New banks

Introducing Tearsheet’s The Challengers newsletter on digital banking

  • Challenger banks are expanding all over the world.
  • Tearsheet keeps you on top of what's happening in digital banking.
Introducing Tearsheet’s The Challengers newsletter on digital banking

2019 is shaping up to be the year of the challenger bank. N26RevolutChimeMonzo — all have raised large rounds of capital to compete for new customers. They’ve created apps that millions of their customers love using. And in 2019, competition is heating up.

Revolut and N26 have their sights set on U.S. banking licenses. US-based Chime has opened two million fee-free online checking accounts and is adding more customers each month than Wells Fargo or Citibank.

Tearsheet has you covered when it comes to covering digital banking. Written and edited by Tearsheet’s Zack Miller, our new newsletter The Challengers goes in depth weekly on digital banking and challenger banks.

Subscribe to stay on top of all the challenger trends, strategic moves, and new products.

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New banks

Starling closes investment round, prepares for international expansion

  • UK-based Starling Bank just raised some cash to expand internationally.
  • The challenger bank wants to take its retail, business, and B2B banking services abroad.
Michael Deleon | February 13, 2019
New banks

Monzo is testing business accounts

  • Monzo wants to get into the business banking space.
  • It's rolling out its business accounts slowly.
Zack Miller | February 12, 2019
New banks, Podcasts

Introducing The Challengers Podcast: Banks go global, apps as financial hubs, and Marcus is a player

  • Challenger banks are expanding all over the world.
  • Our new podcast, The Challengers, will go in-depth and explore digital banking trends.
Zack Miller | February 08, 2019
New banks

Growing distribution for its business accounts, Revolut partners with WeWork

  • Challenger banks are looking aggressively to expand distribution.
  • Deals like this one help Revolut get in front of its target audience.
Zack Miller | February 05, 2019
New banks, Podcasts

Building a bank designed for freelancers and solopreneurs with Joust’s George Kurtyka

  • Small businesses typically use a dozen financial tools.
  • Upstart Joust has combined these into a single bank account.
Zack Miller | February 04, 2019
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