OakNorth: A blueprint for profitable growth in digital banking

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OakNorth has emerged as a standout in the fintech realm thanks to its exceptional business model that not only ensures profitability, scalability, and growth but also sets it apart from other challenger banks in the UK and neobanks worldwide. While many challengers and neobanks struggle to turn a profit, OakNorth has cracked the profitability code early on by combining its lending operations to mid-corporates in the UK with the licencing of its cutting-edge technology to banks across the US, Europe, and Asia. This dual approach generates revenue from lending and unlocks substantial income from technology licensing, propelling OakNorth forward as a profitable, scalable, and growth-centric force in the financial landscape.Over the course of 10 years, OakNorth has undergone a remarkable transformation from a humble startup to a powerhouse in the challenger banking landscape. From its early days as a fledgling startup, OakNorth has experienced rapid growth, driven by its innovative approach to lending and its relentless focus on serving the underserved SME segment. Below is a rundown of the key events in OakNorth’s evolution OakNorth’s Challenger Bank Playbook Want to understand OakNorth’s strategy in detail from inception to the present and what direction they are heading in? Purchase our latest report, […]

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