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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

Jumio Further Strengthens Partnership With UK Challenger Bank Monzo

U.S. fintech Jumio announced on Thursday it has joined forces with UK challenger banker Monzo. Jumio reported that it has been Monzo’s primary identity verification solution since 2017 and the companies have worked together to offer an easy-to-use, intuitive mobile onboarding experience for Monzo’s customers,… Read More

Monzo Introduces New Account Customization Premium Feature Monzo Plus

UK challenger bank Monzo announced earlier this week the launch of its new customization premium feature, Monzo Plus. Monzo reported that it previously published a list of things it was looking to explore throughout 2019, including an option to allow users to purchase “add-ons” for their… Read More

Monzo: Users May Now Open An ISA Through Monzo Mobile App

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Thursday that users may now use the Monzo mobile app to open a cash ISA (Individual Savings Account), thanks to its partnership with OakNorth. It was revealed: “You’ll need to deposit a minimum of £500 to open one. In both… Read More

Monzo Pauses Plans to Join UK’s Cheque Image Clearing System

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Friday it was putting its plans on hold to allow its users to pay in cheques with a picture. The startup reported that last year it announced its plans to join the Image Clearing System, but in January, it… Read More

Crowdcube Looks to Change Nominee Terms for Monzo Investors, Takes Heat in Online Forum

In the past week, Crowdcube has issued a request to change the Nominee terms for Monzo, a digital-only challenger bank that has gained Unicorn status. Monzo has crowdfunded several times on Crowdcube. The most recent crowdfunding round saw the Fintech raise £2 million in just two… Read More

Monzo Launches First 100 Business Accounts

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Monday the launch of its first 100 business accounts. This news comes just a few months after Monzo revealed it was considered business banking, with Founder and CEO, Tom Blomfield, stating 2019 plans included business accounts. Speaking about the new… Read More

Monzo & Flux Expands Partnership: Now Offering Flux Receipts & Rewards Directly Within the Monzo App

UK challenger bank Monzo and fintech Flux announced on Thursday they have expanded their partnership to offer Flux receipts and rewards directly within the Monzo app. According to the duo,  Monzo customers the option to be able to see exactly what they’ve bought, whenever they use their… Read More

Monzo Looks Back on 2018 Successes & Announces 2019 Goals

Just days after ringing in the new year, UK challenger bank Monzo took a look back at all of its successes throughout 2018. The fintech unicorn hit various milestones throughout the past twelve months, including quickly securing £20 million through its most recent crowdfunding round and… Read More

No Surprise: Report Indicates Digital Bank Monzo Planning US Expansion

Digital bank Monzo is preparing to cross the Atlantic and enter the US market, according to a report in Techcrunch. “Multiple sources” have substantiated the rumblings of Monzo’s pending US expansion. This should come as no surprise to many as several other digital banks, such… Read More

In just 2 Days, Digital Bank Monzo Closes on £20 Million Crowdfunding Round

Monzo, an emerging heavy-weight in the hot digital banking sector, has shared that 36,006 individuals crowdfunded £20 million in just 2 days, 2 hours and 45 minutes. The offer was hosted on Crowdcube and received intense interest as competition in the UK banking sector heats… Read More

Monzo Sets Record Straight About Crowdfunding Round After Media Outlet Claims Fintech Is Lending Money to Customers to Buy Shares

Just days after announcing plans to raise up to £20 million through its upcoming crowdfunding round, UK challenger bank Monzo is now setting the record straight after a media outlet claimed that the startup was lending money to customers to help them purchase shares. According to… Read More

Monzo News: UK Challenger Bank Set to Seek Up to £20 Million Through Latest Crowdfunding Effort

Less than a month after securing £85 million through its latest investment round, which was led by General Catalyst, alongside Accel, UK-based challenger bank Monzo announced on Monday it is now seeking up to £20 million through its upcoming crowdfunding efforts. As previously reported, Monzo (which… Read More

Monzo Now Allowing Users to Start Spending Immediately After Signup With Google Pay

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Monday it is now bringing instant signup to Google Pay. This news comes just six months after the fintech announced users are now able to use Apple Pay for purchases. Monzo reported that if users sign up to Monzo today on… Read More

Monzo Forms Partnership With Financial Capability Lab to Help Users Save Money

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with the Financial Capability Lab. According to the Monzo, the Financial Capability Lab was started in 2016 by the Money Advice Service, in partnership with the government’s Behavioural Insights Team. The startup also reported that… Read More

Monzo Forms New Partnership with PayPoint For Cash Payment Solution

UK-based challenger bank Monzo has teamed up with PayPoint to use its cash payments solution for its current account holders. According to the fintech, customers may now deposit up to £300 cash directly into their Monzo account in a single transaction at any of PayPoint’s 28,000 stores…. Read More

Crowdcube Has Now Helped to Raise Capital for Three UK Unicorns

UK Unicorns Monzo, BrewDog & Revolut are Crowdcube Alumni UK’s largest investment crowdfunding platform by volume Crowdcube has now helped to raise capital for three separate unicorns aka firms that have attained a valuation of $ 1 billion or more. Crowdcube pointed to this fact… Read More

Unicorn: UK Challenger Bank Monzo Secures £85 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By General Catalyst; Announces Upcoming Crowdfunding Round, Valuation Tops $1 Billion

UK-based challenger bank Monzo announced on Wednesday it successfully secured £85 million through its latest investment round, which was led by General Catalyst, alongside Accel and the startup’s existing investors. The company’s valuation is now at $1 billion. Founded in 2015, Monzo describes itself as a fintech startup that “lives… Read More

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

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