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inbestMe, a Digital Investment Platform, Acquires €2.1M+ from 160 Investors via Crowdcube

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inbestMe, a “smart” digital investment platform, “simple to use” and customized to deliver “better returns with lower costs,” has acquired 140% (€2,113,386) of its €1,500,000 target via Crowdcube from 171 investors (at the time of writing). After launching in Spain back in 2017, inbestMe claims… Read More

European Lender Bondora Shares Latest Financial Results

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European lender Bondora says it’s pleased to announce their platform’s 5th consecutive year of profitability. With their solid foundation, Bondora continues to “offer intuitive products that empower [their] customers to spend, grow and save their money.” Over the past 14 years, the Bondora community of… Read More

Sustainability: New feature from Banco Santander Allows Clients to Measure Carbon Footprint

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Santander (NYSE: SAN) claims to be the only company in Spain that “enables customers to purchase carbon credits on the ClimateTrade platform and Mastercard donation platform to offset their CO2 emissions.” 74% of its customers think sustainability “is of global importance, and 67% are calling… Read More

Fintech TrueLayer’s Spanish Expansion Continues, Company Appoints Pablo Ruano as Country Manager

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TrueLayer, which claims to be Europe’s “leading” Open Banking platform, recently announced further expansion of its Spanish operations “with the appointment of Pablo Ruano as its Country Manager.” Madrid-based Pablo will “oversee commercial strategy in the country, alongside TrueLayer’s recently appointed VP of EU Sales,… Read More

Crowdcube Approved by Spanish Regulators as ECSP, Starts Offering Crowdfunded Securities Across the EU

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Crowdcube has become the first investment crowdfunding platform to be approved under the new European Crowdfunding Service Provider Rules (ECSPR) that went into effect in November of 2021. Crowdcube, a platform that has long operated a subsidiary in Spain, received approval from the Spanish regulator… Read More

MyInvestor Aims to Position Itself as Major European Fintech, Reports Steady Growth

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Neobank MyInvestor has reportedly reached €2 billion in volume, which “doubles the 1 billion euros registered in March 2021, consolidating its position as the largest Spanish fintech by volume.” Now serving more than 110,000 customers, MyInvestor also has “an investment balance (funds, plans and portfolios)… Read More

European Lender Bondora Introduces New App for its Go and Grow Account

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European lender Bondora notes that if you are looking to invest while you’re on the move, then they have an app just for that. The investment platform is introducing the Go & Grow app by Bondora. With the app, users have all they need at… Read More

European Lender Bondora Reports New Highs for Collections, Recoveries in 2022

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European lender Bondora notes that the collection and recovery efforts in March 2022 set new “record highs” for 2022. The cash collected increased by 61.6% from February 2022, “totaling €1,249,637.” And 77,471 missed payments “were recovered, which is the highest number in Bondora’s history:” The… Read More

Bank of Canada Works with Multiverse Computing for Crypto Adoption Modeling

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The Bank of Canada, the central bank of the country, has revealed a partnership with Multiverse Computing to model out the adoption of cryptocurrency as a method of payment, according to a statement by the company. Multiverse Computing said this is the first central bank… Read More

Open Banking Fintech TrueLayer Introduces European Payments with Instant Deposits, Refunds, Withdrawals

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TrueLayer, which claims to be Europe’s leading Open Banking platform, has announced it has launched its “closed-loop” payment product in Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Lithuania and the Netherlands. As noted in an update shared with CI, traditional payment methods “weren’t built to handle the speed… Read More

Embed Raises $4.5 Million for New Decentralized Protocol, Targeting the Metaverse

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Incubated by Node.Capital, ​​Embed has raised $4.5 million in a seed investment co-led by North Island Ventures and Aleph, with participation from DCG, Distributed Global and Morningstar Ventures, according to the company. Embed is an aspiring decentralized marketing solution that connects brands, creators, collections, and… Read More

imagin to Enter Metaverse, Becoming One of the First European Fintechs in the Virtual World

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imagin, the digital services and lifestyle platform backed by CaixaBank, will be entering the Metaverse in the coming days “by way of imaginLAND.” The project will “enable the platform to launch and run initiatives in the virtual reality universe and will be available to its… Read More

BBVA, Anthemis Partnership Led First Pre-seed Funding for Wiserentr with a €1M Investment

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The BBVA and Anthemis partnership led the first pre-seed funding for Wiserentr with an investment of €1 million. The Spanish startup raised “a total of €1.6 million in the funding round, in which Shard Capital also participated.” Its service “reinvents the way to access high-end… Read More

Crowdcube Has Launched a France Facing Website

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Crowdcube is accelerating in France. That is how the new French version of Crowdcube announces itself. Crowdcube is one of the largest securities crowdfunding platforms in the UK as well as Europe. Having long operated in Europe, recent rule changes will make it easier for… Read More

European Lender Bondora Expecting to Set New Record for Q1 Originations

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Even though working hard is their motto, Bondora also loves celebrating “big” moments, “small wins,” and all the “good stuff in between.” In March 2022, Bondora had celebrated 14 years of launching operations. They thank their clients and everyone who has been part of their… Read More

European Lender Bondora has Now Returned €64M to Investors with €571M Invested

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European lender Bondora recently celebrated its 14th year of launching operations. The team at Bondora has thanked all their customers who have chosen to work with them, supported them, and grown with them over all these years. The online lending platform’s management is also thankful… Read More

QOALA, a Browser Extension and Mobile App Rewarding Users for Online Shopping, Secures €391,365 via Crowdcube

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QOALA, a “free” browser extension and mobile app that “automatically rewards users while shopping online” with the aim to help digital commerce sites to improve their conversion rates, has acquired 78% (€391,365) of its €500,000 target via Crowdcube (at the time of writing) with 29… Read More

nCino, a Provider of Cloud Banking Services, Establishes Offices in Spain and France

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nCino, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCNO), a “pioneer” in Cloud banking and digital transformation solutions for the financial services sector, has solidified its presence in EMEA by opening entities in Spain and France “to advance digital transformation of financial institutions in the region.” The new business entities… Read More

European Lender Bondora Reports Over €773K in Recoveries in Feb 2022

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After a very “ambitious” January 2922, the collection and recovery numbers “settled more” in February on Bondora. The Bondora team revealed that the number of payments and the cash collected “declined by 0.6% and 16%, respectively.” This is the first time in 6 months that… Read More

Open Banking Fintech TrueLayer Appoints Former Amazon Exec David Exposito as VP of EU Sales

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TrueLayer, which claims to be one of Europe’s leading open banking platforms, recently announced that former Amazon executive David Exposito has now joined the company in the newly created role of VP of EU Sales, where he will “manage commercial operations and development, including the… Read More

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