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Rabobank Extends Collaboration with Finastra for its Payments Hub

Finastra recently announced that Rabobank – a large international financial services group headquartered in the Netherlands – has selected “the latest version of Fusion Global PAYplus for increased efficiency and innovation in payments.” Finastra‘s payments hub will also “help the bank migrate to the new… Read More

Amsterdam Fintech Bits of Stock Acquires $4.4M via Seed Round from Keen Venture Partners, Yellow Accelerator by Snap

Bits of Stock, the stock rewards platform, recently secured $4.4 million in seed funding from Keen Venture Partners and Yellow Accelerator by Snap Inc. On a mission to “reverse” wealth inequality, Bits of Stock intends to use the proceeds “to double its size and onboard… Read More

Identitii Signs SLA with Australian Arm of Dutch led Financial Services Group, Rabobank

Identitii Limited (ASX:ID8) is pleased to confirm it has signed a five-year SLA with the Australian arm of the Dutch-led multinational banking and financial services group, Rabobank. Rabobank Australia will “use Identitii’s Cloud-hosted reporting platform, to help further automate IFTI reporting to AUSTRAC.” John Rayment,… Read More

Insurtech Lemonade Launches Car Insurance in Ohio

Lemonade (NYSE:LMND), the digital insurance firm “powered by social impact,” recently announced the launch of Lemonade Car in Ohio. The Buckeye state “marks the third state to feature availability of Lemonade’s newest environment-friendly product.” With an increasing presence of electric vehicle infrastructure and growing startup… Read More

Dutch Fintech Factris Acquires €10M in Funding

Dutch Fintech firm Factris recently acquired €10 million in capital following their partnership with NN Investment Partners (NN IP). This investment will be used to help finance trade-related invoices for European SMEs. Currently among the largest alternative factoring firms operating in the Netherlands, Factris has… Read More

Money App Ziglu Partners with ClearBank

Ziglu, a UK-based e-Money institution and crypto platform, has announced a partnership with  ClearBank, a “cloud-based clearing bank.” ClearBank is regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. According to a company statement, Ziglu will be utilizing ClearBank’s platform to provide… Read More

Fung Acquires $2.7M to “Unify” Cryptocurrency and Fiat Payment Solutions

Dutch startup Fung has reportedly acquired $2.7 million in capital via a pre-seed round for its goal of unifying cryptocurrency and fiat payment channels. Fung’s investment round has been co-led by Global Founders Capital, Kingsway Capital, Kindred Capital, and Karatage. Fung’s management noted that they… Read More

Payments Platform Modulr Offers SEPA Instant for Real Time Transactions

Dutch Fintech Modulr has launched its real-time Euro payments service, based on the real-time pan European SEPA Instant scheme. The Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) allows customers to make cashless Euro payments to anywhere in the EU, as well as a number of non-EU countries… Read More

European Neobroker BUX Hires Former ABN Exec as Chief Operations Officer

BUX, one of Europe’s “fastest growing” neobrokers, has appointed Niek van Rens as its new Chief Operating Officer. An ex-ABN AMRO Clearing executive, Van Rens brings with him “the knowledge and expertise to strengthen operations and achieve further growth across Europe.” Van Rens “has over… Read More

Hallo Nederland – Seedrs Launches Dutch Site as it Targets More European Securities Offerings

Seedrs, one of the largest securities crowdfunding platforms in the world, has launched a Dutch facing section of its website as it positions itself to benefit from pan-European investment crowdfunding rules. New rules were issued by the European Union in November of 2021. Currently, many… Read More

HPD Lendscape Provides New Lending Solution to Rabobank

HPD Lendscape, a secured finance technology vendor, recently announced that Rabobank, the second-largest bank in the Netherlands, has “welcomed their first clients to the secured lending solution Lendscape.” HPD Lendscape’s secured lending technology will “help Rabobank streamline its lending processes and support customers while allowing… Read More

Netherlands: BNPL Provider in3 Raises $85.5 Million

in3, a Netherlands-based buy now – pay later (BNPL) provider has raised $85.5 million in equity and debt funding. The Series B funding round was provided by British VC Force over Mass, U.S. institutional asset manager Waterfall Asset Management LLC and Dutch investor Finch Capital…. Read More

Sustainability: Impact of Investments Now Visible in ABN AMRO Internet Banking and App

ABN AMRO’s (AMS: ABN) investment clients are now able to see what impact they have made with their investments. The impact was already stated in the quarterly updates clients received, “but is now also visible in internet banking and via app.” As noted in a… Read More

Maydan Capital Completes First Securities Offering with Netherlands based Fairnance

Maydan Capital, a marketplace for vetted private securities offerings, has completed its first successful financing round for Netherlands-based Fairnance. UK-based Maydan Capital is an equity-focused private placement platform for early-stage and growth companies. The platform connects retail, accredited, and sophisticated investors directly to vetted equity… Read More

Payaut, an Automated Payment Solution for Online Marketplaces, Finalizes €8M Seed Round

Payaut, an automated payment solution for online platforms and marketplaces, has announced it has closed an €8 million seed round “led by Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused venture fund, with participation from existing investors LocalGlobal and Entrée Capital.” Payaut, which provides a range of financial solutions… Read More

Open Banking Fintech TrueLayer Introduces European Payments with Instant Deposits, Refunds, Withdrawals

TrueLayer, which claims to be Europe’s leading Open Banking platform, has announced it has launched its “closed-loop” payment product in Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Lithuania and the Netherlands. As noted in an update shared with CI, traditional payment methods “weren’t built to handle the speed… Read More

Fintech Plaid Hires Head of Europe to Address Increasing Demand Across Continent

Plaid, the Open Finance data network and payments platform, has appointed Ripsy Bandourian as its first Head of Europe as it “continues to rapidly expand across the continent.” Based in Amsterdam, Ripsy will lead the business strategy and operations “for Plaid’s Europe arm as it… Read More

ABN AMRO, Other Dutch Banks to Allow Ukraine Refugees to Open Current Accounts

Beginning on Wednesday (April 6, 2022), it will be possible for refugees who arrive in the Netherlands from Ukraine to “open a current account” with ABN AMRO (AMS: ABN) or another bank. Dutch organizations that offer current accounts are prepared “to handle large numbers of… Read More

Fintech Adyen Expands Beyond Payments, Introduces Embedded Financial Products

Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the international financial tech platform of choice for major businesses, has announced its expansion beyond payments in order to build embedded financial products. As noted in the update from Adyen, these products will “enable platforms and marketplaces to create tailored financial experiences… Read More

FT Partners Advises Swedish Acct-to-Acct Payment Provider Zimpler on Equity Funding from Nordstjernan Growth

Zimpler, a Swedish Fintech within the payments space, has secured new equity funding from Nordstjernan Growth, an arm of an established Swedish investment house “focused on long-term quality growth.” FT Partners advises leading Swedish account-to-account payment provider Zimpler (@zimplers) on its new equity funding round… Read More

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