Europe

Article — Payments

Can neobanks reach the underbanked in Eastern Europe?

I wrote about the underbanked phenomenon in Eastern Europe a few weeks ago. Mainly I talked about which basic services are used, not used, and why.

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Article — Payments

Why is Eastern Europe so underbanked?

While chatting with my grandma on my annual trip to Romania this year, I had an epiphany. She is underbanked! So is my mom, uncle, cousin, and neighbour - you g...

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Article — Business banking

Europe's open banking is leaving the US in the dust

Open banking payments are already a fact of life in Europe. In the US, not so much. But new infrastructure and the right approach could lead to a sea change sta...

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Article — Payments

4 fintechs teaching the UK about money

We’ll say it till we’re blue in the face - FS companies need to do more to improve their users’ financial literacy. And that goes for kids too.

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Article — Investment management

7 companies changing the UK mortgage landscape

The financial services industry has faced an enormous amount of disruption in recent years. We’ve seen significant changes everywhere from payments to current a...

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Article — Business banking

Is France the next European fintech hotspot?

Bonjour! Comment allez-vous? France’s fintech star is rising. With over 1100 of them based in the capital alone, junior minister Cédric O has promised that Pari...

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Article — Payments

New neobanks need to take bolder bets

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