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Starling provides a mobile banking application and a debit card that enable users to manage their finances. Its application allows users to send money to their friends, save together for trips, and have total control at their fingertips.

TypePrivate
Founded2014
HQLondon, GB
Websitestarlingbank.com
Employee Ratings3.7

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2019)339(+11%)
Job Openings18
Revenue (FY, 2018)£1.4 M(+4122%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Starling Bank

Anne Boden

Anne Boden

CEO
Helen Bierton

Helen Bierton

Chief Banking Officer
Tony Ellingham

Tony Ellingham

CFO
Declan Ferguson

Declan Ferguson

Chief Strategy Officer
John Mountain

John Mountain

Chief Information Officer
Steve Newson

Steve Newson

Chief Technology Officer
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Starling Bank Office Locations

Starling Bank has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
10th Floor, Beaufort House, 15 St Botolph St, Spitalfields
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Starling Bank Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2014

Starling Bank total Funding

$452.4 m

Starling Bank latest funding size

$49.14 m

Time since last funding

4 months ago

Starling Bank investors

Starling Bank's latest funding round in May 2020 was reported to be $49.1 m. In total, Starling Bank has raised $452.4 m
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Starling Bank Revenue

Starling Bank's revenue was reported to be £1.35 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

1.4m

Net income (FY, 2018)

(25.1m)
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

12.8k32.0k1.4m

Operating expense total

578.3k4.3m

Depreciation and amortization

11.8k51.9k

EBITDA

(566.4k)(4.2m)
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

506.09.8m

Accounts Receivable

41.4m213.7m

Current Assets

43.7m220.8m

PP&E

20.9k5.2m253.0k616.0k
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(590.1k)(4.3m)(10.2m)(25.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

31.7k(2.9m)2.8m135.2m

Cash From Financing Activities

1.6k17.9m29.9m20.4m

Net Change in Cash

506.09.8m27.7m149.5m
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Starling Bank Operating Metrics

Aug, 2018Feb, 2019Aug, 2019Oct, 2019Nov, 2019Feb, 2020May, 2020

Active Customer Accounts

460 k695 k930 k1 m1.25 m1.40 m

Countries

37

Currencies

19

Monthly Transactions

10 m
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Starling Bank Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

96/100

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Starling Bank Revenue Breakdown

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Starling Bank revenue breakdown by business segment: 48.3% from Other Income and 51.7% from Interest Income

Starling Bank Online and Social Media Presence

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Starling Bank News and Updates

Starling Bank will pass along the costs of deposits to customers

Summary List PlacementStarling Bank introduced new fees on euro-denominated deposits and several of its British pound-denominated products. Starling has been squeezed by low interest rates and a flood of deposits that can't be lent out as quickly as deposits have flowed in, and the bank has had to …

Starling Bank launches Kite cards for kids

Starling Bank is to launch its Kite debit card, which can be used by children under the age of 16 for spending online, instore and withdrawing cash from ATMs.

Starling Bank Co-Founder’s New UK-Licensed App Adds P2P Crypto Payments

Peer-to-peer cryptocurrency payments are now live on Ziglu, a week after the app-based platform got its EMI license from a U.K. watchdog.

Starling Bank follows Monzo with new charging structure

Starling Bank has joined Monzo in leveling a range of new fees for services relating to its GBP and Euro accounts.

Starling Bank introduces two new subscription accounts for business owners

Starling Bank is helping British entrepreneurs get back to business with the launch of a new digital...

Starling Bank co-founder completes £5.25 million round for fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange Ziglu

Mark Hipperson, a co-founder and former CTO of British neobank Starling Bank, is today announcing £5.25 million in seed funding for his latest venture, cryptocurrency exchange platform Ziglu. Somewhat oddly, the names of the investors were not disclosed – only that it involves “a number of specialis…
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Starling Bank Blogs

Ask Rosie: Nest eggs

Rosie Bannister is the Starling money agony aunt and her door is open. Send your money questions to AskRosie@starlingbank.com Over lockdown…

Adapting your business to a new world

During and following lockdown, many business owners chose to diversify the products or services they provided. For some, this meant pivoting…

Britain on tap: Brighton on a budget

Brighton is a colourful, quirky city packed with culture, enjoyed by locals, students and the millions of people who visit each year. Here…

Saving up for something special

In the latest of our Money Explained series, we look at how you can help your kids save up for that special something. We believe it’s…

Money: Needs vs wants

Welcome to ‘Money Explained’ - a series that explains the basics of money, for all the household. Our aim is to make money management easier…

Dealing with debt and financial insecurity

Clare Seal was over £27,000 in debt when she decided to truly confront the issue. She created the Instagram account @myfrugalyear help make herself more accountable.
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Starling Bank Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Starling Bank founded?

    Starling Bank was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Starling Bank key executives?

    Starling Bank's key executives are Anne Boden, Helen Bierton and Tony Ellingham.

  • How many employees does Starling Bank have?

    Starling Bank has 339 employees.

  • What is Starling Bank revenue?

    Latest Starling Bank annual revenue is £1.4 m.

  • What is Starling Bank revenue per employee?

    Latest Starling Bank revenue per employee is £4 k.

  • Who are Starling Bank competitors?

    Competitors of Starling Bank include N26, Monzo Bank and Slyp.

  • Where is Starling Bank headquarters?

    Starling Bank headquarters is located at 10th Floor, Beaufort House, 15 St Botolph St, Spitalfields, London.

  • Where are Starling Bank offices?

    Starling Bank has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Starling Bank have?

    Starling Bank has 1 office.