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ABN AMRO Clearing Is Providing Fractional Investing Infrastructure for Commercial Clients

ABN AMRO Clearing is pleased to confirm the launch of a new infrastructure for business clients such as brokers to support fractional investing by their end clients. As explained in the update from ABN AMRO (AMS: ABN), fractional investing is “a method of investing in… Read More

European SME Lender October Reveals that Investors are Increasingly Seeking “Safe” Investments

European SME lender October reveals that 2021 was an “intense year” for their platform. October notes that not only was it their best lending year so far on record, with more initiatives financed than the past 3 years combined, but also “the one of multiple… Read More

European Fintech Challenger bunq Explains How You Can Continue Saving Money in 2022

European Fintech bunq reveals that with the new year and “new you,” they will help clients with  saving even more money in 2022, which means “having more to spend on the things that you love” or care about. The team at Fintech challenger bunq has… Read More

Netherlands based ABN AMRO Introduces IBAN-Name Check API for Partners

ABN AMRO (AMS: ABN) recently revealed that it’s providing business customers the option of carrying out IBAN-Name Checks on their own, via an API. Checking customer data can be a tedious and time-consuming task for many firms. By integrating the IBAN-Name Check API, these companies… Read More

European Fintech bunq Reveals How to Make Quick and Safe Contactless Payments via their Platform

European digital bank bunq has shared quick and safe ways to make contactless payments via their platform. According to bunq, gone are the days when you were required to carry physical payments cards with you everywhere, because now, most of the time, just your phone… Read More

Fintech MODIFI Acquires $145M to Support Global SME Trade Among Supply Chain Challenges

Global Fintech firm MODIFI has announced $145 million in debt financing with existing bank partners Silicon Valley Bank and Solarisbank. The proceeds will be channeled towards addressing rising demand and help more SMEs with trading internationally on MODIFI’s digital platform. The COVID-19 outbreak has “negatively… Read More

European Lender October Receives €30M Investment from Invest-NL and EIF

European marketplace lender October has reportedly acquired a €30 million commitment from the European Investment Fund (EIF) and the Dutch impact investor Invest-NL in the context of the European Guarantee Fund (EGF) and the Dutch Alternative Credit Instrument mandates. As noted in an update from… Read More

Ali Niknam, Founder of European Fintech bunq, Explains Why He Launched the Firm, After Recently Acquiring A Significant Investment

Ali Niknam, CEO and founder of European Fintech bunq, recently noted that they are starting off on a “new beginning for bunq” Niknam wrote in a blog post dated December 2, 2021 that today “marks the start of a new chapter in bunq’s history.” Niknam… Read More

Former Amazon Exec Joins European Payments Firm Recharge.com

Recharge.com has appointed David Lindheimer as Chief Product and Technology Officer. Lindheimer was most recently working at Amazon where he is said to have tripled advertising marketplace demand as the Head of Campaign Building. While at Amazon Lindheimer also  built product and engineering teams for… Read More

Fintech Stripe Expands Stripe Terminal to Ireland, France, Germany, UK, Netherlands

Stripe, a tech firm establishing key economic infrastructure for the Internet, has announced the expansion of Stripe Terminal to Ireland, France, Germany, the UK, and the Netherlands. As European consumers return to in-person shopping, Terminal “extends Stripe’s payments infrastructure to the physical world.” International businesses… Read More

Small Business Owner Reveals How they Borrowed €465K from 3,000+ Lenders via October to Maintain Operations

The team at European online lender October recently revealed that Lot61 had borrowed €465,000 in order to finance an acquisition of part of their business. As mentioned in a blog post, October spoke to the company’s Australian founder Adam Craig about entrepreneurship, growth and “the… Read More

Netherlands based ABN AMRO Is Co-founder of New Green Mortgage Initiative

ABN AMRO (AMS: ABN) confirmed that it’s the co-founder of the new Energy Efficient Mortgages NL Hub (EEM NL Hub). Charissa Cardon will reportedly represent the banking institution on the EEM NL Hub’s board. As mentioned in the announcement, the EEM NL Hub was “initiated… Read More

Global B2B Non-Cash Transactions Set to Increase at 10.2% CAGR to Reach Almost 200B Transfers by 2025: Report

The World Payments Report from Capgemini has looked into the major trends, drivers, opportunities, and risks that are transforming the financial services sector. The report mainly focuses on the beginning of a new era, called ‘Payments 4.X’, an experience-driven environment that’s leading to greater industry… Read More

Amsterdam based Neobanking Fintech bunq Introduces Local Currency Feature via Platform’s Banking App

Amsterdam-based neobanking Fintech Bunq has introduced a domestic currency feature for digital nomads that is available via the firm’s banking app. Bunq clients are able to receive, convert, hold and spend in several different currencies without needing to exit the app. The first currencies that… Read More

Netherlands based Virtual Bank Fibr Launches Operations to Support SME Lending Across European Markets

FIBR, the connected virtual banking platform, has launched so that it can serve European SMEs, by combining the stability of a bank with the agility and technology of a Fintech service provider. Based in the Netherlands, FIBR is focused on lending to European SMEs. The… Read More

Domenic Carosa: Founder and Chairman at Banxa Reveals Plans to Become the Leading Crypto to Fiat Gateway

We recently caught up with Domenic Carosa, Founder and Chairman at Banxa (TSX: BNXA), which powers one of the largest digital asset platforms by offering payments infrastructure and regulatory compliance across international markets. Banxa’s goal and vision is to develop the bridge that offers consumers… Read More

Billtrust Announces Acquisition of iController, a Belgium-headquartered B2B Collections Software Provider

Billtrust (NASDAQ: BTRS), a B2B accounts receivable (AR) automation and integrated payments provider, has acquired iController, a B2B provider of intelligent solutions for collections management, “for $58 million, financed with cash on hand.” Established in 2007, Belgium-headquartered iController’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) product offering supports ” a… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling to Expand Business Operations into Europe

UK-based digital bank Starling is expanding its business operations into Europe. As of H1 2022, “subject to regulatory approval,” Starling intends to make its Banking as a Service (BaaS) solution offering available in the European Union, which includes France, Germany, The Netherlands and Spain, according… Read More

UK Fintech Modulr to Bring Fast-Tracked Financial Technology to Europe with Netherlands Expansion

Fintech firm Modulr has now opened business offices in the Netherlands, which will serve as “the springboard for its EU-wide expansion in 2022 and 2023.” Following steady business growth in the United Kingdom during the last 5 years, Modulr is expanding rapidly, putting significant investment… Read More

Payments Firm Recharge Raises $35 million Series B

Dutch Fintech Recharge has raised $35 million in Series B funding led by new investor SmartFin and existing investors Prime Ventures and Kreos Capital. According to a release, the new investment is one of the largest in a Dutch startup this year. Recharge says that… Read More

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