Fintech app Pockit seals $10m investment to drive global growth

A tech firm created to help people left behind by traditional financial services has sealed a $10m investment round to spearhead growth.
Financial app Pockit was launched by chief executive Virraj Jatania in 2015 as part of a mission to help the growing number of people it says are “one emergency away” from being in financial distress due to the cost of living crisis.
The company – which has its staff split across its head office in London and Newcastle – started as a prepaid card but now offers a number of services, allowing those who can’t access basic financial services to open a current ac …