Last year, we published an infographic comparing the product suite and services offered by five digital challenger banks operating in Europe: Revolut, N26, Monzo, Monese, and Starling Bank.

(Check out the 2018 version by clicking here.)

Penser Mobile Only Challenger Banks 2019

Here are some important highlights from our updated 2019 version:

  • N26 overtook Revolut to become the most valuable fintech in Europe with a $3.5bn valuation.
  • Monzo & N26 launched in the US, Revolut is currently beta-testing for the same.
  • Revolut secured its European Banking license along with holding an E-money license in the UK.
  • Revolut, N26 and Monese offer incentives such as cashback, rewards and promo codes for customers that bank with them.
  • Starling Bank continues to remain the only digital-challenger bank to offer a third-party marketplace of financial products.

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