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Starling Bank extends SME features in the marketplace by adding Penfold. With this, Penfold joins 26 companies already integrated with Starling’s marketplace as Starling currently has 3% of the UK SME banking market.
Lunar launches Denmark’s first metal card as part of a ‘Pro’ premium account for 119DKK/month which is about 16€/month.
N26 partners with adidas to provide customers with a new perk. Jan Marsalek, who was Wirecard’s chief operating officer, is one of the current world’s most wanted men and is supposedly hiding in Russia. Mastercard has joined forces with other global players to develop a sustainable credit card program in a bid to cut down on single-use plastics.
Penfold is a pension provider for self-employed and is the latest addition to Starling Marketplace, where the customer is able to browse third-party providers and services.
Nordic challenger bank Lunar that has offices across Denmark, Sweden, and Norway, has announced the launch of their new premium ‘Pro’ account that comes with a metal card.
German challenger bank N26 has announced a partnership with another German brand, the sportswear giant adidas.
Marsalek has been missing since his dismissal from Wirecard in the wake of the discovery of a €1.9 billion black hole which has implicated a number of fraudulent overseas deals.
Mastercard’s sustainable card offerings are available to consumers in over a dozen countries globally and more than 60 financial institutions have issued cards with approved materials made from recyclable, bio-sourced, chlorine-free, degradable and ocean plastics.
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