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French Pocket Money App Kard Enhances Transaction Transparency with Snowdrop

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French Fintech Kard has introduced a range of virtual banking services that allows families to gain a better understanding of exactly where they spend their funds. These new features show Kard users the actual name of each brand, the corresponding logo or icon and the… Read More

Securing the Metaverse: The Sandbox and Ledger to Enhance Security, Ease-of-Use for Clients

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The Sandbox, a “decentralized” gaming metaverse and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, and Ledger, the hardware and software security company in crypto and Web3, have partnered “to bring Ledger’s best-in-class security technology to The Sandbox’s global user base.” The partnership will “empower The Sandbox’s 2.2… Read More

FE fundinfo Acquires Funds360, the French Fund Data and Solutions Provider

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FE fundinfo has confirmed that it acquired Funds360, the French fund data and solutions provider based in Fontainebleau and Paris, from Euronext. The transaction brings together FE fundinfo’s fund data and tech expertise in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe and Asia with Funds360’s complementary data-set… Read More

Societe Generale Extends Collaboration with Surecomp to Support Digital Trade Transformation

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  Surecomp, which claims to be a market leader in international trade finance solutions for banking institutions and corporations, has confirmed that Societe Generale has now gone live with the latest version of its IMEX solution for back-office trade finance processing automation across four nations… Read More

European BaaS Platform Treezor Obtains Authorization to Extend Business Activities

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Treezor, the European firm focused on Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) solutions, has obtained authorization from the ACPR in order to expand its activities and now “has all the payment service licenses (from 1 to 8).” The new authorizations (i.e. 1, 4, 6, 7 and 8) mean Treezor… Read More

NFTs and Gifting: Republic Realm Introduces Surprise GFTs with Atari

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Republic Realm, one of the “most active” developers of the Metaverse and NFT ecosystem, recently announced the introduction of the inaugural collection of GFTs in collaboration with Atari, one of the most “iconic” brands. GFTs are NFTs specifically designed for gifting, and they “initially appear… Read More

Bank for International Settlements Appoints Raphael Auer as Head of Innovation Hub Eurosystem Centre

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The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has appointed Raphael Auer as the Head of Innovation Hub Eurosystem Centre. Auer is presently a principal economist in the Innovation and the Digital Economy division of the BIS’s Monetary and Economic Department. He has “contributed extensively to BIS… Read More

BNP Paribas Asset Management Announces New Appointments for Enhancing Sustainability Investment Offering

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BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) has reportedly announced several appointments within its Sustainability Centre in order to accelerate and strengthen its sustainable investment offering. As mentioned in an update shared with CI: “At the core of BNPP AM’s approach to sustainability, the Sustainability Centre… Read More

France’s Societe Generale to Leverage Data and AI to Help with Digital Transformation Strategy

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Paris-based Société Générale S.A. (GLE.PA), a French multinational investment bank and financial services company with around €1.3 trillion in assets, says it is putting its trust in data and AI in order to help the organization with transitioning into the digital age. As the institution… Read More

Entrust, a Digital Security and Credit Issuance Service Provider, to Acquire Paris based Antelop Solutions

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Entrust, a US digital security and credential issuance service provider, reveals that it has entered a deal to acquire Paris-headquartered Antelop Solutions, a Fintech firm that supports financial institutions by allowing them to provide secure digital credit and debit cards to clients. As noted by… Read More

UK based Open Banking Fintech TrueLayer Appoints Clement Boulais as GM for France Operations

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UK-based TrueLayer, which is one of Europe’s leading Open Banking platforms, reveals that Clement Boulais has now joined the company as GM for France. Clement Boulais is an experienced commercial manager and Fintech expert. He’ll be working out of the firm’s Paris offices and will… Read More

Digital Transformation Specialist Capgemini Shares Updated Financial Targets for 2021, Building on Solid Growth Momentum

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The Board of Directors at Capgemini SE, chaired by Paul Hermelin, convened on July 27, 2021 in Paris in order to review and adopt the accounts of Capgemini Group for H1 2021. Aiman Ezzat, CEO at Capgemini Group, said that Capgemini has been able to… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Fintech Thunes Acquires Limonitek, a European Payment Service Platform

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Cross-border payments Fintech Thunes revealed earlier this week that it acquired Limonetik, a European Payment Methods Platform. The latest acquisition by Thunes should complement the Fintech firm’s existing cross-border payments solutions by enabling companies or businesses to get paid in 70 different countries, using more… Read More

B2B Proptech PriceHubble Makes its Fourth Acquisition by Adding Czech Proptech Realtify

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PriceHubble, a B2B Proptech firm, has finalized its fourth acquisition by adding Czech Proptech company Realtify. Pricehubble is currently operating in nine different countries. As noted by its management: “PriceHubble is a PropTech company, set to radically improve the understanding and transparency of real estate… Read More

Paris based Fintech Upflow, which Addresses Late Payments, Secures $15M from 9yards Capital, Others

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Paris-based Upflow, a startup that assists B2B firms with getting paid, has secured $15 million in capital via a Series A round which included contributions from 9yards Capital, eFounders, and angels N26 co-founder Maximilian Tayenthal and Uber exec Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty. Companies or businesses usually try… Read More

London’s Carrousel Digital and a French Digital Security Firm Introduce Innovative Funds, Data Transfer System

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Carrousel Digital, the London-headquartered financial boutique, and its partner, Paris-based Marbeuf Conseil et Recherche, the digital security developer, have introduced Moneytak, a system that supports the transfer of funds or documents between two digital objects without needing a connection to a server when the transaction… Read More

Crypto Hardware Wallet Firm Ledger Hires Senior Execs from Opera, eToro

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Ledger, a provider of security and infrastructure solutions for digital assets, has hired Iqbal V. Gandham, and Charles Hamel. As mentioned in a release shared with CI, the new hires have joined Ledger from eToro and Opera. They’ll be serving as executive leads at Ledger… Read More

France-Based Digital Asset & Blockchain Application Solutions Provider Ledger Announces Enterprise Solutions Division For Institutions

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    Ledger, a France-based provider of security and infrastructure solutions for digital assets and blockchain applications, announced on Tuesday the formation of Ledger Enterprise Solutions. According to Ledger, Ledger Enterprise Solutions is a new business unit dedicated to bringing Ledger’s digital asset custody and… Read More

Remote Working: Paris based Société Générale to Allow Employees to Work from Home for Up to 2 Days a Week

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Paris-based Société Générale S.A. (GLE.PA), a French multinational investment bank and financial services company with around €1.3 trillion in assets, has decided to allow its workers to work from home for up to two days every week. Société Générale’s management reportedly reached an agreement with… Read More

Traditional Banks can Leverage their Size to Move Faster with Integrating Fintech Solutions Globally, Société Générale Exec Says

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Gaelle Olivier, CEO at Societe Generale (EPA:GLE) for Asia Pacific, a French multinational investment bank and financial services company with around €1.3 trillion in assets, argues that traditional banks should not think of Fintechs as direct competition. Olivier, whose comments came during a CNBC interview,… Read More

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