Digital-Bank-Gründer

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

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

Valentin Stalf, Gründer und CEO der digitalen Bank N26.

Valentin Stalf, Gründer und CEO der digitalen Bank N26.

Foto: Reto Klar

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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