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!
The Swedish fintech unicorn Klarna asked investors for a new round of funding. This one would set the company’s value to $10 billion.
Sage Accounting has been integrated with Revolut to enable SME’s to take advantage of the fintech’s innovative spend analytics platform.
Starling Bank launched the Kite debit card, which is dedicated to be used by children up to the age of 16. Revolut launched in Australia last month, now it is also offering the crypto trading services and Brazil’s most important fintech startup Nubank has raised $300 million in equity investments.
If Klarna’s attempt is successful it could once again become Europe’s highest valued fintech.
2nd place: Revolut and Sage announce a new partnership
Neal Watkins, EVP Small Business Segment, Sage commented: “Never have businesses needed time relief more. Nobody started a business to reconcile their books every month. Small businesses will no longer need to process receipts and bank statements manually.”
3rd place: Starling launches Kite card for kids
The users of the card may use it for spending online, instore, and withdrawing cash from ATMs.
“We’re very excited to be adding another feature to our Financial SuperApp with the introduction of our cryptocurrency exchange services,” Revolut Australia CEO Matt Baxby said.
The list of previous investors includes TCV, Tencent, DST Global, Sequoia Capital, and Ribbit Capital.
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