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The UK and the Netherlands Announce Closer Collaboration on Fintech

The UK Department for International Trade has announced a series of new agreements with the Netherlands designed to boost closer collaboration with the Netherlands. The announcement coincided with a Dutch State Visit which took place on October 24th. Several of the deals included Fintech deals…. Read More

ABN AMRO Partners With Samsung SDS & Port of Rotterdam to Launch Container Logistics Blockchain Pilot

ABN AMRO announced on Friday it has teamed up with Port of Rotterdam and Samsung’s logistics and IT division, Samsung SDS, to launch a new container logistics blockchain pilot. According to the Dutch bank, this pilot will seek to use blockchain technology to build a platform for… Read More

Ronald Kleverlaan, Director European Centre for Alternative Finance, Shares Insight Into European Fintech Marketplace

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Ronald Kleverlaan is a well known thought leader in the European Fintech sector. He is Director of the European Centre for Alternative Finance (ECAF) at Utrecht University in the Netherlands -a joint initiative of the University Utrecht School of Economics, CrowdfundingHub, and the Sustainable Finance Lab. ECAF… Read More

Funding Options Receives £5 Million Investment from Global Bank ING, Will Expand Internationally

Funding Options, a UK Fintech that provides a “supermarket” of financing options for SMEs, has received a £5 million investment from ING Ventures – the VC arm of the global bank. The additional capital is expected to be used for Funding Options to expand its… Read More

Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) to Fight Against International Tax Crime and Money Laundering Including Cryptocurrency

The Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement, or the “J5”, is a group of nations dedicated to fighting against tax crime and money laundering. Participants in the J5 include the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) and Australian Taxation Office (ATO), the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA),… Read More

Lendix Appoints Luuc Mannaerts As New CEO of Lender Nederland

Earlier this week, France-based online lending platform Lendix announced it has appointed Luuc Mannaerts as the new CEO of Lender Nederland, Lendix’s Dutch subsidiary. According to the online lender, Mannaerts has more than 20 years of experience in the Dutch and European banking sector. Prior to… Read More

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Approves Funding Circle Netherlands As Guarantee SME Credit Scheme Participant

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate (EZ) has reportedly approved Funding Circle Netherlands as a Guarantee SME Credit (BKMB) scheme participant. According to AltFi, for participating firms, which are typically major banks, the BKMB provides guarantee of up to 75% of the loan amounts… Read More

SME Lender Lendix Ups the Ante for Continental European Leadership

After France, Spain and Italy, Lendix is launching operations in Germany and the Netherlands. The company reaffirms its strategy to be first to market with a pan-European strategy, leveraging its marketplace business model through the addition of local teams. “We’re not pivoting. We’re remaining true… Read More

BinckBank to Disrupt Dutch Savings Market with Raisin Partnership

BinckBank N.V.  is poised to disrupt the Dutch savings market as the online bank will be the first to offer its clients access to European savings products via a partnership with Raisin. BinckBank serves more than 614,000 account holders with assets of € 22.7 billion as of… Read More

IOTA to be Used in the Netherlands to Validate Identification Process

In the Netherlands, there are times when you need to verify your identity at the local municipality. This is similar to many other countries around there world and many readers will commiserate as having to go through the laborious process of showing up to office… Read More

Overfunding: Netherlands Jobs Platform Agility Scales Quickly Secures €300,000 Funding Target Through Equity Crowdfunding Platform Seedrs

Agility Scales, a Netherlands-based platform for guides making jobs better and easier, has successfully secured its initial €300,000 funding target through its Seedrs equity crowdfunding campaign from more than 150 investors. The company launched the funding round a couple weeks ago and is offering 6.61%… Read More

ABN AMRO Bank, Integrates solarisBank’s Online Lending Service into Moneyou

Moneyou, is the digital brand of the Dutch mega bank ABN AMRO.  Berlin-based solarisBank, a digital only banking platform that has a full banking license, has just inked an agreement to integrate with Moneyou to provide instantaneous online lending for consumers. Moneyou’s German customers may… Read More

BUX Raises More than €1.1 Million in Just 24 Hours on Seedrs, Plans Crypto App

BUX, crowdfunding on Seedrs now, raised more than €1.1 million from investors as it easily “smashed” the million pound barrier. The Amsterdam based company now stands at €1.3 million backed by more than 2000 investors from 34 different countries. With a pre-money valuation of €52.3… Read More

Symbid Announces Partnership With Funding Specialist ILFA

  On Tuesday, Netherlands-based Symbid announced it has formed a partnership with funding specialist, ILFA. According to the crowdfunding platform, ILFA has a license for an investment firm since 201 and as a tied agent of ILFA, it will from now on operate with an AFM… Read More

Overfunding: Stock Trading App BUX Quickly Surpasses €1 Million Through Seedrs Funding Round

Netherlands-based stock trading app BUX has successfully secured its initial €1 million funding target through equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The initiative was launched earlier this week and has attracted more than 1,700 new investors. Founded in 2014, BUX describes itself as a tech company that is seeking… Read More

Success: Bolt Mobility Closes Seedrs Round With Over €3.2 Million in Funding

Netherlands-based scooter company, Bolt Mobility, completed its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs earlier this week, which raised a grand total of €3,225,551 in funding. The company originally sought to raise €1.5 million for its product, AppScooter. As previously reported, The AppScooter is described as a scooter that accelerates 150%… Read More

Bolt Mobility to Close Seedrs Round With More Than €3 Million in Funding

Netherlands-based scooter company, Bolt Mobility, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with more than €3 million in funding from over 2,500 investors. The campaign was launched earlier this summer, seeking €1.5 million for its newAppScooter scooter.  AppScooter is described as a scooter that… Read More

Netherlands Crowdfunding Award Nominees

The Netherlands Crowdfunding Association has recently announced the nominees for the annual Crowdfunding Awards. The Assocation states that Dutch investors have contributed more than €400 million in more than 4,000 different companies. Many of these same investors became directly involved with entrepreneurs in their area through… Read More

Mambu to Power Lending for ABN AMRO’s New10 SME Lender

Mambu has been enlisted to power ABN AMRO’s newly launched online lending platform New10. Mambu will be the SaaS engine for a range of small and medium enterprise (SME) lending products in the Netherlands. New10 will provide SMEs a credit decisions within 15 minutes. Mambu… Read More

Bolt Mobility Raises €2.3 Million During the Final Week on Seedrs

With its equity crowdfunding campaign set to close on Seedrs next week, Netherlands-based scooter company, Bolt Mobility, has raised more than €2.3 million from over 2,000 investors. The company launched the initiative earlier this summer, seeking €1.5 million for its new scooter, AppScooter. As previously reported, the AppScooter is… Read More

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