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Ledger Vault Chosen by Societe Generale-Forge to Offer Security Services for its Central Bank Digital Currency or CBDC Tests

Ledger Vault, a cold or offline storage solution provider for digital assets, has reportedly been chosen by France’s Societe Generale-Forge to offer security solutions for its central bank digital currency (CBDCs) project. As noted by the Ledger Vault team, Societe Generale-Forge, the digital capital markets… Read More

Crypto Exchange LGO to Merge with Voyager Digital

LGO, a crypto exchange that services individual and institutional customers, will merge with Voyager Digital Ltd.,(CSE: VYGR) (OTCQB: VYGVF) (FRA: UCD2) a cryptoasset broker that provides retail and institutional investors with a turnkey solution to trade cryptoassets, according to a release. Voyager and LGO said… Read More

French Mobile Payments Firm Lydia Selects Tink as its Open Banking Partner

French Paytech firm Lydia has teamed up with Tink in order to enable Open Banking connectivity. Lydia’s mobile payment app will be using Tink’s open banking tech to access PSD2 APIs across Europe. Tink and Lydia will be working cooperatively to improve bank account connectivity… Read More

French B2B Fintech Spendesk Announces Additional $18 Million to Series B Investment Round

Spendesk, a France-based b2b fintech, announced on Tuesday it secured an additional $18 million through its Series B investment round, which was led by Eight Roads Ventures. The addition brings the total raised to $68.5 million. Founded in 2016, Spendesk describes itself as an all-in-one… Read More

French Cashback App Joko Scores €10 Million Through Latest Investment Round

  Joko, a fintech startup based in France, has reportedly raised €10 million through its latest investment round. The funding round comes just a little over a year after Joko raised €1.9 million through its first investment round. As previously reported, Joko states it is… Read More

P2P Finance in Post COVID-19 France

How did the pandemic impact the P2P crowdfunding sector, the part of alternative fundraising financed exclusively by individual contributors and retail investors? To answer this question, the French crowdfunding association Financement Participatif France (FPF) together with the state bank, Banque des territoires commissioned a study…. Read More

Experienced Dutch Lender Discusses his Long-Term Investment Strategy when Investing via P2P Platform October

October, a top European online lender, recently raised €258 million to lend to European SMEs. The additional financing was provided by institutional investors including Intesa Sanpaolo, CDC, FFA and six major insurance firms. The lending platforms management noted in a blog post that its lenders… Read More

BNP Paribas Works with Curv to Test Digital Securities

  BNP Paribas Securities Services has partnered with Curv to complete a proof of concept on the transfer of security tokens (digital securities) securely between market participants. BNP Paribas Securities Services and Curv used the ERC1400 token standard. According to BNP Paribas, the test saw… Read More

Online Lender October Raises €258 Million to Support European SMEs

October, a top European online lender, has raised €258 million to lend to European SMEs, according to a note from the company. The additional financing was provided by institutional investors including Intesa Sanpaolo, CDC, FFA and six major insurance firms. “These investors were all attracted… Read More

European Union Digital Asset Legislation Anticipated to Create Confidence, Open the Market to DLT Innovators

A Discussion with Franck Guiader of Gide 255 Last week, the European Commission adopted a Digital Finance Package along with legislative proposals on cryptoassets (digital assets). The move had been widely telegraphed by the Commission and, in fact, a draft of the crypto regulation was leaked… Read More

Online Lender October Financed 100 Projects during July and August 2020, On Track to Finance 1000th Project by Next Month

October, a leading European online lender, notes that in the past 5 years, it has issued over 450 million euros in loans to different companies. The marketplace lender reveals that 100 projects, or 10% of all projects that have received loans through its platform, were… Read More

Digital Assets: Germany, France, Other Nations Ask European Commission to Draft Strict Policies for Stablecoins

Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands recently asked the European Commission (EC) to draft strict regulatory policies for stablecoins, which are digital assets that are supposed to be backed or pegged 1-to-1 with major fiat currencies like the US dollar or the British pound… Read More

Dutch Micro-Investing Mobile App Peaks Announces Expansion to Spain & France

Peaks, an Amsterdam-based micro-investing app, announced earlier this week that is has expanded its service to Spain and France. The company noted it will now be available in four European countries. Founded in 2016, Peaks claims its mobile app is the “easiest” way to set… Read More

Anaxago Moves Neo-Private Bank Strategy Forward by Launching a Green Bond

Founded in 2012 in France as an equity crowdfunding platform, the Anaxago group powers on with carrying out its strategy to be the first 100% digital neo-private bank. The group aims to give to the greater number access to financial products combining impact and performance…. Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Payments Now Accepted at Billion Dollar Food Delivery Giant, Just Eat in France, but Consumers Not Impressed

Billion-dollar food delivery giant, Just Eat in France, is now accepting Bitcoin (BTC) payments. Just Eat had been allowing users to pay with Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal, and also with their credit cards through its website. Other traditional payments options such as checks and… Read More

Smart Lenders AM Receives Equity Investment from Matmut

Smart Lenders AM, a firm that invests in marketplace lending, has received an equity investment from Matmut, according to a company release. Matmut is said to have been an investor in the Moonstone Lending Fund, the main investment vehicle managed by Smart Lenders. Matmut reportedly… Read More

Online Lender October Explains how Investors can Help Businesses Cope with COVID-19 with French Government Guaranteed Loans

October, a leading European online lender, confirms that State guaranteed loans were recently introduced in France by the nation’s government in order to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, as they might be struggling to maintain operations. October explains that the French government aims to… Read More

Over 15 Countries have Defined Regulatory Framework for Blockchain based Security Tokens: Report

The team at Security Token Advisors, a group of professionals that aim to “reinvent” finance with security tokens, reveals that that many “progressive” legislators and regulators have been focused on defining relevant rules and standards for issuing blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-based financial securities… Read More

Crypto.com Launches French Version of App & Exchange

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com announced on Friday it has launched a French version of its mobile and exchange. The company revealed that the debut is part of its mission of accelerating “the world’s transition to cryptocurrency.” Crypto.com also revealed that since rolling out the… Read More

European Marketplace Lender October Reports a “Record Month,” 55 Projects Received Funding During July 2020

October, a leading European online lender, reveals that it was definitely not “idle” during the month of July 2020, despite the challenges created by the global COVID-19 outbreak and the resulting economic uncertainty. October claims that July 2020 was a record month, during which 55… Read More

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