Maximilian Tayenthal

Founder, Co-CEO and COO - N26

Berlin (Germany)

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Maximilian Tayenthal

Founder, Co-CEO and COO - N26

Berlin (Germany)

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Maximilian Tayenthal

Founder, Co-CEO and COO - N26

Berlin (Germany)

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Maximilian Tayenthal is founder, Co-CEO and COO of N26. Along with his friend and business partner Valentin Stalf, he set out to make banking more accessible for millions of people around the world. Maximilian co-created N26 (formerly Number26) with the mission to revolutionize an outdated banking industry, giving people around the world the power to live and bank their way.

Maximilian was Chief Financial Officer of N26 before taking on the role of Co-CEO alongside Valentin. In 2022, he additionally took on the role of N26’s Chief Operating Officer. Previously, he worked in a variety of consulting and financial roles at leading professional services firms, including CMS and Booz & Company.

Maximilian holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics and business administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. He also has a master’s degree in economics from the Community of European Management Schools, as well as a law degree from the University of Vienna. Maximilian is a CFA charterholder.

While Maximilian is based in Berlin he enjoys skiing in the mountains of Austria and Switzerland.

From his experience founding a startup to his passion for music, get to know the person behind the brand in this compelling chat with Maximilian Tayenthal.

“Of all the things I’ve done, building a startup is by far the most meaningful thing. It’s about the impact you can have on people’s lives, it’s about the steepness of the learning curve, it’s about the satisfaction of making your vision become reality.”

Maximilian Tayenthal is founder, Co-CEO and COO of N26. Along with his friend and business partner Valentin Stalf, he set out to make banking more accessible for millions of people around the world. Maximilian co-created N26 (formerly Number26) with the mission to revolutionize an outdated banking industry, giving people around the world the power to live and bank their way.

Maximilian was Chief Financial Officer of N26 before taking on the role of Co-CEO alongside Valentin. In 2022, he additionally took on the role of N26’s Chief Operating Officer. Previously, he worked in a variety of consulting and financial roles at leading professional services firms, including CMS and Booz & Company.

Maximilian holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics and business administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. He also has a master’s degree in economics from the Community of European Management Schools, as well as a law degree from the University of Vienna. Maximilian is a CFA charterholder.

While Maximilian is based in Berlin he enjoys skiing in the mountains of Austria and Switzerland.

From his experience founding a startup to his passion for music, get to know the person behind the brand in this compelling chat with Maximilian Tayenthal.

“Of all the things I’ve done, building a startup is by far the most meaningful thing. It’s about the impact you can have on people’s lives, it’s about the steepness of the learning curve, it’s about the satisfaction of making your vision become reality.”

Maximilian Tayenthal is founder, Co-CEO and COO of N26. Along with his friend and business partner Valentin Stalf, he set out to make banking more accessible for millions of people around the world. Maximilian co-created N26 (formerly Number26) with the mission to revolutionize an outdated banking industry, giving people around the world the power to live and bank their way.

Maximilian was Chief Financial Officer of N26 before taking on the role of Co-CEO alongside Valentin. In 2022, he additionally took on the role of N26’s Chief Operating Officer. Previously, he worked in a variety of consulting and financial roles at leading professional services firms, including CMS and Booz & Company.

Maximilian holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics and business administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. He also has a master’s degree in economics from the Community of European Management Schools, as well as a law degree from the University of Vienna. Maximilian is a CFA charterholder.

While Maximilian is based in Berlin he enjoys skiing in the mountains of Austria and Switzerland.

From his experience founding a startup to his passion for music, get to know the person behind the brand in this compelling chat with Maximilian Tayenthal.

“Of all the things I’ve done, building a startup is by far the most meaningful thing. It’s about the impact you can have on people’s lives, it’s about the steepness of the learning curve, it’s about the satisfaction of making your vision become reality.”