Tagged: czech republic

BudgetBakers, Creator of Wallet App, Receives License from Czech National Bank to Join the Bank APIs

Fintech startup BudgetBakers has received regulatory approval from the Czech National Bank to join the bank’s API’s, according to a release. BudgetBakers has developed a Wallet global personal finance management application. The European PSD2 Directive instructs banks to make their client account data available to third… Read More

Wirecard Now Offering Apple Pay to Twisto Customers in the Czech Republic

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Monday it is now offering Apple Pay to Czech Republic customers of Twisto, a mobile payment provider. Wirecard reported that the Czech Republic is the latest country where it has integrated Apple’s payment service immediately upon the… Read More

Trezor Wallet’s Alena Vranova: How to Truly Disrupt a Tech Market

  Before Alena Vranova became one of Bitcoin’s early entrepreneurs in 2013, this cofounder of Satoshi Labs and Trezor Hardware Wallets spent ten years innovating in the insurance industry in her native Czech Republic. There, she learned her first lesson in industry disruption: “Don’t listen to people… Read More

ICONOMI’s “Uberizing” Initial Coin Offering: More than $9.1M, 3K Investors & Counting

Since Monday morning, ICONOMI, the globally licensed and regulated bitcoin exchange, has quickly raised an additional $3 million through its “ICO” (Initial Coin Offering) after the “uberized fund management” platform raised to its approximately $5.8 million raised in the campaign’s first month. As of this writing, ICONOMI has now eclipsed… Read More

Ferratum Launches Peer to Peer Lending Platform

Ferratum has launched peer-to-peer lending in the Czech Republic – Attractive opportunity for investors to participate in credit portfolios Ferratum, a mobile consumer loan and small business lender, has launched its new peer-to-peer lending platform FerratumP2P. Ferratum announced in 2015 it had selected Mambu to power… Read More

Latvian Marketplace Lender TWINO Enters Polish, Danish & Georgian Markets

Latvian-based marketplace lender, Twino, which opened in May of this year and had just reached one million euros of investment, announced this month that it is launching an expansion throughout Europe into markets that are new for the P2P industry. Now, Twino investors will have… Read More

Jevgenijs Kazanins Announced as New Twino CEO, Will Lead Latvian P2P Marketplace Lender

“I don’t want to offend anyone, but there are only two countries in Europe where peer lending made a dent in the lending landscape: the UK and Estonia. In every other European country the volumes going through the marketplace lenders are negligible (to the point… Read More

Brief: Creamfinance Teams Up With Peer-to-Peer Platform Mintos to Offer Investments in Loans in Georgia

Creamfinance LLC, a European online consumer lending company, has recently reached an agreement with peer-to-peer lending platform Mintos. From now on, investors will be offered an opportunity to invest in short-term unsecured loans issued in Georgia. According to the CEO Matīss Ansviesulis, an initiative to join the… Read More

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Closes on Kickstarter at £1.1 Million

Kingdom Come: Deliverance closed their crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter this week having raised an incredibly £1,106,371 (approximately $1.84 million).  Backers numbered a solid 35,384 that supported one of the most successful rewards based crowdfunding campaigns for 2014.  The project was organized by Czech Republic based… Read More

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Breaks the $1 Million Mark on Kickstarter

Currently the most funded, active campaign on Kickstarter today,  RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance broke the $1 million mark (over £615,000) joining an elite crowdfunding group.  With more than 2 weeks left in the campaign the game has the potential to go much further.  Backers number… Read More

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Rockets on Kickstarter as Over 17500 Backers Fund Game

First person, role playing game (RPG), Kingdom Come: Deliverance launched their crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter last week and quickly surpassed their £300,000 (over $495,000) goal as backers rushed to support this project.  Standing at over £554,000 ( $900,000) today, over 17,500 individuals have contribute to… Read More

Crowd funding gains popularity in the Czech Republic

Have you written a book, and can’t find a publisher? Did you invent a gadget that everyone would surely like, but you’re having problems finding an investor in today’s crisis-stricken economy? Many artists, writers, inventors or just people with good ideas all around the world… Read More

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