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Revolut Announces Launch of Group Vaults

Digital bank Revolut announced on Thursday the launch of its Group Vaults, which are described as the simple way to save for that special gift or occasion with friends and family on the Revolut platform. Revolut further explained: “Wedding gifts, holidays, a family car, or… Read More

Report: Revolut Plans Banking License in Russia, Meanwhile Launch in Lithuania is Delayed

Digital bank Revolut has grand plans to expand its services around the world. Based in the UK, the Fintech now serves over 4 million customers in the European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland, and Australia. A Fintech Unicorn, Revolut has not been shy about its intent… Read More

Revolut Research Says Millennials are Saving More than Ever but Still Worry About Financial Future

Contradicting an existing belief that Millennials don’t save money, digital-only bank Revolut has shared research indicating that more Millennials are saving money than ever before. Simultaneously, this generation remains deeply concerned about their financial future. Revolut says it surveyed their 18-38 year old customers in… Read More

Revolut Dinged Again in BBC Report

Revolut, one of the most promising digital challenger banks in the world, was whacked once again by a report by the BBC which largely rehashed prior claims associated with compliance and anti-money laundering control. According to the report, the BBC communicated with a former Revolut… Read More

Revolut Responds to Compliance Questions, The Telegraph Issues a Correction Regarding their Claims

Digital challenger bank Revolut has received an apology of sorts as the Telegraph has issued a correction regarding an article where the broadsheet made allegations regarding compliance challenges. Crowdfund Insider referenced the Telegraph’s report in an article here. The Telegraph’s correction stated they had “wrongly… Read More

Revolut Hits Rough Patch as CFO Resigns, Questions Arise Regarding Compliance [u]

Digital challenger bank Revolut has had a rough week. An article in the Telegraph on Friday questioned the bank’s process for monitoring transactions processed by the bank stating a system to prevent sanctions screening and other illicit activity was “switched off.”  The Fintech had apparently… Read More

Concerned About the UK’s Fintech Prominence, Revolut CEO Calls for a Tech Visa to Help with Brexit Fallout

Nik Storonsky, the CEO and co-founder of digital bank Revolut, has told the UK Government to create specialised tech visas for professionals to ameliorate growing concerns of Brexit fallout. Revolut said it plans on doubling its workforce in the coming months as it expands services and… Read More

Innovate Finance Releases UK Fintech Report: Very Big Deals

According to Innovate Finance‘s new report 2018 FinTech VC Investment Landscape, investment in UK Fintech rose by 18% to $3.3 billion in 2018. Some additional highlights from the report include: Growth private equity investment rose 57% to $1.6 billion, while venture capital dipped to $1.7 billion… Read More

WeWork and Digital Bank Revolut Partner with Free Hot Desk Space

Revolut has announced an agreement with WeWork to provide Revolut for Business customers with 3 months free “hot desk space.” WeWork is one of the leading shared office space providers that has a reputation for hosting legions of early-stage companies around the world. The privately… Read More

Revolut Signs Agreement with Regtech ClauseMatch

Digital bank Revolut has announced a new agreement with London-based Regtech ClauseMatch. According to a release from ClauseMatch, following a successful trial period the bank is adopting the regulatory technology to streamline management of internal policies, controls, and regulatory compliance. The trial period only took… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Provides Details on International Expansion, Launches Global Licensing Team

Digital challenger bank Revolut has provided some additional details into their strategy for international expansion. Long forecasted, the global rollout of the bank has yet to breach the confines of Europe. To facilitate the expansion, Revolut said they are creating an “elite global licensing team”… Read More

Revolut Experiences Embarrassing App Failure that Leaves Some Customers Hanging

Digital bank Revolut experienced an App failure yesterday that left some customers hanging, according to a thread on Twitter. The embarrassing fail comes a bit over a month after Revolut announced the company had received a long-anticipated banking license. Revolut took to Twitter to respond… Read More

Lithuania: London’s Status as the Financial Capital of the Old World is Less Relevant After Brexit

Lithuania wants to be the leading Fintech hub in Europe. Beginning in 2013, the small Baltic nation decided to take action and become one of the EU’s “hottest destinations for Fintech.” Mantas Katinas, MD of Invest Lithuania – the public entity leading the Fintech charge in… Read More

Fintech News: The Biggest Fintech Stories of 2018

Fintech, or financial innovation, is pervasive within the financial services industry. Innovation has always existed in this sector of business but the advent of the internet combined with the creativity of risk taking entrepreneurs has engendered an accelerated period of disruptive change in finance. Think about… Read More

Revolut is Granted European Banking License, Plans US Expansion in 2019

Digital only bank Revolut has received a European banking license. The London based Fintech says it is now positioned to become “the Amazon of Banking.” Revolut applied for the banking license via the Lithuanian central bank just over a year ago in November 2017. It… Read More

Revolut Acquires Licenses to Expand in Japan & Singapore

Digital bank Revolut has acquired licenses to expand in Japan and Singapore. The launch in the Asian countries comes just after the fintech reportedly is planning to raise $500 million through its upcoming Series D funding round. According to CNBC, Revolut reported it received a remittance license… Read More

Report: Revolut to Raise $500 Million then Launch in USA

Digital bank Revolut is revving up for a $500 million series D funding round, according to recent reports. This next capital injection follows the last round from earlier this year when Revolut raised $250 million at a valuation of $1.7 billion. The funding validated its… Read More

Revolut Unveils New Tech to Reduce Fraud for its 3M+ Customers

Revolut, fintech unicorn and successful Crowdcube alum, is taking its customer protection to the next level, intending to become a world leader. As part of the platform’s plan, a new fleet of machine learning technology has been unveiled, a fleet that has already reportedly seen… Read More

Revolut CEO Says Wall Street Has No Interest in Crypto

The CEO of London-based digital only banking platform Revolut has denied popular claims that Wall Street is poised to avalanche into cryptocurrency investing. Revolut CEO Nikolay Storonsky, told an audience at the Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon, last week, that, as far as he is concerned: “There is… 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

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