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Revolut seeking UK banking license because of Brexit

Revolut is preparing to submit a banking license application to the Bank of England and hopes to secure it before the end of the year.

OakNorth Bank reaches double profits, but growth slows

SoftBank-backed lender OakNorth Bank almost doubled its profits in 2019 but slowed down its pace of expansion as economic concerns discouraged...

Tandem raises £60m to fund international expansion

Tandem Bank, the UK challenger which sparked reports of its funding nearly a year ago, has finally landed its investment round of £60 million and intends to buy a green lender that helps consumers buy solar panels.

Leap Finance raises $5.5M to lend to Indian students who are studying abroad

Leap Finance, a fintech platform for overseas Indian students, announced it has raised US$5.5 million in a round led by Sequoia India.

Starling Bank to create 400 jobs at its new Cardiff office

In a major boost to the growing fintech sector in the Cardiff Capital Region, Starling Bank is investing in new data science, fraud and customer service hub in the city.

30 employees turned into millionaires? Yes with Monese

Monese, a digital banking app for immigrants, is expecting to turn 30 employees into paper millionaires after its next fundraiser, which will reportedly value the company at £1bn.

RBS Fund Takes Back £50M From Metro Bank!

Metro Bank has announced that it will repay £50 million of bailout funding to RBS. The announcement arrives as the bank altered its strategy after releasing its full-year results and scaled-back its plans for branch expansion over the next few years.

UK’s most valuable fintech startup? Revolut!

The digital bank Revolut has become the UK’s most valuable financial technology startup after a funding round that more than tripled its value to £4.2bn.
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Revolut plans to increase its crypto headcount by 20%

Fintech company Revolut continues to expand its cryptocurrency services operations after recently getting approval to operate in Singapore.

Nubank hits 1 million crypto users in less than a month

Brazilian challenger bank Nubank has announced hitting one million cryptocurrency users in the country barely a month after launching the service.

Revolut has been hit by high-profile resignations

Revolut has been hit by multiple resignations from its UK risk and compliance chiefs.

Starling Bank reports first full year profit

Starling reported a pre-tax profit of £32.1 million for the financial year ending 31 March 2022.