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European P2P Lending Platform Mintos Releases Updated Risk Scores

European peer-to-peer lending platform Mintos has released its latest Risk Score updates. As noted by the Mintos team, this most recent update is based on key developments and data analyzed during Q1 2021. Mintos writes in a blog post that if you are new to… 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

Czech P2P Lender Bondster Says Loan Volume Returns to Pre-COVID Levels

Peer-to-peer lender Bondster says that lending volume has returned to pre-COVID levels during the month of April, according to a note from the company. Bondster, a Czech Republic-based platform, says P2P loans saw a significant decline in interest during the last year’s outbreak of the… Read More

BNPL Twisto Receives €16 million Investment

Twisto, a buy now pay later (BNPL) Fintech, has received a €16 million investment led by Zip Co and Elevator Ventures.  Twisto is attempting to follow in the footsteps of firms like Affirm that just went public at a market cap of over $11 billion…. Read More

Czech Republic based Neobanking Platform Octobank to Serve European E-Shops and Merchants

Czech Republic-headquartered Octobank is introducing what it claims is Europe’s first neo banking platform that’s focused on serving SMB e-shops and merchants. Octobank has launched a freemium plan for small merchants that are registered businesses in the Czech Republic. The package comes with a business… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding vs. Stocks: Risks and Returns

With plenty of options out there, choosing which investment opportunity is right for you is a potential minefield. You can look into the traditional market investments such as stocks and mutual funds, but there is also the burgeoning real estate crowdfunding market to consider. This… Read More

Investment Platform Fumbi Network Selects Ledger As its Digital Asset Custody and Security Solutions Provider

Investment platform Fumbi Network, which was founded by Juraj Forgacs in late 2018, has chosen French crypto-asset security firm Ledger as its custody and security solutions provider. As explained by Ledger, Fumbi Network is “a simple and secure service that enables those in the Slovak… Read More

5th CrowdCamp of the European Crowdfunding Network Focusing on Sustainable Finance

In mid-June the 5th CrowdCamp of the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) took place virtually from Prague in cooperation with Deloitte. For three days, crowdfunding platforms and representatives of the European institutions, such as the European Investment Bank, exchanged views on the topics of sustainable financing… Read More

Overfunding: European Mobile-Based Payment System Trisbee Quickly Surpasses €250,000 Equity Crowdfunding Target on Seedrs

Less than a week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, European mobile-based payments platform Trisbee has successfully secured its initial €250,000 funding target from more than 60 Seedrs investors.  As previously reported, Trisbee is on a mission to become a completely independent banking… Read More

European Mobile Based Payment System Trisbee Now Seeking €250,000 Through Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

Trisbee, a European mobile-based payments platform, is now seeking €250,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The platform is currently offering 12.20% in equity at a €1.8 million pre-money valuation. Launched in 2018, Trisbee is seeking to become a completely independent banking and payments… Read More

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

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