Pockit

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Pockit
Private company
IndustryInternet
Founded2014; 6 years ago (2014)
FounderVirraj Jatania
HeadquartersUnited Kingdom
ProductsPockit app
Websitepockit.com

Pockit is a British online bank which provides traditional banking services through mobile app to the unbanked in the United Kingdom.[1] It was founded in 2014 by Virraj Jatania.[2]

In 2016, Sir Alex Ferguson, former Manchester United manager, invested £100 million in the company.[3]

In 2017, they started remittance services.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Banking app Pockit picks up further £2.9M as it readies new remittance service".
  2. ^ Mavadiya, Madhvi. "Meet Pockit, The Fintech Swiftly Becoming The One-Stop-Shop For The Unbanked". Forbes.
  3. ^ UK, Oscar Williams-Grut, Business Insider. "Man United legend Sir Alex Ferguson is backing this 28-year-old to build the 'world's most inclusive bank'". Business Insider.