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European Online Lender October Reports 1,270 Initiatives Receiving Financing Totaling €535M, €283M Repaid to Lenders

European online lender October reveals that it works with firms from all industries so it can help them with financing the growth of their operations. The October team notes in a blog post that since 2016, they’ve been supporting companies and they offer them “the… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reports Solid 17.4% Return Rate for Second Consecutive Month

European peer to peer lending platform Bondora confirmed in a blog post on March 19, 2020, that its performance remained steady during the month of February 2021. While commenting on its annual performance, Bondora notes that the return rate remained steady at 17.4% for the… Read More

New Record for Lenders on October Platform: 5,672 Private Investors from France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands lent to Sandaya Initiative

Camille David from European online lender October reveals that 5,672 private investors from all across Europe have reportedly financed the Sandaya project via the October platform – which is notably a new record. Claire Juliard, who leads October Connect, confirmed that this is in fact… Read More

F10 Launches First Incubation Program for Fintechs & Insurtechs in Spain

  Switzerland based Fintech Incubator & Accelerator F10 announced on Tuesday it has launched its first incubation program for fintechs and insurtechs in Spain. According to F10, the incubation program aims to support early-stage startups in the processor transforming their prototype into a scalable product, while… Read More

European Fintech Startup Nomo, a Business Management Solution Provider for SMEs, Acquires €2.5 Million Investment

Banco Sabadell (BME:SAB), a Spanish multinational financial services company headquartered in Alicante and Barcelona, Spain, has reportedly invested €2.5 million in Nomo, an inhouse incubated initiative that spun out from the banking institution. The startup offers various business management tools for SMEs and sole traders…. Read More

Update: Spains D2C Platform Hannun Raises More Than €1.2 Million Through Crowdcube Campaign

Hannun, a Spain-based D2C platform that sells furniture and home goods from local artisans, has successfully raised more than €1.2 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round, which originally sought to secure €700,000, has attracted over 540 Crowdcube investors. As previously… Read More

Crowdcube Co-Founder Luke Lang Predicts Big 2021

For Crowdcube, the UK’s largest crowdfunding platform by total raised, 2020 has been a stellar year in terms of funding rounds. The 3rd quarter of the year was described as “remarkable” and the platform generated £2.67 million in revenue – reportedly Crowdcube’s best ever. The… Read More

Spain-Based D2C Platform Hannun Secures More Than €1.15 Million Through Crowdcube Round

  Hannun, a Spain-based D2C platform that sells furniture and home goods from local artisans, has secured more than €1.15 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round made its debut earlier this month, originally seeking €700,000. Founded in 2017, Hannun described… Read More

P2P Lending Platform Bondora Reports that Returns Were Higher Across the Board in November Compared to October 2020

Peer to peer lending platform Bondora notes in an update post on December 17, 2020 that the normal trend for portfolio returns is to decline over a period of time as more origination payments are missed slightly. But in November 2020, Bondora portfolio returns were… Read More

UK/Spain Fintech Nebeus Launches Cryptocurrency Rental Service “Crypto Renting”

UK/Spain-based fintech Nebeus announced on Monday the launch of its new product, Crypto Renting. Nebeus describes Crypto Renting as a unique product in the fintech and crypto industries that allows cryptocurrency owners to get passive earnings from their crypto without selling it. “Crypto Renting, from… Read More

P2P Lending Platform Bondora Re-introduces Loan Originations in Finland after Suspending them Earlier following COVID Outbreak

Peer to peer lending platform Bondora notes that getting rich or financially secure might be a goal for everyone, but asks whether your bank account savings can help you achieve your financial goals. Bondora, which claims that over 143,000 individuals have invested more than €391M… Read More

Engel & Völkers Says Following €2 Million Raised in Less than Two Days for Development in Spain, Investing Platform to List Additional Offerings

Investment crowdfunding platform Engel & Völkers says that following its first project in Spain, the investment platform will expand its partnership with the logistics park in the Villaverde district of Madrid. In September, Engel & Völkers reports that in just 30 hours it raised €2… Read More

Spain and Latin America based Insurtech Bdeo Secures €5 Million via Series A Round

Bdeo, an established Insurtech firm with offices in Spain and Latin America, has finalized a Series A investment round valued at €5 million. Bdeo’s latest round was led by BlackFin, a European investment company that’s focused on the financial services sector. Existing investors K Fund… Read More

Banco Santander Is Reportedly Planning to Shut Down Up to 1,000 Branches, May Cut 4,000 Jobs

Banco Santander S.A. (Santander Group) (BME:SAN), the world’s 16th-largest banking institution and financial services company based in Madrid, has been focused on cost-cutting measures in order to deal with the economic challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Banco Santander along with other Spanish lenders are… Read More

Fintech Firm Afterbanks, which Aggregates Data from Banks in Real-Time, Launches Operations in Mexico

Afterbanks, the Fintech firm that allows users to retrieve and aggregate data from different banks in real-time via an API, has introduced its products and services in Mexico. Afterbanks’ platform has been used to conduct instant and secure payments in Europe and Latin America. Afterbanks… Read More

UK Fintech Nebeus Now Seeking £400,000 Through New Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

Just a little over two years after raising £1,2 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK-based fintech Nebeus has launched a new funding round on Seedrs to raise a minimum of £400,000. As previously reported, Nebeus, which began trading in 2017,  reported it has… Read More

Perspective: Managing Treasury Operations Safely and Securely from a Remote Environment

The events of 2020 have caused many people to reassess how they manage their businesses. Treasurers were forced into an unprecedented situation where they had to manage cash and international payments from suppliers and customers at a time of significant uncertainty and instability – all… Read More

Deutsche Börse Finalizes $15 Million Round in Clarity AI, a Fintech Leveraging Machine Learning Tech

Deutsche Börse has finalized a $15 million investment round in Clarity AI, which is a Spanish Fintech company that leverages Big Data and machine learning (ML) to help investors and traders understand the social impact of their investment portfolios. Established in 2017, Clarity AI has… Read More

More than Half of European SMEs May Shut Down Permanently in Next 12 Months Due to Challenges Created by COVID: Report

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted the operations of small businesses across the globe. European SMEs are the lifeblood of the region’s economy and a recent report claims that nearly half of these companies might shut down within the next 12 months. According to research… Read More

BBVA Launches Blank Credit Card “Aqua” in Spain

BBVA announced on Wednesday it has launched Aqua, a new line of “blank” credit cards, in Spain. According to BBVA, Aqua features a CVV code but does not contain card numbers (PAN) or expiration dates printed on them. BBVA noted that this concept reinforces security… Read More

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