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UK’s Starling Bank Appoints Raman Bhatia as Group Chief Executive Officer

Starling Bank announces the appointment of Raman Bhatia as Group Chief Executive Officer. He will take over from John Mountain, who has “been acting as interim CEO since our founder Anne Boden announced she was stepping back from the role last year.” Raman is currently… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank Introduces Brand Platform as Fintech Challenger Focuses on Growth

Starling Bank has created a new brand platform with a new positioning, strategy, and ad creative developed to “mark the beginning of an ambitious year of growth for the bank.” ‘The Bank Built for You’ platform celebrates “how banking is about more than just money,… Read More

Majority of UK Startups Self-Finance New Ventures – Research Study

Financing a new business can be one of the biggest hurdles entrepreneurs face, according to an update shared by UK’s Starling Bank. Some 85% of UK startups launched in the last three years “have relied on the founder’s personal capital as the initial source of… Read More

Virtual Banking: Starling Bank and GFT to Support Software as a Service Solution

Starling Bank is working with GFT, the global digital transformation pioneer, as an implementation partner for its Software-as-a-Service business, Engine by Starling. Engine by Starling provides banks “with access to the cloud native, modular and API-based banking platform initially built by Starling‘s own in-house tech… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank Survey: Consumers Admit to Overspending, Experience Negative Impact of Making Unnecessary Purcchases

The Black Friday sales are fast upon us and while “nearly two thirds (62%) of consumers say they plan to take advantage of the discounts, nearly a third (29%) of people who have shopped over Black Friday in the past have regretted their purchases.” Buyer’s… Read More

Digital Banking: AMP to Use Engine by Starling to Launch Virtual Bank for Small Businesses

AMP will be launching a digital bank division built specifically “for the transaction needs of sole traders and small business.” AMP will work with Engine by Starling, the SaaS subsidiary of UK digital bank, Starling Bank Limited, allowing it to leverage: Starling’s ‘Engine’ technology platform,… Read More

Digital Banking: Starling Bank Raises Fixed Saver Interest Rates

Starling Bank is raising the interest rate on its 1-Year Fixed Saver from 5.25% to 5.53% AER/Gross. Effective from Thursday 21 September 2023, Starling Bank customers “choosing the Fixed Saver will receive a return of 5.53% on balances of £2,000 – £1 million locked in… Read More

Starling Bank Plans Asian Expansion

Top UK-based digital bank, Starling Bank, is looking to expand its footprint beyond the borders of the UK, according to a report. Starling is preparing to launch operations in Asia, but apparently not with its own brand but by partnering with an Asian bank that… Read More

Iconic Fintech Founder Anne Boden Announces Exit as CEO of Starling Bank

Anne Boden, the founder of Starling Bank – a top UK digital bank, is to step aside as CEO on 30 June. Boden will remain on the Board as a non-executive director. John Mountain, Starling’s COO, will take over as interim CEO to lead the… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank Supports Money Management Tools with “Split Payment” Feature

Starling Bank customers can now organize their salary payments across their account. The new feature, called ‘Split payment’, allows customers “to decide how much of an inbound payment, such as their salary, to put away and where, including their saving Spaces, joint accounts, additional accounts… Read More

Money Management: UK Consumers More Likely to Open Joint Account When they Reach 25-34 Age Range, Survey Reveals

Money is the number one cause of quarrels for three out of 10 couples in the UK, according to a survey by Starling Bank. Couples aged 45-54 reportedly “have the most disagreements (39%), along with parents (37%).” The research, which “questioned 4,000 over 16s in… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank, National Trust to Improve Access to Nature

The National Trust and Starling Bank have launched a three-year partnership aimed at ensuring more people “have access to nature, both now and in the future.” Through the partnership, it is “estimated that over 1 million people will be able to benefit from improved access… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank to Create New Jobs, Announces Launch of Manchester Office

Starling Bank has chosen Barings’ Landmark in Manchester to house its new office in the North. The digital bank intends “to create up to 1,000 new jobs for the region to fulfil roles across the company, including in operations, engineering, data science and cybersecurity.” The… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank Introduces 1-Year Fixed Saver for Business Clients Offering 2.5%

Starling Bank is rolling out its first savings product for small businesses offering a competitive fixed interest rate of 2.5% “over one year on balances of £2,000 or more.” The new 1-Year Business Fixed Saver is “built seamlessly into the app.” Account holders can “transfer… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank Starts 2023 with “Significant” Achievements

Starling Bank is starting the new year with “significant” achievements. The digital bank reveals that it “tops the Current Account Switch Service (CASS) leaderboard, is named Britain’s best current account by Finder.com, and makes the top ten in its debut entry to the UK Customer… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank Expects to More than Quadruple Pre-Tax Profits in Annual Results

Starling Bank expects to “more than quadruple its pre-tax profits in its Annual Results for the year ending 31 March 2023.” According to an update shared with CI, the bank “generated annualized pre-tax profits of more than £250 million on the back of almost £600… Read More

Digital Banking: UK’s Starling Bank to Launch Fixed Saver Product

Starling Bank is rolling out its first savings product offering “a guaranteed return of 3.25% over one year on balances of £2,000 or more.” The new Starling 1-Year Fixed Saver is “built seamlessly into the Starling app for maximum visibility and control.” Starling personal current… Read More

Starling Bank Now Offers Virtual Cards

Popular digital bank Starling Bank has announced new virtual cards along with features that can be incorporated into the tech. Starling Bank said that virtual cards are now available for Personal Current Account customers and updated its Spending Insights. The features add to the bank’s… Read More

Digital Bank Starling, Settld to Support End of Life Admin for Bereaved Individuals

Starling Bank has taken swift action “to make life simpler for bereaved individuals, following recommendations made in a key nationwide bereavement report.” The digital bank has “unveiled a new strategic partnership with end-of-life admin service Settld, which will streamline account administration for those handling the… Read More

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