t: n26

Li: N26

CEO:  Valentin Stalf  / CEO N26 Bank: Markus Gunter

Founders: Valentin Stalf, Maximilian Tayenthal

Founded: 2013

Sectors:  Banking

Total Funding: $682.8M

Latest Funding: $170M Series D, Jul 2019

Lead Investors: Insight Venture Partners

HQ: Berlin, Germany

“Europe’s first mobile bank with a full European licence.”

Placed at number nine in this year’s top ten, N26 is Europe’s first Mobile Bank with a full European banking license. Founded in 2013 by Valentin Stalf and Maximilian Tayenthal, N26 now has 1,300 global employees and more than 3.5 million customers in 26 countries with a valuation of $3.5bn. Since launching in the UK last November, it’s been adding more than 1,000 customers daily. In July 2019, N26 also launched in the US where it operates via its wholly-owned subsidiary, N26 Inc and has plans to launch in Brazil.