Startups
Apps / Finance / International / Jobs

Mobile, multi-currency banking provider brings 150 jobs to Delaware

Zenbanx launched this week and opened up shop in Claymont.

This is what the app will look like on your phone. (Photo courtesy of Zenbanx)

If you’ve been down about the DowDupont merger’s probable ill effects on Delawareans, here’s a little bit of happy news: Zenbanx just came to town, and it’s bringing 150 jobs with it.
The financial technology provider, founded by former ING Direct CEO Arkadi Kuhlmann, will allow users to hold mobile accounts of money in up to five currencies. The company was launched in partnership with Delaware’s WSFS Bank.
“I started Zenbanx because I experienced the pain of trying to move money across borders,” Kuhlmann said in a release.
Zenbanx supports nine currencies:

  • Australian Dollar (AUD)
  • Canadian Dollar (CAD)
  • Euro (EUR)
  • British Pound (GBP)
  • Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
  • Indian Rupee (INR)
  • Japanese Yen (JPY)
  • Singapore Dollar (SGD)
  • U.S. Dollar (USD)

In addition to holding multiple currencies in one account, users will also be able to exchange currencies and, when transferring money to family and friends, add an in-app themed visual message or photo.
The new operations center, which will be home to all those new jobs in the next few years, is in Claymont at 650 Naamans Rd.
Delaware’s leading politicians, including Gov. Jack Markell and U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.), expressed their pleasure about Zenbanx’s launch and move to the state.
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del) also weighed in: “Zenbanx demonstrates that Delaware’s skilled and talented workforce make it the perfect incubator for entrepreneurship, innovation and job creation.”

Before you go...

Please consider supporting Technical.ly to keep our independent journalism strong. Unlike most business-focused media outlets, we don’t have a paywall. Instead, we count on your personal and organizational support.

3 ways to support our work:
  • Contribute to the Journalism Fund. Charitable giving ensures our information remains free and accessible for residents to discover workforce programs and entrepreneurship pathways. This includes philanthropic grants and individual tax-deductible donations from readers like you.
  • Use our Preferred Partners. Our directory of vetted providers offers high-quality recommendations for services our readers need, and each referral supports our journalism.
  • Use our services. If you need entrepreneurs and tech leaders to buy your services, are seeking technologists to hire or want more professionals to know about your ecosystem, Technical.ly has the biggest and most engaged audience in the mid-Atlantic. We help companies tell their stories and answer big questions to meet and serve our community.
The journalism fund Preferred partners Our services
Engagement

Join our growing Slack community

Join 5,000 tech professionals and entrepreneurs in our community Slack today!

Trending

New Castle County gives homeowners free access to maintenance tracker NESTER

As a returning citizen, she experienced tech overload. Now she’s fighting to end the digital divide

This Week in Jobs: The kernel of a new career is in these 20 tech opportunities

Applications open for E3, one of Delaware's premier business growth programs

Technically Media