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HMBradley Officially Launches Digital Bank

“HMBradley, a startup backed by PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin, has officially launched its high yield digital banking platform after raising $3.5 million in November and signing thousands of applicants to a wait list.  The digital banking service, which offers up to 3% APY, is now allowing waitlisted customers to officially open their bank accounts and […]
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Monzo launches free and paid-for business bank accounts

“Monzo , the U.K. challenger bank, is officially launching business bank accounts today, after an extensive trial period over the last 12 months that saw early access given to 2,500 business customers. Perhaps surprisingly, right out of the gate Monzo is offering two versions of its business bank account — which is aimed at sold […]


Business banking fintech Penta raises another €18.5M

“Penta , the Berlin-based business banking challenger that also now operates in Italy, has raised €18.5 million, described as the first closing of a new funding round. Leading the round is new investor RTP Global and existing investor HV Holtzbrinck Ventures. Also participating is ABN AMRO Ventures and Berliner Volksbank Ventures, and Finleap (the fintech company […]
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Valued at $10B, Nubank launches it’s Nu credit card in Mexico

“Nubank , the Brazilian digital bank valued at $10 billion, is launching its Nu credit card in Mexico – a country where the unbanked population counts 36 million people.  The Sao Paulo-based fintech company, known for its fully-mobile digital bank and credit card, has raised $820 million across seven rounds of investment and has amassed […]