N26

Agent of Change

n26.de

t: n26

CEO:  Valentin Stalf    

Founders: Valentin Stalf, Maximilian Tayenthal

Founded: 2013

Sectors:  Banking

Latest Funding:  $40M Series B June 2016

Lead Investor: Horizons Ventures

HQ: Berlin, Germany

N26 is Europe’s first Mobile Bank with a full European banking license and is setting new standards in banking. N26 has redesigned banking for the smartphone, making it simple, fast and contemporary. Opening a new bank account takes only eight minutes and can be done directly from your smartphone. Users can send money in real time with a few clicks to friends and contacts by email or text message. Founded in 2013 by Valentin Stalf and Maximilian Tayenthal, today N26 has 200 employees and more than 300,000 customers in 17 countries: Austria, Belgium, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain . Since January 2015, N26 has been available for Android, iOS, and desktop. N26 has raised more than $55 million from investors including Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures, Battery Ventures and Valar Ventures, in addition to members of the Zalando management board, Earlybird Venture Capital and Redalpine Ventures.