Exclusive: ‘The Future Bank Playbook’ – Anders la Cour, Banking Circle in “The Paytech Magazine”
Nov11

Exclusive: ‘The Future Bank Playbook’ – Anders la Cour, Banking Circle in “The Paytech Magazine”

As digitisation accelerates, it has profound implications for the infrastructure that supports and connects banks to each other and the wider financial ecosystem. Anders la Cour, CEO of Banking Circle, takes up the story Chapter 1: The path to digital readiness THE PAYTECH MAGAZINE: You recently published research into how COVID-19 has impacted banks’ digitisation plans. What did that tell you? ANDERS LA COUR: Banks have been...

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Open Banking Expo Digifest coming soon to your desktop theatre
Oct08

Open Banking Expo Digifest coming soon to your desktop theatre

Open Banking Expo launches its Digifest virtual event from 24th to 26th November 2020. The newest event in the Open Banking Expo portfolio continues to deliver game-changing content delivered direct to a senior digital transformation audience across financial services and beyond. The agenda featuring more than 60 speakers and 40 sessions is now live at www.openbankingexpo.com/digifest, with free and premium access passes available....

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Starling Kite launches as schools reopen to help teach children money management skills
Sep10

Starling Kite launches as schools reopen to help teach children money management skills

Leading digital bank Starling is launching Starling Kite to provide young people across the UK with a safe and contact free way to spend. Starling Kite is linked to a parent or guardian’s personal Starling account. A debit card for children can be ordered by parents from the app. The card will have children’s names printed on it, giving them a sense of ownership and responsibility. They will be able to use it to spend online, in-store...

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80% of UK SMEs confident they will recover from COVID-19 despite gloomy economic forecast
Aug17

80% of UK SMEs confident they will recover from COVID-19 despite gloomy economic forecast

Four in five (80%) UK SMEs are confident they will recover from Covid, according to research from digital bank Starling and the Great British Entrepreneur Awards (GBEA). The survey of more than 300 UK SMEs across a range of sectors also found that two thirds (68%) of the business owners questioned believe they will return to pre-Covid levels or better by 2021. Despite last week’s warning from the Chancellor Rishi Sunak of hard...

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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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Pension solutions for the self-employed join the Starling Business Marketplace
Jul20

Pension solutions for the self-employed join the Starling Business Marketplace

Starling, the leading digital bank, has introduced Penfold to its Marketplace, bringing to self-employed people pensions they can set up, manage and track online or on their phone. Penfold offers pensions that take only minutes to set up online. It has been designed for freelancers, self-employed people and limited company directors, whose incomes can sometimes fluctuate widely from one month to the next. It also aims to encourage...

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Health insurance, energy switching services and communications platform Slack bolster Starling’s Business Marketplace
Jun15

Health insurance, energy switching services and communications platform Slack bolster Starling’s Business Marketplace

Starling, the leading digital bank, has added three new integrations to its Marketplace: Slack, the workplace messaging platform, Bionic, the energy switching service, and Equipsme, a health insurance provider. The Starling Marketplace, which is already used by one in three business customers, offers 26 complementary services that customers can link to their banking app. These let customers synchronise their banking with the rest of...

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Open Finance appetite prompts hiring spree for Moneyhub
May12

Open Finance appetite prompts hiring spree for Moneyhub

Moneyhub, the Open Finance platform, has further bolstered its senior team as the business seeks to respond to increasing appetite among enterprises for Open Finance solutions to help clients improve their financial wellness while reducing money worries and anxiety. Despite the current uncertainty in the market due to the coronavirus lockdown, Moneyhub has seen demand for their white label financial management platform and data APIs...

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British business bank announces new lenders under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme
Apr11

British business bank announces new lenders under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Today the British Business Bank has announced that it has approved four new lenders for accreditation under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) – The Co-operative Bank, Cynergy Bank, OakNorth Bank and Starling Bank. Following their approval, each lender will be putting in place the operations required to start lending under the scheme and will confirm shortly the dates from which they will be ready to start...

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Starling Bank announces Coronavirus Support Scheme
Apr06

Starling Bank announces Coronavirus Support Scheme

Starling is to offer arranged overdraft interest holidays to personal account holders who are struggling financially as a result of coronavirus. Customers can apply for a three-month interest holiday starting from 1 April 2020. Starling will waive all interest charges on arranged overdrafts during an interest holiday. The interest will not be added on at the end of the holiday period and interest payments will only resume the day...

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Starling Bank offers customers interest-free overdrafts
Apr03

Starling Bank offers customers interest-free overdrafts

Starling Bank is waiving overdraft charges for customers struggling during the coronavirus crisis. However, unlike many other banks the challenger is making customers apply for the three-month interest holiday rather than applying it automatically. The challenger said customers can apply from today (1 April) and successful applicants will not have to pay any arranged overdraft interest for 90 days from the day their application is...

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Starling confirmed as official ‘Bank of Team GB’ for Tokyo 2020
Mar06

Starling confirmed as official ‘Bank of Team GB’ for Tokyo 2020

Leading digital bank Starling has been confirmed as the official banking partner of Team GB for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.  As part of their involvement, Starling Bank will also be offering each athlete a Starling retail account with £100 deposited to help them achieve their next financial goal.  Team GB is entirely independently funded and commercial partnerships such as the one with Starling Bank allows the organisation to fund...

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Flux extends Starling partnership to offer Digitised Loyalty Rewards
Feb06

Flux extends Starling partnership to offer Digitised Loyalty Rewards

Flux becomes the first partner to integrate digitised loyalty rewards directly into Starling Bank’s mobile app. This integration marks the second stage in a successful partnership between Flux and Starling which last September unveiled real-time digital itemised receipts for customers of the UK’s leading challenger bank. The latest Flux service will instantly display loyalty stamps in the Starling app when a customer pays with their...

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Anne Boden, Starling Bank: The Future of the Financial Industry
Dec13

Anne Boden, Starling Bank: The Future of the Financial Industry

Anne Boden from Starling Bank speaks to us about the future.

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Anne Boden, Starling Bank: Partnerships
Dec06

Anne Boden, Starling Bank: Partnerships

Anne Boden from Starling Bank speaks to us about partnerships.

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Anne Boden, Starling Bank: Regulation
Nov30

Anne Boden, Starling Bank: Regulation

Anne Boden from Starling Bank speaks to us about how new regulations are being dealt with.

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Anne Boden, Starling Bank: Unique Marketplace
Nov23

Anne Boden, Starling Bank: Unique Marketplace

Anne Boden from Starling Bank speaks to us about their marketplace.

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Anne Boden, Starling Bank: Transitioning from Third Party Technology
Nov16

Anne Boden, Starling Bank: Transitioning from Third Party Technology

Anne Boden from Starling Bank speaks to us about developing their own technologies.

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Anne Boden, Starling Bank: Challenges
Nov09

Anne Boden, Starling Bank: Challenges

Anne Boden from Starling Bank speaks to us about the challenges being faced.

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Yolt announces Addition of Digital Challenger, Starling Bank, to its Platform
Nov07

Yolt announces Addition of Digital Challenger, Starling Bank, to its Platform

Yolt continues to expand its banking connections, opening its money management tools to Starling Bank account holders    Yolt, the smart money app backed by ING, has integrated with its first digital challenger bank, Starling Bank. Yolt’s aggregation functionality now enables Yolt users to view their Starling Bank account details and transactions alongside their other bank accounts, together in one place. Since launching in June 2017,...

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Starling Bank to offer Apple Pay to Customers in the UK
Jul18

Starling Bank to offer Apple Pay to Customers in the UK

Apple Pay arrives for Starling Bank customers, offering an easy, secure & private way to pay Starling Bank  today brings its customers Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. Starling Bank will be the first bank in the UK to offer ‘in-app provisioning’. This means that new Starling customers will be able to load their card into their digital wallet...

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