Monzo

Monzo (previously Mondo) is a bank for people who live their lives on their smartphones, and is targeted at people who want to get things done in a click and who don’t see the need for branches and cheque books. Monzo is focussed on building the best current account in the world and ultimately working with a range of other providers so that Monzo can be an intelligent hub for your entire financial life.



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Articles Featuring Monzo

Railsbank CEO: Why we bought Wirecard UK

11th September 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

Chip CEO: We want to be the next fintech unicorn

7th September 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

Under lockdown open banking payments surged 800%

25th August 2020 | Aisling Finn

Bunq review August 2020

12th August 2020 | Aisling Finn

Monzo Plus Review: Is it really worth it?

6th August 2020 | Aisling Finn

Fintech Founders: Where are they now?

24th July 2020 | Aisling Finn

Monzo Plus Preview: What’s it really like?

20th July 2020 | Aisling Finn

Monzo tests open banking payment function

9th July 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

Wirecard: Picking up the pieces

30th June 2020 | Oliver Smith

Fintech's new era didn't begin with COVID-19

3rd June 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

Monzo CEO and founder Tom Blomfield to step down

21st May 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

N26 cuts 10 per cent of its New York team

12th May 2020 | Aisling Finn

Monzo hires former Amex exec as new COO

4th May 2020 | Aisling Finn

Yolt inks American Express deal

24th April 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

Monzo applies for US banking licence

23rd April 2020 | Aisling Finn

Will coronavirus turn big banks towards fintech?

13th April 2020 | Aisling Finn

Monese Review - April 2020

8th April 2020 | Oliver Smith

Savings app Chip gets FCA authorisation

25th March 2020 | Aisling Finn

Will fintech be TikTok famous?

17th March 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

Starling confirms Team GB Olympic sponsorship

6th March 2020 | Oliver Smith

Starling Bank opens office in central Cardiff

4th March 2020 | Aisling Finn

Monzo takes on credit giants with free scoring tool

24th February 2020 | John Reynolds

JP Morgan to launch UK digital bank under Chase brand

24th February 2020 | Oliver Smith

The N26 diaries: My week as an N26 customer

13th February 2020 | Aisling Finn

N26 is leaving the UK: is it really about Brexit?

12th February 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

Fintech should be disrupting exorbitant overdrafts

11th February 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

The great push for profit

14th January 2020 | Oliver Smith

Fintech trends to look out for in 2020

9th January 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

Fintechs move into the marketing mainstream in 2019

7th January 2020 | John Reynolds

Creating the next big thing in savings

6th January 2020 | Amy Gavin

The year in quotes: 2019

3rd January 2020 | Oliver Smith

British invasion: The UK fintechs taking on the US

2nd January 2020 | Daniel Lanyon

The fintechs that had a stellar 2019: Revolut

31st December 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

AltFi’s 10 most read stories of 2019: Part 2

31st December 2019 | John Reynolds

AltFi's 10 most read stories of 2019: Part 1

30th December 2019 | John Reynolds

2019 In Fintech And Alternative Finance: Part 2

24th December 2019 | Oliver Smith

2019 In Fintech And Alternative Finance: Part 1

23rd December 2019 | Oliver Smith

NatWest debuts Tink-powered spending analytics

10th December 2019 | Oliver Smith

Monzo, Bud and Apple employees launch new fintech

4th December 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

Monzo appoints first US CEO

3rd December 2019 | John Reynolds

OakNorth partnerships chief to depart

21st November 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

Yolt integrates with Revolut

21st November 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

Tandem starts global expansion with Hong Kong launch

8th November 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

Flux to reach 1m digital receipt milestone by 2020

5th November 2019 | Oliver Smith

Monzo appoints first Head of Diversity and Inclusion

22nd October 2019 | John Reynolds

When fintech met crowdfunding

21st October 2019 | Luke Lang

Revolut chases new growth through £12 cash referrals

15th October 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

The Challenger: bunq's Ali Niknam

14th October 2019 | John Reynolds

Smarterly and OakNorth partner on Cash ISA

20th September 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

Monzo halts cash referrals as it hits three million users

16th September 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

Tandem Review - September 2019

5th September 2019 | Oliver Smith

MoneyBox Review - September 2019

2nd September 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

Revolut hires financial crime boss

23rd August 2019 | Roger Baird

Open Banking – predictably unpredictable disruption?

19th August 2019 | Francesco Simoneschi

Curve prepares Crowdcube fundraising

16th August 2019 | Roger Baird

The future of fintech hinges on cyber security

31st July 2019 | Andrew Roughan

What went wrong at Atom Bank?

25th July 2019 | Roger Baird

Revolut Review - July 2019

25th July 2019 | Oli Batchelor

Lloyds Banking Group launches card freezing

15th July 2019 | Roger Baird

‘Monzo challenger’ Viola Black breaks cover

15th July 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

N26 launches in the US

12th July 2019 | Roger Baird

Monese Review - June 2019

20th June 2019 | Oliver Smith

Monzo to launch in the US

13th June 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

The year of trust at Money20/20

10th June 2019 | Ben Brabyn

Revolut tops customer complaints to ombudsman

29th May 2019 | Roger Baird

RBS-backed Loot collapses into administration

23rd May 2019 | Roger Baird

Monzo Review - May 2019

21st May 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

Fintech Tips: How to invest using apps?

21st May 2019 | Roger Baird

Fintech is Europe’s richest startup sector

13th May 2019 | Oliver Smith

Monzo hires ahead of US launch

8th May 2019 | Roger Baird

Monese tops one million customers

3rd May 2019 | Roger Baird

People hate their banks. Don’t they?

3rd May 2019 | Oliver Smith

Fintech Tips: Best digital bank for business

24th April 2019 | Roger Baird

The Challenger: Coconut’s Sam O’Connor

18th April 2019 | Oliver Smith

Fintech Tips: Best digital bank for travel money

15th April 2019 | Roger Baird

Starling Bank Review - April 2019

12th April 2019 | Oliver Smith

The Challenger: Dozens’ Aritra Chakravarty

10th April 2019 | Oliver Smith

Onfido lands $50m round led by Softbank

3rd April 2019 | Roger Baird

Fintechs dominate Future Fifty start-up stars

27th March 2019 | Roger Baird

Here’s how UK fintech responded to Apple Card

26th March 2019 | Oliver Smith

The Challenger: Freetrade’s Adam Dodds

14th March 2019 | Oliver Smith

Just 14% of people manage their money with apps

11th March 2019 | Roger Baird

What next after Revolut’s week from hell?

4th March 2019 | Oliver Smith

Monzo’s veteran CFO bows out

1st March 2019 | Roger Baird

OakNorth lines up payments tie-up with ClearBank

25th February 2019 | Roger Baird

Zopa shakes up board ahead of bank launch

14th February 2019 | Roger Baird

Fintech share-trading app Freetrade’s next move

22nd January 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

Tipping point for fintech banks?

21st January 2019 | Roger Baird

A year in fintech & alternative finance: part 2

14th January 2019 | Roger Baird

A year in fintech & alternative finance: part 1

11th January 2019 | Roger Baird

Monzo boss banks gong

7th January 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

Challenger banks flexed their muscles in 2018

7th January 2019 | Roger Baird

Moneybox targets pensions market for 2019

2nd January 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

Monzo raises £20m through crowdfunding

5th December 2018 | George Geddes

Monzo and The Times clash over 'loans for shares'

30th November 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Savings app Chip raises £4m in crowdfunding record

26th November 2018 | George Geddes

Monzo plans £20m crowdfunding raise

26th November 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Monzo to enter business banking with RBS fund bid

22nd November 2018 | Ryan Weeks

TrueLayer launches Data API

2nd November 2018 | George Geddes

Monzo to start paying interest on savings

1st November 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Monzo enters unicorn stable with £85m fundraise

31st October 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Go Dutch with Monzo’s latest bill splitting feature

12th October 2018 | George Geddes

Monzo hits a million customers

24th September 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Starling Bank plots business account upgrade

13th September 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Digital bank Monese scoops $60m Series B

6th September 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Goldman soft launches retail bank in UK

23rd August 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Monzo launches joint accounts

14th August 2018 | Ryan Weeks

N26 launches savings spaces

7th August 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Monese hits half a million customers

24th July 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Starling is turning banking on its… side?

24th July 2018 | Ryan Weeks

The digital bank chasing down Starling and Monzo

17th July 2018 | Daniel Lanyon

N26 adds web functionality

10th July 2018 | Ryan Weeks

‘Get Shit Done’: the Revolut way

9th July 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Monzo sees losses widen, users triple

2nd July 2018 | Daniel Lanyon

Challenger banks raise record capital in Q1

29th June 2018 | Daniel Lanyon

Starling Bank launches joint accounts

25th June 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Monzo goes live with gambling addiction feature

19th June 2018 | Daniel Lanyon

Starling boss Anne Boden gets gong

11th June 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Starling enhances Google Pay functionality

1st June 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Tandem launches new anti-fraud feature

23rd May 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Monzo joins Apple Pay after controversy peaks

17th May 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Santander to launch standalone digital bank

14th May 2018 | Ryan Weeks

TransferWise founder invests in chatbot Cleo

1st May 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Monzo joins Current Account Switching Service

25th April 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Starling Bank adds Wealthify to marketplace

25th April 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Metro Bank releases AI personal finance tool

17th April 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Revolut launches spare change Vaults

17th April 2018 | Emily Nicolle

ING-backed money app Yolt hits 250k users

16th April 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Monzo reveals gender pay gap data

12th April 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Monzo integrates with ING-backed app Yolt

23rd March 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Revolut launches disposable virtual cards

22nd March 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Get ready for UK fintech’s Big IPO Year

15th March 2018 | Daniel Lanyon

Monzo goes micro with spare change savings

7th March 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Atom Bank lands another £149m

7th March 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Crowdcube celebrates seven-year milestones

28th February 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Virgin Money reveals digital bank build

27th February 2018 | Ryan Weeks

The balancing act in digital bank lending

21st February 2018 | Ryan Weeks

Starling Bank breathes life into marketplace

13th February 2018 | Ryan Weeks

TrueLayer and Zopa join forces for PSD2

9th February 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Crowdcube sees £95m invested in 2017

2nd February 2018 | Daniel Lanyon

UK fintech takes the lead in the Forbes 30 under 30

23rd January 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Debt tracker Emma integrates with Monzo

22nd January 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Moneybox and Flux gain FCA authorisation

18th January 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Debt tracker app Emma receives FCA approval

15th January 2018 | Emily Nicolle

Monzo launches its interim API, announces 2018 goals

12th January 2018 | Emily Nicolle

AltFi Awards winners announced

10th January 2018 | AltFi

2017: The year of digital banking. What's next?

28th December 2017 | Emily Nicolle

Digital banking app Loot secures £2.2m fundraise

15th December 2017 | Ryan Weeks

Is Monzo launching a robo advisor?

20th November 2017 | Daniel Lanyon

Digital bank Monzo sizes up IPO

15th November 2017 | Emily Nicolle

Revolut applies for European banking licence

8th November 2017 | Ryan Weeks

Monzo raises £71m in latest fundraising round

7th November 2017 | Emily Nicolle

Yolt announces integration with Starling Bank

7th November 2017 | Emily Nicolle

Challenger bank Monzo unveils marketplace vision

27th October 2017 | Emily Nicolle

Defining excellence in digital banking

20th October 2017 | Ryan Weeks

Monzo announces new foreign ATM fees

17th October 2017 | Emily Nicolle

Monzo puts fees to customer vote

13th September 2017 | Harry Holmes

Starling Bank launches fintech marketplace

12th September 2017 | Harry Holmes

Starling Bank adds Android Pay

6th September 2017 | Ryan Weeks

Monzo lands Curve co-founder as new COO

14th August 2017 | Daniel Lanyon

The latest craze in fintech: layered banking

25th July 2017 | Ryan Weeks

Monzo launches current accounts

19th July 2017 | Moriah Costa

Challenger banks are chasing down incumbents

4th July 2017 | Daniel Lanyon

CB Insights publishes fintech list

29th June 2017 | David Tuckwell

What young people want from fintech

11th May 2017 | Ryan Weeks

Digital banking arms race continues

10th May 2017 | Ryan Weeks

Challenger bank hits one million accounts

3rd May 2017 | Ryan Weeks

Monzo breaks another equity crowdfunding record

29th March 2017 | Lisa Walls-Hester

What does the perfect bank look like?

24th March 2017 | Ryan Weeks

Toward a trustless future

23rd March 2017 | Markus Lampinen

Government mobilising on fintech under Hammond

9th February 2017 | Ryan Weeks

Five crowdfunding predictions for 2017

10th January 2017 | Moriah Costa

Zopa’s investment limit lifts

16th December 2016 | Ryan Weeks

Metro Bank revamps online banking platform

21st November 2016 | Ryan Weeks

Zopa to launch next generation bank

16th November 2016 | Ryan Weeks

Mobile bank Atom opens to customers

6th October 2016 | Ryan Weeks

Crowdfunded bank Mondo gets regulator thumbs up

12th August 2016 | Daniel Lanyon

The First ‘Bank’ to Crowdfund

15th February 2016 | Sam Griffiths