Mastercard and ANNA Money enter next phase of partnership
Aug04

Mastercard and ANNA Money enter next phase of partnership

Mastercard and ANNA Money today announced an extended partnership that will support ANNA’s customers with value-added services. ANNA is a mobile business account, Mastercard debit card and virtual assistant rolled into one aimed at start-ups, freelancers and small businesses. Launched in 2018, ANNA (Absolutely No Nonsense Admin) “the debit card that meows”, has worked with Mastercard since its inception. In under two years ANNA has...

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UK’s ANNA raises $21M
May14

UK’s ANNA raises $21M

Small and medium businesses and sole-traders account for the vast majority of businesses globally, 99.9% of all enterprises in the U.K. alone. And while the existence of millions of separate companies, with their individual demands, speaks of a fragmented market, together they still represent a lot of opportunity. Today, a U.K. fintech startup looking to capitalise on that is announcing a round of growth funding to enter Europe after...

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UK’s ANNA raises $21M
May14

UK’s ANNA raises $21M

Small and medium businesses and sole-traders account for the vast majority of businesses globally, 99.9% of all enterprises in the U.K. alone. And while the existence of millions of separate companies, with their individual demands, speaks of a fragmented market, together they still represent a lot of opportunity. Today, a U.K. fintech startup looking to capitalise on that is announcing a round of growth funding to enter Europe after...

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ANNA announces partnership with ABH Holdings S.A.
May14

ANNA announces partnership with ABH Holdings S.A.

ANNA, the mobile business current account and financial admin assistant for small businesses and freelancers is pleased to announce a strategic alliance with ABHH Group. The group is investing over $21m into the company and acquiring a majority stake in ANNA at an implied valuation of $110m. ANNA will continue to operate as a standalone brand, maintaining operational independence, its headquarters in London and customer service team...

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ANNA and Funding Xchange are working together to help make CBILS a success
Apr15

ANNA and Funding Xchange are working together to help make CBILS a success

During the current crisis collaboration is key to unlocking the funds that small businesses desperately need. As a response, ANNA and Funding Xchange have created a partnership that will help support sole traders and small businesses navigate through the new government backed loan scheme (CBILS) landscape and other funding choices  ANNA’s Head of Customer Experience, Clair Bevan says “most of our customers are self-employed or run...

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ANNA Opens Consultation on Fee Models for the Derivatives Service Bureau
Jan09

ANNA Opens Consultation on Fee Models for the Derivatives Service Bureau

Furthering Progress toward Identification of OTC Derivatives The Association of National Numbering Agencies today opened the fee model consultation for the ANNA Derivatives Service Bureau.  The consultation seeks industry comments on the proposed fee model that will be applied to the numbering agency functions of the DSB, supporting cost-recovery principles in pricing of ISINs for OTC derivatives. The consultation paper, published...

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