Amelia Isaacs

AltFi

Reporter

Amelia is a Reporter at AltFi. She was formerly an Online Journalist at LBC Global covering news and content. Having completed a fast-track course at News Associates Journalism School in London, she is now a gold-standard NCTJ journalist. She received a degree in English; Writing Seminars; and Medicine, Science and the Humanities with honours from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
 

Phone: +44 (0) 20 8152 3619

Email: amelia@altfi.com

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AltFi Startup Forum 2022 - Thursday 22 September 2022



Articles By Amelia Isaacs

PayPal to lay off 2000 employees to cut costs

2nd February 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Zopa secures £75m to kick off 2023 M&A

2nd February 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Stripe reportedly nearing a $3bn raise

1st February 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Frasers Group launches new BNPL product with Tymit

31st January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Moneyfarm and M&G Wealth launch digital investment app

31st January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

LiveMore secures £250m credit facility from Citi

31st January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Augmentum invests €3m into German insurtech Baobab

30th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Marqeta appoints its CPO Simon Khalaf as new CEO

27th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

N26 appoints Arnd Schwierholz as new CFO

27th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Lloyds Bank invests £4m in car management app Caura

26th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Wise alumni raise €4m for regtech startup Salv

26th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Mollie promotes CTO Koen Köppen to CEO

25th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Plum expands into another five European countries

25th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Moneyfarm appoints former Virgin Money CEO as chair

23rd January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Metro Bank enters the world of digital car loans

23rd January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Mangopay reports 35 per cent growth in 2022

19th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

All the fintechs that turned profitable in 2022

19th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Fintech unicorn Paddle cuts 8% of jobs

17th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

ClearBank appoints former Barclays exec as CFO

17th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

The US is now Klarna’s biggest market

16th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Danish SME neobank kompasbank raises €12m

13th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Stripe cuts internal valuation to $63bn

13th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

BNPL Mondu adds $13m to last year’s Series A

12th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Tide appoints ex-Meta product director as first CPO

11th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Coinbase cuts 20% of jobs in second round of layoffs

11th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

N26 CFO Jan Kemper steps down

5th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Twig acquires French challenger bank for teens Vybe

4th January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

Fintech’s biggest hires and departures of 2022

3rd January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

AltFi’s 10 most-read stories of 2022: Part 2

29th December 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

AltFi’s 10 most-read stories of 2022: Part 1

28th December 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Bank of London appoints Gavin Hewitt as group CFO

22nd December 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Sarah Cardell named first female CMA CEO

20th December 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

EY ups fintech investment with London incubator

19th December 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Atom Bank quits Twitter

15th December 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Checkout.com knocks down internal valuation to $11bn

14th December 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Metro Bank fined £10m by FCA for misleading investors

13th December 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

GoHenry partners with Seccl to power junior ISA

9th December 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

CapitalRise processes £50m of loans in record week

6th December 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Kroo launches 2% interest current account

5th December 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Revolut races past 25m retail customers

17th November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Mastercard extends inclusive card options across Europe

16th November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Checkout.com expands to Israel and launches R&D hub

16th November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Railsr partners with Featurespace to fight fraud

15th November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Divido appoints Gareth Lloyd-Owen as new CPO

15th November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Does Elon Musk want to make Twitter a bank?

14th November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Bibby secures £1bn to support SMEs

14th November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

SVB strengthens partnership with Founders Forum Group

14th November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Lightyear and LHV partner for instant Euro payments

9th November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Mangopay appoints Ronen Benchetrit as CTO

9th November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Ex-Tink employees raise €5m seed for startup Atlar

8th November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

The biggest help to green lending? Incentivisation.

8th November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Zilch hits 3m users in 24 months

3rd November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Form3 secures €23m in venture debt funding

2nd November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Insurtech Cover Genius raises $70m Series D

1st November 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

It’s time to start paying with crypto on Revolut

31st October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

eToro charges forward with Bullsheet acquisition

28th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Raisin partners with ClearBank for embedded banking

27th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

NatWest invests €65m in Dutch fintech Floryn

26th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

NatWest launches BaaS business

21st October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Atom Bank appoints Andrew Marshall as new CFO

21st October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Plaid launches crypto wallet as first web3 product

21st October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Nubank launches its own cryptocurrency Nucoin

20th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Amazon launches UK home insurance store

19th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Insurtech Lukango raises £275k pre-seed

19th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Capital on Tap secures £100m funding

18th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Brits turn to fintech to tackle cost-of-living crisis

18th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Ex-Meta VP becomes Stripe’s head of revenue

17th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

BNPL Mondu scores €20m in debt financing from VVRB

14th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Cynergy Bank hires four new executives

13th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Once upon a time: N26 wanted to buy Bitpanda

10th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Zopa reportedly in talks to raise $100m ahead of IPO

4th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Payhawk launches business credit cards

4th October 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Allica Bank hits profitability

27th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Say hi to the world’s first NFT customisable card

27th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Stripe enables crypto payouts for freelancers in USDC

26th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Moneyfarm launches fixed allocation portfolios

26th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Revolut launches Pay Later in Ireland

21st September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Digital mortgage broker Habito raises £5m

20th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Former Starling exec wins unfair treatment claim

16th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Lightyear set to launch UK and European stocks and ETFs

15th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Unicorn Tipalti continues European expansion

14th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

VC firm Northzone raises €1bn

13th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

UK fintech trade mission arrives in Australia

9th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Pleo and Yapily partner to boost business cash flow

8th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Meet Kwasi Kwarteng: Liz Truss’s new Chancellor

7th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

UK to open 13 new shared banking hubs

6th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

UBS scraps $1.4bn deal for robo-adviser Wealthfront

6th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Paysend bolsters leadership team with new CFO

5th September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Zepz appoints Mark Lenhard as Group CEO

1st September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

SumUp enters B2C space with digital wallet launch

1st September 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Wise fined £300k in Abu Dhabi after AML failure

31st August 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Zopa hits £2bn in savings

25th August 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

GB Bank secures banking licence

24th August 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Juni bolsters leadership team with ex-Zilch exec

24th August 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Square enters the BNPL space in UK with Clearpay

23rd August 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Atlantic Money expands to Euro transfers

23rd August 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Neobanks lead the charge on 3% savings rates

22nd August 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Meet the UK’s 26 fintech unicorns

15th August 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Zopa boosts interest rates to top of the rankings

9th August 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

BNPL users expected to hit 900m by 2027

8th August 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Customers complain about Wise rise in fees

8th August 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Recognise Bank appoints Jean Murphy as CEO

4th August 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Clearco lays off 25% of staff

1st August 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Metro Bank approaches breakeven as losses narrow

29th July 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

CMA calls out Monzo for breaching banking rules

27th July 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Shares bags another $40m for social investing app

25th July 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Tulipshare reports 133% rise in users

14th July 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

BUX rebrands trading app to Stryk

12th July 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

American Express appoints new UK Country Manager

7th July 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Revolut appoints chief banking officer as US CEO

30th June 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

NatWest launches free digital carbon planner

30th June 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Marqeta reveals major API expansion

29th June 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

New money transfer challenger secures EU licence

28th June 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Kroo lands full banking licence

27th June 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Revolut joins the BNPL wave

24th June 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Starling Bank hits 3m accounts

23rd June 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Exclusive: UK reaches 6m open banking users

17th June 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Zopa reportedly delaying its 2022 IPO

13th June 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Zopa enters the BNPL game

8th June 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Plaid and Mollie partner to help Europe’s SMEs

1st June 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Mintos launches regulated notes

26th May 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

NatWest launches new pocket money app

25th May 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Temenos launches ESG investing-as-a-service

24th May 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Klarna lays off approximately 10% of its staff

24th May 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Lending fintech Creditspring raises £48m

24th May 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Freetrade opts for debt raise with £30m loan

23rd May 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Klarna hits 150 million users

20th May 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

MarketFinance raises £100m from Deutsche Bank 

19th May 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Modulr raises $108m in Series C funding

18th May 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Recognise Bank secures £8.7m capital raise

17th May 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Bank North gears up for launch

17th May 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Regulators call for action in open finance

28th April 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Estateguru sees lending rise by 9% in first quarter

27th April 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

New Zealand regtech First AML arrives in the UK

26th April 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

PensionBee appoints former Klarna exec to its board

25th April 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

AJ Bell makes investing a Dodl with new app

25th April 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Tencent buys stake in UK fintech Previse

22nd April 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

SH Payments appoints Irmantas Kamienas as new CEO

21st April 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Fidel API scores $65m in Series B funding

7th April 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Fidel API scores $65m in Series B funding

7th April 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

European fintechs turn to crowdfunding

5th April 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Bunq relaunches its free savings account

28th March 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Revolut launches as a bank in Ireland

25th March 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Santander adds £40 reward for Experian Boost users

25th March 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

Fintech firm Curve launches in the US

11th March 2022 | Amelia Isaacs

FCA cracks down on potential crypto scammers

4th March 2022 | Amelia Isaacs