As a challenger bank, OakNorth charts a different course. While Revolut, Monzo, and N26 focus on putting their digital current accounts in the hands of millions, OakNorth doesn’t even offer a current account. While other challengers are racing to acquire banking licenses all over the world, OakNorth is happy with just a UK license.
OakNorth is also posting profits while other challengers aren’t. The bank announced a £33.9m profit for 2018, up 220 percent from 2017. (more…)