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Regtech: ClauseMatch is Now Live in Italy in New Partnership with Banca Intesa Sanpaolo

ClauseMatch has announced that it now operational at Intesa Sanpaolo. The partnership is said to be the genesis of a meeting at Fintech Innovation Lab hosted by the Bank. A Proof of Concept soon followed. The ClauseMatch platform is currently being used by Barclays and… Read More

Report: Digital Bank Revolut Seeking $1.5 Billion in New Funding

Digital challenger bank Revolut is said to be looking to raise $1.5 billion in both debt and equity financing according to a report by Sky News. Apparently, Revolut is talking to JP Morgan to  raise $500 million in equity plus an additional $1 billion in… Read More

Fintech Revolut Welcomes US Bank Customers

Revolut has been accepting new accounts in the US of late. Long-anticipated and recently announced, Revolut has been welcoming bank account sign-ups for its digital-first, Fintech future banking accounts in partnership with Metropolitan Commercial Bank, Member FDIC. In the US, most Fintechs partner with a… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Plans to Hire 3500 New Staff Members for Company’s Global Expansion

Revolut, a UK-based digital bank and Fintech unicorn, will be hiring around 3500 new staff members, as the company expands its operations into 24 new markets.  Revolut’s expansion plans involve a new global partnership with payments giant Visa Inc, the two companies revealed on September… Read More

Crowdcube: We Have Funded 19% of UK Unicorns

Crowdcube, a leading UK based crowdfunding platform, is out with a note touting the fact they have funded 3 out of 16 (19%) of the UK’s active unicorns. These three companies include BrewDog, Monzo and Revolut. Crowdcube reports that in the past 12 months, the… Read More

Seedrs Holds Inaugural Alumni Awards

Last night, Seedrs, a leading UK based investment crowdfunding platform, held its inaugural alumni awards in recognition of their growing number of successfully crowdfunded companies. Over the years Seedrs has supported more than 590 businesses raise much-needed growth capital. Simultaneously, the very public process has… Read More

Revolut Adds Free Stock Trading for Premium and Standard Customers

Today, digital bank Revolut has announced the addition of free stock trading for both Standard and Premium customers. The feature is rolling out in 26 different markets including: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,… Read More

Here is the Letter Seeking Additional Information on Why Revolut Pulled its e-Money License in Luxembourg

As was reported earlier this week, Revolut has decided to pass on its application for an e-Money license in Luxembourg. The decision was ostensibly made because Revolut has already received a passportable license in Lithuania and it is in the process of pursuing regulatory approval… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Gives Up on Luxembourg e-Money License

Revolut has decided to withdraw its application for an e-Money license in Luxembourg, according to a report in the Telegraph. The application was originally filed in September of 2018. Revolut was said to make the decision following the approval of two financial services licenses from… Read More

Revolut Expands into Portugal with New Customer Operations Center in Porto

Digital bank Revolut is expanding into Portugal with a new customer operations center in Porto. The company reports that it will hire up to 400 new employees at the new location. Ricardo Macieira, an ex-Airbnb executive, and Rebeca Venancio, formerly at Microsoft, have been appointed… Read More

Revolut Introduces 3D Secure Payments

Digital bank Revolut announced earlier this week the launch of its new 3D secure (3DS) payments feature. According to Revolut, the feature was created to help fight against fraud and to keep Revolut users safe. “3DS is a step you take when buying something online… Read More

Revolut Works with WWF and The Rainforest Alliance to Provide Donations to Amazon Rainforest

Digital bank Revolut is working with WWF and The Rainforest Alliance regarding the emergency appeal to support those dealing with the devastation caused by fire to the Amazon rainforest. Revolut has a donations feature as part of its bank application. Revolut initially launched this past… Read More

Revolut Boosts Executive Leadership with New Hires from Traditional Banking

Digital bank Revolut has added to its executive team with several new hires harkening from traditional finance. According to Revolut, the Fintech bank has hired Philip Doyle as Director of Financial Crime Risk, Wolfgang Bardorf as Treasurer and Stefan Wille as Deputy Chief Financial Officer…. Read More

Future Fintech: The Fight for the Digital Banking Crown

As 2019 moves into its third quarter, the once burgeoning industry of digital banking is starting to make serious waves in the financial world – and investors are taking notice. Big players like Monzo, Starling, N26, Revolut, and EQIBank have recently completed massive funding rounds… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Launches Business Expense Management Feature

Digital bank Revolut has integrated Xero, an SME accounting platform, to facilitate seamless business expense reporting. The Revolut for Business app has also been updated for team members to upload receipts and add expense information, according to a release from the company The new “Expense… Read More

Revolut Now Offers Commission Free Stock Trading on Digital Bank Platform

Digital bank Revolut is now offering commission-free stock trading service. Revolut has indicated its intent to offer a brokerage service in the past. The Fintech is now allowing Revolut Metal customers first access with access to all customers being rolled out in the coming weeks…. Read More

Revolut Updates Bank Accounts for Business

Digital bank Revolut has updated its business banking account offerings. According to Fintech, Revolut for Business has launched two business account plans with no monthly fees. The new business account plans is said to “reaffirm Revolut’s commitment to democratise access to business accounts.” Additionally, Revolut… Read More

Varo Money Inches Closer to Becoming First True Digital Only Bank in the US

Varo Money has been in operations for years now providing banking services in a digital only environment to a growing number of consumers. Like all other US-based aspiring digital banks, Varo has had to leverage regulatory arbitrage to provide its services by partnering with another… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Adds Charity Feature that Enables Seamless Donations

Digital bank Revolut has announced a new feature that facilitates donations to charitable causes. Launched today, Revolut’s new in-app feature labeled “Donations”, allows customers to round up payments and donate the money to three international charities. Another option of the feature is to allow customers… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Continues Apple Pay Roll-Out with 12 More Countries

Revolut has announced that Apple Pay is rolling out in 12 more countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia. That makes 28 markets that Apple pay is available for Revolut customers. Revolut customers may use their iPhone, iPad,… Read More

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