PwC, Engine by Starling forge strategic alliance for digital banking advancement


PwC and Engine by Starling, a SaaS subsidiary of Starling Bank, a leading UK digital bank, have announced a strategic alliance.

This alliance is set to position PwC as the first strategic implementation partner of Engine’s next-generation banking platform. The collaboration aims to enhance PwC’s digital banking offerings to clients worldwide, leveraging Engine’s modern, modular, API-based, cloud-native technology.

Engine by Starling, with its platform built to power Starling Bank in the UK, specializes in providing scalable digital banking solutions.

Their technology is designed for rapid deployment of new digital banking propositions and replacing outdated banking systems. PwC, on the other hand, is a leader in professional services, offering strategic knowledge and hands-on experience in driving business model transformations.

The alliance enables PwC to offer an expanded range of technology-enabled solutions. This collaboration not only aims to elevate customer and employee experiences in digital banking but also focuses on cost-saving and productivity enhancements.

PwC’s expansion in digital banking technology through this partnership is part of its ongoing commitment to staying at the forefront of digital innovation. It underscores their dedication to solving complex client problems with cutting-edge technology.

PwC Digital Platforms Director Alex Price said, “We are thrilled to announce the alliance with Engine – it will transform the digital banking services we can offer clients. Engine provides a generational-leap forward for digital banking technology in terms of both customer and employee experiences. Combining our deep expertise with this cutting-edge technology is an exciting shift in the way that we solve complex problems for our clients.”

Digital Banking Lead at PwC UK, Steve Davies, remarked, “By forming an alliance with Engine, we can offer an even greater range of technology-enabled solutions to help clients deliver high quality digital banking to their customers and remarkable employee experiences, while also saving costs and driving up productivity. By expanding our existing capability to include Engine, we are continuing to be at the forefront of the latest digital banking technology innovation.”

Sam Everington, Chief Executive Officer of Engine by Starling, said, “Partnering with PwC, a leader in professional services, will be crucial in helping to deliver Engine, our cutting-edge digital banking platform, to customers around the world. PwC combines an incredible breadth of strategic knowledge with hands-on experience driving business model transformations using the Engine platform.”

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