Revolut launches Open Banking for its over 400,000 Italian retail and business customers
Aug04

Revolut launches Open Banking for its over 400,000 Italian retail and business customers

Revolut has today announced the launch of Open Banking for its over 400.000 retail and business customers in Italy. The new Open Banking feature allows Revolut customers in Italy to connect their Intesa Sanpaolo, UniCredit, UBI Banca, Banco BPM, Poste Italiane bank accounts to Revolut, making it possible to see all of their balances and transactions in one single app. Currently, most customers can only access their Italian bank...

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The Fintech Fix: Here is some out ‘saucy’ gossip
Jul31

The Fintech Fix: Here is some out ‘saucy’ gossip

In today’s episode of The Fintech Fix, Doug Mackenzie explores the dangers involved with outsourcing, how Revolut are ‘go comparing’ to their rivals and what the European Commission is doing in the wake of Wirecard!...

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Allica Bank appoints Richard Davies, the Revolut, TSB and HSBC banking heavyweight as CEO
Jul27

Allica Bank appoints Richard Davies, the Revolut, TSB and HSBC banking heavyweight as CEO

Allica Bank – the recently launched business bank that seeks to empower small and medium sized businesses – has today announced the appointment of Richard Davies as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In this role, Richard will be responsible for leading the Bank as it scales to become a major force in serving British businesses, delivering the funding, technology and expertise needed at what is a crucial time for the British business...

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FF Virtual Arena: Reviewing Stu’s Reviews
Jul22

FF Virtual Arena: Reviewing Stu’s Reviews

In today’s Virtual Arena, Ali Paterson catches up with YouTuber Stuart Thomas of Stu’s Reviews to talk about his experiences reviewing UK challenger banks for Fintech Finance over the last year, payment races and having the most viewed videos on YouTube about Monzo, Starling, Revolut AND Curve ...

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Modulr and Revolut will continue disrupting financial services together
Jul07

Modulr and Revolut will continue disrupting financial services together

Revolut has today announced the extension of its partnership with Modulr, as the two FinTechs pursue their ongoing mission to disrupt financial services. Modulr will continue providing the 24/7 payments infrastructure which powers Revolut’s unique and extensive range of financial products. The flexibility, resilience and scalability of Modulr’s technology has played a key role in Revolut’s rapid growth. Revolut has used Modulr’s API...

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Join Visa, Revolut, HSBC and more – registration is now open
Jul06

Join Visa, Revolut, HSBC and more – registration is now open

“Fear not though, virtual to us does not mean a series of dull webinars with a bit of slightly awkward networking thrown in. We have invested in one of the best platforms around and are working hard to ensure we deliver a truly interactive and engaging experience, including live Q&A with our speakers, onsite competitions and an energetic networking session to finish off.” Register now!

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Revolut launches new rainbow card to mark Pride celebrations
Jul03

Revolut launches new rainbow card to mark Pride celebrations

In a show of inclusivity as Pride celebrations begin across Europe, Revolut has today released a new rainbow card for customers in the UK and Europe. Before they can order the new rainbow card, Revolut customers will need to donate a minimum of £3.00 (or currency equivalent) to ILGA-Europe, a leading charity which campaigns for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex human rights in Europe and Central Asia. Revolut will also enable...

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Silver now available through Revolut
Jun30

Silver now available through Revolut

Global financial platform, Revolut, has today announced that standard, Premium and Metal customers can now access Silver through the Revolut app. Silver and Gold are now available via the Revolut app in the Commodities tab in the Wealth section of the app. Customers can purchase and trade exposure to silver and gold, based on live market performance data which Revolut obtains through its trusted precious metals services partner. Any...

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Revolut adds American Express to Open Banking feature
Jun25

Revolut adds American Express to Open Banking feature

Revolut has today announced the addition of American Express to its Open Banking feature. The feature allows Revolut retail customers in the UK to connect their American Express and other banks accounts to Revolut, making it possible to see all of their balances and transactions in one single app. Currently, a customer can only access their American Express balances and transaction histories through Amex’s own online banking service...

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Money20/20 Europe Speaker announcement
Jun23

Money20/20 Europe Speaker announcement

    We thought that would pique your interest. Nik has grown one of the most valuable FinTechs in the world at lightning speed, hitting 12M customers and raising a staggering $500 million in February for a $5.5B valuation (3x its valuation at Revolut’s last raise two years ago). The business has even continued to grow 300% YOY during the Covid-19 pandemic. This is your chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at Revolut’s...

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Winners of Lithuanian Fintech Awards announced at Fintech Week Lithuania
Jun19

Winners of Lithuanian Fintech Awards announced at Fintech Week Lithuania

 Fintech Week Lithuania yesterday announced the 2020 winners of the first-ever Lithuanian Fintech Awards. The awards recognise the success stories of the past year across numerous areas in fintech, including payments, lending & investing, KYC and analytics. The awards were selected by a jury composed of Lithuanian and international experts in financial services. “As well as having optimum business conditions, a friendly and...

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Revolut launches Open Banking for its over 1 million Irish retail and business customers
Jun17

Revolut launches Open Banking for its over 1 million Irish retail and business customers

Revolut has today announced the launch of Open Banking for its over 1 million retail and business customers in Ireland. The new Open Banking feature allows Revolut retail customers in Ireland to connect their AIB, Permanent TSB, Ulster Bank, and Bank of Ireland bank accounts to Revolut, making it possible to see all of their balances and transactions in one single app. Currently, a customer can only access their Irish bank accounts’...

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Revolut launches financial super app
Jun03

Revolut launches financial super app

Revolut has today announced the launch of its new app version, the latest step in its journey to becoming a financial super app. With the latest 7.0 app release, Revolut is reimagining and redefining what it can do for customers around the world. The major redesign has focused on creating one app from which customers can manage all their finances with safety and ease, every day. The new experience is even more intuitive, with a new...

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Journalist’s insights: diving into the world of fintech media with Doug Mackenzie
May26

Journalist’s insights: diving into the world of fintech media with Doug Mackenzie

Fintech is one of (if not the most) hottest topics discussed and featured in the media. We are all aware of Monzo, Revolut, Stripe and other companies that are disrupting the finance services industry as we knew it. Fintech is a beat for a large number of journalists, and Fintech focused outlets have emerged. But how do you stand out in the media as a new fintech company in this world of technology, startups, scaleups and others? Join...

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The Fintech Fix: Small Week, Big News
May08

The Fintech Fix: Small Week, Big News

Join Fintech Finance’s Doug Mackenzie for the latest episode of The Fintech Fix. The best weekly news round up on the web! This working week is a small one in the UK (public holiday) however it was a big one for the industry news, from Revolut going old school in Lithuania to Bó closing we hear about all the goings on at Fintech Finance and around the...

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Revolut launches a bank in Lithuania as it begins operationalizing its European banking license
May04

Revolut launches a bank in Lithuania as it begins operationalizing its European banking license

Revolut has today launched its bank in Lithuania, enabling its 300,000 customers in the country to deposit their salaries and other funds in new deposit protected bank accounts. All customer deposits will be protected by the Lithuanian state company Deposit and Investment Insurance. Existing customers are able to upgrade from e-money accounts to bank deposit accounts from their Revolut app – in just a few minutes. In addition to...

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Exclusive: ‘Is this the end or just the beginning?’ – Laurent Nizri, Paris FinTech Forum in “The Fintech Magazine”
Apr29

Exclusive: ‘Is this the end or just the beginning?’ – Laurent Nizri, Paris FinTech Forum in “The Fintech Magazine”

As Founder & CEO of Paris FinTech Forum, Laurent Nizri has seen a remarkable metamorphosis of the industry over the past five years. Here, he reflects on where it’s come from… and where it’s going. 28 January 2016 was the first edition of Paris FinTech Forum. We were one of the first truly global events to launch in the industry. From the outset, even though we were a much smaller event than we are today, we were able to...

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Revolut and Adzooma partner to bring added benefits to business customers
Apr28

Revolut and Adzooma partner to bring added benefits to business customers

Leading financial technology company, Revolut, the fastest-growing FinTech in Europe, today announced their partnership with international online advertising platform, Adzooma, to bring exclusive benefits to their customer base. The news closely follows the announcement of the company’s $500 million raise in funding last month, making it one of most valuable financial-technology firms in the UK. Revolut and Adzooma share a similar...

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Top 5 successful neobanks in Europe
Apr07

Top 5 successful neobanks in Europe

Currently, six out of ten of the most successful online banks come from the EU. Their total customer base exceeded 13 million, and the companies themselves were able to attract more than $2 billion of investments. Most of them simply explain their achievements – avoiding copying the standard banking model and moving financial services to a whole new level. Of course, challenger banks as a business model are not always and not...

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How will Revolut’s move into open banking affect us?
Apr06

How will Revolut’s move into open banking affect us?

Despite current uncertainty, the financial services sector is experiencing transformative change year on year. Innovation in banking has traditionally been a cumbersome process, but these new players have changed how things are done, applying lessons learnt in other industries to keep established players on their toes. Among these innovators is Revolut. The company had a busy start to the year, tripling its valuation to £4.2bn, making...

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FF Virtual Arena: Top Five Fintech reactions to Covid-19
Mar30

FF Virtual Arena: Top Five Fintech reactions to Covid-19

Joining us today in the FF Virtual Arena, is Liz Lumley from VC Innovations and Hannah Duncan from HD Investment Content and we will be discussing the elephant in the room, COVID-19 and looking at it, in the only way we are qualified to do so – in relation to Fintechs. We look at the “Top Five” Fintech reactions to Covid-19… the rule is simple: it’s never five, and I’m sure we miss many people who should be at the...

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Revolut partners with The Trussell Trust foodbank
Mar26

Revolut partners with The Trussell Trust foodbank

Revolut has today announced that it is partnering with The Trussell Trust foodbank network to support emergency food needs around the UK. Revolut customers in the UK will be able to donate via the in-app Donations feature to help those most in need. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy and loss of income becomes more prevalent, the strain on food banks has continued to rise steeply. All donations to The...

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With 10 million customers in Europe, Fintech giant Revolut launches its Financial Super App in the United States
Mar24

With 10 million customers in Europe, Fintech giant Revolut launches its Financial Super App in the United States

Revolut, the fast growing fintech with more than 10 million customers in the UK and Europe, has today launched its Financial Super App and debit card in the United States. Since hinting at a launch last year, Revolut has already attracted tens of thousands of U.S. customers. Revolut launched in 2015 with a vision to build a Financial Super App – a single app where consumers can manage all aspects of their financial life. In just...

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Revolut launches Revolut Junior, a safe way to teach kids money management skills for life
Mar18

Revolut launches Revolut Junior, a safe way to teach kids money management skills for life

Revolut, the global financial platform with over ten million customers in the UK and Europe, has today launched its latest product, Revolut Junior – a specially created money management app for parents and kids aged 7-17. Revolut Junior aims to promote good money habits at an early age within safe parameters, guided by a responsible adult. Revolut Junior accounts can only be created by a parent or legal guardian who is an...

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Revolut Users Set to Grow by 36% and Hit 16m by 2021, Amids COVID-19
Mar17

Revolut Users Set to Grow by 36% and Hit 16m by 2021, Amids COVID-19

Data compiled by Finbold.com indicates that Fintech startup Revolut’s user base will hit 16 million by 2021. This growth represents an increase of about 36%. Factors fuelling the growth The growth will be fuelled by certain factors like expansion into other countries. Additionally, the Coronavirus crisis might play a significant role in this growth. According to the report: “In a bid to fight the spread of the virus, many countries...

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