The bank account that thinks ahead.
Kontist saves time and money with the first business bank account for freelancers that calculates taxes in real time and automates their accounting.
Started exploration for project Figure around financal security for freelances and self-employed.
Teamed up with Christopher Plantener, Alexander Baatz and Sebastian Galonska as co-founders to help give freelancers transparency into their mixed up personal and professional finances.
The very first Kontist app hits the App Store focussing on tax transparency.
Launch of the bank account for freelancers.
Kontist is awarded Fintech of the year from Payment&Banking.
Strategic partnership formed with Haufe Group enabling a more seamless experience of banking, accounting and taxes.
Kontist launches first union for freelancers in Europe
Benjamin Esser joins Kontist as co-CEO alongside Christopher Plantener
Kontist raises €25m Series B funding led by Founders with participation from Haufe Group
Kontist was co-founded by Christopher Plantener (CEO) who previously founded Debitoor, as well as multiple other businesses, Alexander Baatz (CCO), who came from N26 and Sebastian Galonska (CTO). Sibylle Strack joined from the German savings giant Sparkasse as co-CEO in 2018.