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‘Big Banking Chat’ Highlights New Data on Consumers’ Attitudes Towards Banking and the Biggest Financial Concerns across Europe and the U.S.
N26 extends its Series D funding round to $570M, making it one of world’s highest valued and most well-funded FinTechs.
With the UK having left the European Union, N26 has today announced that it will be leaving the UK market.
N26 is changing the way Americans bank
N26 Inc. wants to transform retail banking for the millions of Americans who are frustrated with traditional banks. We do this by eliminating physical branches, paperwork and hidden fees, while offering an unparalleled user experience. Our customers have complete control over their finances, all through a few simple taps of their smartphones. With a rigorous focus on technology and design, N26 offers consumers a banking experience that’s transparent, effortless and beautifully made.
N26 Bank GmbH (an N26 affiliate) is now the fastest growing bank in Europe, operating with a full bank license since 2016. The N26 app’s clean design and simple money management tools have garnered 65,000 five-star reviews worldwide and have been featured in publications like TechCrunch, WIRED, and Forbes.
N26 GmbH (N26) was founded in 2013 by longtime friends Valentin Stalf and Maximilian Tayenthal who envisioned the future of banking to be fast and digital for people anywhere in the world. By offering a real-time, mobile-first product that makes banking effortless and enjoyable, N26 has reached more than 3.5 million customers across 25 markets in Europe. Max and Valentin’s overall ambition is to introduce the N26 experience to 100 million customers worldwide - starting with the US as its first international market outside Europe.
The firm has raised more than $670 million from the world’s most established investors, including Insight Venture Partners, GIC, Tencent, Allianz X, Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures, and Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures. With a $3.5 billion valuation, N26 GmbH is considered one of the most valuable technology firms in the world today.
Max's Interview with Bloomberg
N26 Co-Founder and CFO Maximilian Tayenthal speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang about our Series D funding extension and recent US launch.
Nicolas Kopp: U.S. CEO
Nicolas Kopp is the US CEO of N26, based in New York. His vision is to bring N26’s mobile-first banking app to the millions of US consumers who are frustrated with traditional bank offerings. Nic joined N26 in 2015 as one of its first employees, heading up the Business Development and Operations team, which he built from the ground up. He was instrumental in establishing the firm’s key partnerships, including TransferWise, and led the development of N26’s premium account offerings. Nic’s experience spans from early stage fundraising to leading N26’s first international expansion into multiple European countries.
Prior to N26, Nic spent five years at Morgan Stanley in London and Hong Kong. He holds a bachelor’s degree from University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and a master’s degree from the London School of Economics.
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