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Starling Bank Adds Bulk Payments for Payroll Support, More

Leading UK digital bank Starling Bank has added a new feature for its users by enabling “Bulk Payments”. The new service is designed to support payroll, supplier payments or employee expenses and more for firms using Starling business banking. The new service is a subscription-based… Read More

Jupiter Fund Management Wants to Sell Stake in Starling Bank: Report

Jupiter Fund Management is interested in parting with its 10% ownership stake in top UK digital bank – Starling Bank, according to a report. Sky News says that Jupiter may sell the shares at over £200 million, perhaps a transaction may entail a discount. The… Read More

ICYMI: Digital Banks Monzo and Starling Bank are the Top Ranked Banks

Digital banks and neobanks are a fairly recent evolution in the financial services world. Incumbent banking has been around for decades, if not hundreds of years. Old banks taking deposits for safekeeping, paying little in return (or charging fees), packaged with mediocre services, and queues… Read More

Starling Bank Reports Profit, Revenue Almost Doubles

Starling Bank, a leading UK digital bank, has reported its first full year profit as overall metrics improve. Anne Boden, founder and Chief Executive of Starling Bank, commented on the results: “With our first full year of profitability, we’ve placed ourselves firmly in a category… Read More

Starling Bank Bails on Irish Bank Application: Report

Starling Bank, a leading digital-only bank in the UK, has abandoned its pursuit of a banking license in Ireland and altered its  European expansion plans. The revelation was first reported by SkyNews that disclosed Starling might alternatively purchase a European bank instead of acquiring a de… Read More

Digital Banking: UK’s Starling Bank Passes 3 Million Account Milestone

Starling Bank has passed the three million current account milestone, which “includes more than 460,000 small business accounts,” according to an update shared with CI. This key milestone comes five years after the digital bank launched its Personal Current Accounts in May 2017, while its… Read More

Starling Bank Updates Spending Insights Tool to Help Clients with Budgeting

Starling Bank has upgraded its Spending Insights tool in order to help consumers with improving their money management skills. Thirty-six new spending categories have been introduced, “giving customers instant access to monthly spending data across each category.” Starling is also rolling out a search capability… Read More

Starling Bank Raises £130 Million at £2.5 Billion Valuation

Starling Bank, a top digital bank operating in the UK, has raised more money. According to multiple reports, Starling has raised £130 million at a £2.5 billion valuation. It was reported that Starling may use some of the new money to target acquisitions to complement… Read More

Digital Pension Platform, Penfold, Now Added to Starling Bank’s Personal Marketplace

Penfold, the digital pensions platform, confirmed that they have been added to the Starling Bank’s Personal Marketplace, enabling clients to set up a Penfold pension via the Starling app within minutes. Starling’s Personal Marketplace links up clients to hand-picked third-party products and services, enabling them… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Starling Reports Record Investment and Strong Growth Planned by Small Businesses

Two-thirds of the UK’s small business leaders (63%) feel “lonely” in their role, which could prevent their firm from “reaching its full potential,” according to an update from UK-based digital bank Starling. Of 1,046 business leaders surveyed by Starling Bank, seven in ten (70%) say… Read More

Starling Bank Reports that 43% of UK’s Small Businesses Say their Performance Is Back to Pre-COVID Levels

UK-based digital bank Starling reveals that two-fifths of small businesses (43%) report that their performance is back to pre-COVID levels, with almost a third (30%) “stating they are performing better than they were in February 2020.” The research from Enterprise Nation and Starling Bank reveals… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Starling Acquires £1B Mortgage Loan Book from Kensington Mortgages

UK-based digital banking platform, Starling Bank has reportedly acquired a mortgage book valued at about £1 billion as the Fintech tries to challenge the United Kingdom’s established banks. Starling Bank has reportedly obtained the home loans portfolio from Kensington Mortgages, which offers financing for clients… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling to Offset its Carbon Emissions Yearly from 2021 and Aim for Net Zero Target

UK-based digital bank Starling recently confirmed that it has committed to “a one third reduction target in its carbon emissions by 2030 and to offset carbon emissions from its own operations and supply chain annually from 2021.” As noted by Starling Bank in a release:… Read More

Starling Bank Introduces Accounting Software Integration with Xero for Multi-Currency Business Accounts

If you’re running a UK-based business and routinely have to send, receive or hold euros or dollars, then Starling Bank’s multi-currency accounts can save you time, money, effort, and stress. Whether it’s sending payments to suppliers based in Italy or receiving payments from customers in… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling Introduces Bills Manager to help Consumers Better Manage their Funds

UK-based digital bank Starling Bank is launching Bills Manager, in order to help clients with settling their bills in a timely manner and better managing their funds. The new feature, one of the “most requested,” offers clients the option to have a Direct Debit or… Read More

UK based Digital Banking Platform Starling Explains How to Set Your Own Contactless Payments Limit

The team at UK’s digital bank Starling notes that they always want their clients to be in control of their funds. That’s why they are introducing a feature that allows customers to set their own limit for contactless payments made with their debit cards, “up… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling to Expand Business Operations into Europe

UK-based digital bank Starling is expanding its business operations into Europe. As of H1 2022, “subject to regulatory approval,” Starling intends to make its Banking as a Service (BaaS) solution offering available in the European Union, which includes France, Germany, The Netherlands and Spain, according… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Starling Reveals Benefits of Pension Plans from Penfold, PensionBee

UK-based digital bank Starling has shared important information about pensions. In order to mark National Pension Awareness Week in the United Kingdom, Starling teamed up with their partners in the Starling Marketplace, PensionBee and Penfold, to help consumers gain a better understanding of pensions. As… Read More

Financial Crime: UK’s Starling Bank Explains How to Deal with Scam Artists and Fraudsters Online

The team at digital bank Starling asks whether you’ve every agreed to plans for something you “really didn’t want to do.” The UK-based banking challenger also asks whether you’ve “walked down the high street and been unable not buy something from that fast-talking street vendor.”… Read More

Women Returners and Innovate Finance Establish Cross-Company Return Program for Fintech Professionals

Women Returners and Innovate Finance have teamed up to establish a cross-company returner program, which aims to encourage professionals to try re-entering the Fintech industry after long-term or extended career breaks. UK’s digital bank Starling, Fintech Unicorn Klarna and PrimaryBid will reportedly take part in… Read More

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