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The Everly Summary (weekly TOP5 news)

Welcome to Everly.eu’s weekly summary. Let’s see the most important news we have covered during the last week in a TOP 5 list!

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.

1st place: Starling Bank extends SME features by adding Penfold to the marketplace

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.

2nd place: Lunar launches Denmark’s first metal card as part of a ‘Pro’ premium account

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.

3rd place: N26 partners with adidas to provide customers with a new perk

German challenger bank N26 has announced a partnership with another German brand, the sportswear giant adidas.

4th place: The story of the ‘World’s most wanted man’ Wirecard’s Jan Marsalek

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.

5th place: Mastercard launches sustainable card programme

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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