Anne Boden, founder of UK’s Starling Bank, steps down as CEO
Anne Boden nearly lost a grip on Starling Bank years ago when the neobank was in the middle of a coup effort led by its CTO, but now it looks like Boden is doing the walking away. The outspoken founde
Revolut’s valuation troubles signal a stormy horizon for less-profitable neobanks
Revolut's situation seems like awful news for other neobanks. How much more room do less profitable neobanks have to fall?
Now is the time to invest in Black-owned banks
It's essential to consider this moment as an opportunity to start banking with some of the few Black-owned banks.
The profit divide running through the neobanking sector
While it is possible to build a neobank that isn't bone-grafted to the venture capital markets, it can be a very long road to get to that point.
Looks like (some) neobanks will be OK after all
There's some good financial news brewing for neobanks: new data indicates that at least some of the larger and better-known neobanks are going to be OK after all.
Mono aims to be ‘first bankingless bank’ for Latin America’s small businesses
Mono is building a fully digital bank with accounts that can be opened in around 15 minutes versus an average of two weeks at an incumbent bank.
How to failwhale the blockchain
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A neobank for digital entrepreneurs, founded by a former Apple Card designer, just raised $5.3M
Daniel Sathyanesan spent two years at tech behemoth Apple as a user experience designer on the Apple Card before venturing out on his own. While running his own business — a service-based design
Is it time to worry about fintech valuations?
Unless you own many shares of financial technology startups, this will be fun.
Fintech Farm nabs $7.4M to launch neobanks in Nigeria and other emerging markets
Fintech Farm, a newly launched fintech startup based in the U.K. that creates digital banks in emerging markets, confirmed to TechCrunch today that it has raised $7.4 million in seed funding. The comp
Daily Crunch: Berlin-based revenue workspace Weflow takes aim at ‘Salesforce fatigue’
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Oxygen, a neobank for freelancers and small businesses, in talks to raise funds at over $500 million valuation
Oxygen, a startup that is bringing digital banking services to freelancers and micro- and small-sized businesses, is in talks to raise a new round at a valuation of over $500 million, two sources fami
Nubank’s IPO filing gives us a peek into neobank economics
In good news for its peers that may seek to go public, the numbers Nubank has shared in its IPO filing seem to make pretty reasonable business sense.
Zolve raises $40 million to help global citizens access financial services
Zolve, a neobanking startup that aims to help immigrants in the U.S. gain access to financial services, said on Wednesday it has raised $40 million in a new financing round as it begins to roll out it
Atomic aims to give consumers more control over their income with payroll-connecting APIs
Fintech startup Atomic announced this morning that it has closed a $22 million Series A. Core Innovation Capital led the round, which saw participation from preceding investors. The company has raised
Nubank co-leads $45 million investment in Indian neobank Jupiter
Industry veteran Jitendra Gupta’s neobank for consumers in India — Jupiter — has raised $45 million in a new financing round as the Bangalore and Mumbai-based startup gears up for i
Neobanks’ moves toward profitability could be the path to public markets
At least a portion of the neobanking world is financially stable enough to consider public offerings.
Kuda, the African challenger bank, raises $55M at a $500M valuation
Kuda Bank, the London-based, Nigerian-operating startup that is taking on incumbents in the country with a mobile-first, personalised and often cheaper set of banking services built on newer, API-base
Revolut confirms a fresh $800M in funding at a $33B valuation to supercharge its financial services super app
The fintech funding continues to roll in at a rapid pace, a result of the huge shift underway in how consumers spend and manage their money. In the latest development, Revolut — the London-based
Equity Live: This is what leadership smells like
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