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Revolut Asks Customers to Name New Metal Card

Digital challenger bank Revolut announced last week it is now asking customers to help name its new and exclusive metal card. Revolut reported that last year, it released the Revolut Premium account, which offers the choice of four exclusive card designs, unlimited foreign exchange transactions, overseas medical… Read More

Hellas Direct Teams Up With Swiss Re and Revolut to Enter the Cyprus Home-Insurance Sector

Hellas Direct, a Greece-based insurtech platform, announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Swiss Re and Revolut to enter the Cyprus home-insurance sector. The company announced its partnership with Revolut last week to “shakeup” the insurance company in both Greece and Cyprus.  The partnership with Swiss Re… Read More

UK Digital Banker Revolut Finds Savings in the Vaults

Revolut, the digital banking alternative, announced that over 150,000 customers have started saving via Vaults since its launch in April. The feature enables users to round up and save the spare change from every card purchase and has already lead to Revolut customers saving over… Read More

Hellas Direct Forms New Partnership With Revolut

Hellas Direct, a Greece-based insurtech platform, announced last week it has teamed up with Revolut to “shake up” the insurance industry in Greece and Cyprus. According to Hellas, the new partnership is aiming to improve customer experience and further drive transparency. The announced of Revolute partnership… Read More

Revolut: A Big Win for Early Investors on Crowdfunding Platforms

Revolut revealed its most recent funding round today as it raised $250 million at a valuation of $1.7 billion. In many ways, the success of Revolut is emblematic of the power and potential of investment crowdfunding. Until today’s Series C round, each successive funding round… Read More

Revolut is a Crowdfunded Unicorn. Digital Bank Raises $250 Million at $1.7 Billion Valuation

Revolut has claimed Unicorn status. The UK based digital challenger bank has raised $250 million at a valuation of $1.7 billion making it one of the fastest UK Fintechs to top the billion dollar mark ever. Launched in 2015, Revolut will next expand in the… Read More

Seedrs: £500 Million in Crowdfunding by 2021

Seedrs is one of the leading crowdfunding platforms in the UK today. Since the online capital formation site launched in 2012 over 600 deals have been successfully funded. Investors have mainly been retail types but big VCs have frequently joined in to support promising businesses… Read More

Revolut Update Adds Savings Vault, Users Save Spare Change Automatically, Including Cryptocurrency

Revolut’s newest feature Vaults a saving enabler that allows users to round up and save their spare change from everyday purchases. The service is available for any of Revolut’s 25 supported fiat currencies as well as the popular digital currencies Bitcoin, Ether and Litecoin. Revolut say… Read More

The World is Going Cashless & Digital Challenger Bank Revolut Wants to Lead the Way

Cash is king no more. Today’s society is all about mobility and the digitization of all forms of finance. How consumers spend and manage their money has changed dramatically in recent years and that pace of change is accelerating. Revolut is a new breed of… Read More

Revolut Prepares to Launch in Singapore; Announces North America & Other Asian Debuts

Digital challenger bank Revolut announced on Wednesday it is currently making plans to launch in Singapore. This news comes just after the company announced it launched “disposable’ virtual cards. “From clunky apps to hidden fees, banking as we know it is broken. That’s why we decided to… Read More

InvestHK UK Fintech Award: Fintech Mosaic Smart Data Wins Top Prize

Mosaic Smart Data, a London based Fintech that helps financial institutions in adapting to regulatory change, has won the inaugural InvestHK UK Fintech Awards.  The recognition was revealed by InvestHK  along with the UK Department for International Trade. The competition received 30 submissions from UK based… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut to Issue Disposable Virtual Cards in Unique Move to Combat Fraud

Digital challenger bank Revolut will now allow customers to setup and pay online with disposable virtual cards.  According to Revolut, after each transaction, existing card details will be destroyed and new  card details automatically generated. Revolut is offering the new service in a unique way… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Introduces Automatic Payments Across Europe

Digital challenger bank Revolut has announced EUR Direct Debits or European customers thus facilitating direct debits for automated payments. The traditional bank alternative now facilitates easy monthly payments such as  phone bills, utilities and other regular services. Revolut points out they already allow European customers… Read More

Revolut Launches In-App Feature: Buy, Hold & Exchange Cryptocurrencies

Revolut officially launched its cryptocurrency feature, allowing all Revolut customers to buy, hold and exchange cryptocurrencies in-app in seconds, as the innovative fintech platform sticks to its mission and continues to disrupt traditional banking by mainstreaming cryptocurrencies. “We have been amazed by the incredible demand… Read More

Challenger Bank Revolut Adds £1/Day Travel Insurance to Growing Portfolio of Services

Digital only challenger bank Revolut has released a new featured today – one that is designed to be simple to use and cost effective. Revolut has announced that users may now activate travel insurance for just £1 per day. The insurance is available at the… Read More

Huge Year for Seedrs: Crowdfunding Platform Raises £125 Million in 2017 in Record Number of Deals

Seedrs, a UK based crowdfunding platform, has published full year results for 2017.  According to the company, during the year £125 million was invested in 168 different deals – the biggest year since platform launch. Investors came from 58 different countries making more than 46,700… Read More

Bank Branches No More: RBS Keeps Shuttering Bricks & Mortar Locations as Digital Banking Revolution Continues

On December 1st, the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) announced it would close 62 RBS branches and 197 NatWest branches. The shuttering of these bank branches is not unique to RBS and is indicative of the global Fintech revolution. This is not the first time… Read More

Cryptocurrency Transactions Arrive for Revolut Customers: Bitcoin, Litecoin & Ether May Be Bought & Exchanged within Digital Banking App

Revolut knows the future of banking is a digital only world with a feature rich mobile ecosystem. Give people what they need and want in online bank and they will keep coming back in droves. Today, as we alluded to last week, Revolut is officially… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Prepares to Launch Cryptocurrency Features

Digital only challenger bank Revolut is preparing to enter the cryptocurrency world with new features on their bank app to allow users to exchange and use Bitcoin and other digital currencies. While some traditional banks look at crypto with disdain (heres looking at you, Jamie… Read More

Seedcamp IV: £41 Million Fund Raised to Back European Startups, Will Also Invest in Crypto Offerings

Seedcamp has just closed a £41M seed fund to invest in 100 new startups across Europe on their 10 year anniversary. The fourth fund is two times larger than the last Seedcamp fund and is said to be backed by 60 leading corporates, VCs and fund… Read More