Countdown to Money 20/20

Money 20/20

Coming to Money2020 in Amsterdam? We’ll meet you there! We’ll be at stand B82 in the amazing Rai Amsterdam from 7th-9th June. Come and check out our super fun new demo for some great giveaways, and have a chat with our lovely team about all your next-gen core banking needs. If you’re looking to launch […]

Founder and COO, James King, announces his departure after 6 years at Yobota

When work started on Yobota and Chetwood Financial six years ago it was a very small group of us facing an enormously ambitious task of rapidly putting live a lender on a new technology platform with the aim of becoming a deposit taking bank in quick succession. Yobota has grown from a startup to a […]

Why every business needs to know about Banking-as-a-Service?

The market for embedded finance is growing incredibly quickly, with some predicting the sector is set to reach an estimated value of $7 trillion globally in the next ten years. This seems like excellent news for financial businesses and enterprises within the space, who stand to benefit from this momentous growth – but why should […]

Chetwood Financial acquires Yobota to expand BaaS capabilities

Wrexham, UK – 24th March 2022 – UK digital bank Chetwood Financial (Chetwood) has today announced the acquisition of core banking provider Yobota to extend Chetwood’s Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) capabilities. Founded alongside the bank in 2016 and developed as a separate entity, Yobota is a London-based technology company that has built a fast, flexible, cloud-native core banking platform. The platform allows companies […]

Happy International Womens’ Day 2022!

Happy International Womens’ Day! Here at Yobota we’re incredibly proud of the amazing women we have on the team. Whether they’re an engineer, a marketer, or anything in between, everyone brings something unique to the table and lends a new perspective. We know that companies flourish when they truly represent the customers they serve, which […]

Where you can find us this year….

It’s that time of year again, and all of us Yobotians are getting excited for the return of events season! Here are some of the events you can find us at in the next few months, feel free to pop in a meeting, drop us a line, or just come and say hi! Alt-Fi Festival […]

The Buy Now, Pay Later Market is headed for SMEs

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) has proven itself time and time again to be one of the most enduring news stories of the past few years. Its rapid rise in popularity and scope has sharply contrasted the decline and stagnation brought about by the pandemic, with many of the world’s most prominent companies having adopted […]

(Fin)Tech for good – cracking the code of financial wellbeing and inclusion

Fintech for good

Financial stress tends to grow around the festive season. The pressure to spend forces people to balance the desire to fully celebrate the holidays, with the need to keep their finances in check. Financial wellbeing is a longstanding issue for many people; and one that has been supercharged by the effects of the pandemic. This […]

Banking as a Service…and a solution

Banking as a Service

At AltFi’s recent Lending Summit event, Yobota’s CEO, Ammar Akhtar, and Chetwood’s CEO, Andy Mielczarek, took part in a fireside chat to discuss the emergence of Banking as a Service, and what it can mean for both the finance industry and the consumer. I sat down with them afterwards for a few more questions.So for […]