Germany

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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German Banks Ramp Up Fintech Startup Investment; Commerzbank Leads In Deals

German banks and financial institutions are ramping up fintech investment with Commerzbank, the fourth largest bank by total assets, emerging as the most active bank in terms of number of fintech deals. Germany’s top 10 largest banks are pursuing a

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Netguardians Goes Germany

Swiss Regtech NetGuardians, announced plans to implement its growth strategy in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in partnership with digital solutions specialist the valantic group. Valantic will serve as NetGuardians’ regional sales and implementation partner. Cybercrime is a growing global problem,

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German FinTech Overview and Map 2018

German Fintech Overview and Map 2018 and link collection provided by our German blogging friends from paymentbanking. German FinTech Overview Link collection: Payment https://www.sumup.de https://www.izettle.com/de http://www.go4q.mobi http://www.ipayst.com/de/ http://www.kesh.de (nur noch bis 30.11) https://www.mercedes-pay.com/ SQWallet http://www.payworksmobile.com https://www.billpay.de https://www.laterpay.net http://www.paywithatweet.com https://www.payorshare.de https://www.paylax.de

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Blockchain In Germany: A Quick Overview

Germany and especially its capital city are quickly turning into a development hub for cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Today, Germany is home to some of the world’s most exciting blockchain projects and startups including IOTA, Lisk and Slock.it, which are

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Neu Erfinden oder Verschwinden: 5 Szenarien für die Zukunft der Banken

Hat die Bank von heute eine Zukunft? Wie positionieren sich die bestehenden Institute in der digitalen Welt von morgen? Diverse Zukunftsszenarien sind denkbar. Einige Entwürfe stellte kürzlich der Basler Ausschuss für Bankenaufsicht (Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, BCBS) in einem

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