Tagged: germany

N26 Announces Apple Pay Support in Spain, Italy, & Finland

On Tuesday, German digital-only challenger bank N26 announced it was launching Apple Pay support in Spain, Italy, and Finland. This news comes just after the bank launched the payment method’s support in France. “What if there were a way to pay without your card that is… Read More

Germany Cautions on ICOs as BAFIN Says Offers are Attracting Fraudsters

Germany’s financial regulator, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), has published a consumer warning today on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). BaFin said the purchase of cryptocurrency coins or tokens may result in substantial risks for investors calling them highly speculative. The agency said the high… Read More

Investoo Group Nabs Crypto Investor Resource Bitcoinmag.de

Investoo Group has acquired Bitcoinmag.de, expanding its reach into the DACH cryptocurrency market. The German language site Bitcoinmag.de is a resource for crypto investors, providing purchase and price information, and allowing visitors to compare exchanges and platforms. The site will sit alongside an existing portfolio of… Read More

Brauhaus am Turm Uses CrowdDesk’s New Funding Page Solution, Seeks €500,000

Brauhaus am Turm GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Japanese noodle restaurant MoschMosch, is now collecting up to €500,000 euros through a crowdfunding website operated by CrowdDesk for the opening of a brewery at the newly-built Henninger Turm in Frankfurt am Main. “The Brauhaus… Read More

European Fintech N26 to Launch in the UK in Early 2018

N26, a digital-only challenger bank based in Germany, announced on Friday it is launching its services in the UK in early 2018. This news comes after the fintech startup announced plans to launch in the U.S. next year. UK customers may now get early access by signing… Read More

London Fintech Divido Announces Germany Expansion

London-based fintech startup Divido announced on Monday it has expanded into Germany. Founded in 2014, Divido describes itself as a young, fast growing, technology company in the process of changing the old school financial services sector. The company revealed that it allows merchants to offer their… Read More

Mambu: A Truly Global SaaS Banking Platform for Traditional Finance & Fintechs

Mambu is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that has quickly differentiated its product as a leader in the white label core banking space. The cloud based service provides a path for both traditional finance and Fintech’s to rapidly launch a digitally native financial… Read More

Zinbaustein “Wohnen Im Village 11” Hits €625K Goal, Starts Investor Waitlist

Private investors may now participate in a new equity crowdfunding real estate round for a mortgage of residential buildings in Darmstadt / Frankfurt area of Germany.  “Wohnen Im Village 11” on zinsbaustein.de features ten semi-detached houses and one detached house.  Private investors can participate in the… Read More

Spotcap Has Now Provided €120 Million in SME Credit Lines, Raises €22 million

Spotcap, an online lender based in Germany, has announced that it has issued over €120 million in credit lines to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Spotcap also shares it has raised an additional €22 million of equity and debt funding from its existing investor network. In… Read More

Success: German Community Bike-Sharing Platform listnride Completes Seedrs Round With More than €325,000 in Funding

listnride, a Germany-based bike-sharing community platform, has completed its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs with more than €325,000 secured. listnride describes itself as a community marketplace that allows individual bike owners to rent out their bikes to travelers and locals looking to explore, in a location independent way. People… Read More

Bits & Pretzels: The Founders Festival in Munich

Bits & Pretzels is a 3-day event for founders, startup enthusiasts, investors and business incubators. The festival will take place from September 24 – 26, 2017 in Munich. The best-known entrepreneurs from around the world as well as young aspiring entrepreneurs will meet at the… Read More

European Deposit Marketplace Raisin Acquires PBF Solution in UK Expansion

  Raisin GmbH is growing rapidly and today the “European Deposit Marketplace” is moving into the UK with the acquisition of PBF Solutions. The company’s intent is to give UK savers a better choice for saving their money with their Fintech platform. Raisin GmbH has… Read More

Target Global Launches €100M Fund for Fintech Companies in Europe & Israel

Target Global, a venture capital firm based in Berlin, has closed on a new €100 million fund focused on early stage investments in marketplace, mobility, Insurtech, Regtech and Fintech. Target Global Early Stage Fund I will invest in Seed and A rounds, and is expected… Read More

Update: Sono Motor Surpasses €1 Million Funding Target on Seedrs

Munich-based electric car startup, Sono Motors GmbH, has successfully secured its initial €1 million funding target through its Seedrs initiative from more than 550 investors. The company launched the initiative last month, seeking the funds as it prepares to expand its vehicle line.  As previously reported, the company… Read More

Digital Only Bank N26 Incorporates Mambu’s SaaS Banking Platform as Growth Ramps Up

N26, a digital only challenger bank based in Germany, has installed Mambu’s software to power its online banking service. Prior to receiving its full banking license in 2016, N26 utilized a partner banks platform. After its banking license was approved,  N26 used an in house… Read More

Finnish P2P Lending Platform Fellow Finance Debuts in Germany

Peer-to-peer lending platform Fellow Finance announced on Thursday it has officially made its debut in Germany, with the help from Wirecard Bank. According to the online lender, Wirecard Bank is supporting its entry into the country by placing the bank’s German full banking license at… Read More

CrowdExplorer Wins Fintech Award at Digitale Innovations Competition

CrowdExplorer, a marketplace for “Crowd-investing”, has won the special prize for “Fintech” at this year’s “Digitale Innovations” competition. The startup from Berlin is working on their mission of becoming the first international broker for crowdfunding and alternative finance. At this year’s IFA in Berlin, the… Read More

Kevin Spacey Returns to Bits & Pretzels Founders Festival in Munich

Germany’s biggest “Founders Festival” Bits & Pretzels, which is taking place in September, has announced that last year’s highlight speaker Kevin Spacey will once again return to Munich. While he will not be participating as a keynote speaker he will be joining the event as… Read More

Cringle Cofounder Konrad Maruszewski Discusses Fintech, 2nd Companisto Crowdfunding Campaign

Cringle, a smartphone app for users who want to quickly send money to friends across Europe, has returned Companisto for its second equity crowdfunding round, aiming to raise 600,000€ for 9.09% equity offered. The fintech equity crowdfunding campaign has raised over 135K€ with more than… Read More

German Electric Car Company Sono Motors Seeks €1 Million Through Equity Offering on Seedrs

Sono Motors GmbH, a Munich-based electric car startup, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is currently seeking €1 million as it prepares to expand its vehicle line.  The company, which secured €549,895 on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo last year for its solarcar, Sion, is… Read More