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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

Amsterdam Fintech Sprinque, a Digital Checkout Service Provider, Acquires €1.7M from Volta Ventures, Others

Amsterdam-headquartered Sprinque, a checkout service provider, has reportedly secured €1.7 million in capital from Volta Ventures, Force Over Mass and several angel investors and payments industry professionals. Established this year, Sprinque has created seamless digital checkout infrastructure in order to make business transactions as easy… Read More

Fintech SurePay, a Rabobank Spin Off, Secures €12.2M via Round led by Connected Capital

SurePay, a Rabobank spin off that offers Confirmation of Payee (CoP) in the United Kingdom and Benelux, has secured €12.2 million through a round that was led by Connected Capital with Iris Capital also joining Rabo Frontier Ventures in the fundraise in order to support the… Read More

Global Payments Fintech Adyen Introduces Machine Learning enabled Compliance Solution, Score

Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the international payments platform for leading businesses, has officially launched Score. Adyen claims that it’s the first-to-market with a machine learning powered solution on a single platform for identifying unusual activity and ensuring platform compliance. By utilizing key data insights for analyzing… Read More

Global Fintech Adyen Partners with Shiji Payments to Streamline Hospitality Business Transactions

Adyen (AMS:ADYEN), the international payments platform, recently announced the launch of its integration with Shiji Payments, offering hospitality businesses the option to leverage the  Adyen platform together with Shiji, “a leader in the provision of technological solutions for the hospitality, food service, retail, and entertainment… Read More

Low Code Software with a Service Platform CLEVR Adds Experienced Fintech Professionals to its Team

CLEVR, the company that assists enterprises with accelerating their digital transitions via the power of the Mendix low-code and no-code (LCNC) development solutions, reveals that it has appointed former Aegon Bank executive Bianca Joustra as COO, and former Mambu marketing lead Jeroen Coenen as VP… Read More

Dutch Financial Giant ING Appoints Marnix van Stiphout as COO and Chief Transformation Officer

Financial giant ING (AMS: INGA), a Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Amsterdam, reveals that it has hired Marnix van Stiphout as its Chief Operations Officer and Chief Transformation Officer (COO/CTO) and member of the Management Board Banking. Marnix will be taking… Read More

Low Code Software with A Service Platform CLEVR Acquires Digitread, a Product Lifecycle Management System

CLEVR, the low-code and no-code software-with-a-service specialist, reveals that it has acquired Digitread, one of the emerging companies focused on Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system integration and a “platinum-level” solution partner of Siemens. The acquisition should help raise CLEVR‘s profile and support its geographic and… Read More

Netherlands based ABN Amro to Offer Sustainability Discount on Mortgage Interest Rates for Energy-Efficient Homes

ABN Amro (AMS: ABN), a Dutch bank with headquarters in Amsterdam and currently the third-largest bank in the Netherlands, will be offering clients a sustainability discount on mortgage interest rates for energy-efficient homes. ABN Amro‘s management noted that they will be using the EU’s Energy Label… Read More

Pan European Factoring Platform Facevalue Launches

Facevalue, a Netherlands-based factoring platform, has launched services across Europe for SMEs. Facevalue is a Dutch Fintech startup that offers working capital solutions and specializes in global accounts receivable and payable finance. Prior to the launch of its SME solution, Face value has been serving… Read More

Tejas Sherkar from October Explains How Credit Models Quantify Risk when Extending Credit to Borrowers

The team at European online lender October has published a blog post on credit risk analysis models including their construction and application. October notes in an update that the Covid-19 health crisis has led to two situations: a rise in the number of new loan… Read More

Dutch Alternative Credit Instrument to Provide Access to Capital for SMEs

The Dutch Alternative Credit Instrument (DACI) is poised to provide access to capital for SMEs in the Netherlands. According to a post by the European Investment Fund (EIF), DACI is being launched by the Dutch National Promotional Bank Invest-NL and the Ministry of Economic Affairs… Read More

Pollen Street Capital Commits €193 Million in Dutch Digital Bank Bunq as it Acquires Online Lender

Pollen Street Capital has invested €193 Million in Bunq, a Netherlands-based digital bank. The investment represents a 10% stake in the Fintech valuing Bunq at €1.6 billion, according to multiple reports. It was reported last month that Bunq was looking to raise additional growth capital…. Read More

Luuc Mannaerts, CEO of European Online Lender October’s Netherlands Operations, Explains how Platform Helps SMEs

European online lender October has shared key insights from its Netherlands CEO Luuc Mannaerts. Luuc, who earned his Masters in Business Economics, with a specialization in Finance and Strategy, reveals that when he was around 40 years of age, he went to INSEAD where he… Read More

Estonia’s Bigbank Chooses Nets for Offering Virtual Cards and Mobile Payments Capabilities

Bigbank, a global Estonian-owned bank providing personalized financial products, has selected European payment services firm Nets, to offer issuer processing and digital services, such as virtual cards and mobile payment capabilities. As noted by its management: “We’re a new type of bank – a truly… Read More

Netherlands based Fintech Tinka to Offer Flexible Deferred Payments and Other Installment Plans

The spin-off of Fintech firm Tinka, a deferred payments provider, has initiated a new phase in the digital and business transformation of former Wehkamp Finance. Tinka aims to simplify customer purchases with deferred payment options and also by offering installment plans for retailers based in… Read More

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