Tagged: spain

Supply Chain Financing Firm Twinco Capital Raises $12 Million

Female-founded Fintech Twinco Capital has announced a $12 million funding round led by Quona Capital. The funding provided both debt and equity capital. Working Capital, as well as existing investors Mundi Ventures and Finch Capital, participated in the round, with Zubi Capital providing the venture… Read More

Fintech Firm Divilo Selects ThetaRay AI Solution to Monitor Payments for Financial Crime

Divilo, a Spain-based fintech providing B2B financial services, and ThetaRay, a leading provider of AI-powered transaction monitoring technology, announced they will “collaborate to protect Divilo’s growing services against money laundering, sanctions violations, and other financial crimes.” Through the agreement, ThetaRay will “provide Divilo its SONAR… Read More

Bondora Reports Highest Loan Originations, Investment Figures for December 2022

The team at Bondora notes that 2022 ended strong “with impressive numbers across [their] portfolios.” December reportedly had “the highest loan originations and investment figures, over €1M in recoveries, and more.” In December, 1,500 new investors joined Bondora. Investors have “earned more than €88M in… Read More

The Bank of Spain Confirms Registration of Coinmotion as Cryptocurrency Operator

Coinmotion, a Finland-based cryptocurrency service provider, has obtained confirmation from the Bank of Spain as “a valid provider of virtual currency exchange services for fiat currency and custody of electronic wallets with the registration number D741.” This means that Coinmotion “reinforces its presence in the… Read More

European Investment Platform Bondora Reports Slight Decline in Origination Numbers

Investment figures and origination numbers dipped “slightly” in November, according to an update from Bondora. Investors added just shy of €14M to their accounts, Bondora revealed. And a total of just over €14M was “originated in loans across all [their] active markets.” Although they decreased,… Read More

Santander Establishes Tech Hubs in Malaga, Warsaw to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) has opened new tech hubs in Malaga, Spain and in Warsaw, Poland to support business units. Together, they will “employ some 1,400 professionals with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), who will contribute to the bank’s digital and business… Read More

Bondora Reports Slower Investment and Origination Stats for November 2022

As the colder weather settled in, Bondora platform originations and investment figures are also “cooling.” With “a 6.4% decline in loan originations, as well as a 5.8% decline in investments.” Spain, however, continues “to increase its origination standing.” There was also “a substantial increase in… Read More

Bondora Reports Steady Growth in Investments and Originations

In October, Bondora reveals it “saw favorable increases in investments and originations. Originations exceeded €15M, and investments €14M.” This puts Bondora on track “for a good Q4 in 2022.” Spanish originations “exceeded 1M once again.” In contrast to September, investments “for all products increased in… Read More

Tempo France, Elsa Care Technologies Introduce Remittances to Philippines

The international remittances company, Tempo France and the Spanish company Elsa Care Technologies (Elsa.care) have launched money transfers to the Philippines. Clients are now able “to send money through the Elsa.care’s app to the recipients’ bank accounts in this country.” The integrator of the technical… Read More

European Investment Platform Bondora Reports Originations Exceeding €15M in October

European investment platform Bondora reveals that October made solid gains in the origination and investment front. Especially when considering “the declines from September.” Investment funding via Bondora “increased by 21.3% to over €14M.” And loan originations “exceeded €15M.” Secondary Market activity “increased once again, and… Read More

CaixaBank Research Introduces “Real-Time Economics” Portal to Monitor Economy

CaixaBank Research, the Research Service of CaixaBank, has launched its “Real-Time Economics” website, which is described as “the most complete initiative of its kind in the world, offering quality information practically in real time on the country’s economic reality.” The company’s Research Service is “making… 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

Allurity Acquires Aiuken to Establish European Cybersecurity Platform

Allurity has acquired Spanish multinational Aiuken, as “an important step in its journey to becoming Europe’s leading cybersecurity provider.” Aiuken brings an entire SOC platform “spanning three continents, as well as its Cloud Security and SOC-as-a-Service platforms.” This deal takes Allurity one step closer “to… Read More

N26 Becomes First Neobank to Join Bizum

Bizum has arrived at N26. The online bank has announced that all customers with a Spanish IBAN can now “send, receive and request money through the popular mobile payments solution.” In addition, the online bank’s app will “incorporate the Bizum functionality to pay at partner… Read More

Over €80M in Returns Paid Out to Investors via European Investment Platform Bondora

In August 2022, more than €80M in returns have reportedly been paid out to Bondora investors since they were founded. Bondora is focused on helping “to empower people to take charge and set themselves up for success with their financial futures.” Loan origination and investments… Read More

Spain’s Easy EP Teams Up with Carta Worldwide to Support Southern European Fintech Sector

Easy Payment & Finance, which claims to be a leading financial payment and technology enabler in Spain, announced it has chosen digital payments platform, Carta Worldwide, a subsidiary of Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOGO), to support its new card offering. Easy EP is reportedly among Spain’s major… Read More

Easy4Cloud, Fabrick to Support Open Banking in Italy and Spain

Easy4Cloud, which conducts operations in Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain and the US, digitizing different business areas and simplifying their management, has selected Fabrick to expand its offer and introduce BancheinCloud, a Business Intelligence platform for the aggregated management of Current Accounts through which personal,… Read More

Bondora Reports Increase in Investments, Originations

After having a slow month in June, investment and loan origination figures “rebounded and increased steadily by 18.7%,” according to an update from Bondora. This brought both totals to “a solid €15,333,326 in July.” This is encouraging to see at the start of Q3, the… Read More

Bondora Reports Significant Increase in Recovered Loans, Total Cash Recovered

After a slow June, Bondora‘s collection and recovery figures “rebounded as anticipated.” Bondora further noted that “the number of recovered loans, as well as the total cash recovered, increased.” The total recovered cash also “climbed to exceed €1 million once again.” The count of loans… Read More

Paysafe’s viafintech Teams Up with Pecunpay for Cash Deposits, Withdrawals

viafintech GmbH, part of the leading specialized payments platform, Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE), recently announced a partnership with Pecunpay “to launch a new cash deposit and withdrawal network in Spain.” Pecunpay, a brand from e-money institution Pecunia Cards EDE, “specializes in innovative e-payment and e-money processing… Read More

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