Starling Bank

275 results about this entity

Period: 20 Nov 2014 - 28 May 2024

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Starling launches accounting software integration with Xero for its multi-currency business accounts

If you run a UK business and regularly need to send, receive or hold euros or dollars, Starling’s multi-currency accounts could save you time, money and stress.

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Starling Bank launches 'Bills Manager'

Starling Bank has released a new feature that enables customers to make specific recurring bill payments from an alloted 'Saving Space', separate from their main account.

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Starling sees little demand for rise in contactless limit

Starling Bank is to let customers set their own contactless limit, noting little demand and a fair degree of concern over the raising of the contactless ceiling to £100 later this week.

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Starling to launch banking-as-a-service package in Europe

Starling Bank's much-trailed expansion into European markets will come in the form of a banking-as-a-service technology package, rather than a customer-facing proposition.

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Starling Bank to offer 6-month paid returnships

Women Returners and Innovate Finance have partnered to launch a cross-company returner programme, encouraging individuals to re-enter the fintech sector following extended career breaks.

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Starling tops CMA ratings for business banking quality

The UK's Starling Bank has shot straight to the top of charts in the latest rankings of business banking services by the Competition and Markets Authority.

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Starling flies high in account switching race

There was a sharp uptick in the number of Brits switching their current account provider in the second quarter, with Starling Bank the biggest beneficiary.

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Starling Bank acquires Fleet Mortgages for £50 million

Starling Bank has made its first acquisition, shelling out £50 million for the buy-to-let lending operation of Hampshire-based Fleet Mortgages.

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Starling chief Boden bristles with confidence as bank pulls away from fintech pack

Starling CEO Anne Boden says the fledgeling bank is pulling away from its loss-making fintech peers as revenues soared by 600% to nearly £97.6 million in the 16 months to March 2021.

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Starling, Virgin and TSB in line for further £24.1 million handout from BCR

Starling Bank, Virgin Money and TSB are to be the beneficiaries of a £29.6 million underspend by the UK's Incentives Switching Scheme, which offered sweeteners to SMEs to transfer their business to challenger banks.

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Starling supercharges its environmental credentials

Starling Bank is reinforcing its environmental credentials with a marketing campaign that will see 100 electric vehicle chargepoints wrapped in the bank's branding.

Starling campaign urges change to the way women are pictured with money

There are stark inequalities in how women and men are represented with money in visual media, according to a new report from Brunel University and Starling Bank.

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Goldman Sachs invests £50 million in Starling Bank

Goldman Sachs Growth Equity has invested £50 million in UK challenger Starling Bank.

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EU fintechs form iban enforcement coalition

Wise, in tandem with Starling Bank and other leading fintechs, have launched an initiative to tackle iban discriimination in Europe.

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Starling issues debit cards made from recycled plastic

Starling has become the first UK bank to issue Mastercard debit cards made of recycled plastic.

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Starling achieves Unicorn status on £272 million funding round

Starling Bank has entered Unicorn territory on the back of a new £272 million investment led by Fidelity Management & Research Company.

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Fintechs join UK 'Tech Zero' climate taskforce

Revolut, Starling and Wise are among a host of UK fintechs to join a new 'Tech Zero' taskforce to tackle climate change.

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UK customers facing iban discrimination on EU payments

Starling Bank says that some companies across the EU are refusing to accept payments from UK euro account holders because the international bank account number (iban) contains the country code 'GB'.

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Fidelity in talks to take £100 million stake in Starling

US investment group Fidelity is in advance negotiations to lead a £200 million fundriaising round in UK challenger bank Starling, according to Sky News.

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Starling's Boden criticises government over Online Harms bill

Starling boss Anne Boden has called on the UK government to reverse its decision not to include financial fraud in its new 'Online Harms' bill, arguing that banks "seem to have become the underwriter" of all kinds of fraud, giving other players, such as social media platforms and telcos, a free pass.