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Revolut lets you round up payments and donate to charities

Fintech startup Revolut wants to make it easier to donate to charities. Using a new feature, you can now round up card payments to the nearest whole number and donate a little amount to a charity. Over time, those donations might add up. The startup already has some features to put some money aside and save over time using vaults. Essentially, Revolut is giving you the same tools. But instead of putting money in a vault, you donate that money. In addition to rounding up transactions, you can multiply spare…

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Revolut hires Freetrade co-founder and former CTO as head of Wealth & Trading Product

The London fintech industry is pretty close-knit, full of strong personalities and, at times, fiercely competitive. Within this context it is quite common for employees — and sometimes even founders — to swap sides. The latest such move sees André Mohamed, previously CTO and a co-founder of Freetrade, join rival Revolut as its new Head of Wealth & Trading Product. Freetrade launched its “zero-fee” trading app in October last year, four months after Revolut announced its intention to add commission-free trading to its banking app, in a bid to compete…

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