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

Local banks for local communities

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

Metro Bank on cloud nine

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.

UK retailer House of Fraser to invest up to £35m in challenger bank Tandem

House of Fraser to invest in challenger bank Tandem

A UK-based challenger bank, Tandem, will start offering financial solutions to customers of retailer House of Fraser in 2017. As part of the collaboration agreement between the two companies, House of Fraser will invest up to £35 million in Tandem.

Challenger bank: Starling – purple reigns


UK challenger bank Starling talks about finding its niche and how it intends to prosper in an increasingly competitive space – all in preparation for its 2017 launch.

Top fintech stories this week – 16 December 2016

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

New UK challenger bank Masthaven opens digital doors


New UK retail challenger bank, Masthaven, has launched – offering savings and lending products. As Banking Technology reported in April, Masthaven got its UK banking licence and implemented a new core system. A domestic vendor, DPR Consulting, is providing its front-to-back office retail banking platform. The software itself is a new development, with Masthaven being […]