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We are excited to welcome Maximilian Tayenthal, co-founder of N26, for a Fireside Chat at Factory Berlin. Maximilian is one of Europe’s leading entrepreneurs, with N26 having acquired more than 1 million users in 17 countries. He will discuss the process of building N26 from scratch and offer his opinion on how and why startups can have the capacity to be a useful alternative career path. Join us as we explore what it is like to craft and create Europe’s first mobile bank.



6:00 – 6:30pm: Doors open

6:30 pm: Welcome on stage

6:35 – 6:55 pm: Moderated talk with Maximilian Tayenthal

6:55 – 7:30 pm: Open Q&A

7.30pm – 8.30pm: Drinks/reception


About Maximilian Tayenthal:

After studying at the University of Vienna, Maximilian Tayenthal founded N26 along with Valentin Stalf in 2013 off of an idea to redesign the retail banking experience for today’s digital world. After launching in 2015, N26 quickly took off to become one of the fastest growing banks in Europe. Prior to founding N26, Maximilian was an associate at the firm CMS Raich-Rohrwig Hainz.


About Entrepreneur First:

Entrepreneur First has pioneered a new model for company creation. We bring extraordinary individuals together to meet co-founders, create companies, and get funding. We have helped 1000+ founders build 150+ companies, with a combined valuation of over $1.5 billion. Our latest Demo Day saw companies working in fields from new understandings of biology to the automation of large factories.

Our major exits to date include Magic Pony, led by Rob Bishop and Zehan Wang, which was acquired by Twitter for a reported $150m only 18 months after the Founders met on the EF programme.

EF is backed by Reid Hoffman (founder of LinkedIn), Greylock Partners, Mosaic Ventures, Founders Fund, Lakestar Capital, and Deep Mind founders Demis Hassabis and Mustafa Suleyman.



August 9, 2018

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Volta, Basement, Factory Berlin Mitte


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