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Peer to Peer Lender Raize Gains 1400 Shareholders as it Trades on Euronext Access in IPO, Shares Rise in Early Trading

Raize, a peer to peer lender, became the first initial public offering out of Portugal this week since 2014. The small cap online lender IPOed at €2.00 yesterday (July 18th) having gained 1400 new shareholders. Trading on the Euronext Access exchange under ticker MLRZE shares increased the… Read More

The First IPO in Portugal Since 2014 is Peer to Peer Lender Raize

Portuguese peer-to-peer lender Raize has announced an initial public offering (IPO) where it will float 15% of the company’s shares. An additional 10% of shares will be made available for a period of 6 months once trading starts on the 18th of July – trading… Read More

Raisin and Banco BNI Europa Deepen Collaboration

Fintechs Banco BNI Europa and Raisin have furthered the collaboration between the two firms. Banco BNI Europe says it has entered into a cooperation to allow Portuguese savers to gain access to the best savings rates available from across Europe. BNI Europa Executive Chairman Pedro… Read More

Digital Bank Banco BNI Europa Expands Loan Ecosystem by Partnering with Alterest

Banco BNI Europa, a European digital only bank, has partnered with Alterest to boost their lending vertical. Alterest is a loan data and intelligence platform that should help Banco BNI streamline their analytics, risk management and originating partnerships. Banco BNI says the partnership comprises of data-feeds… Read More

Banco BNI Partners with Lendrock on Auto Finance

Banco BNI Europa, a digital challenger bank based in Portugal, has partnered with Lendrock in Spain to provide financing to consumers looking to buy a car. Banco BNI said it will invest up to €15 million on this online financing platform that specializes in near… Read More

Portuguese Healthy Juice Brand INIU Now Seeking £500,000 on Seedrs

INIU, a Portugal-based natural juice brand, is now seeking £500,000 through equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. Founded in 2016, INIU states it was “born” to reinforce a healthy lifestyle by giving each person the “power” to pick an alternative to the unhealthy beverages on the shelves…. Read More

BNI Europa Teams Up With Code For All to Launch IT Developer “Bootcamps” For Portugal Residents

Banco BNI Europa, through Puzzle, its online credit brand, announced this week it has created a partnership with Code for All to provide financial aid to anyone who wants to learn to become an IT developer in Portugal. The partnership aims to convert unemployed people… Read More

Banco BNI Europe is Now Investing in Fellow Finance Listed P2P Loans

Challenger bank Banco BNI Europa is now investing in loans via the Fellow Finance platform. According to information provided by Fellow Finance, Banco BNI is the first European bank to invest in loans on its platform. Banco BNI Europa will now be present on the… Read More

VC Portugal Ventures Partners with Seedrs to Boost Funding for Startups

Seedrs and Portugal Ventures, a Portuguese VC firm,  have jointly announced a new partnership that will provide a boost to the growing startup ecosystem in Portugal. The VC firm will start investing alongside the crowd with a stated cap of €1.25 million. This co-investing structure… Read More

Portuguese Fashion Brand Maison Pixel Now Seeking €150,000 on Seedrs

Maison Pixel, a Portugal-based fashion brand, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is currently seeking 150,000 as it prepares for growth and expansion. Maison Pixel describes itself as an innovative fashion brand, with a patented design, inspired by pixels and computer… Read More

Overfunding: Portugal’s Corkbrick Europe Surpasses €150,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Portugal-based startup, Corkbrick Europe, has successfully secured its initial €150,000 funding target through its Seedrs campaign. The company launched the initiative last month, seeking the funds for its “Lego-like” like system where users can build any structure, wall, or furniture without any tools, screws, or glue. As previously… Read More

Overfunding: Agriculture Tech Startup Agroop Secures €200,000 Funding Target Through Third Seedrs Round

Less than a month after launching its third equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, Portugal-based agriculture tech company, Agroop, has successfully secured its initial €200,000 funding target. As previously reported, Agroop was founded in 2014 with a mission to democratize the access to technology in the farming… Read More

Banco BNI Europa to Invest Up to €15 Million via SME Lending Platform Creditshelf

  Banco BNI Europa has formed a strategic partnership with marketplace lender Creditshelf to help provide financing to German SMEs. Creditshelf is an SME lending specialist and BNI Europa is slated to invest up to €15 million into German SMEs over the coming months. Launched in 2014,… Read More

Digital Challenger Bank Banco BNI Europa Reaches Profitability in 2017

Banco BNI Europa, a digital challenger bank based in Portugal, has announced it has reached profitability in the first half of 2017, its third year in operation. Banco BNI Europa said its total assets grew 36.7% reaching almost €500 million in June this year. Total… Read More

Portugal-Based Agricultural Tech Startup Agroop Returns to Seedrs to Raise €200,000

Agroop, an agricultural tech that develops solutions to collect data and provide insight to farming agents, recently launched its third equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The Portugal-based company is currently seeking €200,000 as it prepares to expand and grow. Founded in 2014, the company stated… Read More

Challenger Bank BNI Europa Announces “Puzzle”, an Online Lender to Streamline Consumer Credit

While some Fintech firms have started with online lending only to push into other verticals, BNI Europa – a digital only challenger bank – went the banking route first and is now providing consumer credit. Announced today, “Puzzle“, as it has been named, is the… Read More

Portugal’s Corkbrick Europe Seeks €150,000 on Seedrs For Lego-Like Structure System

Portugal-based startup, Corkbrick Europe, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is seeking €150,000 for its “Lego-like” like system where users can build any structure, wall, or furniture without any tools, screws, or glue. The company, which was founded in 2012 by father-daughter… Read More

Seedrs Launches New Office in Lisbon

On Thursday, equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs announced the opening of its new office located in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. This news comes just a couple of weeks after Seedrs revealed plans to hit “aggressive growth targets” and appointed two executives, Jeff Kelsey and Ricardo Brízido, to… Read More

Cheers!: Wine With Spirit Closes Seedrs Campaign With More Than £425,000 in Funds

Portugal-based winetech company, Wine With Spirit, has closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company launched the initiative earlier this year and originally sought to raise £400,000. By the campaign’s closing, Wine With Spirit secured £428,504. Wine With Spirit is on a mission to bring to the market… Read More

Update: Portugal’s Wine With Spirit Overfunds on Seedrs

Portugal-based winetech company, Wine With Spirit, has successfully secured its Seedrs equity crowdfunding campaign’s £400,000 funding target. The company is currently  on a mission to bring to the market delicious, creative, and exclusive wines that each have their very own original story to tell. Wine With Spirt stated… Read More

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