Tagged: poland

Around 335,000 Loans Were Funded, Equivalent to €60.3M via Mintos

Mintos notes in its Mintos Insight update that for certain investment products, regulation happens from the get-go, but for others, they might “not fall into a regulatory framework straight away.” While sharing other key takeaways from the Mintos Insight report, the team noted that new… Read More

VikingCloud, a Cybersecurity and Compliance Provider, Calls on Payment Sector to Support Refugees

Moved by the “plight” of Ukrainian refugees and “inspired” by the efforts of colleagues in Poland, VikingCloud, (previously dba Sysnet), a provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions, has “joined forces with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.” VikingCloud has pledged “to match donations made via the… Read More

Banking Circle Gives Payments Firms Strategic Advantage to Support Sellers Focused on Polish Market

Banking Circle, the “tech-first” Payments Bank focused on enabling “fast” and “low-cost” payments, has expanded its payment provision for Poland “with the addition of local Polish Virtual IBAN accounts for collections.” This means PSPs supporting businesses serving the Polish market can now “provide unlimited Virtual… Read More

Poland’s Igoria Trade SA Extends Multicurrency Infrastructure with Assistance from Banking Circle

European payment institution, Igoria Trade SA, is enhancing its multicurrency IBAN capabilities by “working in partnership” with technology-first payments bank, Banking Circle. Utilizing Banking Circle Virtual IBAN, Igoria Trade will also “benefit from fast, secure SEPA, SWIFT and Faster Payments transfers.” With head offices in… Read More

Crowdway: Equity Crowdfunding in Poland Sees Record Growth in 2021

According to a report from Crowdway, the equity crowdfunding market in Poland experienced a record year in 2021. Crowdway states that Polish startups raised over €62 million since the industry launched. The company states that the industry is poised for rapid growth in 2022 due… Read More

Neobank Zen.com Now Offers Fiat to Digital Asset Conversions

Zen.com, a licensed electronic money institution regulated by the Central Bank of Lithuania (but based in Poland), has announced fiat to digital asset conversions, along with the transfer of fiat to any digital wallet accepting BTC, ETH, or USDT (ERC-20). Zen states there are more… Read More

Hubert Rachwalski: CEO at Nethone Explains How His Data Science, Security Team Combats Online Fraud

We recently connected with Hubert Rachwalski, CEO at Nethone, a company focused on a “Know Your Users” strategy to resolve fraud, so clients are able to gain more loyal customers while rejecting only fraudsters. Hubert talked about how cybercriminals are attempting to exploit online platforms… Read More

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

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