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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4 charts, New banks

New study: Challenger banks overtake traditional banks in customer satisfaction, in 4 charts

  • For the first time, digital banks have jumped to the front of the pack in customer service metrics.
  • A new survey shows just how normal digital banking has become.
Michael Deleon | April 16, 2019
New banks

Challenger banks face challenges with global expansion

  • Challenger banks are bright, shiny financial toys.
  • Will they lose some of that glitter when they expand globally?
Zack Miller | April 15, 2019
New banks, Podcasts

The Challengers 5: Why would anyone want to be a bank — the rise of BaaS — Wells should heed Buffett

  • This week's episode explores the growing trend of brands introducing financial services
  • It calls into question who and what is a bank: 'People want to bank with the brands they love'
Tearsheet Editors | April 12, 2019
Artificial Intelligence, New banks

For South Africa’s first challenger bank, conversational AI isn’t just a nice-to-have

  • TymeBank has launched Max, an AI-powered digital assistant.
  • Developed by Finn AI, Max enables the challenger bank to scale.
Zack Miller | April 02, 2019
Banking as a service, New banks

‘Why would anyone want to become a bank’: Will more challenger banks evolve as banking as a service providers?

  • Starling Bank's banking as a service offering is quickly growing.
  • Will other challenger banks follow suit?
Zack Miller | April 01, 2019
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