Fly High! - Building a Bank from Scratch

When: 17th Jan 2018, 18:00 - 17th Jan 2018, 21:00
Where: Starling Bank, 3rd Floor, Finsbury Avenue, London, EC2M 2PP
Town/City: London
Organiser: BCS North London Branch in association with ELITE, BCS Entrepreneurs SG and BCS London West Branch
Price: Free
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Starling Bank is a fully licensed mobile-only challenger bank founded in 2014 by Anne Boden. With technology at its heart, it is disrupting the traditional finance sector.

Headquartered in London, Starling Bank is one of a few fast-growing UKFinTech startups, it won significant funding, including $70m of investment in early 2016. The Starling team is made up of technologists, artists, money experts, designers and marketers, who share the aspiration of creating a better bank for everyone. Equipping customers with the tools to enjoy a healthier financial life.

Join us to listen, learn and share views about this exciting and inspiring story.

Presenter: Anne Boden, CEO, Starling Bank

After graduating in computer science and chemistry, Anne started her career at Lloyds Bank, where she helped to architect CHAPS, the UK’s first real-time payments system. She worked at Standard Chartered and UBS, before becoming Head of EMEA, Global Transaction Banking across 34 countries for RBS and ABN AMRO.

After the financial crisis and frustrated by the restrictions of outdated technology, Anne decided the only way to solve this was to build a bank from the ground up.

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