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Raisin UK Schools the Market with Teachers Building Society

Raisin.co.uk, the UK’s leading cash savings service, has announced the launch of the first building society to its marketplace; Teachers Building Society. The building society, which is the 16th savings-partner to feature on the online marketplace, is UK based with all accounts fully FSCS protected up to £85,000. Teachers Building Society will launch to UK […]

July Budget Reaction

Raisin UK Co-Founder, Kevin Mountford, offers his thoughts on the July Budget Announcement Reacting to the budget announcement, Kevin Mountford Raisin UK Co-Founder, said: “With today’s announcement focused around boosting the economy and initiatives around job protection and creation, there was little done to build consumer confidence that it’s safe to go out and work, […]

Willis Owen enters UK cash savings market with Raisin.co.uk

Willis Owen announces the launch of Smart Savings for customers Willis Owen, one of the UK’s largest online investment platforms, is pleased to announce the launch of Smart Savings in partnership with the leading FinTech cash savings service Raisin UK. The collaboration will provide Willis Owen customers with access to FSCS protected cash savings powered […]

Raisin UK Celebrates Winning Innovator of the Year at FSF Awards 2020

Raisin UK is celebrating winning ‘Innovator of the Year at the Financial Services Forum Awards 2020 The annual awards, curated by the UK Financial Services Forum, celebrates true innovation in financial products and services. Entrants from the across the UK were shortlisted, with Raisin UK crowned ‘Innovator of the Year’ at the digital event held […]

Raisin UK adds Union Bank to its savings service

Raisin.co.uk, the UK’s leading cash savings service, has announced the launch of the 15th bank to its platform – Union Bank of Nigeria.

The bank is UK based and all accounts featured on Raisin UK are fully FSCS protected up to £85,000. The bank will launch to UK customers with a competitive 1-Year Fixed Rate Deposit.

Money On Our Minds | The Psychology of Savings

It controls so much of what we do, how we live, and is the reason why many of us get up and go to work in the morning – money is the be-all and end-all in our lives, and therefore affects our emotions and mental health.

Going to Glastonbury, owning a sports car and pen a novel: just some of the things every brit should achieve by the age of 50, according to over-50s

The nationwide study revealed the most important things we should aim to achieve before hitting 50, according to over-50s, with going to Glastonbury festival at least once (6%), owning a sports car (9%), and penning a novel (7%) all on the list. However, at number one was achieving and sustaining a happy marriage, chosen by […]

Raisin UK Sets £1bn Target

Raisin UK, the leading online savings marketplace, is celebrating its final and most successful quarter-to-date by revealing its £1bn 2020 targets. Launched last year in the UK, the German-founded disruptor, has it sight firmly set on the UK savings market, with the Manchester-based arm of the business welcoming five new banks to the platform in […]

Raisin adds Welsh challenger, Hodge Bank, to its roster

Raisin.co.uk, the UK’s fastest-growing cash savings platform, is showing no signs of slowing down with the announcement of the 13th partner bank to join its ranks; Hodge Bank. The bank was formed in 1987 as Julian Hodge Bank, and is headquartered in Cardiff, Wales. The bank has launched onto the Raisin UK Marketplace with a […]

Savings marketplace Raisin.ie launches in Ireland

Cross-border savings and investments marketplace Raisin is now live in Ireland. Raisin.ie launches with best-in-market interest rates on most term deposits, finally propelling Ireland out of the last place on Europe’s retail interest rate ranking.

New research reveals 16-25yr olds are the most dedicated savers

The research marks the launch of a partnership with Raisin, Europe’s largest savings marketplace – giving Yolt users access to exclusive savings products Under 35s have long been assumed to be frivolous, living in the moment whilst not focusing on long term financial goals such as homeownership. However new research from Yolt, the smart thinking […]

Joint forces: MHB-Bank becomes Raisin Bank

  Focus on banking-as-a-service for fintechs points to future of financial services The Berlin-based fintech Raisin continues to expand. Following the successful conclusion of ownership control procedures by Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (known as BaFin), Raisin has taken over MHB-Bank as sole owner, thus becoming the first fintech in Germany to buy a bank. […]

Fintech Raisin acquires pension specialist fairr

Raisin becomes only platform for savings, investments and pensions Two leading German fintechs are merging, after growing side by side into fintech success stories. The pan-European savings marketplace Raisin is acquiring fairr, Germany’s leading fintech for retirement savings. In addition to fixed-term and overnight accounts, as well as cost-effective ETF portfolios in the German market, […]

Goldman Sachs invests €25 million in German fintech Raisin

Pan-European savings marketplace Raisin today announced a new investment of €25 million by Goldman Sachs. With the new funding bringing the total volume of primary investment to €195 million, Raisin retains its leading position as the best funded tech startup in the savings and investment area in Europe. The new injection of capital follows the […]

A partnership of fintechs: Raisin and Yolt increase financial access and transparency

Cross-border deposits to be integrated for Yolt users In a new alliance of customer-centric financial tech startups, Yolt, the smart thinking money app – which today announced 900,000 registered users – will be partnering with pan-European savings marketplace Raisin. This will provide European Yolt users in-app access to Raisin’s savings products. Beginning in the UK, […]

German fintech Raisin to enter $12.7 trillion U.S. deposits market

Award-winning deposits marketplace drives access to better savings Raisin, the Berlin-based European savings and investment marketplace, today announced that it is entering the U.S. market with the appointment of financial industry expert, Paul Knodel, as U.S. CEO. Raisin will bring its cross-border deposits business model to the $12.7 trillion U.S. deposits market. This expansion follows […]

Young People Struggle to Save as Disposable Income Dwindles

Young people are finding it harder than ever to save money as dwindling disposable income and an inability to make use of savings accounts is hitting their trust in ‘big banks’, new research from Raisin.co.uk finds. Generational shifts in the way Brits handle their money are widening as 16-24-year-olds are the least likely to have […]

European Savers on Europe Day: Raisin Analyses European Savings Behaviour

What can Raisin customers tell us about Europeans and their savings habits? UK leads on gender parity Spain’s savers start younger Germany is most international Raisin’s 175,000 customers live in 31 different European countries and represent 150 nationalities, a live reflection of the European idea of crossing borders and breaking down barriers to provide the […]

Raisin UK announces first UK distribution partnership with ClearScore

MANCHESTER 11 April 2019 – Beginning today, ClearScore  customers in the UK will gain access to Raisin UK’s wide range of savings accounts directly through their ClearScore mobile apps on iOS and Android, as well as through the ClearScore website. This new strategic distribution partnership between Raisin UK, one of the UK’s leading online savings […]

Raisin Announces $114 Million Funding Round and $11 Billion in Deposits

Raisin, the pan-European fintech marketplace for savings and investment products, announced it closed a Series D funding round of $114 million to expand its offering. This brings the total amount raised by the company to $200 million. Raisin also announced it has brokered more than $11 billion in deposits to 62 partner banks, earning savers $90 million in earned interest.

Raisin UK and Starling Bank partner for a better customer experience

Raisin UK, the online savings marketplace, and Starling Bank, the next generation bank, are joining forces to give the nation’s savers better access to attractive interest rates. Under a new strategic partnership between the two companies, all new customers of Raisin UK will benefit from Starling Bank’s state-of-the-art account opening and transaction processing API infrastructure […]