Starling Bank

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Starling is a company operating as a bank. It offers various account types such as personal, business, joint, euro, as well as child and teen accounts. The company provides a mobile banking application and a debit card that enables users to manage their finances.
HQLondon, GB
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2021)1,245(+15%)
Job Openings164
Revenue (FY, 2020)£108.8 M(+481%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Starling Bank

Anne Boden

Anne Boden

CEO and Founder
Helen Bierton

Helen Bierton

Chief Banking Officer
Tony Ellingham

Tony Ellingham

Chief Financial Officer
Declan Ferguson

Declan Ferguson

Deputy CFO and Chief Strategy Officer
Alexandra Frean

Alexandra Frean

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
John Mountain

John Mountain

Chief Information Officer
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Starling Bank Office Locations

Starling Bank has an office in London
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

$922.7 m

Starling Bank latest funding size

$69.23 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Starling Bank investors

Starling Bank's latest funding round in April 2021 was reported to be $69.2 m. In total, Starling Bank has raised $922.7 m. Starling Bank's latest valuation is reported to be £1.1 b.
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Starling Bank Revenue

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Starling Bank's revenue was reported to be £108.81 m in FY, 2020

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Financial Leverage

8.4 x
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Starling Bank Operating Metrics

Aug, 2018FY, 2018Aug, 2019Dec, 2021



Monthly Transactions

10 m




21.8 m

Starling Bank Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Fleet MortgagesJuly 26, 2021£50 m
Murmur Financial Services DAC
Starling FS Services Limited

Starling Bank Revenue Breakdown

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Starling Bank revenue breakdown by business segment: 56.3% from Interest Income, 39.6% from Fee and Commission Income and 4.1% from Other

Starling Bank Cybersecurity Score

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Starling Bank Online and Social Media Presence

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Starling Bank News and Updates

Starling Bank champions women's football

Starling Bank has launched a campaign that celebrates women’s football as part of its national sponsorship of the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 tournament.

Starling Bank lifts valuation to £2.5 billion on £130.5 million internal raise

Starling Bank has completed an internal fundraise of £130.5m at a pre-money valuation of more than £2.5 billion

63% of SME leaders feel lonely in role – Starling Bank

Research by Starling Bank has found that despite growth and record investment planned for 2022, small business owners struggle with loneliness, creativity and ideation.

Starling Bank buys £1 billion mortgage book

Starling Bank has reportedly bought a mortgage book worth around £1 billion as it steps up its challenge to the UK's largest banks.

Starling Bank to offset its carbon emissions annually from 2021, sets net zero target

Starling, the leading UK digital bank, has committed to a one third reduction target in its carbon emissions by 2030 and to offset carbon emissions from its own operations and supply chain annually from 2021.

Starling Bank chief swats away suitors in fresh book chapter

The chief of digital bank Starling Bank has swatted away speculation that the lender is up for sale in a The post Starling Bank chief swats away suitors in fresh book chapter appeared first on CityAM.
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Starling Bank Blogs

Using your Starling card abroad

The simplicity of travelling with Starling is one of the many reasons I became a customer five years ago. For me, it’s far and away the best…

How to identify loan scams

Looking for a loan can feel confusing at the best of times. Something that you might not consider when searching online, is if the company…

Starling Bank signs up three Lionesses for its UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 national sponsorship

Starling Bank has launched a campaign that celebrates women’s football as part of its national sponsorship of the UEFA Women’s EURO 202…

Cynthia V. Davis: Promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace

Cynthia V. Davis is a diversity and inclusion specialist, public speaker, Chair of a social enterprise for children and the founder and CEO…

Jill Scott: Legendary footballer and Starling business customer

Girls on the Ball is the go-to website for news and coverage on women’s football. Here, co-founder Rachel O’Sullivan interviews Jill Scott…

Lauren Hemp: Rising star of women’s football

Girls on the Ball is the go-to website for news and coverage on women’s football. Here, co-founder Sophie Downey interviews Lauren Hemp…
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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 1,245 employees.

  • What is Starling Bank revenue?

    Latest Starling Bank annual revenue is £108.8 m.

  • What is Starling Bank revenue per employee?

    Latest Starling Bank revenue per employee is £87.4 k.

  • Who are Starling Bank competitors?

    Competitors of Starling Bank include Chime, MX and Wonga.

  • Where is Starling Bank headquarters?

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