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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

Starling Bank Becomes Top Sponsor of Southampton FC Women

Digital bank Starling Bank will be the official principal partner for Southampton FC Women for the 2022-2023 season. According to a note from the bank, starting Sunday, October 30th, Starling will sponsor the team with a match against Sunderland AFC Ladies. Starling’s logo will be… Read More

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

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