TalkBank, which is developing a fintech platform and a virtual bank in messengers, raised 218 million rubles from the MTS venture fund, IIDF and other investors. The funds will be used to strengthen the team, infrastructure, expand the company’s market presence in Russia and launch a pilot project in Europe.
Currently, the startup is also developing the MTS Bank Now bot, which is built on the API of MTS Bank and its own chatbot technologies. The new product will be launched in the coming months and will make it possible to apply for a virtual card, make p2p transfers and will also have a digital financial assistant.
The Central Bank of the Russian Federation