Germany

12 Upcoming Fintech, Digital Finance and Blockchain Events in Germany to Attend

Germany’s fintech landscape continues to grow with about 300 fintech companies as of late-2017 that raised a record of US$655.4 million last year. Berlin retains the position of the country’s largest fintech hub, hosting 27% of its fintech companies, followed

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Scout24 übernimmt Finanzcheck.de für 285 Millionen Euro

Die Scout24 AG, ein Betreiber digitaler Marktplätze mit Fokus auf Immobilien und Automobile in Deutschland und anderen ausgewählten europäischen Ländern, hat eine Vereinbarung zum Erwerb sämtlicher Anteile an der FFG FINANZCHECK Finanzportale GmbH, einem deutschen Online-Vergleichsportal für Verbraucherkredite, unterzeichnet. Scout24

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Bayern Kapital beteiligt sich am Münchener FinTech wealthpilot

Bayern Kapital hat sich an der Münchener wealthpilot GmbH beteiligt. Das Finanztechnologie-Start-up hat eine zweite Finanzierungsrunde erfolgreich abgeschlossen. Angeführt wurde die Runde von erfahrenen Start-up-Unternehmern. Neben dem Neuinvestor Bayern Kapital hatten sich aber auch die Altgesellschafter beteiligt. wealthpilot ist ein

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wikifolio Kooperiert mit Robo Advisor Werthstein

wikifolio.com, Europas Plattform für transparente Anlagestrategien, und der digitale Vermögensverwalter Werthstein kooperieren, um den direkten Zugang zur Geldanlage noch einfacher zu gestalten. Werthstein setzt seine für die Vermögensverwaltung entwickelten Investmentthemen ab sofort auch in wikifolios um. Ausserdem werden wikifolio-Zertifikate Teil

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Yukka Lab Launches AI Platform for Market Sentiment

Yukka Lab, a Berlin-headquartered fintech startup, has launched a new product called Yukka News and Trend Lab that provides investors and traders with an organized and efficient way to view financial news in real-time and gain critical market insights. Yukka

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Fintech On The Rise In Hamburg

While Frankfurt might be Germany’s financial center with a thriving fintech ecosystem, Hamburg is quickly witnessing the emergence of its very own fintech community with great prospects ahead. Hamburg has a notable financial history, being the city where Commerzbank, the second

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Frankfurt Sees Thriving Fintech Industry: Report

Frankfurt is on the path to become a world leading fintech hub, leveraging Germany’s economic strengths in the tech industry and the city’s position as the European Union’s financial center, according to Startup Genome’s annual startup ecosystem report. Frankfurt currently

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German Regulator Takes Closer Look At ICOs As Practice Popularizes

The growing popularity of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) has led governments around the world to take a closer look into the thriving industry. Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, better known as BaFin, has joined global financial regulators in

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Deutsche Börse Partners Launch FinTech Acceleration Platform

Deutsche Börse Group and its post-trade services provider Clearstream will partner with Germany-based FinTech figo and Luxembourg-based RegTech start-up Finologee to create a common FinTech Acceleration Platform. The launch is targeted for the fourth quarter of 2018, subject to regulatory

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Berlin Sees Thriving Fintech, Blockchain Ecosystems

Germany’s fintech ecosystem has boomed in the past years with Berlin emerging as one of Europe’s leading hubs for fintech and blockchain technology. Germany now hosts about 300 companies, which raised an estimated 613.8 million EUR in 2017 through 84

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