Mark hipperson, one of the co-founders of online banking Starling Bank, is preparing to launch a crypto-bank. baptized Ziglu, it should open its doors this month.
Hipperson has been dedicated to the project for 2 years and is currently awaiting a electronic money license in the UK to launch its mobile crypto-bank, reports it FinancialNews.
The application Ziglu will allow users to own fiat-currency and 5 cryptocurrencies. The wallet will be connected to several crypto-scholarships to facilitate currency trading. In addition, customers will have a Mastercard payment card.
“There are now enough digital and other banks, and how are they really different? We have developed a next generation account by creating a banking platform from the ground up that provides our customers with fiat currency and cryptocurrency accounts in one place, ”said Hipperson.
Until 2016, Hipperson was part of the founding team of Starling, a digital and mobile bank, supported by billionaire Harald McPike, which has attracted more than a million users since it opened in 2014.
Partly funded by himself, his new business would have already attracted several angel investors. It would aim to raise funds again to quickly accelerate its international expansion, particularly in the United States.