About Pockit

Pockit is an award winning digital account.

Our story

Pockit was founded in 2014 with a mission to build a better banking alternative for customers left behind by high street banks.


Pockit launches as a prepaid card.


Launch of our first iPhone app and contactless card.


50K customers, launch of our Android app and begin offering a full digital UK current account.


100K customers, introduce low-cost international transfers.


200K customers, launch Direct Debits, Pockit LOQBOX credit builder, fully authorised as an E-Money provider.


400K customers, launch a new inclusive onboarding process in app.


500K customers reached!

The team making it happen

We disrupt and innovate, to give people a beautifully simple way to manage their money.

Virraj Jatania


Virraj is co-founder and CEO of Pockit. He is passionate about financial inclusion having grown up in emerging markets and witnessed the struggles of underserved communities.

Maxim Kostenko

VP of Product

Maxim designs and creates the Pockit product, where he leads the delivery of Pockit’s vision to serve 25+ million financially excluded people in the UK.

Shaheen Meah

Financial Director

Shaheen is responsible for strategic activities and financial management, leveraging his years of experience in financial services and startups.

Guilherme Winspear

Head of Marketing

Prior to joining Pockit, Guilherme has worked for the past 10 years scaling digital businesses like Just Eat, Adzuna and Beauty Pie. As Head of Marketing at Pockit he is driving brand growth through strong digital performance and organic discovery strategies.

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