In-Sync With…Starling Studios!

Hey everyone, we’ve got some exciting news for you: we’re kicking off an exciting series of live video interviews with “Starling Studios”. Launching this coming Friday – September 30th at 1pm – and hosted by yours truly, we’re going to be chatting with some of leading innovators and disruptors about what they do and how they do it. We’ll be featuring companies like Curve, Xero, and Secco Aura, discussing ideas from technology and beyond.

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80% of UK consumers seeing no differentiation between incumbents

Starling research shows the biggest barrier to switching remains a lack of choice in the market.

Today, as the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) releases its next stage report on remedies to improve competition in the current account market, Starling, one of the next generation of UK banks aimed at disrupting the traditional banking model, releases its own research that demonstrates the biggest barrier to switching remains a lack of real choice in the market.

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Starling: Secures US$70M investment, accelerates launch and appoints board

Starling, led by CEO Anne Boden, is on track to launch one of the next generation of banks in the UK aimed at disrupting the traditional banking model. Targeting people who live their lives on their phone, Starling will focus purely on delivering the world’s best current account experience.

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Next -gen challenger banks critical in changing switching behavior

Starling Bank research shows 80% of consumers see no differentiation between existing banks.

Today, as the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) released its finding on the personal current account market, lack of consumer engagement was called out as the primary reason for low switching volumes.

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