When is N26 launching in the US? Launch date and how to open an account

N26 confirmed in late 2017 that they were going to open up to American customers soon. Initially, they hinted at a 2018 launch, however the latest official word from N26 said โ€œthe first half of 2019โ€.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://nomadgate.com/n26-us/