Digital-Bank-Gründer

N26-Chef: „Wir eröffnen am Tag mehr als 10.000 Konten“

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Anja Stehle
Valentin Stalf, Gründer und CEO der digitalen Bank N26.

Valentin Stalf, Gründer und CEO der digitalen Bank N26.

Foto: Reto Klar

Valentin Stalf ist Mitgründer und CEO der Digital-Bank N26. Im Interview spricht er über seine Pläne und den Kampf gegen Betrüger.

Berlin. An den hohen Decken der Berliner Zentrale haben sich gold-glitzernde Heißluftballons in den offenliegenden Leitungen verhakt. Es sind die Reste einer Party, deren Anlass die Smartphone-Bank N26 so schnell nicht vergessen wird: Anfang des Jahres hat die Bank 260 Millionen Euro von internationalen Investoren eingesammelt.

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=tuspoh?Tubmg; =0tuspoh?Tjdifs- ft jtu fjo Qspcmfn- bcfs lfjof Cbol lboo ebt bvttdimjfàfo/

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