-Founders of UK Challenger Bank Monzo Back Startup Fronted’s £1M Raise

Fronted, the rental deposit lending company, has reportedly secured more than £1 million as part of a debt and equity deal, which increased the firm’s total funds raised to £2 million. Co-founders of UK-based banking challenger Monzo, Paul Rippon and Gary Dolman, who were serving… Read More

UK’s Banking Challenger Monzo Announces New Product Updates to Improve User Experience

UK-based banking challenger Monzo notes in a recent product update that it’s now possible to send a payment reminder to someone you may have split a bill with (via the Fintech firm’s app). The Monzo team noted in a blog post: “As of today (May… Read More

Digital Banking Challenger Monzo Adds New Features for Customers’ Connected Accounts and Virtual Cards

UK-based banking challenger Monzo recently revealed that it has added new features for its customers’ connected accounts and virtual cards. The Monzo team writes in a blog post: “We’ve added some exciting new features to help you get more visibility and control over your other… Read More

Banking Challenger Monzo Partners with RAC to Give Monzo Plus and Premium Clients Breakdown Cover from £5/Mth

Monzo, a UK-based digital bank that recently raised £50 million as part of a Series G extension, reveals that it has a new special offer, “exclusively for Monzo Plus & Premium customers.” The Monzo team writes in a blog post that they know you are… Read More

Digital Banking Challenger Monzo Celebrates 1 Year of Monzo Business, Plans to Support International Payments

Monzo, a UK-based digital bank that recently raised £50 million as part of a Series G extension, is celebrating one-year of offering Monzo Business. One year ago, on March 17, 2020, the banking challenger had launched Monzo Business. Since that time, Monzo reveals it has… Read More

UK’s Banking Challenger Monzo Explains how it’s Rolling Out its Financial Services to US Customers

Monzo, a UK based digital bank that recently raised £50 million as part of a Series G extension,  recently explained that it basically offers a mobile banking platform that “puts you in control of your money.” While clarifying whether Monzo is, by definition or legally… Read More

Monzo and TrueLayer Partner on Gambling Block Powered by Open Banking

Earlier this week it was reported that Monzo was asking the UK government to make available gambling blocks for everyone. Monzo said that around two million people in Britain are experiencing harm caused by gambling. Today it was announced that Monzo and TrueLayer are partnering… Read More

Monzo Calls For the UK Government to Make Sure Everyone Has Access to Gambling Blocks

  UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Monday it is asking the UK government to make are the country’s citizens may have access to gambling blocks. According to Monzo, around two million people in Britain are experiencing harm caused by gambling, which includes getting into… Read More

Monzo USA Gets New CEO, Former Bank of America Senior VP and Keybank Executive: Report

Monzo, a UK based digital bank that recently raised £50 million as part of a Series G extension, has appointed a new CEO for the United States, according to a report. Monzo has been going through a period of transition as founder Tom Blomfield fully… Read More

Monzo Raising £50 Million in Series G Extension: Report

Multiple reports indicate that Monzo is raising £50 million as part of an extension of the previously reported Series G funding from 2020. A Tweet by SkyNews said the new capital is an extension of a previously announced round that brings the total raised by… Read More

Fintech Analyst Says UK’s Neobank Monzo Is Dealing with Challenges Comparable to Digital Bank Xinja which Recently Exited Market

UK-based challenger bank Monzo is reportedly struggling to maintain operations and may be trying to avoid the same fate as digital bank Xinja which was recently forced to shut down permanently. Fintech analyst Katherine Long from GlobalData recently noted that Monzo has turned into an… Read More

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