Neobank N26 signs deal with Headspace to boost users’ mental wellbeing during the coronavirus...

German challenger bank N26 has signed an agreement with mental wellbeing app Headspace to give premium users some peace of mind during the current pandemic.

Australian digital bank Xinja Bank secures AUD $433m in funding for next two years

Australian challenger bank Xinja Bank has collected a AUS $433m ($258m) from Emirates’ World Investments.

NorthOne stops account fees to those impacted by coronavirus

NorthOne, a US-based digital bank focused on small businesses, is dropping the account fees for its customers which have been impacted by COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Revolut is finally live in the US

UK challenger bank Revolut is now live in the United States and already has tens of thousands of customers lined up in the nation.

Revolut and Monzo clarify they are not going bust after public panic on Twitter

With the public terrified of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, it leaves a space for fake news to fester. Rumours surfaced earlier today on Twitter with people questioning whether UK challenger bank Revolut was close to going bust.

How the coronavirus will affect different segments of the FinTech industry

As COVID-19 rages on across the world, the affects on the FinTech segment of the economy is already letting itself be known.

FinTech unicorns and startups to face a coronavirus-created “vicious cycle” that could slash their...

The global COVID-19 outbreak could worsen business and funding conditions as well as changing private FinTechs’ exit options, according to a new report.

Why is the Australian FinTech market becoming appealing to investors?

Investment into Australian FinTech skyrocketed last year, but why has it become so appealing?

Italian challenger bank Hype and Conio release a bitcoin wallet they believe will be...

COVID-19 has hit Italy particularly hard. But one challenger bank might use this to its advantage.

Four US challenger banks to already secure funding this year

Challenger banks around the world have been growing in popularity. This has peaked the attention of investors and they are deploying eyewatering amounts of...

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Metro Bank will waive overdraft interest because of the coronavirus

MetroBank has announced that it will not charging any overdraft fees for account holders between March 1 and June 30 to help customers cope with the coronavirus crisis.

Will InsurTech startups come out as the big winners of the coronavirus pandemic?

COVID-19 could be great for the InsurTech industry as the crisis highlight where insurers’ shortcomings are. But that does not mean there won’t be hard times ahead.

“The right thing to do to support the industry” – why some FinTechs are...

With the coronavirus pandemic putting strains on businesses, some FinTechs have been offering their services for free to help.

RegTech startup VoxSmart recieves £5.5m investment from Natwest

VoxSmart, a communication monitoring service provider, has received £5.5m in a funding round from UK bank NatWest.

Crypto data platform Coin Metrics collects $6m in new round

Cryptoasset data and infrastructure platform Coin Metrics has collected $6m in funding as it looks to enhance its product suite.