bunq applies for US banking license
bunq, the second largest neobank in the EU, has filed an application for a US banking license with the FDIC in the state of New York. By applying for a bank charter, bunq brings its proven and user...
bunq first EU neobank to report a quarterly profit
The second largest neobank in the EU reaches structural profitability
More than half of European Gen Z and millennials will cut back on holiday spending
Half of young adults in the Netherlands, Germany and France will save on dinners, and 43% will invite fewer guests.
bunq wins appeal against Dutch Central Bank (DNB)
bunq has won a landmark case against the Dutch Central Bank (DNB). Earlier this year the neobank took DNB to court over the use of modern technology in the fight against money laundering. Today's c...
Dutch tech entrepreneurs unite to provide aid for refugees
Amsterdam, February 28th 2022 - Three successful Dutch tech entrepreneurs have joined forces to aid those affected by the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. Ali Niknam (bunq), Joris Beckers (Picnic) a...
bunq becomes first digital bank in Europe to offer mortgages
In industry-first the Dutch fintech will start to offer mortgages to its users from early next year, as it seeks to challenge traditional banks’ grip on the home-lending market
Regulator approves largest series A round in European fintech history
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) green-lights deal valuing bunq at €1.6 billion and bringing external capital into the company for the first time
bunq announces the planting of 5 million trees by users
As the world gathers for COP 26, the Dutch challenger bank has confirmed its own contribution to the fight against climate change, while being recognised for its green efforts to date.
bunq launches ‘Local Currencies’ to enable global citizens to bank without borders
European challenger bank introduces multi-currency accounts as countries ease travel restrictions
bunq says ¡hola! to Spain as European expansion continues
After historic funding round in July, the Amsterdam-based challenger bank continues its quest to conquer new European markets with Spanish IBANs and multi-currency features.