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Payment Service Provider PingPong Payments Secures E-Money License in Luxembourg

PingPong Payments, a payment service provider for e-commerce sellers, announced on Wednesday it has received its authorization as an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) in Luxembourg. Founded in 2015, PingPong stated that its mission of helping global… Read More

JoomPay Receives E-money License in Luxembourg

JoomPay Europe S.A., a Fintech developing a social finance app aimed to enable money transfers across Europe, has obtained a Luxembourg Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license. Upon receipt, JoomPay will be able to serve clients across the European Union. JoomPay believes that Europe lacks simple… Read More

South Korea’s Seoul Fintech Lab to Work with Investors in Luxembourg to Launch Projects across Europe

The Seoul Fintech Lab, which has been established by the Seoul Metropolitan Government in South Korea, aims to transform the city into one of the leading financial centers in the world. The Fintech Lab’s organizers may be working closely with companies in Luxembourg. There’s an… Read More

Luxembourg’s Nadifin Fintech Accelerator Announces 2020 Cohort

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Luxembourg-based Nadifin Fintech Accelerator announced earlier this week its 2020 cohorts. According to Nadifin, more than 120 applications from all around the world were submitted and ten early-stage fintech companies were selected. Founded in 2019, the NadiFin Acceleration program is powered by MiddleGame Ventures and… Read More

Digital Asset Platform Tokeny Solutions Celebrates Three Year Anniversary, Reveals Future Growth Plans

Tokeny Solutions, a digital asset platform facilitating primary issuance and management of security tokens, notes that they’ve planned many activities this week to celebrate the third year since their launch. The digital asset platform writes in a blog post that Tokeny Solutions was officially launched… Read More

Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Appoints Julian Sawyer As New CEO

Bitstamp, a Luxembourg based cryptocurrency exchange, announced on Thursday it has appointed Julian Sawyer as its new CEO. Sawyer will take over the position from Bitstamp’s Founder, Nejc Kodrič, who will notably remain a “integral” part of the crypto exchange and has transitioned to a… Read More

WeInvest Chooses Tokeny For Real Estate Digital Security Offering

WeInvest Capital Partners, a firm specializing in private equity real estate, real estate asset management and private equity, has selected Tokeny Solutions to tokenize the first real estate fund in Luxembourg. According to a note from Tokeny, WeInvest will use Tokeny’s tokenization services to provide… Read More

SIX Group to Leverage Luxembourg Fintech LUXHUB’s Open Banking Tech to Streamline Switzerland’s Financial Sector

Luxembourg based Fintech firm LUXHUB has partnered with Zürich-headquartered Swiss Infrastructure and Exchange (SIX) Group AG, the operator of Switzerland’s stock exchange. According to a release, the SIX Group will be using LUXHUB’s Open Banking technology. As mentioned in the announcement: “SIX continues to invest… Read More

Digital Asset Platform Tokeny Solutions to Provide Private Security Data to Invenium Capital Partners, Tokeny’s Real Estate Secondary Market Forthcoming

Tokeny Solutions, a digital asset platform facilitating primary issuance and management of security tokens, has partnered with Invenium Capital Partners to provide private security data. Invenium is described as a “Fintech SaaS” company with offices in New York City and Northville, Michigan. Founded in 2017,… Read More

UK Fintech Galytix to Offer AI and Machine Learning Enhanced Smart Data Analytics Solution for Obtaining Reliable Company Data

Banking professionals, asset managers, insurance providers and Big Four auditing firms need access to reliable information about businesses. Fintech firm Galytix has introduced an economic intelligence platform that allows users to gain access to important information about companies. Galytix is reportedly planning to establish operations… Read More

Security Tokens: Kaspersky Confirms Security of Tokeny Solutions Smart Contract Protocol

Security tokenization platform Tokeny Solutions has announced today that a review by well-known cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has “confirmed” the overall security of its smart contract protocol – the Token for Regulated EXchanges or T-REX. Tokeny Solutions is a primary issuance platform for digital assets that… Read More

Leading European Tokenization Platform Tokeny Signs MoU with Monaco to Facilitate STOs

Tokeny Solutions, a digital asset platform providing primary issuance of security tokens, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Principality of Monaco. The Luxembourg based Fintech is expected to provide support for the issuance of various tokenized financial instruments. According to a statement… Read More

Investment Marketplace for Music Royalties ANote Music Schedules July Launch

ANote Music, a marketplace for investing in music royalties, is planning to launch on July 28, 2020, according to a company release. Based in Luxembourg, ANote Music plans to allow users to invest in music, own rights from content creators, and earn returns through the… Read More

European Regulators Only Issued 34 Payment Institution and E-Money Licenses During First 5 Months of 2020, and 131 Such Permits During Same Period in 2019

The global economy has slowed down considerably during the past few months due to COVID-19. Many businesses and industries have been negatively affected, including financial services providers. The pandemic has destabilized private capital markets. Investments in new initiatives and early-stage companies have decreased significantly. During… Read More

Regtech: Luxembourg-based Open Banking Firm LuxHub Secures €7.4 Million, Focused on PSD2 Regulatory Standards

Luxembourg-based Open Banking firm LuxHub has secured €7.4 million from its founder banking institutions, which include Banque Raiffeisen, BGL BNP Paribas, Post Luxembourg, and Spuerkeess. Established a few years back by these four banks, LuxHub claims it has assisted around 40 financial service providers with… Read More

Impact Investing Platform Bamboo Capital Partners Publishes Report on 2019 Performance

Founded in 2007, Bamboo Capital Partners is an impact investing platform that provides innovative financing solutions to bridge the gap between seed and growth-stage funding.  Bamboo aims to improve the lives of marginalized communities while delivering strong financial returns. Since inception, Bamboo reports having raised… Read More

STOKR Partners with Lemon Way Enabling Payment Gateway for Security Token Issuance

STOKR S.A. has partnered with payment platform Lemon Way S.A.S, thus allowing for registration with the French financial regulator Autorité de Control Prudentiel et de Resolution (ACPR) as payment service agent (a​gent prestataire de services de paiement​). STOKR is now subject to the supervision of… Read More

Germany: BaFin Said to Approve First Cross Border Security Token Offering in ParkinGO

The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority or BaFin, has approved the first cross-border security token offering (STO) for ParkinGO, according to the company. ParkinGO will be issuing digital securities on the token issuance platform STOKR based in Luxembourg. Retail investors in Germany, along with investors… Read More

Digital Assets: Tokeny, a Tokenization Platform, Partners with Cynopsis on AML and KYC

Luxembourg based Fintech Tokeny Solutions has partnered with Cynopsis to provide a streamlined compliance solution to its customers. Cynopsis Solutions was established in Singapore in 2014 and offers services designed to automate KYC processes. It has operations in Singapore, UK, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Cynopsis Solutions… Read More

Financial Infrastructure Developer Banking Circle Receives Banking License from Luxembourg’s Financial Regulator

Banking Circle, a financial infrastructure developer, has been awarded a banking license from Luxembourg’s financial regulator. Established in 2013, Banking Circle serves as an alternative to the high-cost traditional banking network. The company’s services aim to provide greater financial utility, allowing Fintech firms to gain… Read More

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