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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 […]

Newsletter, 10 Januar – 14 Januar 2017

Swiss fintech Advanon closes second funding round, raises 13.5M CHF Switzerland-based fintech company Advanon announced that it has closed the second round of funding and has raised 13.5 million CHF, Finextra reported. Read More… W&W acquires majority stake in treefin AG German insurer Wüstenrot & Württembergische or better yet W&W has acquired a majority stake in treefin AG; the mobile-first digital insurance […]

Newsletter, 02 Januar – 09 Januar 2017

We hope you had an enjoyable holiday. 2016 marked three years of FinTech Forum, a journey summarized in our blog #3YFTF: 200+ Startups | ~$100M raised | 30+ Funding Rounds. None of this was possible without the startups, investors, financial institutions and partners that have been part of our events and our online community- thank you […]

Newsletter, 10 Dezember – 16 Dezember 2016

The FinTech Forum Team wishes all our community members a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We will be back after a short break on 9th Jan. 2017. BillFront raises € 33 million to help digital media companies manage invoicing BillFront is a London and Berlin-based FinTech startup which enables the digital media industry […]

Newsletter, 03 Dezember – 09 Dezember 2016

London savings startup Abaka secures £520,000 investment  ABAKA, an intelligent savings platform powered by Artificial Intelligence, announced today that it has raised £520,000 in seed funding. Anthemis Exponential Ventures, the investment partnership powered by Anthemis Group, a leading venture investment and advisory firm, and Exponential Ventures, the disruptive venture capital arm of MMI Holdings, leads […]