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Round up of some of the hottest Fintechs in the UK

By David Lawrence |

In 2019, banking is more digital than ever. From accessing our money through our phones to utilising new, streamlined methods to bank on the go, the digital revolution for our money is firmly underway. When it comes to the next wave of banking, these Fintech companies are just some of the businesses making the most of the changing market - and doing it well.

Revolut

As one of the first digital banking alternatives, Revolut has been one of the forerunners in the changing money market, offering secure banking services on the go alongside some added perks like cryptocurrency exchange. Advertising itself as an alternative to old-fashioned methods, this banking service aims to truly modernise your approach to money.

Starling Bank

Described as a more insightful way to use your money, Starling Bank takes a clean and simple approach to your cash, and was the award winner for both Best Bank and Best Current Account in 2018. With no monthly fee or joining cost, Starling instead focuses on making banking easy for everyone.

Tide

Primarily used for business banking, Tide is the ideal solution for small-scale businesses or individuals looking for a way to open a business-use account quickly and easily. With a simple to use interface and practical functionality that makes it perfect for use with accounting software, Tide is a revelation for many business owners used to grappling with old-fashioned banking.

Freetrade

Designed to make stock investing both free and easy, Freetrade does all its name suggests. With no fees attached and a welcoming, easy to use interface suitable for newcomers to trading, this Fintech app takes traders to a completely new place when it comes to investing their hard-earned cash.

With so many Fintech businesses offering new and different services and technology, these five are some of the best on the market - and more than worth investigating for those looking to be more accessible with their money.


David Lawrence

Written by David Lawrence

David is the founder of Vine Resources.