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

N26 publicly launches to all U.S. consumers

  • After a two month beta release, N26 goes live to all US users today.
  • The company has new features and an ad campaign to support the launch.
Michael Deleon | August 22, 2019
New banks, Podcasts

The Challengers 10: Judo raises big bucks down under — Starling nears profitability — Revolut’s cards of many colors

  • Australia is home to a growing fintech scene and its first challenger bank just raised a war chest.
  • In this episode, Josh and Zack also explore the role of payments in digital bank offerings.
Michael Deleon | August 16, 2019
New banks

Revolut launches expense management tool for small businesses

  • Revolut continues to add functionality to its Business accounts.
  • Now, businesses can manage expenses and synch them with their accounting platform.
Zoe Murphy | August 14, 2019
New banks

Challenger banking comes to trade finance with the launch of the Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank

  • Creating a digital trade bank required rethinking what it could and should be.
  • Joined by Microsoft and Publicis Sapient, AGTB services trade across the Middle East, Asia and the UK.
Zoe Murphy | August 12, 2019
New banks

Revolut launches commission-free stock trading service

  • Revolut will provide European customers with free trading of US securities.
  • Longer term, the company plans to expand the securities it offers.
Zoe Murphy | August 01, 2019
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