We’re bunq, bank of The Free.
We’re a totally independent bank that makes life easy. No branch visits, no queues, no paperwork, just immediate access from a mobile device. Users can share bank accounts with whomever they want and pay with worldwide Maestro and Mastercards wherever they go.
Public launch bunq
*as of April 2021
Founder and CEO
Ali Niknam (1981), born in Canada but from Iranian descent, set up his first company when he was just 16 years old. In his early twenties he founded TransIP, the biggest domain name and web hosting provider of the Netherlands. In 2012 he set out to change the banking industry radically and founded bunq.
Idzard van Eeghen (1960) is the Chief Risk Officer. Idzard has extensive banking experience and has held various commercial, risk management and general management positions. He joined bunq in May 2018.
Major features and releases are introduced at bunq Updates. All to make our users' lives easy. Check out what bunq Update 18 brought, below.Discover bunq Updates
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