N26 and Raisin to offer high interest rate accounts in the German market
By Megha Bhattacharya
European FinTechs N26 and Raisin have expanded their collaboration to address the low-interest rate issue in the German market. The partnership is expected to allow N26 to extend its product portfolio with overnight deposit provider EasyFlex Savings, with an interest rate of 0.21% p.a.
“With our new partner offer, N26 and Raisin are excited to give millions of customers the opportunity to flexibly invest their savings at one of the best available interest rates on the market. Having continuously developed over the past several years, our cooperation proves once again that mobile banking and pan-European investment are a win-win for everyone,” explained Benedikt Voller, Raisin VP Business Clients and Partnerships.
According to Raisin, the deposit products on its German platform are made available through N26’s EasyFlex Savings include the competitive 0.21% overnight account at Norwegian Komplett Bank, with a minimum investment of €500.
N26 General Manager DACH and Northern Europe Georg Hauer added, “With EasyFlex Savings, our customers can now make even more out of their money – digitally, securely, and at no cost. We are very pleased to further expand our long-standing partnership with Raisin with this offering. Together, we want to show that saving is worthwhile even in this time of zero interest.”
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