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Entersekt Accelerates European Growth By Opening New Headquarters & Adding New Hires

Entersekt, a mobile-first fintech solutions firm, announced on Thursday it has relocated its European headquarters from Geldermalsen to Utrecht, both in the Netherlands. According to the fintech,  the new location offer much needed growing room for the fintech innovator. The company’s Munich office, overseen by Entersekt’s… Read More

Digital Money Transfer Service Azimo Announces Expansion of European Operation By Opening New Amsterdam office

Azimo, a European digital money transfer firm based in London and Krakow, announced on Wednesday it has expanded further into Europe by opening a new office in Amsterdam. Azimo reported that the location will help it grow its share of the global cross-border payments market…. Read More

European VC Funding Rises in Q3 but Deal Flow Declines

Dow Jones VentureSource is out with their quarterly report on VC activity for Q3 of 2018. According to their numbers, European VC fundraising increased during Q3 but investment in European companies “showed a notable decline in deal flow activity and investment levels.” The report states… Read More

Mobile Payment Specialist CANCAN Partners With WorldFirst to Launch Alipay & WeChat Payments Across Europe

Mobile payments specialist CANCAN announced on Monday it has teamed up with international payments specialist WorldFirst to launch payments and marketing platform that enables Chinese payments methods Alipay and WeChat Pay across Europe. Founded in 2015, CANCAN enables payments and promotions globally through its omnichannel platform,… Read More

Plug and Play’s Fintech Europe Selects 10 Startups for its Second Batch

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Fintech Europe, Plug and Play’s fintech-focused innovation platform based out of Frankfurt, Germany, announced on Monday it has selected 10 startups for its second batch. This platform, which is in partnership with Deutsche Bank, TechQuartier, BNP Paribas, Nets Group, Aareal Bank, DZ Bank, and Danske Bank,… Read More

European Fintech Incubator B-Hive Forms New Partnership With Temenos Marketplace

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, and the collaborative Fintech platform B-Hive Europe, announced it has formed an associate partnership during Digital Finance Europe on Wednesday. According to the duo, this new collaboration has been launched at the National Bank of Belgium in Brussels. While sharing more… Read More

B-Hive Launches New Cybersecurity Program “Trusted Fintech”

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Fintech collaboration platform B-Hive announced on Wednesday the launch of its new cybersecurity program, Trusted Fintech. According to B-Hive, Trusted Fintech was created to help startups and scale-ups embed cyber awareness into their core values. The program also aims to increase the trust within the general public… Read More

UK Online Platform Primary Bid Secures £2 Million to Accelerate Pan-European Expansion

PrimaryBid, a UK-based online platform that enables retail investors to gain access to discounted equity offerings of publicly listed companies, announced on Thursday it completed a £2 million investment round led by funds managed by Lombard Odier, family offices and a series of angel investors. The… Read More

Nordea Announcement: Open Banking Goes Live in Sweden

European financial group Nordea announced on Friday the launch of its open banking services in Sweden. According to the company, the open banking launch gives developers the possibility to begin building applications designed for both Finnish and Swedish customers. Nordea reportedly launched the Open Banking platform… Read More

U.S. Digital Remittance Company Remitly Announces European Expansion & Announces Partnership With Stripe

Just one year after launching its service in the UK,  U.S.-based independent mobile remittance company Remitly announced it was continuing its global expansion efforts by launching in Europe. Founded in 2011, Remitly describes itself as an international payments company that leverages digital channels, including mobile… Read More

Crypto Wallet & Exchange Abra Teams Up With Coinify to Extend Services in Europe

Abra, a U.S.-based all-in-one cryptocurrency wallet and exchange, announced earlier this week it has partnered with Coinify, a global technology gateway for virtual currencies, to extend its services of buying and selling cryptocurrencies to the European market. Founded in 2014 by Bill Barhyd, Abra stated it… Read More

Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Announces European Expansion Plans

Just a little over a month after announcing its expansion plans into Japan with DLTA 21 Blockchain Corp., a Canadian blockchain investment bank, Canadian cryptocurrency Coinsquare announced its upcoming European expansion efforts, which is set for fourth quarter 2018. According to Coinsquare, European customers will have… Read More

SolarisBank Teams Up With CrossLend For Fully Automated Loan Securitization

Germany-based banking platform SolarisBank announced on Tuesday it has formed a strategic partnership with digital marketplace for European loans CrossLend for fully automated loan securitization. According to SolarisBank, the partnership will allow the bank group to establish a so-called ‘Balance Sheet Light’ model, with loans being generated in… Read More

Fintech Europe Announces Nine Startups For Inaugural Batch

Fintech Europe, Plug and Play’s newest platform, based out of Frankfurt, Germany, announced on Tuesday the nine startups selected for its first batch. The platform, which has Deutsche Bank and TechQuartier as the founding partners, aims to create a multi-corporate fintech program, running two 12-week accelerator… Read More

Aussie Fintech Trade Ledger Announces European Launch; Appoints Key Officers to Head New Office

On Tuesday, Australian fintech and open banking platform, Trade Ledger, announced the opening of its new European operation headquartered in London, and the appointment of two key management positions to help drive the expansion. The company reported that the expansion will boost Trade Ledger’s international traction and… Read More

Bundesblock Paper: GDPR is Outdated from the Beginning Because it Did Not Consider Decentralized Technology

On May 25th 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force. GDPR is a EU law on data protection and privacy for individuals – an area of profound importance in the digital universe. GDPR seeks to give more control to EU citizens over… Read More

Huobi Group Continues Accelerated Global Roll Out. Now Accepting European & Australian Crypto Projects

Huobi Group, a fast growing digital asset solutions provider, is now accepting listing submissions from European and Australian blockchain companies on the Huobi Autonomous Digital Asset Exchange (HADAX). On HADAX, teams may self-submit an application online to list their project for community voting. Following an… Read More

Alpha Fintech Forms New Partnership With Trustly For Online Banking Payments

On Wednesday, fintech vendor management platform Alpha Fintech announced it has formed a partnership with European payments firm Trustly. Alpha Fintech reported that this partnership will see Trustly’s payment solutions available to banks, MSPs and merchant users on the AlphaHub platform. The duo explained the partnership’s… Read More

Robo.cash CEO Sergey Sedov Explains New P2P Investor Studies (Infographic)

Last week Robo.cash surpassed a €4M investment milestone and briefly commented on new studies conducted by its analytical center.  Today the Latvian P2P lending platform Robo.cash tweeted a detailed infographic and Founder and CEO Sergey Sedov explained the findings on TechBullion: the younger generation of investors who consider P2P lending… Read More

Fintech Startup Pleo Secures $16 Million Through Series A Investment Round to Bring Company Payment Card Services to Europe

Pleo, a Denmark-based fintech startup, announced on Wednesday it secured $16 million through its Series A investment round led by Kinnevik to expand its company card services in Europe. Founded in 2015, Pleo offers smart payment cards for employees, which enables them to buy the things… Read More

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