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Monzo Reportedly Set to Shut Down Las Vegas Customer Support Office Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

UK-based challenger bank Monzo is reportedly set to shut down its customer support office in Las Vegas. As previously reported, the company announced the launch of the office in the summer of 2018. The customer support team was created to help Monzo scale its customer service… Read More

Fintechs Start to Furlough Employees as the Economic Impact of COVID-19 Sinks In

Fintechs are starting to furlough employees as the economy tanks due to the COVID-19 induced decline. While not officially in recession, major economies are bracing for the worse while businesses are compelled to let employees go as business activity slows. On Monday, it was reported… Read More

Monzo Launches “Monzo Business” For Web

Just a few weeks after launching its business accounts, UK challenger bank Monzo announced the launch of “Monzo Business” for web, which gives users the option to manage their business account on their computer or laptop. As previously reported, Monzo stated it spent the past… Read More

Monzo Reassures Customers That Services Are Safe During Coronavirus Pandemic

As the world continues the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, UK challenger bank Monzo is reassuring its customers that its services are continuing to be safe and secure. According to Monzo, more than 4 million people are already using Monzo to manage their money…. Read More

Monzo Introduces Business Banking Accounts

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Tuesday the launch of its new business banking accounts. The banking group reported that it has spent the past twelve months building the account to make banking “effortless” for small businesses.  Monzo’s team explained: “We want our business accounts… Read More

Digital Banking: Starling Bank Recognized as Best British Bank, Other Fintechs Receive Awards

Starling Bank, a digital-only bank, has been voted ‘Best British Bank’ for a third consecutive year at the British Bank Awards. Other Fintechs were on the list too. Revolut, another digital bank, was recognized as the “Innovation of the Year.” Monzo was noted as offering… Read More

Digital Banks are Providing Improved Card and Money Management Features in Comparison to Old Banks: Report

Digital banks are establishing new financial industry standards when it comes to better usability, and are introducing handy features such as card management and personal money management. For digital bank users, this will come as no surprise. A recent study published by the consulting company… Read More

Monzo Set to Offer Credit Score Monitoring for Customers

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Monday that its users will soon have the option of credit monitoring through its mobile banking app. Monzo revealed that users will be able to see their scores in just a few taps without any need to fill out… Read More

Monzo Turns Five & Celebrates By Looking Back at Previous Success

UK-based challenger bank Monzo is celebrating its fifth birthday!  Founded in 2015, Monzo stated it is building a new kind of bank that lives on smartphones and is built for its users “live today” by solving their problems, treating them fairly, and being completely transparent…. Read More

Monzo Encourages UK N26 Customers to Switch Services Once N26 Moves Out of the UK

Following the announcement that N26 was departing the UK after the country left the European Union, digital challenger bank Monzo shared with UK N26 customers the reasons to switch to its banking service. As previously reported, N26 reported that with the UK now having left… Read More

Monzo Tightens Security By Updating 3D Secure Feature

UK-based challenger bank Monzo announced earlier this week it has up’ed its security measures by upgrading its 3D Secure feature, which is a payment standard that aims to reduce e-commerce fraud by adding two-factor authentication to online transactions. The upgraded version of 3D Secure will… Read More

Monzo Now Reporting to Experian

UK-based digital banking group Monzo announced last week it will be now be reporting to Experian. The company revealed that it previously just reported to TransUnion. “Although we’ve started sharing information with Experian, it’ll take a month or two for Monzo to appear on your… Read More

Monzo Takes a Look Back at 2019 Successes & Offers Up a Sneak Peak of 2020 Plans

UK-based digital banking group Monzo celebrated the new year by sharing the successes of the past twelve months. The fintech revealed it started last January with just over a million customers, and now, over 3.6 million people bank with its platform. The company has since… Read More

Monzo Co-Founder & Deput Chief Executive Paul Rippon Steps Down For Alpaca Business

Paul Rippon, Monzo’s Co-Founder and Deputy Chief Executive, announced this week he has stepped down from his position with the UK fintech to pursue an alpaca business, Barnacre Alpacas. In a letter published on Linkedin, Rippon revealed the exciting news and what’s next for him…. Read More

Monzo Announces U.S. Beta Update

UK-digital challenger bank Monzo announced this week an update about the U.S. Beta launch. The banking startup revealed that from August until November it ran small, in-person community events in San Francisco, NYC, Las Vegas, and LA. the company then gave 1,000 users early access… Read More

Digital Bank Monzo Is Reportedly Holding Discussions with Investors about Raising up to £100 Million

Digital bank Monzo is reportedly holding discussions with various large investors about potentially raising additional funds. Following its upcoming investment round, the company might become one of the UK’s largest Fintech startups. According to sources on the matter, Monzo is in talks with investors, some… Read More

Monzo Now Allowing Cash Withdrawals in the European Economic Area to Be Free

UK-based digital banking group Monzo announced on Wednesday it will now allow cash withdrawals in the European Economic Area (EEA) to be free. This news notably follows a change in EU regulation on cross-border payments we’ve decided to remove ATM fees and limits for countries… Read More

Monzo Expands Anti-Money Laundering Partnership With RDC For U.S. Launch

RDC (Regulatory DataCorp) announced on Wednesday it has renewed its agreement with UK-based digital banking group Monzo to help fight against anti-money laundering for the bank’s U.S. launch. According to RDC, the partnership will build on the success of the past two years in the… Read More

Monzo Offering Google Pay Options For Customers Waiting on Debit Card Replacements

UK-based digital banking group Monzo recently announced it is offering Google Pay options for users as they wait for their debit card replacements. The new option will allow users to continue using their Monzo services until their card arrives. “When you lose your Monzo card… Read More

Business Loans Marketplace Funding Xchange Raises $10.4 Million via Round Led By Downing Ventures, Gresham House Ventures

Funding Xchange (FXE), a company that helps people and organizations find suitable business loans and funding options from its marketplace of more than 45 established lenders, has raised £8 million (appr. $10.4 million) through an investment round. FXE’s decisioning platform is used by UK-based Monzo, a… Read More

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