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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    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

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

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

Brussels based Fintech iBanFirst Secures €21 Million in Capital via Series C led by Elaia, Bpifrance Large Venture

Brussels-based Fintech firm iBanFirst has secured €21 million in capital through a Series C round, which was led by Elaia and Bpifrance Large Venture. The funds raised will be used to expand iBanFirst’s financial services platform for SMEs. The company mainly focuses on supporting B2B… Read More

UAE’s Authorities Request Financial Service Providers to Use Latest Fintech and Regtech to Help Follow AML Guidelines During COVID-19 Outbreak

The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) top regulatory authorities have asked local businesses to leverage the latest Fintech solutions to counter anti-money laundering (AML) and other types of illicit financial activities. The advisory was issued by the nation’s reserve bank, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Justice,… Read More

COVID-19 Prevention: The International Chamber of Commerce Requests World Governments and Reserve Banks to be Careful Not to Prevent Paperless Trading Activities

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), which is considered the world’s largest and “most representative” business organization, has requested governments and reserve banks across the globe to nullify any rules or laws that prevent the use of paperless trading. The ICC said that authorities must… Read More

Legaltech: Paris-based Jus Mundi, a Developer of the Search Engine for International Law, Secures €1 Million via Seed Round

Paris-headquartered Jus Mundi, a Legaltech firm that aims to serve as the search engine for international law and arbitration, has secured €1 million in capital through its recent seed funding round. Jus Mundi’s management says the firm aims to become a leading resource for international… Read More

France-based NeoXam, a Financial Data Management Firm, Integrates ICE Data Services’ Pricing and Reference Data

Paris-headquartered NeoXam, a financial data management and transaction software provider, has added ICE Data Services’ pricing and reference data to its “NeoXam DataHub,” an enterprise data management platform. ICE Data Services is part of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of the New York… Read More

Insurtech: France-based Akur8, an AI-enhanced Insurance Platform, Secures €8 Million via Series A Round from BlackFin Capital and MTech Capital

Paris-headquartered Akur8, a company that’s developing an artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced insurance pricing platform, has secured €8 million via a Series A round from BlackFin Capital and MTech Capital. The funds raised will be used to expand the firm’s business operations across North and South America… Read More

Insurtech: France’s Third-Largest Bank, Société Générale, Invests €1.1 Million in Mutumutu, a Czech Online Life Assurance Firm

Paris-headquartered Societe Generale, the third-largest bank in France and multinational financial services company, has invested €1.1 million in Mutumutu, a Czech online life assurance company that provides special discounts on premiums for people who maintain a healthy lifestyle. Founded in 2018, Mutumutu was established as… Read More

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