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Spain’s Banco Sabadell Selects Atleos As Extended ATM Network Partner

NCR Atleos Corporation (NYSE: NATL) says that Banco Sabadell, a large Spanish bank, has selected Atleos as its ATM network partner to provide its customers with easy, secure access to cash and financial services outside of its branches. Banco Sabadell customers will soon be “able to… Read More

Banco Santander Appoints Petri Nikkilä as CEO of Openbank and Head of Digital Bank’s Consumer Business

Banco Santander has announced the appointment of Petri Nikkilä as the new global CEO of Openbank and head of the Digital Consumer Bank’s non-auto consumer business. Mr. Nikkilä succeeds Ezequiel Szafir, who “was Openbank’s CEO until last year, and will report to Daniel Barriuso, head… Read More

Insurtech Akur8 Selected by Spanish Insurer MAPFRE to Enhance Pricing Capabilities

Akur8, the insurance pricing solution powered by transparent machine learning, is pleased to announce that MAPFRE, the 9th largest insurance company in Europe and the 17th largest insurer globally according to S&P Global Ratings, has reportedly “selected Akur8’s RISK and RATE modules.” This choice will… Read More

Barcelona’s Neo, the Cross-Border Payments and FX Fintech, Reports Steady Business Growth

Neo, the cross-border payments and FX fintech, has announced that the firm is now profitable as an increasing number of SMEs explore alternatives to banks for managing their international business needs. The Barcelona-based fintech which provides “a one-stop-shop multi-currency account for corporate treasurers recorded an… Read More

Barcelona’s Investment Platform InbestMe Partners with Regtech Onfido

Onfido’s technology automates identity verification, “reducing onboarding time from days to minutes.” Onfido, the global enabler of automated identity verification, announced a partnership with InbestMe, a digital investment platform offering personalised investment strategies, to automate their onboarding process. With Onfido’s AI technology, InbestMe can now… Read More

Regtech Fourthline Selected as Qonto’s Solution for Verification of Customer Compliance During KYC in France, Spain, Italy

The pan-European Fintech Fourthline selected as Qonto’s technology solution in the verification of customer compliance during onboarding (KYC) in France, Spain and Italy. Fourthline is a European fintech founded in 2017 that “has developed a technology suite enabling financial services providers to carry out KYC… Read More

Bondora Reports Rebound for Originations and Investments in October 2023

Bondora reports that the month of October 2023 saw a rebound for originations and investments. Bondora notes in a blog post that after decreasing slightly in September, investments and originations rebounded in October. Both these statistics “totaled just over €15M, with a growth rate of… Read More

Spain’s seQura, a Flexible Payment Platform, Teams Up with Checkout.com

seQura, a flexible payment platform in Spain, and Checkout.com, the global payments processing platform, today announce they enter into a strategic partnership in order “to help merchants increase conversion rates through flexible payment solutions.” seQura will be an integrated payment method “available to all Checkout.com… Read More

Digital Asset Enabler Tokeny Partners with Artsgain to Move Into Fine Art Sector

Tokeny has announced a partnership with Artsgain, thus enabling a new entry into the fine arts sector that leverages blockchain technology. Artsgain is based in Barcelona and is a manager of funds and collective investment companies that co-invest in groupings of works of art, antiques,… Read More

Accenture Acquires Spain’s Cybersecurity Firm Innotec Security

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Innotec Security, a privately held company specializing in cybersecurity-as-a-service, cyber resilience and cyber risk management, expanding its capabilities and footprint in Spain. Innotec Security was previously owned by parent company Entelgy Group. Financial terms were not disclosed. Founded in 2002… Read More

Regtech Onfido to Streamline Onboarding Process for Job&Talent with Identity Verification

Onfido, the global firm focused on automated identity verification, announced a partnership with Job&Talent, a marketplace headquartered in Spain, for essential work. Together, they will automate remote identity verification “for new candidate onboarding, eliminating the need for in-branch visits.” Onfido’s technology helps Job&Talent accelerate customer… Read More

Twinco Capital Receives €50 Million Debt Commitment from BBVA for Supply Chain Finance

Twinco Capital has received a €50 million debt facility from BBVA Spark for supply chain financing. Twinco, a European Fintech founded by female entrepreneurs, says it will use the funding to provide the first sustainable supply chain finance solution in the market. Twinco CEO Sandra… Read More

Coinbase Strengthens Presence in Spain

Following Coinbase’s (NASDAQ:COIN) AML registration with the Bank of Spain last month, the team has welcomed its first hire in the market. Attending the European Blockchain Convention in Barcelona this week, the team says they will be “hosting a launch party to celebrate these recent… Read More

Eranovum, a Spanish Group Streamlining the Energy Transition, Secures €132M with Assistance from CaixaBank

CaixaBank was the exclusive financial adviser to secure €132 million in financing for Eranovum, a Spanish group that is working “to streamline the energy transition, and its international partners Noy Fund and Nofar Energy.” This financing will be “allocated to develop the solar plant in… Read More

Smartcredito from Spain Joins PeerBerry Investment Platform

One more business partner, Smartcredito from Spain, joins the PeerBerry platform. Smartcredito will offer PeerBerry investors investments “in short-term loans with a 10% annual return.” Loans provided by Smartcredito to PeerBerry investors “include a buyback and a group guarantee.” Smartcredito (legal name Arena Finance Spain… Read More

iBanFirst, the European Alternative for International Payments, Appoints Luis Miguel García de Águeda to Key Role

One year after the launch of its Spanish office, iBanFirst, the European alternative for international payments with 13 offices in 10 countries, has “appointed Luis Miguel García de Águeda as the country manager for Spain, marking an important milestone in the company’s operations on the… Read More

Coinbase Obtains Bank of Spain Registration

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) has registered as a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian wallet provider with the Bank of Spain. This registration will allow Coinbase to offer their full suite of products and services “to retail and institutional users in Spain, all in compliance with the national legal… Read More

Digital Identity Solutions: Veridas Voice Biometrics Now Available on Genesys AppFoundry

Veridas, a Spanish technology company specializing in digital identity and biometrics,  announces its Voice Biometrics Solution is now “available on the Genesys AppFoundry, a marketplace of solutions offering a curated selection of applications and integrations that elevate customer and employee experiences.” With Veridas Voice Biometrics,… Read More

Banking Circle Joins Spanish Association of Fintech and Insurtech (AEFI)

Banking Circle, the Payments Bank for the new economy, is strengthening its presence in Spain “with membership of the Spanish Association of Fintech & Insurtech (AEFI).” A modern correspondent bank committed to building a local clearing network for all major currencies, Banking Circle says that… Read More

Alternative Lending Market in Spain Is Valued at €600M+, Indicating a Shift in Nation’s Financial Activities: Report

Spain is a country where old meets new, tradition dances “with innovation, and the economy basks in the sun of digital transformation and the fintech boom,” the team at Mintos notes. The report from Mintos points out that Spain, with its mix of beautiful beaches,… Read More

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