Former AIB director inspired to found digital bank after her experiences at lender, book reveals

Starling bank founder Anne Boden says she left AIB ‘with a burning desire to create the perfect bank’

15th November, 2020
Former AIB director inspired to found digital bank after her experiences at lender, book reveals
Anne Boden, the founder of Starling Bank and a former AIB director Picture: Sportsfile

Anne Boden, the founder of Starling Bank and a former AIB director, was inspired in part to found her digital bank venture by her experiences at AIB, her new book reveals.

In Banking On It: How I Disrupted an Industry, she recalls arriving in Dublin and taking a taxi to AIB’s bank centre headquarters in 2012, embarrassed to say where she was going, given how loathed banks were after the crash and the €64 billion...

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