Engine by Starling

Powering banks of the future

Build and launch financial products on the platform that powers Britain’s Best Current Account

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Who are Engine by Starling?

Let’s build something better in banking

Hello, we’re Engine. Engine is the platform that powers Starling Bank, a four-times winner of Britain’s Best Bank.

We’re a tech-first company with real knowledge of what it takes to run a digitally-native bank successfully. Now, we’re bringing our experience and technology to banks, fintechs and corporates around the world – delivering everything our partners need to innovate fast and transform operations.

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What is Engine by Starling?

A complete digital banking platform

Engine provides everything you need to run a feature-rich, cost-effective digital bank. Our API-first design gives you total freedom to create and deliver experiences that make banking better for customers and employees alike. And because Engine already powers Starling Bank, its scalability and resilience is proven.

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What is Engine by Starling for?

Build, migrate, delight

Your ideas, our platform – and a shared vision for a better way of serving banking customers. Engine can power a range of digital transformation projects, whether you’re launching a new product or freeing yourself from the constraints of legacy infrastructure.

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Start a new business

Bring a new digital bank to life on the same platform that powers the UK’s Best Current Account.


Launch a proposition

Easily configure innovative financial products on our cloud-native, highly configurable platform.



Weighed down by legacy systems? Migrate to Engine to reach your full innovation potential.

Our offering


Banking products

Build, launch, and continuously improve new digital products for personal and business banking.

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Banking capabilities

Everything required to lay the foundations a bank is built on, from customer ledgers to payments processing.

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Operational capabilities

The processes and tools your employees need to deliver truly industry-leading operational support and customer service, all wrapped up in one single place: Management Portal.

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The Engine difference

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More than a core

(Almost!) everything you need to launch products, run a low-cost, highly efficient digital bank, and delight your customers


Bank built

Built by people who know exactly what it takes to succeed in a competitive, highly regulated market


Resilient by design

Our cloud-native platform ensures real-time, 24/7 availability with no customer downtime


Always evolving

We’ve got skin in the game with Engine, so you benefit from our innovation roadmap and stress testing

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Meet the team behind Engine

There’s a clear advantage to what Engine customers get when they work with us: access to the people that have actively shaped the platform that powers Starling, one of the most successful digital banks in the UK.

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Launching a product, starting a new business or replatforming?

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