This money article

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Wish they wouldn’t include Revolut in lists of banks, it’s not a bank

Starling up to 300,000? :thinking:

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I love their description of Starling’s Anne Boden. Completely fails to mention her huge amount of banking experience,

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But I’m glad it mentions her age, that’s vitally important

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And steelworker father. Don’t forget that.

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Is that more or less relevant than an illustrator mother?! :slight_smile:

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The Monzo chief executive studied law at Oxford University and went into management consultancy before joining Starling. He quit after six months and co-founded Monzo with four Starling colleagues.

Just think, if Tom & co stayed we would all be on community.starlingbank.com

Then again :eyes:

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Clearly much more important.

At least for Tom they mention his background at Starling etc. Anne’s bio just reads like “this middle-aged lady decided to make a bank one day”.

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I agree, the “daughter of a steelworker” line made me cross. But to be fair, Tom’s experience of co-founding GoCardless is also not mentioned, making him sound a bit like he’s a graduate who did a bit of consultancy before working at Starling then founding Monzo. It’s a poor article all round.

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It’s the Mail

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Sneakily disguised as “This is Money” :roll_eyes:

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Ew. I thought something looked off.

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It’s the Mail.

Not sure if it was intended or not, but there’s definite allusions to Margaret Thatcher there, what with her being the “daughter of a greengrocer”.

I wonder if it would be better to have a single thread called “Monzo in the News” (or to that effect) where all news articles about Monzo get posted, instead of a single thread for each story :thinking:

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