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Insurtech CyberCube Reportedly Signs Insurance Broker in the Netherlands

Meijers Assurantiën, a Dutch insurance broker and Worldwide Broker Network member, has reportedly become CyberCube’s first client in the Netherlands marking the leading cyber risk modeler’s continued international expansion. Meijers is a family business that “has grown in half a century to become one of… Read More

CAB Payments Obtains European Payment Service Provider License

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CAB Payments Holdings announced it has expanded into the European Economic Area (EEA) with the establishment of CAB Europe BV, trading as CAB Payments Europe. CAB Payments Europe has secured a payment service provider license with De Nederlandsche Bank N.V., (DNB) to “provide services in… Read More

Netherlands based D2X, a Crypto Derivatives Exchange, Reports New Funding

D2X, a Netherlands-based crypto derivatives exchange for institutions, has secured a $10 million Series A led by Point72 Ventures. Other participants in the investment round “included GSR Markets and existing investors Tioga Capital, Fortino Capital, Jabre Capital Partners, Picus Capital, and TRGC.” The investment comes… Read More

Brock Peirce Invests in Real Estate Tokenization Firm EstateX, Joins as an Advisor

The founder of Tether, EOS and Blockchain Capital, Brock Peirce, has invested in real estate tokenization firm EstateX. The amount of the investment an deal terms were not immediately available. EstateX is based in the Netherlands. At the same time, Peirce is expected to become… Read More

Digital Assets Firm Kraken Obtains VASP Registration from Dutch Central Bank

Kraken is reporting they have obtained a VASP registration from the Dutch Central Bank (DNB), as part of their European growth strategy. In a blog post, digital asset firm Kraken notes that this registration will allow them “to expand into an important European market and… Read More

European Fintech smeGo Reportedly Reaches €238M Outstanding Secured Lending Portfolio and €33M+ in Revenue

Following its launch in the Netherlands last year, smeGo aims to expand further in Europe and offer established SMEs “a full range of financial services and digital tools.” In 2024, smeGo says that it plans to “maintain the pace of its growth and is actively… Read More

Billink, the Netherlands based BNPL Fintech, Secures €29.5M from Germany’s Varengold Bank

Billink, the Netherlands-based Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) solution trusted by 3 million shoppers, has raised €29.5 million from the German Varengold Bank. The payment provider will use the funding “to expand its offering to the top-50 largest Benelux web shops, enter the German market,… Read More

Fintech Professional Shares Feedback After Testing Digital Bank bunq’s AI Features, which Need A Lot of Improvement

bunq, a Dutch digital banking platform, has started describing itself as “the first AI-powered bank in Europe.” However, like most firms that claim to leverage AI, there is more hype than actual value being delivered to consumers. During the past few years, artificial intelligence has… Read More

Bondora Reports Over €10M in Loans Originated in Finland

Bondora reveals that November showed signs of slightly less activity for loan originations. Bondora noted that Finland remains “the most robust loan market, with over €10M in loan originations in November alone.” Due to strategic risk policy changes, “the Spanish market is also temporarily closed… Read More

Financial Services Firm Rabobank to Appoint Carlo van Kemenade to Key Role in the Netherlands

Rabobank is pleased to announce that Carlo van Kemenade will join the Managing Board as Director of Retail Netherlands “as of 1 April 2024.” As a member of the Managing Board, he will be “responsible for the entire Retail domain in the Netherlands for a… Read More

Digital Bank bunq Claims to be First AI Powered Bank in Europe

Amsterdam-based digital bank bunq has claimed the title as the first “AI powered bank in Europe.” bunq says it is the second-largest digital bank in Europe. Today, the Fintech announced “Finn” a new GenAI platform that is available to all its customers. The AI powered… Read More

Dublin Regtech Fenergo Announces that Netherlands-based Bank NIBC Is Deploying its Tech to Support KYC Operations

Fenergo, the provider of digital solutions for Know Your Customer (KYC), Transaction Monitoring and Client Lifecycle Management, announces that Netherlands-based commercial bank NIBC is deploying its software-as-a-solution (SaaS) technology to enhance KYC operations. NIBC – which serves clients internationally with a focus on Europe –… Read More

Bondora Reports Rebound for Originations and Investments in October 2023

Bondora reports that the month of October 2023 saw a rebound for originations and investments. Bondora notes in a blog post that after decreasing slightly in September, investments and originations rebounded in October. Both these statistics “totaled just over €15M, with a growth rate of… Read More

Bitpanda Technology Solutions and Amsterdam’s Regtech Fourthline Enable Secure Future in Digital Asset Compliance

At Bitpanda Technology Solutions, they’ve always been at the forefront of innovation, “committed to expanding our horizons and strengthening our network.” That’s why they’re pleased to announce their strategic partnership with Fourthline, an Amsterdam-based firm focused on AI-powered compliance solutions. In today’s fast-paced financial environment,… Read More

European Embedded Finance Firm Swan Opens Amsterdam Office

Swan, the European firm supporting embedded finance, opens its first office in the Netherlands, and launches localized Dutch accounts, “as part of its continued European expansion.” The launch is part of the company’s European hyperlocalization strategy, “following a successful launch in Spain earlier in the… Read More

Twinco Capital Receives €50 Million Debt Commitment from BBVA for Supply Chain Finance

Twinco Capital has received a €50 million debt facility from BBVA Spark for supply chain financing. Twinco, a European Fintech founded by female entrepreneurs, says it will use the funding to provide the first sustainable supply chain finance solution in the market. Twinco CEO Sandra… Read More

European Regtech Fourthline Expands Operations to France with Neobank Shine

Founded in 2017 in the Netherlands, Fourthline has developed a technological suite that enables financial service providers to automatically and compliantly perform KYC (Know Your Customer) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering) procedures in accordance with local requirements. Fourthline offers a single API “to streamline the onboarding… Read More

Netherlands based umob and Regtech Onfido to Enhance Shared Mobility, Public Transportation Experience

Onfido, the global firm focused on automated identity verification, announced the results of its partnership with umob, a Mobility as a Service (MaaS) platform that is “transforming the shared mobility and public transportation experience.” Since integrating Onfido’s technology, umob can verify new users “in under… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken to Acquire Dutch Crypto Broker BCM

Kraken is pleased to announce their planned acquisition of Coin Meester B.V. (BCM) in the Netherlands. The deal highlights our commitment “to growing their business in Europe by leveraging our strong financial position and highly competitive product offering.” Founded in 2017, BCM claims it is… Read More

Invesdor Says Merger with Oneplanetcrowd Going Well as Green Wind Offering Successfully Funds

Invesdor, a securities crowdfunding platform approved to operate across the European Union, is touting a recent successful funding round that was listed on Oneplanetcrowd but saw solid participation across Invesdor’s home base. Oneplanetcrowd, an impact funding platform that focuses on green securities offerings, was acquired… Read More

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