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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.

HQGreater London, GB
Employee Ratings3.2

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2019)339(+11%)
Job Openings57
Revenue (FY, 2018)£1.4 M(+4122%)

Key People/Management at Starling Bank

Anne Boden

Anne Boden

Tony Ellingham

Tony Ellingham

Greg Hawkins

Greg Hawkins

Julian Sawyer

Julian Sawyer

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Starling Bank Office Locations

Starling Bank has an office in Greater London
Greater London, GB (HQ)
3rd floor 2 Finsbury Ave
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Starling Bank Financials and Metrics

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Starling Bank total Funding

$287.1 m

Starling Bank latest funding size

$97 m

Time since last funding

7 months ago

Starling Bank investors

Starling Bank's latest funding round in February 2019 was reported to be $97 m. In total, Starling Bank has raised $287.1 m
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Starling Bank Revenue

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

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Financial Leverage

8.4 x
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Starling Bank Operating Metrics

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Active Customer Accounts

460 k695 k





Monthly Transactions

10 m
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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 adds Digital Risks and CyberSmart to business marketplace

Starling Bank, the UK’s leading mobile-based bank, has today added SME insurtech Digital Risks and c...

Starling Bank opens business accounts to multi-owner companies

Starling Bank is opening up its business banking accounts to larger SMEs, as competition in the mark...

Revealed: Starling Bank chief edged out as billionaire backer boosts stake

The chief executive of Starling Bank has lost her position as a major shareholder in the British fintech giant, following [...] The post Revealed: Starling Bank chief edged out as billionaire backer boosts stake appeared first on CityAM.

PelicanPay inks deal with Starling Bank

PelicanPay (PelicanPay.com), the innovative payments and financial crime compliance platform, today...

UK neobanks Tide and Starling Bank have revealed next steps for business banking (RBS)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. The first group of companies that were successful in securing a share of the Capability and Innovation Fund (CI…

Starling Bank to open second UK office, creating up to 150 tech and support jobs in Southampton

Starling Bank, the U.K. challenger bank founded by banking veteran Anne Boden, is to open a second U.K. office this summer, where it plans recruit up to 50 software engineers and up to 100 customer service team members. The planned location is Southampton, on the south coast of England, and will be …
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Starling Bank Blogs

#AskStarling: Banking for business

Internet banking? New products and features? The B-word in British politics? We put our CEO Anne Boden in the #AskStarling hot seat to answer your questions. First video in a series.

We’re making contactless more secure

We’re introducing a new measure to make contactless payments even more secure and help keep you safe. It means that you’ll have to enter your PIN a little more regularly.

Digital Risks and CyberSmart: Helping your business stay safe

The Starling Marketplace welcomes two new partners, Digital Risks and CyberSmart, both of which protect fast-growing companies from digital gremlins, online attacks and more.

Money management tips from our business customers

One way to support small businesses is to share knowledge. We’ve asked our business customers to share what they’ve learned about managing their money.

A graduate’s tips on surviving the costs of university

Recent graduate James Pratley discusses surviving tuition fees, living costs and the hidden financial toll of studying at university.

Tony Reader: Sparking better business banking

Tony Reader is a Starling business customer and a man who loves his job. "Today, I’m fitting some lights in a dungeon in a castle," he says.
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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, Tony Ellingham and Greg Hawkins.

  • 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 PayByPhone.

  • Where is Starling Bank headquarters?

    Starling Bank headquarters is located at 3rd floor 2 Finsbury Ave, Greater London.

  • Where are Starling Bank offices?

    Starling Bank has an office in Greater London.

  • How many offices does Starling Bank have?

    Starling Bank has 1 office.