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N26 Overview

Berlin (Germany)
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
Banks & Credit Unions
Unknown / Non-Applicable
N26 is Europe’s first Mobile Bank with a full European banking license. We have 3.5 million customers across 24 markets. Our team of over 1,300 employees in 4 locations is concentrated on reinventing the banking experience for the digital ... Read more

Mission: We are The Mobile Bank.

Technology and design empower everything we do.

Our vision is to build a bank the world loves to use.

Company Updates

  • We’re now live in the US! Couldn’t be prouder of our teams for making this happen.
    A big warm welcome to the ���� joining the N26 family! #N26US

  • Excited to share that we’ve hit another target: 3.5 million customers worldwide, and our growing our team to 1,300 employees!

    N26 now offers mobile banking to 3.5 million customers!

    Ahead of its launch in the US and Brazil, N26 already offers a simple and transparent mobile banking experience to over 3.5 million customers in 24 markets.

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N26 – Why Work For Us?

N26 is redefining retail banking by eliminating physical branches, paperwork, and hidden fees, and offering the best user experience. With 3.5 million customers in 24 European markets, N26 is one of the fastest growing banks in Europe, operating with a full bank license since 2016. In the US, N26 operates via its wholly -owned subsidiary N26 Inc. based in New York. 

The N26 app has garnered 65,000 five-star reviews worldwide and has been featured in publications like TechCrunch, WIRED, and Forbes. The N26 app attracts over 10,000 new users every day in Europe primarily through word of mouth about its simple yet elegant design and usability. N26 has raised more than $500 million from the world’s most established investors, including Insight Venture Partners, GIC, Tencent, Allianz X, Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures, and Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures. With a $2.7 billion valuation, N26 is considered one of the most valuable technology firms in the world today. 

Personal Development Budget

Your budget can be used for any activities and material supporting your professional development.

Commuter Benefits

Speaking of trains, N26 provides commuter benefits so you can go to and from work.

Stay Fit in NYC!

As part of our Wellness program, we have special N26 rates with NYSC and NYC Health and Racquet. We also do monthly group workout classes at the hottest fitness studios in NYC.

Health Insurance

Aetna provides us with exceptional health, dental, and vision insurance with different option plans to fit you, your partner, and/or your family’s needs. 

401k Plan for Retirement Later

Our provider helps you plan for your future with ease, helping you stay focus on the now. 

When Things Get Hard, N26 Can Help

Looking for help being healthier and happier at home or at work? N26’s uses Health Advocate to help with free and confidential counseling.

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N26 Reviews

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N26 CEO Valentin Stalf
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75 Ratings
  • Helpful (25)

    "Fast-paced startup with significant opportunities for career growth"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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    I have been working at N26 full-time (Less than a year)


    Small team in NYC working on bringing N26 to the US. Flat team structure (no bureaucracy or painful hierarchies). Open lines of communication and instant feedback loops. Everyone is extremely smart and driven towards a common goal, and we also enjoy each other's company both in and out of the office. There's also respect for having a life outside of work and a good sense of balance.

    Huge opportunity to take on as much work as you can handle and drive your own workstreams and outputs. I've found that my scope of responsibilities is quite large, and since joining, I've broadened my skill-set significantly in areas I wanted to expand upon.


    Coordination with Berlin can be difficult at times given time zones and hypergrowth there. Nonetheless, people always are willing to help out and make themselves available when needed.

    Small team size as of now means fewer hands to help with all that needs to get done. That said - plenty of opportunity for new joiners to take on key tasks and responsibilities as we continue to grow the team

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N26 Photos

N26 photo of: Celebrating the US beta launch
N26 photo of: Barcelona office celebrating the US beta launch
N26 photo of: Celebrating the US beta launch
N26 photo of: Berlin office celebrating the US beta launch
N26 photo of: Friday celebrations at K72
N26 photo of: Smiles at K72
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N26 Interviews



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    Senior Java Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at N26.


    It took around 3 weeks in total, recruiter was very responsive throughout the process.

    Started with an HR screening interview, covering mostly my job experience. It was followed by a code challenge which is not too difficult but requires a full weekend if you want to do it right. Next step was a technical interview including a small pair-programming session; a simple problem that didn't require knowledge about specific APIs outside core Java. Last step for me was a behavioral interview with the CTO. It was a nice talk with an former ThoughtWorks consultant who definitely seems to be a great leader to work with.

    Overall it was a good experience but I have my doubts about the feedback which I think was very random. I feel like either they didn't want to disclose a real reason or they just look for people that have had the exact same problems that they did. Apart from this fact the process was good and I had a good impression of the folks working over there.

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N26 Awards & Accolades

  • FinTech des Jahres, Payment and Banking, 2017
  • #1 LinkedIn Top Startups 2018 Germany, LinkedIn, 2018

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