Saturday, December 5, 2020

Starling Bank integrates API into Google Home

Mobile-first Starling Bank released a video today showing off an integration of its API with a Google Home device. Read more: bankinnovation.net

Raisin picks up €30m for deposits marketplace

Berlin-based banking deposit marketplace Raisin has closed €30m in a Series C funding round led by US VC Thrive Capital. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

MoneyLion brings traditional banking closer to obsolescence

The lingo of personal finance is rapidly changing (...) MoneyLion wants to get people spending better by presenting information differently. Read More: techcrunch.com

Kavout launches A.I. driven investment platform

Seattle-based startup Kavout unveils its AI-driven investment platform today. Read more: www.financemagnates.com

Atom Bank announces £83m from BBVA with more on the way

The round takes Atom’s total funding to £219m and values the Durham-based company at £261m and gives BBVA a 29.5% stake in the business. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Monzo draws in 100,000 users

Monzo's 2nd birthday is just round the corner and they are close to reaching £100,000,000 spent on Monzo cards too. Read more: www.finextra.com

Pensionera picks up €1.2m for robot retirement planning

Swedish retirement robo-advisor Pensionera has raised €1.2m after winning Optimizer Invest’s startup competition. The deal values the company at €8m. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Cleo pockets $700,000 for personal savings chatbot

Artificial intelligence-powered finance chatbot Cleo has picked up $700,000 from angel investors. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Banks buy in to benefits of boosting financial well-being

FinTech startups are setting new standards for customer control and experience, forcing high street banks to up their game. Read more: www.finextra.com

Orange peels open mobile-only bank

French telecoms firm Orange has launched its mobile-only bank as it looks to tap into its current customer base. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

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