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UK Fintech Payhawk Acquires $112M via Second Largest Series B in Central and Eastern Europe

UK-based Payhawk, the payments and expense solution with business offices in London, Sofia, Berlin and Barcelona, has secured $112 million in capital three years after its inception, valuing the firm at $570 million. The Series B investment round has been led by San Francisco based… Read More

Sber Set to Launch Research and Development Center in Europe to Support Machine Learning, IT Experts

Sber has confirmed the opening of its first research and development (R&D) center in Europe at Web Summit, which is Europe’s largest tech conference, presently being held in Lisbon. Executive Vice President of Sberbank, CTO of Sber, and head of Technology David Rafalovsky commented on… Read More

Cloud enabled Financial Risk Platform Feedzai and Berlin’s BaaS Fintech SolarisBank Announce Partnership

Feedzai, a US Cloud-powered financial risk management platform, and Berlin’s Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) service provider Solarisbank have entered a multi-year partnership (announced at Money20/20 Europe). Through the partnership, Solarisbank will be leveraging Feedzai’s innovative tech, which will allow them to apply a proper risk management approach… Read More

Hawk AI Partners with Berlin’s Moss for Comprehensive Management of Secure Payments

Hawk AI, Germany’s software provider of Transaction Monitoring for banking institutions, payment companies and Fintech firms, reveals that it has teamed up with Moss, a Berlin-headquartered expense and financial platform for comprehensive management of card payments, worker expenses, and invoices. Through the partnership, Hawk AI’s… Read More

B2B Proptech PriceHubble Makes its Fourth Acquisition by Adding Czech Proptech Realtify

PriceHubble, a B2B Proptech firm, has finalized its fourth acquisition by adding Czech Proptech company Realtify. Pricehubble is currently operating in nine different countries. As noted by its management: “PriceHubble is a PropTech company, set to radically improve the understanding and transparency of real estate… Read More

Germany based Fintech Firms Raisin and Deposit Solutions Merge Operations to Form B2C Savings focused Company

Germany-based Fintech firms Raisin and Deposit Solutions have reportedly decided to merge their operations in order to establish a new company in the business-to-consumer or B2C savings sector. Deposit Solutions currently operates deposit marketplaces for more than 150 partners, such as large institutions including Deutsche… Read More

Berlin’s Deposit Marketplace Raisin Is Expanding Business Operations into the US with MapleMark Bank Partnership

Berlin-headquartered deposit marketplace Raisin has officially launched its operations in the US by teaming up with its first partner bank. MapleMark Bank has reportedly become the first US-based banking institution to integrate Raisin’s Savings-as-a-Service software on its digital platform. By leveraging the technology, MapleMark customers… Read More

Munich’s Scalable Capital Secures $180M via Series E Round led by Chinese Tech Giant Tencent

Germany-based Scalable Capital, a neo-broker and digital wealth management firm, has reportedly secured over $180 million (appr. €150 million) through a Series E round that was led by Chinese tech giant Tencent. Scalable Capital‘s latest investment round included contributions from existing shareholders. The company has… Read More

European P2P Lender Mintos Reports Over €10M in 2020 Revenue, Almost an 11% YoY Growth, €1.9M+ in Losses

Peer to peer lender Mintos has shared the audited Mintos Holdings Consolidated report for 2020, which is a document “encompassing the whole group’s activities, including AS Mintos Marketplace.” As noted by Mintos, in their report, investors and stakeholders will be able to access relevant information… Read More

Berlin’s Insurtech Unicorn wefox Secures $650M in Capital via Series C, Reports $3B Post Money Valuation

Berlin-based wefox, a leading digital insurance firm, has acquired $650 million in capital as part of a Series C round. wefox now reports a post-money valuation of $3 billion. This latest investment round represents the largest Series C to date for an Insurtech (internationally), according… Read More

German Fintech Vivid Money Secures €60M from Greenoaks, Ribbit Capital, Reaches €360M Valuation

Berlin-based Fintech Vivid Money, a mobile banking app provider, has secured €60 million in capital through a Series B round that was led by Greenoaks along with participation from existing investor Ribbit Capital. This latest investment round gives Vivid Money a €360 million valuation. Founded… Read More

SPACs and Real Estate Crowdfunding: Berlin’s iFunded, Klickown are Partnering Investunity AG so they Can Soon be Listed

Crowdinvesting or crowdfunding for real estate has long been considered a major potential market. However, there are a number of platforms that have downsized during the past year, even some established players like Exporo. Notably, the first Germany-based firm that’s set to go public through… Read More

Germany’s Digital-Only Banking Platform N26 Appoints New CFO as Maximilian Tayenthal to Serve as co-CEO

Digital-only banking platform N26 has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer as Maximilian Tayenthal becomes the Fintech firm’s co-CEO. Dr. Jan Kemper is N26’s latest executive hire. Berlin-headquartered neobank N26 confirmed that it promoted company co-founder Maximilian Tayenthal to serve as co-CEO along with current… Read More

Berlin’s Elinvar, a Fintech that Assists Wealth Managers with Digitizing their Business, Secures €25 Million in Capital

Berlin-headquartered Elinvar, a Fintech firm that aims to assist wealth managers and private banks with digitizing their business processes, has secured €25 million in capital. Elinvar’s platform outsources key processes such as client relationship management, digital onboarding, onsite advisory services, investment management, reporting, invoicing, online… Read More

SNGLR, a Digital Advisory and Tech-focused VCs Specializing in Longevity and Smart Mobility, Launch Global Platform

SNGLR Holding AG has confirmed the official launch of its business operations and is now fully operational with its headquarters based in Zug, Switzerland. SNGLR Holding also maintains  business offices in Boston (USA), Berlin, (Germany), Rome (Italy), and Dubai (UAE). The SNGLR Holding team includes… Read More

Insurtech: Berlin based FRIDAY, an Insurance Technology Firm, Hires Nate Glissmeyer and Robin Latz to Serve in Key Roles

Germany-based FRIDAY, an Insurtech firm which operates as a Baloise subsidiary, has hired  Nate Glissmeyer to serve as the company’s Chief Platform Officer and Robin Latz has also been recruited to lead the management at the insurance technology provider. The two new hires will be… Read More

Bruce Pon: CEO at BigChainDB Explains how Ocean Protocol Allows Developers to Build Marketplaces for Sharing Data

  We recently connected with Bruce Pon, Founder of Ocean Protocol (OCEAN), which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data. Pon is also the CEO at BigChainDB, which is an organization that allows app… Read More

Ethereum as a Service Platform SKALE Network to Use Custody Support Services from Finoa for SKALE’s Native Token

Finoa has partnered with Skale Labs in order to offer institutional-grade custody support for SKALE, which is the native token that’s used to power the SKALE Network. The SKALE Network is an Ethereum-as-a-service platform that has been developed to support the “exponential” growth of the… Read More

There are Now 127 Islamic Fintech Firms Globally, According to IFN Islamic Fintech, a “One-Stop-Shop” for Info on Shariah-Compliant Services

IFN Islamic Fintech, a “one-stop-shop” for industry knowledge, networking and communication in the global Islamic financial technology space, revealed on June 26, 2020 that there are now at least 127 Fintech firms globally that reportedly provide a Shariah-compliant product. IFN says that it will soon… Read More

Google Cloud to Offer Mambu’s Digital Banking and Lending Products Natively

Mambu, a Berlin-based SaaS cloud banking platform provider, has teamed up with Google Cloud. Through the partnership, Mambu clients will be able to use a cloud-agnostic platform to launch and expand existing banking and lending operations into other countries. Mambu will aso be able to… Read More

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