The German challenger bank made the announcement last week on LinkedIn and it was met with great praise.
A new digital-only bank Monument has received an "authorization with restriction" now aims for the UK’s richest and is set to launch within months.
Mastercard and TransferWise have expanded their collaboration agreement so that the issuance of cards will be allowed in any market in the...
The Danish banking app Lunar is now focusing on business banking and has provided 2,000 users with an early access to its business accounts.
Peter Trebelev, Head of Growth at Rizq: “The market is so saturated, that only niche propositions have the potential to survive.”
Rizq is a UK-based Islamic digital challenger bank and it is preparing for its launch this summer. The challenger bank aims to solve mainstream banking issues for Muslims in the West, which is in line with their values and lifestyle.
Multiple sources confirmed that Meri Williams, who joined Monzo bank in September 2018, announced internally that she was departing.
The coronavirus pandemic is obviously having a major impact on the world economy, and although tech and digital companies, including fintechs may be in the best shape ever, they are still facing the consequences in various ways.
The Covid-19 outbreak is having irreversible impacts on the banking industry already. Above all, it forces banks to shut their branches. And digital challengers such as N26 are quick to jump on the opportunity to change customer behaviour for good.
ATM network Link said their customer's usage of the cash machines and cash has fallen by 50% during last week.
For a few years now, consumer attitude towards finance and banking has been changing. A rapid rise in digital consumption has resulted in more technology and innovation than ever before, with total fintech investment in Europe skyrocketing to $58.1bn in 2019.*
Monzo has reached a combined total of 135,000 customers for its two premium bank account options since their launch in 2020 and now it extends their benefits.