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Newsletter, 11 März -17 März 2017

Japan’s Rakuten invests in Berlin ‚InsurTech‘ company Simplesurance, taking funding to €30 million Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has invested in Berlin-based „InsurTech“ — insurance technology — company Simplesurance, amid a flurry of interest in the sector. Read More… German fintech startup Solarisbank raises €26.3 million German fintech startup Solarisbank has just raised €26.3 million. Investors include the […]

Newsletter, 04 März – 10 März 2017

MUUME collaborates with European payment service provider Ingenico Swiss fintech MUUME and Ingenico Payment Services team up to support retailers in digitizing the purchasing and ordering processes. Ingenico Group focused on integrated payment solutions across all payment methods is active in 170 countries and has almost 7’000 employees. Read More… Swiss FinTech Awards 2017 an […]

Newsletter, 25 Februar – 3 März 2017

Berlin Fintech-Startup Liqid raises additional €4.5 Million Automatisierte Geldanlagen, etwa durch Robo-Adviser, sollen die Anlageform der Zukunft sein, heißt es immer wieder. Und zumindest auf dem Papier ist das schnell und schlüssig dargelegt: Weil Algorithmen Geld in Fonds investieren, die selbst auch nicht von echten Menschen gesteuert werden, fallen keine nennenswerten Kosten an – und […]

Newsletter, 18 Februar – 24 Februar 2017

SolarisBank scores EUR30m in Series B funding round German Banking-as-a-Platform (BaaP) startup solarisBank has raised EUR30 million in a Series B funding round as it gears up to go live with a host of fintech firm partners, Finextra understands. Read More… German fintech software firm Bexio raises €7 million The German startup Bexio, a provider of […]

7 Questions with Clemens Grond of Telefonica

1. Please tell us a bit about yourself – both at work and leisure. Clemens is Product Manager at Telefónica Germany driving innovations in mobile banking, payment and security. In his role he has been responsible for delivery management of O2 Banking, a mobile banking service launched by Telefónica Germany and Fidor Bank in 2016. Prior […]

Newsletter, 11 Februar – 17 Februar 2017

Cembra Money Bank acquires invoice financing provider SWISSBILLING SWISSBILLING is an invoice finance company founded in 2011 with operations mainly in Western Switzerland. The acquisition will enable Cembra to expand the product offering to retailers and merchants. Read More… Hamburg’s Varengold Bank AG supports the Berlin FinTech Startup Grover with a multi-million ABS loan  Das Berliner […]

Newsletter, 04 Februar – 10 February 2017

Klarna to acquire German payments company BillPay for reported £60 million Swedish e-commerce payments company Klarna is acquiring Germany’s BillPay. Sky News is reporting the deal is worth £60 million.The UK’s Wonga had owned BillPay, another online payments company which operated in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Read More… Congratulations to BillPay, an alumnus of the 2nd FinTech Forum (May 2014), as […]

Newsletter, 28 Januar – 03 Februar 2017

Aegon to Invest 1.5 Billion EUR in Auxmoney Loans; Leads €15M Series E Dutch insurance company Aegon, international provider of life insurance, pensions and asset management, intensifies relationship with leading German p2p lending marketplace Auxmoney. Aegon plans to invest 1.5 bilion (!) Euro into p2p consumer loans issued by Auxmoney within the next 3 years. This is […]

Newsletter, 22 Januar – 27 Januar 2017

Raisin raises €30 million European financial deposit marketplace Raisin has closed a €30 million Series C financing with a goal of expanding into new markets and broadening its product based beyond savings accounts to encompass new investment opportunities. The round was led by US-based Thrive Capital …with participation of Raisin’s existing investors Palo-Alto-based Ribbit Capital […]

Newsletter, 13 Januar – 21 Januar 2017

Fraugster, a startup that uses AI to detect payment fraud, raises $5M Fraugster, a German and Israeli startup that has developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to help eliminate payment fraud, has raised $5 million in funding. Read More… Neufund raises €2 million to bridge the gap between cryptocurrency and private equity Neufund has landed €2 million […]