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Belgian Fintech Mozzeno Raises Around €3 Million Through Latest Investment Round

Mozzeno, a Belgium-based fintech, has raised around €3 million through latest investment round from reportedly its existing and new shareholders, which includes the W.IN.G Fund, as well as Federale (Federale Verzekering/Assurance). Launched in 2017, Mozzeno claims it is the fist Belgian platform that allows investors… Read More

Belgium: ING Partners with Minna Technologies on Subscription Management Service

While we have seen other subscription management services, this is the first we have seen from a traditional bank. ING Belgium is partnering with Minna Technologies on the service that will allow the bank’s customers utilize the service all while remaining on the ING application…. Read More

Global Payments Provider Klarna Makes Debut in Belgium By Introducing “Pay in 21 Days” Service

  Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Thursday it has launched in Belgium by introducing “Pay in 21 days” service. Klarna reported that shoppers will now be able to buy online and pay once they have received the goods. “With the launch of `Pay in 21… Read More

Brussels based Fintech iBanFirst Secures €21 Million in Capital via Series C led by Elaia, Bpifrance Large Venture

Brussels-based Fintech firm iBanFirst has secured €21 million in capital through a Series C round, which was led by Elaia and Bpifrance Large Venture. The funds raised will be used to expand iBanFirst’s financial services platform for SMEs. The company mainly focuses on supporting B2B… Read More

Belgium-based InvestSuite, a B2B Wealthtech Firm, Secures an Additional €2 Million in Seed Funding

Belgium-based InvestSuite, a business-to-business (B2B) wealth technology (Wealthtech) firm, has secured an additional €2 million in seed funding. The firm’s current and new angel investors took part in the round. InvestSuite’s management and employees also made contributions, bringing the company’s total funding since its launch… Read More

Regtech: Developer of Due Diligence Solutions, Neotas, Chosen for ING’s Fintech Accelerator in Brussels

Neotas, a company that develops due diligence solutions for financial service providers, has reportedly been chosen from 350 other firms to take part in ING’s Fintech accelerator, which will be held in Brussels. The multinational banking institution operates ING Labs Brussels (previously called Fintech Village),… Read More

Subscription-based Banking Challenger Aion Establishes Business Operations in Belgium

Aion, a newly launched subscription-only banking service provider, is establishing its business operations in Belgium. The bank’s management says that it wants people to get the most out of their money. Aion has an artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced service, called MoneyMax, which is meant to motivate… Read More

Belgium-based Blockchain Firm SettleMint Secures $2 Million via Latest Investment Round

Belgium-headquartered SettleMint, an enterprise blockchain firm, has reportedly secured €1.9 million (appr. $2.04 million) through a new investment round. KPN Ventures and Medici Ventures took part in the firm’s latest funding, SettleMint’s management confirmed on January 28. Following the capital injection, the company is planning… Read More

Belgium-based Financial Services Firm KBC Launches Bot-based Assistant Matti for Investment Management

Belgium-based financial services firm KBC has reportedly introduced a digital investment account operated entirely by a bot-based assistant, called Matti. The new online investment account is available to KBC customers and non-customers with a €1000 (appr. $1,110) minimum investment requirement. Matti was developed by the… Read More

Scheduled to Close in 5 Days, Cowboy Claims to be One of Crowdcube’s Most Successful Mobility Tech Campaigns

Cowboy, an e-Bike firm based in Belgium, says it is one of the most funded “mobility tech campaigns” on Crowdcube. The company has now raised £3.7 million for an equity stake in the company. Cowboy is raising capital at a pre-money valuation of £51.4 million…. Read More

KBC Bank Wants Non-Customers to Use its Mobile App to Access Third-Party Non-Banking Services

Brussels-based KBC Bank will be opening its mobile banking app to the general public beyond its existing client base, in order to provide access to several third-party non-banking services. KBC intends to focus on expanding its banking-as-a-service model by offering non-customers a wide range of… Read More

Belgian Regulator’s List of Unlawful Crypto Sites Reaches 131 Names

The number of unlawful sites soliciting crypto investments from investors in Belgium has now reached 131 entities, an update to list of such sites indexed by the country’s Financial Services Markets Authority (FSMA) indicates. Even then, “This list cannot be considered as exhaustive,” the regulator… Read More

Belgian SME Lender Look & Fin Raises €6 Million to Fuel Growth

Look & Fin, a European crowdlending pioneer, announced that it has raised €6 million from local investment fund finance & invest.brussels and private investors. Founded in 2012, Look & Fin, is one of the top SME crowdlender in the European area of Belgium, Luxembourg and… Read More

KBC Announces Integration With PayPal For Mobile Banking

KBC, a Belgium-based financial solution, announced last week it has integrated with PayPal. KBC reported that its customers may now consult their PayPal through KBC Mobile. “KBC played a pioneering role in the implementation of PSD2 and, in March 2018, was the first bank in Belgium… Read More

Belgium-Based Insurtech Qover Secures €8 Million Through Latest Funding Round Led By Alven & Portag3

Qover, a Belgium insurtech for digital businesses, recently announced it has raised €8 million through its latest funding round,  led by Alven and Portag3 Ventures with participation from Anthemis. Founded in 2016, Qover reported its insurance products insure nearly 50,000 individuals across eight European countries…. Read More

Fitbit Teams Up With KBC Bank to Launch Fitbit Pay in Belgium

KBC Banking Group announced on Tuesday it has partnered with Fitbit to launch Fitbit Pay services in Belgium. According to KBC, all KBC, CBC and KBC Brussels customers who have a Fitbit smartwatch or activity tracker may now use it to pay in shops that… Read More

UK Firm Auctioning 315 Seized Bitcoins for Belgian Government

UK auction house Wilson’s Auctions will be selling 215 Bitcoins, Bitcoin Gold “coins” and Bitcoin Cash “coins” in a 24-hour Timed Online Auction starting February 28th. According to the firm, the coins (104.99 of each), “were seized by the Belgium police as a result of a… Read More

Belgian Finance Authority: “The Number of Victims of Cryptocurrency Fraud Clearly Continues to Increase”

The Financial Services and Markets Authority of Belgium (FSMA) says it has been continuing to receive complaints from investors swindled by fake cryptocurrency platforms and is therefore reiterating its warnings to consumers: “Cryptocurrencies are the hype of the year. Fraudsters are well aware of that,… Read More

Belgian Lending Marketplace Look&Fin Partners with Insurer Atradius to Offer Retail Investors 100% Capital Guarantee


Today June 28, Belgium-based SME lending platform Look&Fin announced that it has partnered with credit insurer Atradius to offer a 100% guarantee on the capital lent to SMEs by its retail investors. The move is dramatically closing the gap between marketplace lending and bank lending…. Read More

B-Hive Partners With Roland Berger to Launch New Dashboard “B-Lens 2018” to Belgium

Fintech collaboration platform B-Hive announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with global strategy consulting firm Roland Berger to launch a new dashboard called B-Lens 2018 to Belgium. According to the duo, the dashboard brings together a number of key indicators to illustrate and monitor the… Read More

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