Another Bank in the UK, think is easy to get 100k customers, but can these new banks become really the bank for millions of new customers, or a niche alternative? To date only ING Diba proved they can become a new top 3 Retail Bank...and that was a 10 year journey
Fidor has 100k customers in its native Germany Offering a current account with interest that rises with Facebook 'likes' Top fixed-rate bond pays 2.1% over two years - but can be beaten Doesn't have UK banking licence, but application has been made A new banking name is looking to snap up British customers after launching a current account with in-credit interest rates alongside a number of short-term fixed bonds. German firm Fidor is an online-only bank which is looking to be a hit with the social media generation. For instance, on its smart current account, it pays 0.25 per cent on balances in credit. But when it receives more than 10,000 likes on social media website Facebook, this will rise to 0.5 per cent.