U Account

Description

U is one of the UK's most exciting fintechs, having built a revolutionary banking platform that delivers the benefits of innovative mobile banking to its tens of thousands of customers. With a progressive team of people working towards a true alternative to traditional banking in the UK, U has specialised in developing a solution for those so badly let down by the high-street banks: A current account experience that allows those who have struggled financially to improve their long-term financial futures. It is this real sense of social purpose, combined with its remarkable innovation and technology, that allows U to be seen as a leading UK fintech, and which cemented its position in the Top 100 European Software Company 2018 rankings. At U, a relaxed and diverse working environment and a welcoming company culture enables new ideas, collaboration and a shared vision to change the future of personal financing.

Overview
Foundation year: 2016
Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom
Number of employees: 51-200
Founders: Alex Letts,ex-owner of Ffrees Family Finance, and U Holdings Ltd. In 2019
Website: https://www.uaccount.uk/
Target geographic market:

Europe

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Key product offeringDot Dot loans, Contactless Mastercard card, Extra accounts
Banking licenseN/A

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