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An Apology from Monzo
I’m writing to apologise for the recent card outages you’ve experienced over the last week
Welcome to Monzo Bank!
Today, we're incredibly happy to announce that our banking licence restrictions have been lifted!
Announcing Our £22m Investment Round and Crowdfunding!
We're incredibly excited to announce today that we’ve agreed a new £22 million investment round!
Launching The Bank
Last week we received news from the Bank of England that we’d been granted authorisation to conduct banking activities…
Fastest Crowdfunding Ever:
£1 million in 96 Seconds
Today at 1pm we relaunched our crowdfunding round after overwhelming demand crashed...
We Have Temporarily Paused our Crowdcube Round
We now have a plan that we hope is reliable and fair to everyone and have emailed everyone who...
Invest in Mondo
We started Mondo one year ago this month with the aim of building a better bank. I’m incredibly proud...
The bank of the future will be a marketplace
In recent years, mis-selling scandals have rocked the UK banks—at the last count...
How do bank payments
actually work?
After last month’s post on card payments, we thought we’d follow-up with a post on...
Why are foreign card
payments such a mess?
Making card payments abroad has always been a painful experience. For me, the first...
3 Second Sandwich
Mondo recently rolled out our Alpha program to 500 lucky testers. If you weren’t...
Why API-Driven Banking Matters
Have you ever used Facebook to log into another website, or given an app access to...
We're Ready
We are incredibly excited to announce the start of the Mondo Alpha Preview. We’ll shortly be...
The Hidden Costs of Free Banking
This morning, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) reported their provisional findings...
The First Mondo Hackathon
A few weeks ago we released the Mondo API, allowing people to...
Meet Paul—Our Chief Risk Officer
In the first part of a series of interviews with the Mondo team, today we're chatting...
Mondo at the Bank of England
This week was a big one for the Mondo team, as we attended the Bank of England for...
Help us build a bank!
Here at Mondo HQ, we're building the kind of bank we wish existed. A few weeks...
Welcome to Mondo!
Mondo is a new challenger bank in the UK, focussed on making your financial life easier...