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N26 Major Milestones

2013

N26 was founded by Valentin Stalf and Maximilian Tayenthal who reimagined the retail banking experience for today’s mobile lifestyle.

2015

The initial product was launched. Since then N26 has attracted 2.3 million customers across 24 European markets.

2016

N26 Bank GmbH received a banking license from the ECB and Bafin.

2018

N26 launched in the UK. Additionally, the firm raised $160 million in its Series C funding round co-led by Allianz X and Tencent Holdings Ltd. The funding represents the largest equity financing round (non IPO) in the fintech industry in Germany to date and one of the largest in Europe. Total funds raised are $215 million from some of the world’s most well-known investors, including Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures, Valar Ventures, members of the Zalando Management Team, and Earlybird Venture Capital.

2019

N26 launched in the US. We also announced our $300 million Series D funding led by Insight Venture Partners. The round also includes participation from GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, and existing investors.


The N26 account is offered by Axos Bank®, Member FDIC. N26 Inc. is a service provider of Axos Bank. All deposit accounts of the same ownership and/or vesting held at Axos Bank are combined and insured under the same FDIC Certificate 35546. All deposit accounts through Axos Bank brands are not separately insured by the FDIC from other deposit accounts held with the same ownership and/or vesting at Axos Bank. The N26 Visa® Debit Card is issued by Axos Bank pursuant to a license by Visa U.S.A. Inc. The N26 Visa Debit Card may be used everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted.