Tagged: portugal

Worldcoin Crypto Initiative Is Being Scrutinized by Regulators in Several Jurisdictions

Growing numbers of world governments are beginning to scrutinize the services provided by Worldcoin, which is described as a crypto-related initiative that’s co-founded by OpenAI Chief Executive Officer Sam Altman that was officially launched in July of this year. Nearly 2.3 million consumers throughout the… Read More

Cash Transactions: NCR’s Cashzone Brand, ATM Network Expand into Portugal, Providing Access to Cash

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), an enterprise technology provider, today announced it has successfully expanded its ATM network, under the Cashzone brand name, into Portugal. There are over 100 Cashzone-branded ATMs “installed in Portugal so far, providing consumers, including those visiting the country, with easier access… Read More

Financial Risk Management: Novobanco, RiskOps Platform Feedzai to Enhance Client Engagement

Feedzai, which claims to be the world’s first RiskOps platform for financial risk management, has partnered with Portuguese bank Novo Banco S.A. (Novobanco) “to further enhance the bank’s customer experience, improve its digital journey and provide best in class fraud protection.” Novobanco is a domestic… Read More

Seedrs Reports Another Exit as Zypho is Acquired

Exit opportunities are vital for the private securities ecosystem to function effectively. Obviously, investors back early-stage firms to generate capital gains, and this typically happens via an acquisition, merger, or public offering. Seedrs is unique in that it offers a relatively robust secondary marketplace to… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Reviewpad Raises €1M to Streamline Code Reviews by Leveraging AI Tech

Reviewpad, the platform that helps developers by automating the code review process, has raised a €1M pre-seed round. The investment round was “led by Shilling VC with participation from angel investors Simon Brandhof and Freddy Mallet.” The new round “brings the total raised to date… Read More

Regtech Clausematch Opens Office in Southern Europe

Regtech Clausematch has established a new office in Lisbon, Portugal – its third location worldwide. The Portugal operation will be used for engineering and product development. CEO and founder Evgeny Likhoded said the expansion is part of his strategy to position Clausematch as the worlds… Read More

Bison Bank Partners with Sygnum in Crypto Push

Bison Bank, a regulated bank licensed by the Banco de Portugal, has inked an agreement with Sygnum Bank to enter the global crypto markets. The move follows the announcement of Bison Digital Assets, a subsidiary of the bank aiming to provide digital asset services like … Read More

Bison Bank Announces New Subsidiary – Bison Digital Assets

Bison Bank, a bank licensed by the Banco de Portugal, has announced a new subsidiary – Bison Digital Assets. The bank states that this is the first virtual asset service provider (VASP) in Portugal operated by a regulated bank. Bison Digital Assets aims to provide… Read More

Virtual Payments Infrastructure Provider PPRO Adds MB WAY to Portuguese Payment Method Offering

PPRO, which claims to be the leading provider of digital payments infrastructure, has announced that it has expanded its coverage of the Portuguese market by integrating MB WAY, Portugal’s leading mobile wallet provider, onto its platform. This development comes “as a result of PPRO’s long-standing… Read More

Portugal’s CGD Selects Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for Regulatory Reporting

Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), the Portuguese state-owned banking corporation, and the largest bank in Portugal, has chosen “to implement regulatory reporting software from Wolters Kluwer Finance, Risk & Regulatory Reporting (FRR).” OneSumX for Regulatory Reporting “combines bank data into a single source of data… Read More

Fintech Platform iCapital Expands Lisbon Office

iCapital, the fintech platform driving access to alternative investments for the wealth management industry, announced the recent expansion and official opening of its new Lisbon office “as the company’s global hub for technology development and operations.” In the past 24 months, iCapital increased its global… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Gemini Launches in Denmark, Sweden, Portugal, Czechia, Latvia, Liechtenstein

Gillian Lynch, Head of Ireland and EU operations at Gemini, notes that the digital asset firm is pleased “to announce that individuals and institutions in Denmark, Sweden, Portugal, Czechia, Latvia, and Liechtenstein can now open a Gemini account to deposit, trade, and custody over 100 cryptocurrencies.”… Read More

European Credit Provider Younited Reaches Milestone of €200M in Annual Revenue in H1 2022

Younited, the instant credit provider in Europe, provides European households – in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Germany – with financing solutions “for projects and purchases up to 50,000 euros.” This milestone is the “best proof” of the relevance of Younited’s offer to its customers:… Read More

Goparity, an Impact Finance App, Secures €1,502,116 via Crowdcube

Goparity, an impact finance app empowering citizens and companies “to use their money for good,” has secured 125% (€1,521,419) of its €1,200,000 target from 692 investors at the time of writing via Crowdcube with 16 days left in the firm’s crowdfunding campaign. Goparity reports a… Read More

Anchorage Digital, IEEE Portugal Section Partner on Blockchain/DLT Education Initiatives

Anchorage Digital and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Portugal Section are pleased to announce a partnership “focused on educating the next generation of engineers and technologists about blockchain, distributed systems, and cryptography.” Together, Anchorage and IEEE Portugal (with more than 1,300 members… Read More

Bit2Me and Axie Infinity to Expand Community in Spain, Portugal, LatAm

Bit2Me is joining forces with Axie Infinity. At Bit2Me, the first VASP approved to offer services in Spain, they have entered an agreement with Axie Infinity to be their “reference partners” in Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. In addition, they’ll be supporting events organized by… Read More

“Bitcoin Family” Moves to Portugal for its 0% Tax on BTC, Other Virtual Currencies

Didi Taihuttu, who is a member of “Bitcoin Family,” is reportedly settling down in Portugal, which is one of Europe’s crypto tax havens, according to a report by CNBC. Settling down in Portugal is a huge deal for the family of five (originally from Netherlands),… Read More

Protocol Labs Teams Up with Faber to Conduct Web3 Hackathon, Accelerator Program

Protocol Labs and Faber are collaborating to help with supporting the development of the next-gen of the Internet. The partnership combines Faber’s experience as early-stage deep tech VC and Protocol Labs’ Web3 expertise to “help entrepreneurs create the building blocks of successful new companies in… Read More

Branded Payments Firm Recharge Opens Office in Lisbon

Amsterdam-based Recharge has opened an office in Lisbon, Portugal to accelerate its expansion plans, according to a company release. Recharge is a European firm providing online consumer-branded payments, currently operating in over 150 markets around the world. Recharge recently announced a $35 million Series B… 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