Challenger Bank

A digital bank for the LGBT community

11/20/20

Daylight's initial product lineup includes a prepaid debit card with the customer’s chosen name and educational content around issues unique to LGBT households.

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Proposed digital bank to target Gen X customers

11/19/20

American Challenger Bank would offer consumer and commercial products using technology from Temenos. Organizers recently applied with the FDIC for deposit insurance.

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Challenger bank Bella to promote pay-it-forward mentality

11/18/20

The startup, created in partnership with conversational AI platform LivePerson, will encourage users to send sums of money to strangers.

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Moven and Q2 partner to help small banks compete with challengers

11/18/20

The two companies have worked together to provide a banking app that community banks can implement and deploy in 30 days.

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Douugh launches with AI to help the affluent improve financial habits

11/17/20

The challenger bank will start by recommending how much users should allocate toward savings and spending, and will later transfer those amounts automatically.

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Truebill secures $17M to enhance its personal finance app

11/12/20

The fintech startup, which originally helped users cancel duplicate subscriptions, now wants to encourage healthier financial practices.

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Beam chief says there’s another side to story of deposit mishandling

11/04/20

Some customer fraud and a lack of cooperation from partners Huntington Bank and Dwolla prevented Beam Financial from returning funds to savers, says Aaron Du, the fintech's CEO. He says he’s trying to make things right, but Huntington and Dwolla are taking the dispute to court.

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Beam Financial vanishing act a cautionary tale for partners of fintechs

11/02/20

Customers say the Beam savings app is down and the company isn't returning their money. The situation is putting third parties like Huntington and Dwolla in the firing line, though they say they're not at fault.

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BlueVine expands into business checking

10/29/20

The challenger bank now offers small businesses checking, lending and payments services on one platform and can link them through Plaid to external bank accounts.

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Challenger bank Upgrade will reward credit card holders for repaying debt

10/29/20

Renaud Laplanche's fintech will give borrowers cash back when they lower their loan balances.

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