FinTech Forum’s 4th anniversary event recaps European FinTech’s successes and travails
While we were wicked with the timer for all preceding sessions, nobody seemed to mind as the last two spellbinding guest presentations went past the allotted time: Our alumnus Cashboard’s seven year journey that included winning multiple awards, €3mn in VC funding (2016) to insolvency in May 2017 – a breathtaking “last 30 days” down to the last few hours aggravated by modern journalism (Robert Henker)…
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Ex-Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins raised £34 million for his fintech startup
Former Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins has raised £34 million ($46 million) for his fintech startup 10X Future Technologies. The Series A funding round was led by Chinese firm Ping An Insurance and consulting firm Oliver Wyman.
Ex-Cookies-Founder raises €5.5mn for his new Fintech Vai
Vor etwa einem Jahr musste das gehypte Fintech Cookies Insolvenz anmelden. In der Zwischenzeit hat der damalige Mitgründer Garry Krugljakow ein neues Startup aufgebaut und nun seine erste Finanzierung erhalten. Mit 5,5 Millionen Euro beteiligt sich die Berliner Volksbank sowie der Company Builder Bridgemaker an dem neuen Fintech Vai, wie das Unternehmen mitteilte.
Fintech Startup Sharpfin Set to Close Invesdor With More Than 1.9 Million SEK
Stockholm-based fintech Sharpfin is set to close its equity crowdfunding round on Invesdor with more than 1.9 million SEK. As previously reported, Sharpfin sees a finance industry that is riddled with high maintenance legacy IT systems that incredibly out of date. Sharpfin also wants to be the solution to solve these legacy issues while lowering costs.
European Deposit Marketplace Raisin Acquires PBF Solution in UK Expansion
Raisin GmbH is growing rapidly and today the “European Deposit Marketplace” is moving into the UK with the acquisition of PBF Solutions. The company’s intent is to give UK savers a better choice for saving their money with their Fintech platform.