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Paysafe’s viafintech and Solarisbank Introduce Deposit and Withdrawal Infrastructure in Europe

viafintech GmbH, which is part of specialized payments platform Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE), has formed a new partnership with Solarisbank AG with “a joint vision to replace the classic bank branch and physical locations for basic banking services.” As one of Europe’s major banking-as-a-service (BaaS) platforms,… Read More

Worldline to Offer Core Components for Austria’s National Digital ID Solution “ich.app”

Worldline (Euronext: WLN) is supporting PSA Payment Services Austria GmbH on its journey towards becoming a smart transaction provider beyond just payments. Via its products WL ID Center and WL Trusted Authentication as well as experience in various infrastructure initiatives, Worldline is offering the tech… Read More

Austrian Fintech Bitpanda and France’s Super App Lydia to Offer Clients Access to Crypto-Assets

Austrian Fintech firm Bitpanda and France’s mobile financial services Super-App provider, Lydia, are teaming up to provide Lydia’s 5.5 million clients with access to investing in crypto-assets. Lydia will reportedly be using Bitpanda’s white-label solution, which is an API-powered infrastructure that allows Fintech platforms and… Read More

Investment Platform Bitpanda and Open Banking Provider Fabrick Partner on Digital Asset While Label Offering for Banks, Fintechs

Fabrick, an open banking platform, and Bitpanda – a digital investing platform offering stocks, digital assets and more, have joined to create a white label solution for Italian banks and Fintechs. The service enables users to give their customers and clients access to the growing… Read More

epay, a Division of Euronet Worldwide, Integrates PayPal QR Code into its POS Solution

epay, the virtual payments division of Fintech solutions and payments provider Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT), recently revealed that it has completed the integration of the PayPal QR Code in their point-of-sale (POS) solution. The new solution is now live in Germany and will be offered… Read More

bsurance, an Embedded Insurance Platform, and Amodo Team Up on Consumer Car Insurance

bsurance and Amodo, two Austrian Insurtechs, have teamed up on a service to provide consumer car insurance. The new service is said to be the automotive industry’s first fully digital, usage-based solution that enables consumer car insurance to be purchased. bsurance and Amodo are combining… Read More

Digital Investment Platform Bitpanda Finalizes $263M Series C at $4.1B Valuation

The beginning of 2021 marked a key milestone moment for Bitpanda, as the digital investment platform achieved Unicorn status. Bitpanda notably became the very first Austrian firm to exceed the billion-dollar valuation mark. It took them around 7 years to go from 0 to a… Read More

Digital Investment Platform Bitpanda to Invest €10M into Blockchain Research and Development Hub

Austria’s Bitpanda, the digital investment platform which has managed to achieve Unicorn status, reveals that it will be investing €10 million during the next couple years into the newly established Blockchain Research & Development Hub. The new Blockchain Research & Development Hub could potentially attract… Read More

Digital Finance Platforms Kapilendo, Finnest, Consolidate Under Invesdor Brand

Three European digital investment platforms Kapilendo, Finnest, and Invesdor will now consolidate under the Invesdor brand. Finland-based Invesdor was originally launched as a securities crowdfunding platform. In 2019, Invesdor and Finnest completed a merger. When the two companies merged, Finnest was operating as an online… Read More

Estonia’s Bigbank Chooses Nets for Offering Virtual Cards and Mobile Payments Capabilities

Bigbank, a global Estonian-owned bank providing personalized financial products, has selected European payment services firm Nets, to offer issuer processing and digital services, such as virtual cards and mobile payment capabilities. As noted by its management: “We’re a new type of bank – a truly… Read More

Falkensteiner Hotel Group Looks to Top Prior “Crowd Finance” Rounds on Finnest

The Falkensteiner hotel group and online capital formation platform Finnest are partnering once again to raise capital for the hotel chain. Finnest, based in Austria, is a debt and equity crowdfunding platform that claims to be the largest in the Nordic region following its merger… Read More

Switzerland based Banking Solution Provider CREALOGIX Hires Fintech Professional Jordi Perez as Regional MD

Switzerland-based banking solution provider CREALOGIX has reportedy hired Jordi Perez to serve as its Regional Managing Director. Perez is expected to take on the responsibility for CREALOGIX’s business operations in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. He will be overseeing operations in other Central European countries as… Read More

European Payment Services Provider Nets Group and Salamantex to Support Bitcoin, Ethereum Transactions in Austria

Nets Group, a European payment services provider, along with with Salamantex, an Austrian developer of software solutions for cryptocurrency payments, have announced that they’re bringing acceptance of virtual currencies like Bitcoin (BTC), Etherereum (ETH) and XRP to in-store points-of-sale in Austria. The partnership between Nets… Read More

Austria-Based Fintech NumberX Set to Launch App-Based Payment Card Powered By Open Banking

  NumberX, an Austria-based fintech, recently announced its plans to launch if app-based payment card, which is powered by open banking. Mastercard is notably the company’s strategic partner for the card. Founded in 2020, NumberX’s focus is on maximum freedom and flexibility, the greatest possible acceptance, and… Read More

Unicorn: Bitpanda Raises $170 Billion Series B Led by Valar Ventures, Plans to Expand Beyond Crypto-Assets into ETFs, Shares and More

Digital investment platform Bitpanda has raised $170 million in a Series B funding giving the company a $1.2 billion valuation making it Austria’s first unicorn. The Vienna-based company says the round is one of the largest Series B investments ever in Europe. The round was… Read More

Austrian Regtech kompany Launches Global Shareholder Discovery Technology

  kompany, an Austria-based regtech, announced on Tuesday it has launched its newest anti-money laundering compliance solution that is designed to ease ultimate beneficial ownership (UBO) discovery for regulated entities across the world. According to kompany, UBO Discovery applies artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze unstructured shareholder… Read More

Finnest, Part of the Invesdor Group, Says 2020 Was a Good Year for Crowd Investing

Finnest, part of the Invesdor Group, says 2020 was a good year in spight of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Based in Austria, Finnest says some forms of financing were able to show their strengths during this period, including crowdinvesting from specialists in digital financing… Read More

Invesdor Reports €25.9 Million in Investments for 2020

Invesdor, first launched as a Nordic securities crowdfunding platform, is reporting 2020 numbers of €25.9 million in funding for the year from 6100 individual transactions. In mid-2019, Invesdor completed a merger with online debt platform Finnest – a Fintech based in Austria. The combination of… Read More

Austria based Digital Asset Exchange Bitpanda to Hire 300 New Workers and Establish Hub in Poland

Austria-based digital asset exchange Bitpanda has announced that it will be allocating €10 million in capital toward the development of a technology and innovation hub based in Poland, which will employ 300 additional staff members. Based in Krakow, the new hub is expected to effectively… Read More

German Digital Only Bank N26 Makes Google Pay Services Available For Austria, Estonia, Greece, Lithuania, Latvia, the Netherlands and Portugal

  Digital-only bank platform N26 recently announced it is bringing Google Pay to customers in Austria, Estonia, Greece, Lithuania, Latvia, the Netherlands, and Portugal. The company made Google Pay available to customers starting in 2018, with the first launches in Belgium, Ireland, Slovakia, and Spain…. Read More

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