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  • N26 adds Apple Pay support in France, Spain, Italy and Finland

    N26 adds Apple Pay support in France, Spain, Italy and Finland

    Fintech startup N26 just launched Apple Pay support in European countries where Apple already launched Apple Pay. Starting today, you can now add your N26 card to the Wallet app if you live in Spain, Italy and Finland. The feature has been live in France for a few weeks already. If you live in one of those countries and have an N26 card, open the Wallet app on your iOS device. Tap the plus sign… Read More

  • N26 is launching its bank in the UK in 2018

    N26 is launching its bank in the UK in 2018

    Fintech startup N26 is announcing yet another international expansion move. The company plans to launch its bank of the future in the U.K. at some point during the first half of 2018. As N26 already has a German banking license, the company can also operate in the U.K. Without getting a separate license. British customers will get an account in GBP, a debit card and personal account… Read More

  • N26 announces plans to launch in the US by mid-2018

    N26 announces plans to launch in the US by mid-2018

    European fintech startup N26 has plans to expand beyond Europe. The company’s co-founder and CEO Valentin Stalf is announcing today at the Money20/20 conference that N26 is going to launch in the U.S. around mid-2018 and has hired a handful of people who are already working in New York. Read More

  • N26, Revolut and Monzo founders to talk about starting a bank from scratch at Disrupt Berlin

    N26, Revolut and Monzo founders to talk about starting a bank from scratch at Disrupt Berlin

    What do N26, Revolut and Monzo have in common? The three founders of those three startups are all coming to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin to discuss all things fintech. If you want to see Valentin Stalf, Nikolay Storonsky and Tom Blomfield share the same stage, come to Disrupt in December. N26 also happens to be a Startup Battlefield success story. The company participated in our startup… Read More

  • N26 now has 500,000 customers for its bank of the future

    N26 now has 500,000 customers for its bank of the future

    Fintech startup N26 is getting more and more customers. The company reported 300,000 customers back in March. It now has 500,000 customers across Europe. More importantly, growth seems to be accelerating as the startup announced that it was adding a thousand customers every day back in March. Now, around 1,500 customers sign up every day. “More than 60 percent of our growth is still… Read More

  • N26 partners with Auxmoney to offer credit to more customers

    N26 partners with Auxmoney to offer credit to more customers

    Fintech startup N26 is trying to build the bank of the future, slowly but surely adding features to provide everything you’d expect from such a bank. N26 already offers consumer credit loans in Germany if you’re a creditworthy employee. And starting today, N26 users who are self-employed, freelancers, students and more can also request a loan thanks to Auxmoney. If you’re… Read More

  • N26 and Lydia announce Apple Pay support in France, but major banks are still missing

    N26 and Lydia announce Apple Pay support in France, but major banks are still missing

    Apple Pay hasn’t really been a major success in France so far. France’s biggest banks still don’t plan to support Apple’s payment service. But two companies announced today that they were going to add Apple Pay support before the end of the year — Lydia and N26. Crédit Mutuel Arkea’s banks also recently announced that they were working on that feature… Read More

  • N26 launches savings accounts with Raisin

    N26 launches savings accounts with Raisin

    N26 is launching yet another feature to build a modern retail bank for European customers. This time, the company is partnering with Raisin, a German startup also known as WeltSparen. In just a few taps, you’ll be able to open a savings account for money you don’t need. Raisin doesn’t build savings accounts itself. Instead, the company is partnering with financial… Read More

  • N26 launches business bank accounts for freelancers

    N26 launches business bank accounts for freelancers

    If you’re a freelancer or self-employed person, you can now open a dedicated business account with N26 in just a few minutes. These business accounts are pretty similar to the consumer accounts with one additional feature — you get 0.1 percent cashback on all your card purchases. Business accounts are available in all European countries where N26 already operates. You can’t… Read More

  • N26 users can now get a credit line in five minutes

    N26 users can now get a credit line in five minutes

    N26 is iterating at an incredible pace these days with a ton of new product features and geographical expansions to build the most modern bank in Europe. But the new features always follow the same motto — your current bank sucks, everything should be simpler. Today, N26 introduces consumer credit done right. I saw a preview of the feature a couple of weeks ago and it was quite impressive. Read More

  • Qonto wants to become N26 for business banking

    Qonto wants to become N26 for business banking

    French startup Qonto has some ambitious goals and wants to become the best bank account you can get when you start a company in France. Just like N26 wants to be a more modern bank for everyone, Qonto wants to do the same thing, but for business accounts. The company recently raised $1.7 million (€1.6 million) from Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures and Alven Capital. Valar Ventures is also… Read More

  • N26 expands its bank of the future to 17 European countries

    N26 expands its bank of the future to 17 European countries

    Berlin-based startup N26 got its own banking license a few months ago. As N26 is building a mobile-first bank without any physical branch, the startup can expand to new countries much more easily. N26 co-founder and CEO Valentin Stalf is announcing on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt that the startup is now active in 17 countries across Europe. As a European banking license works across the… Read More

  • N26 announces a premium Black card with Allianz travel insurance

    N26 announces a premium Black card with Allianz travel insurance

    What’s missing from N26? The company has been slowly but surely building a new bank account from the ground up. This time, the company is trying to recreate the insurance product that you typically get with a Visa Premier or MasterCard Gold. So N26 is launching the N26 Black card. The startup has been working with an insurance company directly and is now able to provide the same kind… Read More

  • N26 launches its investment product in Germany

    N26 launches its investment product in Germany

    A few days after announcing its banking license, N26 (formerly known as Number26) is partnering with fellow German fintech startup vaamo to add a new service to its banking offering with its first investment product for German customers. vaamo manages different portfolios of risky and not-so-risky assets thanks to robo-advisors so that you don’t have to micro-manage these portfolios. Read More

  • Number26 is now a true bank as it now has a full banking license

    Number26 is now a true bank as it now has a full banking license

    Berlin-based startup Number26 is trying to reinvent the bank. This might sound crazy, and that's why the startup has processed step by step. After partnering with Wirecard for the banking back end, attracting 200,000 users and raising tens of millions of dollars, the company now has a full banking license to operate in Europe. Read More

  • Number26 raises another $40 million for its vision for the future of banking

    Number26 raises another $40 million for its vision for the future of banking

    Berlin-based startup Number26 just raised a $40 million Series B round led by Horizons Ventures. With 200,000 clients, Number26 wants to become a major consumer-facing bank in Europe providing all the services you’d expect from your bank. And this funding round is an important milestone in order to reach this goal. Read More

  • Number26 Now Uses TransferWise For International Transfers

    Number26 Now Uses TransferWise For International Transfers

    Number26 is trying to reinvent your bank account. One by one, the company is looking at the traditional bank features and using more modern options to recreate a complete bank. Now, you can make international transfers in foreign currencies directly from the app. And the best part is that Number26 is using TransferWise to make you pay less fess. Read More

  • Number26 Launches Maestro Card With Contactless Payment

    Number26 Launches Maestro Card With Contactless Payment

    German startup Number26 just launched a new product. As the company is trying to reinvent your banking experience, this isn’t your average product. Number26 is launching a Maestro Card in addition to its MasterCard. All users can get both cards for free. Read More

  • Number26 Launches Its Bank Of The Future In 6 New Countries

    Number26 Launches Its Bank Of The Future In 6 New Countries

    If you don’t like your current bank, Number26 is here for you. The German startup has been trying to reinvent the average banking experience in Germany and Austria. It is now expanding to six new European countries — France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Slovakia and Spain. Anybody who lives in one of these countries can now open a bank account in 8 minutes by downloading the iOS or… Read More