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400 Emerging Technologies or EmTech Scholarships to be Offered by Santander and MIT Professional Education

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) (via Santander Universities) and MIT Professional Education are providing 400 “Santander Tech | Emerging Technologies Program by MIT Professional Education” scholarships “geared at courses related to in-demand technologies such as blockchain, AI, and cybersecurity in a job market dominated by digitalization… Read More

Santander Introduces “Green” Sustainable Payment Cards in Spain

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) has started to introduce its sustainable payment cards, which are reportedly made with recycled material. The cards are being rolled out in Spain. Santander had previously launched the “One Card” design in Poland and Portugal. The financial institution plans to have… Read More

Billon Selected for European Blockchain Services Infrastructure Project

Billon has announced that it is one of 7 selected blockchain providers that will be part of the European Union’s European Blockchain Services Infrastructure project (EBSI). The selection is a sign of validation for the blockchain firm. Yesterday, it was announced that IOTA had been… Read More

Over €7B in Loans Now Funded via European P2P Lender Mintos

European P2P lender Mintos reveals that it has reached another key milestone with EUR 7 billion of loans now funded via its platform. The Mintos team writes in a blog post, dated September 6, 2021, that it’s been a year of milestones for them, and… Read More

PayU Adds Partnership with Visa in Europe

Payment service PayU has announced a partnership with Visa. According to a release, PayU is launching its Card Push service to provide businesses with efficient payments. By leveraging Visa Direct, a real-time push payments platform, businesses using PayU Card Push will be able to instantly… Read More

Legal Proceedings Brought by P2P Lending Platform Mintos have Recovered Investors’ Funds from Aforti Finance

Legal proceedings brought by European P2P lending platform Mintos have reportedly managed to recover investors’ money from Aforti “in full.” The Mintos team confirmed in an update, dated July 23, 2021, that all of Aforti’s outstanding investments and pending payments have “now been recovered in… Read More

Polish Fraud Prevention Firm Nethone, which Uses Behavioral Biometrics to Combat Fraud, Secures $6.7M

Nethone, which has raised $6.7 million in capital, notes that its passive behavioral biometrics enables online or digital businesses to prevent more than 95% of account takeovers (ATO) – which are cyber threats or attacks that have been spreading across the globe at an alarming… Read More

Update: Poland-Based Transport Tech Nevomo Raises More Than €1.22 Million Through Seedrs Campaign

Nevomo, a Poland- based transportation tech, has raised over €1.22 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round, which originally sought to raise €1 million, has already attracted 870 Seedrs investors.  As previously reported, Nevomo stated it has developed technology for a magrail system,… Read More

Overfunding: Poland-Based Transport Tech Nevomo Surpasses €1 Million Equity Crowdfunding Target Through Seedrs Campaign

  Nevomo, a Poland- based transportation tech, has successfully surpassed its initial €1 million funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2015, Nevomo stated it has developed technology for a magrail system, which it describes as a passive magnetic levitation train… Read More

London based Fintech Tide Reveals that UK Remains Popular Destination for EU Company Founders

The United Kingdom remains a popular destination for EU-based company founders, according to a blog post recently published by UK-based challenger bank Tide. Brexit might have “severed” the UK’s political ties to the continent, however, it does not appear to have negatively impacted the UK’s… Read More

PayU and Twisto Partner in Poland on Deferred Payments

Payments provider PayU has partnered with Twisto, a Czech Fintech offering deferred payments, in Poland to bring more payment options to the ‘PayU Pay Later’ platform. The “Buy Now Pay Later” (BNPL) service is available to current online retailers using the PayU platform. Since February… Read More

Austria based Digital Asset Exchange Bitpanda to Hire 300 New Workers and Establish Hub in Poland

Austria-based digital asset exchange Bitpanda has announced that it will be allocating €10 million in capital toward the development of a technology and innovation hub based in Poland, which will employ 300 additional staff members. Based in Krakow, the new hub is expected to effectively… Read More

Hong Kong Crypto Platform Crypto.com Releases Polish Version of Mobile App & Exchange

Just days after announcing the Turkish version of its mobile crypto app and exchange, Hong Kong-based Crypto.com announced the platform’s Polish version. With the Turkish and Polish version platform will now support French, Spanish, Korean, Italian, Portuguese, and Chinese. As previously reported, Crypto.com serves more… Read More

Investment Platform Fumbi Network Selects Ledger As its Digital Asset Custody and Security Solutions Provider

Investment platform Fumbi Network, which was founded by Juraj Forgacs in late 2018, has chosen French crypto-asset security firm Ledger as its custody and security solutions provider. As explained by Ledger, Fumbi Network is “a simple and secure service that enables those in the Slovak… Read More

Large Financial Institutions in Poland Continue to Lead Innovative Fintech Projects as They have Substantial Resources: Report

The Polish banking industry is an “open system” according to a new report. Two of the 10 largest banks in the country (mBank SA and Alior Bank SA) have entered the nation’s financial market quite recently. mBank SA was launched in 2000 and Alior Bank… Read More

Polish Fintech Symmetrical.ai, which helps Employees Maintain Financial Wellbeing, has been Issued Small Payment Institution License

Polish-British Fintech Symmetrical.ai, which helps employees maintain financial well-being, has been issued a small payment institution license. The company said that the new permit should allow it to make Symmetrical-backed salaries “even faster, more flexible, and empowering.” Currently, there are 69 different small payment institutions… Read More

Poland: Insurance Group ERGO Hestia Provides Instant Refunds Using Billon DLT

ERGO Hestia, said to be the second-largest insurance group in Poland, has partnered with blockchain firm Billon Group to pilot instant refunds using distributed ledger technology (DLT). According to a note from the company, a select group of ERGO Hestia’s customers has been receiving blockchain-based… Read More

Poland’s mPay Partners with iDenfy to use its Biometric Facial Recognition Software to Complete KYC Checks Needed for Mobile Payments

Poland’s mPay has teamed up with iDenfy to use its biometric facial recognition software, (selfie) liveness detection, and ID verification tech, in order to take care of its Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance checks for processing mobile payments. The mPay app allows users to conduct… Read More

Polish-British Fintech Symmetrical.ai, which Helps Employees Maintain Financial Wellbeing, Secures $6.3 Million in Seed Funding

Polish-British Fintech firm Symmetrical.ai, which provides “salary on-demand” services and other products to help people manage their finances, has secured €5.6 million (appr. $6.3 million) in seed funding, in order to bring “ethical” finance to employees. Maintaining financial wellbeing by effectively managing one’s finances remains… Read More

Billon Group Receives Grant to Develop COVID-19 Immunity Certificates Using Blockchain

Billon Group has received a £50,000 grant to create an immunity certificate platform using distributed ledger technology (DLT). The funding came via a Fast Start Competition by Innovate UK. The goal is to speed up and support workers’ return to a safe workplace. Billon group… Read More

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