Qonto

neobanks / digital banksover the top

FOUNDING YEAR: 2016
LOCATION: France
Last Update: 01/05/2020

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About

Their mission is to create the most amazing banking experience for SMEs through technology, elegant design, and an outstanding sense of customer care. At Qonto, they believe that great services come from great thinkers, thats why they strive to provide an environment that will allow you to feel comfortable and help you excel in your work (read more about their method).Alexandre Prot and Steve Anavi launched Qonto in July 2017, and the team reached great achievements since then:* Market leader for online SME banking in Europe* 75,000 SME clients* 136 million raised* 10 billion transactions processed in 2019* The number of business customers doubled in the 3 new markets opened in 2019 between September 2019 and January 2020* Qonto hired +100 talents (CDI) in 2019 (also for the 3 new markets: Spain, Germany, Italy)* Outstanding customer satisfaction (App Store | Google Play | TrustPilot)* Recognized as one of the best startups to work at (Wired | LinkedIn)* International investors with a solid Fintech experience* 200+ happy Qontoers helping them building the bank of their dreams (just that!)

MEDICI Analysis

Qonto provides online banking services to small businesses & startups. The platform enables clients to open an online account within five minutes, with an IBAN (International banking account number) for sending and receiving payments. It also enable users to manage their finances by providing features like unlimited history, auto-categorisation of transactions, simplified transfers entries, budgets, history exportable, etc.

Focus

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Qonto offers a range of financial tools for freelancers and teams. It provides a physical and virtual Mastercard that can be used for online and in-store purchases. It also manages the receipts and updates balance and sends notifications in real time. It also provide accounting solutions with features like auto categorization, automated VAT calculation, etc. It enable users to make transfers in about 18 currencies, through simple or batch transfers. Qonto is available for various company types including SAS/SASU, SARL/EURL, SC and independents (micro-entreprises, licensed professionals), as well as associations with a SIREN.

REVENUE MODEL

The company offers four plans: 1. Solo plan which costs $10.49 per month. 2. Standard plan which costs $33.80 per month 3. Premium plan which costs $115.38 per month 4. Enterprise plan which costs $348.48 per month.

MAIN CLIENTS

Freelancers

startups and SMEs

EXISTING PARTNERSHIPS

The company partnered with local authorized e-money institution Treezor to handle their back office operations.

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Traction

TRACTION COMMENT:

Qonto currently has 90 employees and 25,000 clients and the transaction volume has exceeded 2 billion dollars.The company will launch in Germany, Italy, and Spain are planned in 2019. (Sep. 2018)

People

FOUNDERS

Alexandre Prot

Steve Anavi

BOARD MEMBERS AND ADVISORS

Andrew McCormack

James Fitzgerald

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

51-200

INVESTORS:

Alven Capital

European Investment Bank

Valar Ventures

KEY EMPLOYEES:

Alexandre Prot (CEO)

Momentum

FUNDED

YES

TOTAL FUNDING

$151.14 M

DATE OF LAST FUNDING

Jan 2020

TOTAL FUNDING COMMENT

The company will use the fund to double the team size, create its own payment infrastructure, and expand to Germany, Italy, and Spain in 2019. (Sep. 2018)

SEED & PRIOR FUNDING

$1.71 M

SEED CLOSED ON

Jan 2017

FUNDING SERIES

SERIES A  · $11.43 M  · Jun 2017

SERIES B  · $23 M  · Sep 2018

SERIES C  · $115 M  · Jan 2020

LISTED

NO

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