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Mature P2P Lending Platforms in Europe to Recover Over 9% Above Average, Robocash Reports

During the market recovery following the Coronavirus crisis, European peer-to-peer platforms that emerged by 2017 have managed to rebound “at above-market growth rate,” according to a report from Robo.cash. The Croatian P2P lender noted that “calm upward trend is supported by a 2% increase in… Read More

BaaS Fintech Swan Secures €16M via Series A led by Accel

eFounders-formed Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) Fintech Swan has secured €16 million in funding via a Series A round that was led by Accel. Swan’s latest investment round has come about a year after the Fintech firm finalized its seed round. The company claims that it now has… Read More

European Payments Firm Market Pay to Acquire Dejamobile, a French Fintech Platform Offering Mobile Payment Services

Market Pay, the European omni-channel payment service provider, reveals that it will be  acquiring Dejamobile, a French Fintech platform offering mobile and connected equipment payment solutions. After the acquisition has been finalized, Dejamobile will become a subsidiary of Market Pay, the announcement confirmed. Dejamobile is… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling to Expand Business Operations into Europe

UK-based digital bank Starling is expanding its business operations into Europe. As of H1 2022, “subject to regulatory approval,” Starling intends to make its Banking as a Service (BaaS) solution offering available in the European Union, which includes France, Germany, The Netherlands and Spain, according… Read More

Entrust, a Digital Security and Credit Issuance Service Provider, to Acquire Paris based Antelop Solutions

Entrust, a US digital security and credential issuance service provider, reveals that it has entered a deal to acquire Paris-headquartered Antelop Solutions, a Fintech firm that supports financial institutions by allowing them to provide secure digital credit and debit cards to clients. As noted by… Read More

UK Fintech Modulr to Bring Fast-Tracked Financial Technology to Europe with Netherlands Expansion

Fintech firm Modulr has now opened business offices in the Netherlands, which will serve as “the springboard for its EU-wide expansion in 2022 and 2023.” Following steady business growth in the United Kingdom during the last 5 years, Modulr is expanding rapidly, putting significant investment… Read More

Central Bank in the Philippines and French Development Agency to Support Financial Inclusion Initiatives

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the central bank of the Philippines, and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the French Development Agency, have committed to a grant facility agreement of 700,000 Euros (appr. PHP 41.3 million) in order to support the Philippines’ financial inclusion efforts,… Read More

European Online Lender October Explains How Repayments are Handled Via its Platform

European online lender October explains that they aim to effectively connect borrowers and lenders. Lenders are able to invest their savings “usefully” and “profitably” in order to facilitate the funding of the “real economy” while companies or businesses “find new, simple and effective sources of… Read More

Open Banking Firm Yapily Enters French Market

Following a $51 million Series B funding round, open banking provider Yapily has announced its expansion into France. Yapily says it has already developed considerable capabilities in the French market. With 100% PSD2 connectivity, Yapily covers more than 85% of French bank accounts, enabling banks,… Read More

Lemonway Partners with Tink on European Payments Feature

Payments service provider (PSP) Lemonway has partnered with Tink to facilitate payments to customers across Europe with “Pay By Bank.” Tink is an open banking platform that enables banks, Fintechs and startups to develop data-driven financial services via an API platform. Tink currently connects more… Read More

Digital Identity: IDEMIA Chosen by French Government for its National ID Verification Program

French government agency Agence Nationale des Titres Sécurisés (ANTS) will be teaming up with IDEMIA, a provider of identity-focused security solutions. ANTS and IDEMIA will be supporting the national digital identity program, called France Identité Numérique. With their consent, France residents accessing the service can… Read More

Caleb James DeLisle: Co-founder at PKT Explains how they’ve Used Blockchain Tech to Pay Users for Contributing Unused Internet Bandwidth

CJDNS SASU, a French software R&D start-up in the PKT ecosystem, recently announced its funding agreement with NGI-LEDGER, a European Commission’s initiative that aims “to shape the development and evolution of the Internet.” The agreement secures funding for SafePKT, an initiative that aims to bring… Read More

European Online Lender October Italy’s CEO Shares Latest Fintech Industry Insights

Online lender October is currently active in five different European countries and now it’s the turn of the CEO of October Italy Sergio Zocchi to share his views and insights (after the company’s Netherlands and Spain Chief Executives provided comments during interviews). Sergio Zocchi, who… Read More

UK based Open Banking Fintech TrueLayer Appoints Clement Boulais as GM for France Operations

UK-based TrueLayer, which is one of Europe’s leading Open Banking platforms, reveals that Clement Boulais has now joined the company as GM for France. Clement Boulais is an experienced commercial manager and Fintech expert. He’ll be working out of the firm’s Paris offices and will… Read More

Digital Transformation Specialist Capgemini Shares Updated Financial Targets for 2021, Building on Solid Growth Momentum

The Board of Directors at Capgemini SE, chaired by Paul Hermelin, convened on July 27, 2021 in Paris in order to review and adopt the accounts of Capgemini Group for H1 2021. Aiman Ezzat, CEO at Capgemini Group, said that Capgemini has been able to… Read More

Global Fintech GoCardless Appoints Alexandra Chiaramonti as its GM for Southern Europe

GoCardless, a global Fintech in account-to-account payments, has reportedly appointed Alexandra Chiaramonti as its GM of Southern Europe. Chiaramonti will be responsible for leading GoCardless‘ ongoing growth in the region by continuing to recruit new talent in order to strengthen the firm’s presence in its… Read More

Smart Lenders Notes 5th Anniversary of Moonstone Lending Fund

Smart Lenders AM, a France-based asset management firm that is focused on loan portfolios from online lenders, is celebrating the 5th anniversary of its Moonstone Lending Fund (MLF) SIF SICAV launched in July 2016. Smart Lenders moved from London to Paris in 2018. Smart Lenders’… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Fintech Thunes Acquires Limonitek, a European Payment Service Platform

Cross-border payments Fintech Thunes revealed earlier this week that it acquired Limonetik, a European Payment Methods Platform. The latest acquisition by Thunes should complement the Fintech firm’s existing cross-border payments solutions by enabling companies or businesses to get paid in 70 different countries, using more… Read More

France: Real Estate Crowdfunding Gains Momentum in First Half of Year

Real estate crowdfunding. one of the most popular sectors of online capital formation is picking up pace in France, according to research by Fundimmo. While 2020 was a challenging year for all platforms, everywhere, 2021 is on track of a solid year of gains for… Read More

French Spend Management Fintech Spendesk Acquires €100M in Capital via Series C led by General Atlantic

France-based Spendesk, a spend management platform, has acquired €100 million in capital through a Series C round that was led by General Atlantic, an international growth equity company. Spendesk offers finance professionals a software-as-a-services or SaaS spend management system for complete visibility and control on… Read More

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