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Starling Bank Debuts Online Tool to Help Business Customers Find Coronavirus Aid Schemes

UK-based digital banking group Starling Bank announced on Thursday it has launched a new tool that helps business customers to find the appropriate Government coronavirus support scheme for them. Starling Bank further revealed that the tool asks users a series of questions related to their… Read More

Digital Bank Starling Bank Comments on Being Accredited as a CBILS Lender

Following approval by the British Business Bank as  CBILS lender, Starling Bank – a digital-only bank, has issued a statement. Starling is a fully licensed and regulated bank, founded by Anne Boden, former Allied Irish Banks COO, in 2014. Helen Bierton, Starling Bank’s Chief Banking… Read More

Starling Bank Introduces Second Debit Card For Personal Account Holders

UK-based digital banking group Starling Bank announced on Wednesday the launch of its second debit card for personal accounts, Connect. According to Starling, the Connected card has been designed to help personal account customers who are self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic and are relying on… Read More

Starling Bank Announces Launch of Mobile Cheque Deposits

UK-based digital banking group Starling Bank announced on Monday the launch of its mobile cheque deposit services. Starling Bank reported that customers may now “capture” an image of the cheque and its mobile app will “read the details” to place the funds into the account…. Read More

Fintechs Start to Furlough Employees as the Economic Impact of COVID-19 Sinks In

Fintechs are starting to furlough employees as the economy tanks due to the COVID-19 induced decline. While not officially in recession, major economies are bracing for the worse while businesses are compelled to let employees go as business activity slows. On Monday, it was reported… Read More

Starling Bank Adds No Interest Overdraft Feature for COVID-19 Impacted Individuals

Digital bank Starling Bank is now offering an “overdraft interest holiday” to personal account holders who are struggling financially due to the COVID-19 crisis. Starling Bank customers may apply for a three month interest holiday beginning today (Apri 1, 2020). Effectively, Starling will waive all… Read More

Starling Bank Introduces 48-Hour Switch Off Delay For Gambling Block Feature

UK-based digital banking group Starling Bank announced on Thursday it has introduced a delay to its in-app gambling-block, which means that customers wanting to turn the block off will have to wait 48 hours before they may reactive spending on betting and gaming. The digital… Read More

Starling Bank Revises Interest Rate on Credit Balance For Free Currency Accounts Following Bank of England’s Decision to Cut Interest Rates During the Coronavirus Outbreak

UK-based digital banking group Starling Bank announced over the weekend it is revising the interest rate it pays on credit balances on its free current accounts, following the Bank of England’s (BoE) decision to cut interest rates amid the coronavirus outbreak. Starling reported that theBoE… Read More

Digital Banking: Starling Bank Recognized as Best British Bank, Other Fintechs Receive Awards

Starling Bank, a digital-only bank, has been voted ‘Best British Bank’ for a third consecutive year at the British Bank Awards. Other Fintechs were on the list too. Revolut, another digital bank, was recognized as the “Innovation of the Year.” Monzo was noted as offering… Read More

UK’s Fintech Alliance Launches New Mentoring Hub to Connect Industry Leaders with Startup Founders

The Fintech Alliance has introduced a new program via its platform, called the Fintech Alliance Mentoring Hub. The hub will help financial technology industry leaders connect with startup founders, entrepreneurs and other professionals who want to gain more experience and move up the career ladder… Read More

Digital Banks are Providing Improved Card and Money Management Features in Comparison to Old Banks: Report

Digital banks are establishing new financial industry standards when it comes to better usability, and are introducing handy features such as card management and personal money management. For digital bank users, this will come as no surprise. A recent study published by the consulting company… Read More

Starling Bank Named Official Banking Partner of Team GB For the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games

UK-based digital banking group Starling Bank announced on Friday it has been named official banking partner for Team GB for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games. The digital banking group reported as part of its involvement, it will also be offering each athlete a Starling… Read More

Starling Bank Creates 400 New Jobs with New Location in Cardiff

Digital bank Starling Bank has opened a third UK office – this one in Cardiff. According to a note from the Fintech, the office will create 400 jobs in Wales. The new operation will grow Starling’s back-office operation that includes data science, customer service and… Read More

UK-based Challenger Starling Bank to Use Irish Banking License to Expand Operations Across Europe

UK-based banking challenger Starling Bank intends to use its Irish banking license to make its way into other European nations in the coming years, Anne Boden, the company’s CEO, confirmed. During a recent interview with IBS Intelligence, Boden, founder of Starling Bank, noted that the… Read More

We Help Businesses Fly: Digital Bank Starling Bank Promotes SME Services

Digital bank Starling has kicked off a new advertising campaign focusing on banking services for SMEs, according to a release. The digital pitch promotes Starling Bank as supporting small businesses claiming the bank helps your business fly. Starling Bank is said to be spending “multi-millions”… Read More

Freelancer Association IPSE Announces New Partnership With Digital Banking Group Starling Bank

IPSE, an association for contractors, consultants, interims, freelancers and the self-employed, announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with UK digital banking group Starling Bank.  Through the collaboration, Starling Bank and IPSE will help freelancers insulate themselves against problems linked to uncertain cash… Read More

Starling Bank Investing in Zopa Loans: Report

UK based digital bank Starling Bank is investing in P2P loans originated on the Zopa platform, according to a report in AltFi. The write-up quotes a Starling Bank representative that explained the arrangement: “Starling is in a unique position among neobanks of having a very… Read More

Starling Bank Secures £60 Million Through Latest Funding Round; Brings Total Investment in the Challenger Bank to £323 Million

UK-based digital banking group Starling Bank has reportedly secured £60 million from existing investors Merian Global Investors and Harry McPike’s JTC. The banking group has successfully raised £323 million and the latest funding follows two investment rounds of £105 million, which were led by Merian in 2019…. Read More

Cultural Transformation Is Needed Before Traditional Banks Can Go Digital, Says Starling Bank Executive

Traditional banks and other financial institutions need to go through a cultural transformation before they can successfully undergo a digital transformation, according to the chief technology advocate at Starling Bank, whose statements came during a recent panel discussion. The recent debate, which was an initiative… Read More

UK’s Starling Bank Adds Molo, Underpinned, Paystream to its Business Marketplace with Over 100,000 Customers

The addition of Molo, UK’s first, all-digital mortgage lender, Underpinned, a career management platform for freelance workers, and accounting services provider Paystream to the Starling Business Marketplace will take the digital bank’s business integrations count to 14. The integrations aim to build on services that… Read More

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