Mobile bank operator Chime has closed a $500m series E round at a $5.8bn valuation – an increase of $4.3bn in nine months – backed by Access Industries.

Chime, a US-based digital bank operator backed by financial services firm Northwestern Mutual, has completed a $500m series E round led by investment firm DST Global, CNBC has reported. Access Technology Ventures, an investment vehicle for diversified conglomerate Access Industries, also took part in the round according to a subsequent report by Forbes, which also…

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