Tagged: poland

Santander Launches International Blockchain-Based Money Transfer Service Across Spain, UK, Brazil, & Poland

Santander announced on Thursday the launch of its new international payments service using blockchain-based technology. The service is available to retail customers in Spain, UK, Brazil, and Poland, and will be rolled out across more countries in the coming months. According to Santander, the new… Read More

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Signs MoU With Polish Financial Supervision Authority to Enhance Fintech Collaboration

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced on Friday it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) exchanged a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU to enhance fintech collaboration between the two authorities, with a view to strengthening co-operation between… Read More

FundedByMe Opens Office in Poland in Expansion Move

FundedByMe, an investment crowdfunding platform based in Sweden, is expanding into Poland. The platform has now established a new office in Warsaw representing the sixth international location beyond Sweden. FundedByMe says the aim is to meet the funding needs of a rapidly growing market consisting… Read More

London Fintech Opal Transfer Announces New Money Transfer Service Between Ukraine & Poland

Earlier this week, London-based fintech Opal Transfer announced it is launching a new money transfer service between Ukraine and Poland. Incorporated in 2003, Opal Transfer specializes in foreign exchange money transfers to and from Eastern Europe, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Czech Republic. The… Read More

Impact Fintech 2017 – Katowice, Poland

Join the most unique fintech event in Europe, the place of powerful connection – where the most established financial institutions on earth are meeting with new market disruptors. This year’s event is focusing on the exponential technologies and emerging strategies that are fundamentally shifting the… Read More

Alternative Finance Forum – Warsaw

Fintech, Social Finance and More Copernicus Conference Centre: Copernicus Science Centre, October 5, 2017, Warsaw, Poland Since the global financial crisis, alternative finance, which includes financial instruments and distributive channels that emerge outside of the traditional financial system, has thrived in the US, Europe and… Read More

Azimo Showcased during Duke & Duchess of Cambridge’s Poland Visit

On the first day of their trip to Poland, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Warsaw startup incubator The Heart to celebrate business opportunities between UK and Poland. The event was held by the British Embassy in Poland and hosted by Azimo co-founder… Read More

Poland Aspires to Become a Fintech Leader in Europe

Coming off a two-day event in Warsaw, FutureTech Congress organizers are reporting that Poland aspires to become a Fintech hub in Europe. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development and Finance (and former banker) Mateusz Morawiecki delivered a speech at the event saying Polish Fintech… Read More

Secure Growth: PayU & iwoca Team Up to Provide SMEs Quicker Financing

The international lending firm iwoca and payment service provider PayU launched an innovative collaboration aimed at making it easier for SME entrepreneurs, particularly those in the eCommerce and eService industries, to obtain financing for growth. The new solution enables the entire lending process to take place online,… Read More

Insurtech, Fintech, & Big Data Trends To Be Addressed At FutureTech Congress in Warsaw Next Month

Business summit FutureTech Congress is set to be held on May 24th and 25th in the city of Warsaw. According to its organizers, the event is set to address various trends in the insurtech, fintech, and big data industries, along with host experts from all over… Read More

Poland’s Hard Cider Brand Cydrownia Seeks €90,000 on Beesfund

Cydrownia S.A., a Poland-based hard cider company, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Beesfund. The brand is seeking €90,000 and has decided to sell almost 12% of its shares, for less than €7 per share. Cydrownia is currently valued at €760,000.  The company was established in 2013 and… Read More

P2P Platform MarketInvoice Raises £7.2 Million in Post Brexit Funding

MarketInvoice has announced raising £7.2 million in a funding round led by MCI.TechVentures Fund of MCI Capital, a listed Polish private equity group. Existing investor NorthZone also participated in the round. Along with the investment, Sylwester Janik of MCI Capital will be joining the Board… Read More

Finnish P2P Marketplace Lender Fellow Finance Expands to Poland

The P2P lending platform Fellow Finance has announced that its platform is now open for borrowers in Poland. Polish customers may now apply for P2P loans with maturity from 1 to 3 years up to 12 000 PLN. This gives Fellow Finance investors an opportunity to diversify their investments geographically and… Read More

P2P Lender Mintos & Aforti Finance Form Partnership in Poland

Peer to peer lender Mintos and Polish platform Aforti Finance have formed a cooperative agreement that will help Aforti lend to more small to medium sized businesses in Poland. Mintos currently offers loans from 9 non-bank lenders from Poland, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia and… Read More

Latvian Marketplace Lender TWINO Offers Update: €1M Invested in Polish, Georgian & Danish Loan Since Launch

TWINO, a Latvian marketplace lender, announced this week that exactly one month since its launch, €c1 million was invested in the loans from Poland, Denmark and Georgia. The platform revealed that the total investment volume reached €2.4 million, with the monthly run rate surpassing €1 million… Read More

Latvian Marketplace Lender TWINO Enters Polish, Danish & Georgian Markets

Latvian-based marketplace lender, Twino, which opened in May of this year and had just reached one million euros of investment, announced this month that it is launching an expansion throughout Europe into markets that are new for the P2P industry. Now, Twino investors will have… Read More

Jevgenijs Kazanins Announced as New Twino CEO, Will Lead Latvian P2P Marketplace Lender

“I don’t want to offend anyone, but there are only two countries in Europe where peer lending made a dent in the lending landscape: the UK and Estonia. In every other European country the volumes going through the marketplace lenders are negligible (to the point… Read More

Brief: Creamfinance Teams Up With Peer-to-Peer Platform Mintos to Offer Investments in Loans in Georgia

Creamfinance LLC, a European online consumer lending company, has recently reached an agreement with peer-to-peer lending platform Mintos. From now on, investors will be offered an opportunity to invest in short-term unsecured loans issued in Georgia. According to the CEO Matīss Ansviesulis, an initiative to join the… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: The Agua Camera Case, Polar Ice Tray & Ecoisme Monitors Home Energy Use

Not every innovative startup will end up achieving Unicorn status – but that is ok.  Launching a business is really tough but crowdfunding is making it easier by allowing small firms to prove a product or concept quickly. By failing faster or succeeding quicker, founders can… Read More

Smart Sleep Mask NeuroOn Raises 4x Crowdfunding Goal

Ever wish there were more hours in the day?  Yes that is a rhetorical question but it appears that Polish startup IntelClinic, and their founder Kamil Adamczyk, may have found a solution for this ongoing enigma.  The company has developed NeuroOn and they have just closed their… Read More

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