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Starling Bank Points to Micro-Businesses & Burden of Managing Financial Tasks

Digital challenger Starling Bank is highlighting research that points to the burden of micro-businesses when it comes to managing financial admin demands. Starling notes that there are an estimated 5.6 million micro-businesses (0 to 9 employees) in the UK. According to the research, which surveyed… Read More

Starling Bank Adds Accounting Software Intuit Quickbooks to Business Marketplace

UK-based digital banking platform Starling Bank announced on Wednesday it has expanded its business Marketplace with the addition of cloud-based accounting software provider Intuit QuickBooks. The service will give the bank’s 90,000 business customers a link between their bank account activity and their accounting package…. Read More

Mobile-Only, Banking Challenger Starling Bank to Increase Brand Awareness to Move Beyond Fintech Startup Status

Mobile-only, banking challenger Starling Bank is planning to focus more on its brand awareness as it tries to move past its status as a startup and become one of the leading Fintech industry participants. As reported by WARC, Starling’s chief growth officer Rachael Pollard remarked:… Read More

Starling Bank Announces New Overdraft Pricing

UK-based digital banking platform Starling Bank announced on Monday it is revising its overdraft pricing on personal current accounts, replacing its flat rate of 15% with a rate of 15%, 25% or 35% Equivalent Annual Rate (EAR) (variable), dependent on customers’ credit scores, which is… Read More

Starling Bank Adds First Legal Services Partner to Business Marketplace

UK-based digital banking platform Starling Bank announced on Monday it has added its first legal services partner, Sparqa Legal, to its business marketplace. According to Starling, the partnership will bring affordable legal services to the marketplace’s 88,000 small business customers. “Starling Business Account holders can… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange Gemini Appoints Starling Bank Co-Founder Julian Sawyer As Managing Director of UK & Europe

Gemini Trust Company, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Wednesday it has appointed Starling Bank’s co-founder, Julian Sawyer, as its new managing director of the UK and Europe. According to Cameron Winklevoss, Co-Founder and President of Gemini, Sawyer held the position as CTO… Read More

Digital Bank: Starling Bank Now Offers Euro Debit Card So Customers May Spend in Euros or Pounds

Starling Bank, a digital challenger bank, is now offering a debit card that allows customers to spend directly in Pounds or Euros (ie no standard forex fee). According to a release, the dual currency card feature goes live on the same day as Starling launches… Read More

Digital Banking: Starling Bank Raises £30 million Led by Merian Chrysalis

Digital bank Starling Bank has raised £30 million in a new funding round, according to a company release. Merian Chrysalis Investment Company Limited is leading the round with an investment of £20 million. Starling’s existing investor, JTC, has topped off the round with £10 million…. Read More

Starling Bank Brings Digital Banking Message to TV

Starling Bank, a digital challenger bank, has launched a TV advertising campaign to bring its message of a mobile-friendly banking service. Starling Bank has kicked off the promotion with the message to Feel Good About Money. Starling said the publicity was designed to promote its… Read More

UK-based Challenger Bank Starling Teams Up With Nimbla to Provide Insurance Cover from Financial Losses

UK-based digital bank Starling teamed up with Nimbla, a digital insurance platform, in order to provide its 65,000 small business clients the ability to protect themselves from potential financial damages resulting from bankrupt customers. Starling’s business customers can avoid financial losses by acquiring insurance coverage… Read More

UK-based Fintech Starling Bank Launches New Online Banking App for Business Clients

London-based digital bank Starling Bank has introduced a new online banking app that allows its business clients to manage their funds more efficiently, according to a release. In addition to providing a mobile banking application, Sterling Bank offers a debit card that allows users to… Read More

Digital Challenger Bank Starling Bank Adds Insurtech Digital Risks and Cybersecurity Platform CyberSmart to Marketplace

Starling Bank, a digital-only challenger bank, has added two new partners to its marketplace feature. According to a note from the bank, Starling is now offering access to SME Insurtech Digital Risks and cybersecurity platform CyberSmart. Both services are available to customers of Starling Bank… 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

P2P Lender Growth Street Joins Starling Bank’s Marketplace

SME Peer to peer lending platform Growth Street has joined digital bank Starling Bank‘s marketplace, according to a blog post. Excited to announce that GrowthLine is now available on the #Starling Marketplace! It means your business can apply for and manage your GrowthLine all from… Read More

UK Digital Bank Starling Updates on User Growth: Expects One Million Accounts Before Year End

Starling Bank CEO and Founder Anne Boden recently published an open letter updating both investors, users and prospectie customers on the progress on the digital only challenger bank. Boden said the bank has now topped 775,000 accounts in total: 695,000 retail current accounts, 59,000 business… Read More

Digital Only Starling Bank Partners with SumUp, a Point of Sale Payments Fintech for Business

Digital-only challenger bank Starling Bank has partnered with SumUp, a mobile point of sale Fintech, to provide small merchants with access to faster settlements. Starling Bank has created not only a digital bank offering but a digital marketplace where both businesses and individuals may access… Read More

Challenger Starling Bank Updates Business Accounts

Digital bank Starling Bank says it has opened up its business account to many more UK small and medium-sized enterprises by inviting companies with more than one person of significant control (PSCs) to sign up. The Fintech said the move was made in response to… Read More

Starling Bank Announces New Partnership With CreditLadder

UK-based digital banking platform Starling Bank announced on Monday it has formed a partnership  CreditLadder, a UK-based rent recognition platform, in a move that will help thousands of Starling customers improve their credit score and get on to the property ladder. “CreditLadder will enable Starling… Read More

Starling Bank Announces New Collaboration With Direct Line Group to Allow Customers to Apply For Home Insurance Through In-App Marketplace

UK-based digital banking platform Starling Bank announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with Direct Line Group to allow current account customers to apply for home insurance directly through Starling’s in-app marketplace. According to Starling, the partnership will enable customers to securely connect… Read More

Fintech Provider Bottomline Announces New Real-Time Payment Partnership With Starling Bank

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY), a UK-based fintech, announced on Monday it has formed a new partnership with Starling Bank to launch of its Real Time Payments Express Service. The company reported that the new service will allow banks and corporates to send, receive, and track… Read More

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