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WHO ARE WE?

Nickel is the account for everyone!  Launched in 2014, Nickel wants to democratize the current account to enable everyone to pay and get paid, quite simply. Today, we're proud to boast over 3.5 million customers. So join the movement!

 

 

THE 4 NICKEL VALUES

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Universality 

Everyone is welcome here, even those who are not allowed to bank. Young or old, rich or not, party animal or early bird, etc. : you are all welcome.

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Simplicity

At Nickel, there are no complicated options. We believe that everyone should have easy access to basic banking services to simply pay and get paid.

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Usefulness

Without an overdraft and without unexpected costs, you regain control of your money. We are the 100% useful and 0% toxic account.

 

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Benevolence

You are accompanied. Nickel is there when you need it the most and fights to make your life easier.

+ 3 MILLION CUSTOMERS IN EUROPE
WITHOUT ANY UNPLEASANT SURPRISES & NO HIDDEN FEES
A CONTACT CENTER FROM MONDAY TO FRIDAY
TRANSACTIONS 100% SECURE

The unlikely meeting between Hugues Le Bret, ex-CEO of a bank, and Ryad Boulanouar, a young entrepreneur from the suburbs and talented computer engineer. The birth of the NOBANK project: giving everyone access to an account and a payment card for just a few euros.


Are you interested in Nickel's history? Discover the book NO BANK: the incredible story of a suburban entrepreneur who wants to revolutionize banking.

After 2 intensive years, the Compte-Nickel was launched on February 11th, 2014 at a handful of adventurous press shops who believed in the project. In less than a year, more than 70,000 customers joined the bankless account.

A new press shop every 2 hours, a new customer every 30 seconds. Compte-Nickel has more than 2,000 press shops and 400,000 customers.

In 2017, Compte-Nickel was acquired by BNP Paribas while retaining its independence. In 2018, Compte-Nickel became Nickel and reaffirmed its values, its uniqueness and its ambition: to support 2,000,000 customers by 2020.

Nickel launches in Spain and announces its arrival by 2024 in 7 European countries

Nickel achieves the milestone of 2 million customers in France and continues its international expansion by establishing itself in Belgium and Portugal.

Nickel starts the year with 3 million customers in France and expands to Germany in the summer. Germany becomes the 5th European country to join Nickel.

Nickel is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Indeed, Compte-Nickel (our name at the time) was born in February 2014 in France. Since then, we've expanded across Europe, particularly in Belgium, and continued to offer our customers ever more products and services! A great milestone in an adventure that's only just begun ! 

The unlikely meeting between Hugues Le Bret, ex-CEO of a bank, and Ryad Boulanouar, a young entrepreneur from the suburbs and talented computer engineer. The birth of the NOBANK project: giving everyone access to an account and a payment card for just a few euros.


Are you interested in Nickel's history? Discover the book NO BANK: the incredible story of a suburban entrepreneur who wants to revolutionize banking.

After 2 intensive years, the Compte-Nickel was launched on February 11th, 2014 at a handful of adventurous press shops who believed in the project. In less than a year, more than 70,000 customers joined the bankless account.

A new press shop every 2 hours, a new customer every 30 seconds. Compte-Nickel has more than 2,000 press shops and 400,000 customers.

In 2017, Compte-Nickel was acquired by BNP Paribas while retaining its independence. In 2018, Compte-Nickel became Nickel and reaffirmed its values, its uniqueness and its ambition: to support 2,000,000 customers by 2020.

Nickel launches in Spain and announces its arrival by 2024 in 7 European countries

Nickel achieves the milestone of 2 million customers in France and continues its international expansion by establishing itself in Belgium and Portugal.

Nickel starts the year with 3 million customers in France and expands to Germany in the summer. Germany becomes the 5th European country to join Nickel.

Nickel is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Indeed, Compte-Nickel (our name at the time) was born in February 2014 in France. Since then, we've expanded across Europe, particularly in Belgium, and continued to offer our customers ever more products and services! A great milestone in an adventure that's only just begun ! 

The unlikely meeting between Hugues Le Bret, ex-CEO of a bank, and Ryad Boulanouar, a young entrepreneur from the suburbs and talented computer engineer. The birth of the NOBANK project: giving everyone access to an account and a payment card for just a few euros.


Are you interested in Nickel's history? Discover the book NO BANK: the incredible story of a suburban entrepreneur who wants to revolutionize banking.

After 2 intensive years, the Compte-Nickel was launched on February 11th, 2014 at a handful of adventurous press shops who believed in the project. In less than a year, more than 70,000 customers joined the bankless account.

A new press shop every 2 hours, a new customer every 30 seconds. Compte-Nickel has more than 2,000 press shops and 400,000 customers.

In 2017, Compte-Nickel was acquired by BNP Paribas while retaining its independence. In 2018, Compte-Nickel became Nickel and reaffirmed its values, its uniqueness and its ambition: to support 2,000,000 customers by 2020.

Nickel launches in Spain and announces its arrival by 2024 in 7 European countries

Nickel achieves the milestone of 2 million customers in France and continues its international expansion by establishing itself in Belgium and Portugal.

Nickel starts the year with 3 million customers in France and expands to Germany in the summer. Germany becomes the 5th European country to join Nickel.

Nickel is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Indeed, Compte-Nickel (our name at the time) was born in February 2014 in France. Since then, we've expanded across Europe, particularly in Belgium, and continued to offer our customers ever more products and services! A great milestone in an adventure that's only just begun !