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Innovate Finance Introduces Unicorn Council for UK Fintech Founders

Innovate Finance, the independent industry body for UK Fintech, has launched the Unicorn Council for UK Fintech (UCFT), a coalition of UK-based Fintech unicorn founders to accelerate and unlock promised growth in the UK FinTech sector. The Council will be “co-chaired by Janine Hirt, CEO… Read More

BNPL Fintech Zilch Introduces Pay Over 3 Months Interest-Free Regulated Product

Zilch, the ad-subsidized payments network (ASPN), today announces the launch of a new credit payment product, allowing its customers to spread interest-free repayments for larger purchases over three months. The new ‘Pay over 3 months’ product will aim to “provide more flexibility to customers and… Read More

UK Fintech Zilch Launches Product to Help Consumers Excluded from Mainstream Credit

Zilch, the UK-headquartered ad-subsidized payments network, today proudly unveils Zilch Up – a product dedicated to empowering people typically excluded from mainstream credit. This will create access for millions “to build their financial profiles safely and responsibly and without paying any interest.” The introduction of… Read More

Credit Provider Zilch Opens Location in Poland

Zilch has opened a new technology hub in Krakow, Poland. The company said the location is a new European Centre for Excellence which will serve as a facility \ to accelerate the development and implementation of new features and technologies. This is Zilch’s third location… Read More

Fintech Yapily, Zilch to Bring Affordable Credit Solutions to Consumers

Yapily have agreed to a partnership with payments technology company Zilch that will provide millions of people “with better access to 0% interest swift repayment credit.” The partnership “marks the first time we’ve teamed up with a provider of consumer credit via Buy Now Pay… Read More

Payments Firm Zilch Partners with StepChange

Zilch, a UK-based payments Fintech, has announced a partnership with StepChange – a “debt advice charity.” According to Zilch, the collaboration with StepChange will make it the first provider of credit via buy now pay later  (BNPL) to fully integrate StepChange Direct into its platform…. Read More

BNPL Zilch Comments on Report Pointing at Lending Impact to Users Credit Scores

This past weekend, Zilch, a buy now pay later (BNPL) provider, was a target of a story entitled Buy now pay later to impact credit scores of millions. The article in the Sunday Telegraph stated that changes at Zilch would see data shared with agencies which… Read More

BNPL Fintech Zilch Passes 3M Users, Reports a Gross Profit

Zilch, which claims to be one of the world’s first Commerce Cards, recently announced it has surpassed the 3 million customer milestone – “outpacing fintech heavyweights like Revolut, Starling Bank and N26.” Zilch’s direct-to-consumer approach “continues to outperform the market showing significantly stronger levels of… Read More

BNPL Zilch Reports Series C at $160 Million

Zilch, a UK based buy now – pay later (BNPL) provider has extended Series C by $50 million now raising $160 million now valued at around $2 billion. Zilch claims to be the fastest-growing Fintech Unicorn in Europe. In total, ZIlch has raised $460 million… Read More

UK based Zilch Joins Financial Technology Association in Advance of US Expansion

Zilch, a UK-based buy now, pay later (BNPL) credit provider, has joined the US-based Financial Technology Association (FTA) in advance of an expansion into the US. According to a note from the FTA, the advocacy group now has 20 Fintechs as members from diverse sectors… Read More

Many Consumers Know “Zilch” About BNPL, Despite 31% Using Service: Survey

While popular with consumers, buy now, pay later (BNPL) services also confuse them, results of a survey commissioned by BNPL firm Zilch suggest. Zilch plans on launching later this spring. BNPL has been used by 31% of consumers, but many folks do not understand how… Read More

BNPL Fintech Zilch Reports Steady Growth, Reaches 2M Clients

London-headquartered Fintech firm Zilch reports steady growth, indicating that clients are responding to the company’s ongoing efforts to offer what CEO Philip Belamant describes as the “the democratization of free credit.” In November of last year, Zilch had been valued at around $2 billion only… Read More

Zilch Expands Parternship with Mastercard with BNPL Service

Zilch has announced an expanded partnership with Mastercard (NYSE: MA) to bring a buy now, pay later (BNPL) service to Europe. Zilch’s digital card is currently available in the UK and reports over 1.7 million customers in less than 15 months. Zilch initially announced a… Read More

BNPL Zilch Claims Title of Fastest European Firm to Gain Unicorn Status, Raises $110 Million Series C at $2 Billion Valuation

Zilch, a London-based buy now, pay later (BNPL) Fintech, has closed on a $110 million services C funding round at a $2 billion valuation. Zilch last raised money in 2020 at a valuation of “just” $500 million. Zilch is claiming the title of the fastest… Read More

UK Based BNPL Zilch Raises Additional $110 Million

Zilch, a buy now, pay later (BNPL) platform has raised an additional $110 million in both debt and equity capital as part of an extended Series B funding round. In total, the London-based Fintech has raised $200 million making it one of the largest European… Read More

UK’s Buy Now, Pay Later Fintech Zilch Secures $80M in Capital with a $500M Valuation

The Buy Now, Pay Later or BNPL industry continues to receive substantial investments with UK-based BNPL Zilch securing $80 million in capital at a $500 million valuation. Zilch launched its services in beta mode back in 2019. The company was planning to distinguish itself from… Read More

UK Buy Now Pay Later Fintech Zilch Introduces “Tap and Pay-Over-Time” Solution for In-Store Payments via Digital Wallets

UK’s Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) Fintech firm Zilch is introducing a “tap and pay-over-time” solution that allows consumers to carry out in-store payments with a wave of their online or digital wallet, with the cost of their purchase spread over a manageable 6-week time… Read More

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