Starling is a leading digital bank, founded in 2014 and voted Best British Bank in 2018 and 2019 and Best Business Banking Provider in 2019. Its banking app offers business, personal, euro and joint current accounts on Android and iOS. Starling also offers groundbreaking B2B banking and payments services and a Marketplace providing access to third party financial services providers.
Starling is a fintech business with a banking licence, fully regulated by the FCA and PRA. It is directly connected to major payment schemes, including Faster Payments, SEPA, Bacs and MasterCard.
More often than not, business is about looking at how things have been done before and having the courage and imagination to reinvent the rules.
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In a blog post on Starling’s website, founder Anne Boden wrote how the bank is breaking barriers and breaking even, becoming the UK’s first digital bank
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Starling is all about questioning old logic and disrupting the established order. That’s why it’s built an app-based bank to suit the lifestyles of millions of people who live their lives on their phone. With no branches, it’s able to offer 24/7 customer service. Another example is its sleek debit card, which has a vertical design and is reflective of the way we use them today: inserted into card machines, ATMs or tapped to make a contactless payment. Portrait makes sense.
In this series, we’ll be shining a light on other Great British entrepreneurs who, like Anne Boden, are pioneers of change.