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Starling Bank preps for future with new features

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UK challenger bank Starling has launched a “Spending Insights” tool and an online community for its users – and it is setting out its future plans. Spending Insights is probably self-explanatory. It works in the app and the bank says it gives users ideas about where they can save money. It shows customers how much […]

Monese debuts direct debits to challenge traditional banks

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Mobile-only bank Monese has unveiled direct debit functionality for its customers – a move designed to offer services closer to that of a traditional high street bank account. Alongside this, it has also gained access to Faster Payments, so customers can send funds to accounts outside or within the UK with a “quicker transfer”. In […]

UK challenger banks: who’s who (and what’s their tech)

UK challenger banks: who is who

With so many new entrants trying to muscle into the UK banking sector, Banking Technology has put together a comprehensive list of the known challengers to date and the technology they are using. We’ll be revisiting and updating this list on a regular basis. If you have any additions to the list, please get in touch […]

Top fintech stories this week – 5 May 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

UK’s Community Savings Bank Association selects TCS Bancs core banking system

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New challenger Community Savings Bank Association (CSBA) has chosen TCS Financial Services’ Bancs core banking system on the cloud for its member banks across the UK. Last year, Banking Technology was the first publication to report on CSBA joining the British banking market. The association, which is registered as a co-operative society plans to set […]

Metro Bank speeds up data virtualisation with Delphix

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UK challenger Metro Bank has accelerated a data project delivery, cutting provisioning time by 80%, following the deployment of the Delphix Data Virtualisation platform. The bank began working with California-based Delphix to enable it to deliver data to teams better. The idea was to integrate enterprise software into an existing IT stack. Delphix says its […]

Banking Technology February 2017 issue out now

Banking Technology February 2017

The latest edition of our flagship magazine – Banking Technology – is out now, packed with news, analysis and insights, case studies, research and expert commentary.

New name in the UK challenger bank space – ClearBank

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The bustling UK challenger bank scene has grown by another addition, ClearBank. It is a brainchild of Nick Ogden, founder and former CEO of WorldPay.

Top ten fintech features in 2016


Look back at some of the top-read feature articles on all matters fintech published by Banking Technology in 2016.

Digital bank for migrants and expats, Monese, raises $10m

Digital bank Monese coming to Europe

Monese, a mobile-only bank founded by Norris Koppel, an Estonian expat in London, has raised $10 million in Series A funding round as it looks to go pan-European.