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Both CEOs from the top UK challengers, Nikolay Storonsky and Tom Blomfield were listed as members of the UK’s wealthiest people. The list has also included Monzo co-founder Peter Rippon, coming in at 982 on the list, with a value of £120m.
The dutch challenger bank bunq lets their premium subscribers to add accounts as “Bunq+1” option. This account is not just a subaccount and works as well for the personal and business version of the bunq services.
Although Tom Blomfield has made it to the richest people in the UK, he decided to step down from the CEO position while becoming the Monzo bank’s president and will focus on the longterm vision of the company. Curve finally launched its Metal card premium option in Europe and Revolut announced the Revolut Business product integration with accounting software startup Clear Books.
1st place: Nikolay Storonsky from Revolut and Tom Blomfield from Monzo now amongst the richest people
Both CEOs of the top UK fintech challenger banks, Nikolay Storonsky and Tom Blomfield have been listed on the “Sunday Times Rich List” for the first time.
Nikolay Storonsky was born in Russia but he is a British citizen. His company Revolut is worth $5,5 billion
2nd place: Bunq challenger lets you create joint accounts with others
Bunq is a dutch challenger bank present since 2012 and it is already live across 30 countries. Last month it has come up with a very new feature for their premium subscribers.
The “Bunq+1” option is not just a subaccount as such since it lets you create a joint account with anybody, even people who don’t use bunq yet.
3rd place: Monzo bank’s Tom Blomfield quits as CEO
Tom Blomfield was with the UK challenger bank from the beginning as the co-founder and the CEO. Now he is moving to the newly established position of president to focus on the longterm vision of the company.
According to TechCrunch, the current Monzo US CEO, TS Anil will replace Blomfield in the position of the UK CEO.
4th place: Curve launches premium Metal card in Europe
Curve is a UK based banking platform that consolidates multiple cards into a single card and app. Now it rolls out premium Curve Metal card and other features in the European Economic Area (EEA).
According to the Curve’s press release, Curve Metal has been one of the most requested services by the banking platform’s European customers since it was first released to UK customers in January 2019.
5th place: Revolut Business now works with Clear Books
London based Revolut announced yet another product integration to the Revolut Business Connect ecosystem – Clear Books.
Clear Books provides online accounting software for small businesses, contractors, freelancers and sole traders. With using Clear Books, customers are able to create and send invoices, track bills and expenses, and create reports and tax returns.
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