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Monzo Milestone: 1 Million People Now Use the Challenger Bank’s Services (Infographic)

UK-based challenger bank Monzo announced on Monday that 1 million people are now using its services. Founded in 2015, Monzo is building a new kind of bank, which will live on smartphone and are built for the way the user lives today.  “We’re doing things… Read More

Monzo Announces New Joint Account Product

On Tuesday, UK-based challenger bank Monzo announced the launch of its new product, joint accounts. This news comes just a little over a week after the fintech revealed new accounts specifically for 16-17-year-olds. Monzo reported that for the past month its joint accounts have been available… Read More

Monzo Now Offering Accounts for 16-17 Year Olds

UK-based challenger bank Monzo announced on Monday it has made its accounts available to anyone in the UK aged 16-17 years old. According to the fintech, the accounts are not minimalist versions of its account with the training wheels on – they’re the same accounts… Read More

Monzo Announces Customer Support Team in Las Vegas

On Tuesday, UK-based challenger bank Monzo announced it has recently set up a small customer support team in Las Vegas. The team was created to help Monzo scale its customer service as it grows, without relying on its team in the UK to work unsociable… Read More

Monzo Announces Joint Accounts in Monzo Labs

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Friday the launch of its joint accounts in Monzo Labs. The banking startup reportedly tested the accounts with a few staff members before asking a small group of users on Android and iOS. Monzo recently added another group of… Read More

Money Management Chatbot Plum Now Supporting Challenger Banks Monzo & Starling Bank

Money management chatbot Plum is now supporting challenger banks Monzo and Starling Bank. Plum states that it already supports most major UK banks and currently has around 130,000 users – collected since launch in 2017. Plum states that is has so far saved £24 million… Read More

Hacked: Monzo Says Typeform Breach Impacted Some User Data

Digital challenger bank Monzo reported on Friday that Typeform, a company they have utilized for user surveys, experienced a data breach that impacted some of their users. Tom Blomfield, CEO of Monzo, published a post on the Monzo blog outlining the attack. Monzo was quick… Read More

Monzo Reports Customers Have Nothing To Worry About Following Ticketmaster Breach

Following the announcement that there was a breach on Ticketmaster’s ticketing platform, UK challenger bank Monzo reassured its customers that there is nothing to worry about in terms of credit card information. The fintech confirmed that breach issues on Ticketmaster began even as early as… Read More

Monzo Announces Collaboration With TransferWise to Provide International Money Transfers From Within Monzo Mobile App

On Monday, challenger bank Monzo announced it has formed a new partnership with money transfer service TransferWise to provide international money transfers from within its mobile app. According to Monzo, through the payments tab in the app, uses are able to make payments overseas to… Read More

Monzo Launches New Web Services For Emergencies

Last week, challenger bank Monzo announced the launch of its new Monzo Web feature, which allows users to access their accounts in the event of an emergency such as wallet has been stolen or a phone has been lost. The bank reported that  Monzo Web allows customers… Read More

Monzo Launches New Feature Bill Tracker to Help Customers Keep Track of Bills

On Friday, UK challenger bank Monzo announced the launch of its new feature, Bill Tracker. According to the fintech, Bill Tracker will keep track of customers’ regular direct debits, such as phone contracts and utility bills, and let them know if one of the bills changes…. Read More

Monzo News: Apple Pay is Now Available to Users

UK-based challenger bank Monzo announced on Thursday that users may use their Monzo cards with Apple Pay. The bank reported that it considers Apple Pay to be an easier, safer way to pay in stores, in apps and online with the Apple devices that users use… Read More

Monzo Announces Coin Jar Participants Have Saved More Than £1 Million With the Feature

Just a couple of months after launching Coin Jar, UK fintech Monzo announced that users have saved more than £1 million by using the feature. The feature allows users to create a “pot” and calling it “Coin Jar”, the user can save small amounts of money automatically,… Read More

Challenger Bank Monzo Ends Prepaid Beta

UK-based challenger bank Monzo announced on Wednesday it is set to close its Prepaid Beta, which was launched in March 2016 to make sure the bank was “building something” that consumers actually needed. While sharing details about its growth since the Beta’s launch, Monzo stated:… Read More

Money App Yolt Announces Collaboration With Challenger Bank Monzo

Yolt, an ING created smart thinking money app, announced on Friday it has joined forces with UK-based challenger bank Monzo. Yolt declared that Monzo accounts may now be connected through the fintech mobile app. “While Monzo focused on current accounts and we focused on our topbar… Read More

Monzo Milestone: Challenger Bank Hits Half A Million Current Accounts (Video)

On Monday, UK-based challenger bank Monzo announced it has achieved half a million current accounts. The company launched its current accounts in October last year and since then, thousands of users have upgraded their accounts or signed up to start using Monzo’s banking products. “This… Read More

Monzo Brings Pulse Feature to Android Smartphones

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Wednesday it has launched its Pulse feature on Android smartphones. Pulse notably allows users to see how much money they have in their Monzo account, and their balance for the month so far. The Monzo team revealed: “More than 40%… Read More

Emma Banking App Announces Monzo Integration

Just days after receiving its Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approval, Emma Technologies announced it has integrated with challenger bank Monzo. Emma is currently building the banking app for millennials (iOS and Android), which is described as a mobile-only solution that helps consumers avoid overdrafts, find and… Read More

Monzo Announces Plans to Close Prepaid Card Program in April 2018

On Thursday, UK challenger bank Monzo announced plans to get close its Monzo Prepaid Card Program. This news comes just after the fintech company announced its 2018 plans. Monzo stated its aim is to shut down the prepare Mastercard program in early April so that… Read More

Monzo Announces New Year Plans: It’s Time to Look Ahead to 2018!

On Thursday, challenger bank Monzo announced its plans for the next twelve months. The company reported that in 2018 it wants to focus closely on making upgraded Monzo accounts better for its customers. Monzo revealed a list of items needed to be done and their… Read More

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