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Credit Karma teams up with Bud

Partnership will help Credit Karma’s UK members ‘make smarter financial decisions’.

Credit Karma teams up with Bud

Partnership will help Credit Karma’s UK members ‘make smarter financial decisions’.

Routable to grow team after raising $30m

The Series B funding was led by brothers Sam and Jack Altman and a number of angel investors.

60 seconds with Sveriges Riksbank’s senior economist on the potential of CBDC

Johan Schmalholz is also currently acting as a payments advisor at the e-krona division of Sveriges Riksbank and is one of the speakers at the Central Bank Digital Currency event in April.

Fintern announces £32m fundraising

Hamburg-based fintech Varengold Bank has provided the debt financing for the start-up, which has a ‘mission’ to widen access to affordable personal loans.

Consumers ‘scared’ of Open Banking

New research by cloud banking platform Mambu reveals 48% of consumers are ‘scared’ to use Open Banking, but that the majority do want more control over their finances.

Modulr lands investment from FIS Ventures

Corporate venture arm of FIS has invested an undisclosed amount in the UK and Ireland-based fintech.

Token granted authorisation by BaFin

Licence means Token can provide PISP and AISP across EU and has appointed Benjamin Pannier to run technical operations at its new EU headquarters in Berlin.

Railsbank hires ex-Currencycloud CCO Hammond

John Hammond joins as chief commercial officer as Railsbank prepares for international push.

Open Banking Expo Awards launch to recognise excellence across the sector

The Open Banking Expo Awards is the only independent awards scheme in the Open Banking space and will celebrate the innovators, disruptors and visionaries across the globe.

Ramp secures $115m in new fundraising

The Series B funding round values the spend management platform at $1.6 billion.

New UK tech watchdog launches

The Digital Markets Unit, which comes under the CMA, aims to create ‘level playing field’ in digital markets.

TrueLayer raises $70m in latest funding round

TrueLayer will use the Series D financing to accelerate the roll-out of its Open Banking network

Plaid raises $425m in Series D fundraising

New investors joining the Plaid journey include Altimeter Capital, Silver Lake, and Ribbit Capital.

Canadian credit union extends Temenos partnership

The deal is all part of the credit union’s drive to improve the experience for its members.

Starling Bank’s Maude on why speed and security are ‘not in conflict’

Banks can have the “speed and agility” of a start-up and the “security and reliability” of an incumbent, according to Starling Bank Jason Maude.

Starling Bank and Funding Options team up to support SME recovery

Fresh from securing ‘unicorn’ status, the digital bank’s partnership with the UK business finance marketplace, Funding Options will help independent businesses access vital loans faster.