2020 hasn’t been easy but the neobanks made it through, mostly unscathed.
The neobank dominates product releases in the final weeks of the year.
In tough times, a neobank (finally) makes money.
Zopa and Tandem go after the bloat.
Monzo plusses Plus and Revolut beats the market.
A smattering of announcements.
Global expansion and product closures.
Even the non-Neobanks are challenging traditional banking services now.
Different neobank strategies give different fundamentals.
More neobanks are coming, as Monzo faces challenges.
More Plustomer, Plumster, and Revolutionist developments.
Some neobanks simplify while adjacent fintechs expand.
Non-bank fintechs have quietly become very big in near-banking services.
The three major UK neobanks continue to diverge.
Banks come to grips with the situation and turn back to product development.
The pandemic brings challenge and opportunity to the neobanks.
The neobanks return their focus to growth and proposition development.
A quiet week; most of the focus goes to supporting UK businesses.
Neobanks outline their coronavirus response as fintech has a unique opportunity to help.
The neobanks continue to broaden their customer propositions.
Scale is becoming a key feature of the best neobanks, both in terms of capital and user growth.
The UK market is starting to see who its winners and losers will be.
The bigger neobanks prepare for further global expansion and the smaller ones expand locally.
Neobanks are taking steps to solidify their capabilities and customer offer.
It’s all go at the beginning of the year.
To begin, let’s look back on 2019.