Germany

InsurTech-Studie 2018: 173 Millionen USD für Deutsche Insurtech Startups

Deutsche InsurTech-Unternehmen waren 2018 bei Investoren so beliebt wie noch nie: Mehr als 173 Millionen US-Dollar flossen in Start-ups der digitalen Versicherungswirtschaft, so das Ergebnis einer InsurTech-Funding Studie von Finanzchef24.     Digitale Direktversicherer erhielten die meisten Investitionen Besonders digitale

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Upcoming Fintech Events in Germany

Germany is a key fintech market in Europe and one of the largest in the world with more than 700 companies, including some of the region’s up-and-coming fintech leaders like N26, solarisBank, Raisin and Clark. With the German fintech industry

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Blockchain Technology on Money Market Tested

For the first time, Continental, Commerzbank and Siemens have carried out a test transaction as part of a pilot project to process a money market security between the companies using blockchain technology. The transaction took place in January. It had

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Berlin Based Fintech Raisin Secures $114 Million in Series D Funding

Today Raisin (Weltsparen), the pan-European fintech marketplace for savings and investment products, announced that it closed a Series D funding round of $114 million, bringing the total amount raised to $200 million. Existing investors Index Ventures, PayPal, Ribbit Capital and

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Blockchain Powered Securities Lending Gains Traction with Deutsche Börse Group

The development of the HQLAX target operating model, a blockchain solution for collateral swaps in the securities lending market by Deutsche Börse Group and HQLAX, is showing significant progress. In March 2018, Deutsche Börse Group and HQLAX announced cooperation for a securities

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Fintegration: Telefonica Germany Partners with Weltsparen

Beginning today, o2 Banking customers in Germany will gain access to WeltSparen’s wide range of savings and investment products directly through their mobile o2 Banking app. In Germany’s ongoing low-interest environment, o2 Banking customers looking for new options to save

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Technische Uinversität Darmstadt forscht an Blockchain in Echtzeit

Blockchains versprechen grossangelegte offene Internetanwendungen, die voll­ständig dezentral organisiert sind. Der Preis dafür ist eine zähe Geschwindigkeit bei jeder Transaktion, die von dem System verarbeitet wird. Professor Sebastian Faust, Kryptographie-Forscher an der TU Darmstadt, und sein Team erzielen weltweit Aufmerksamkeit

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36 Startup Accelerators für Deutschland. Übersicht, Linkliste und Grafik

Der Deutsche Blog “Paymentandbanking” hat eine sehr hilfreiche Übersicht der 36 wichtigsten Deutschen Startup Accelerators auf dem deutschen Markt zusammengestellt.   Linkliste German Accelerator Hardware.Co              (ehem. Berlin Hardware Accelerator) Merck Accelerator Axel Springer Plug&Play Berlin Startup Academy DB Accelerator Agile

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Europe’s 1st Blockchain Bank

No bank has done this before claims Bitwala: Starting today, Germany’s cryptocurrency flagship company Bitwala is offering Europe’s first banking solution for early adopters and mainstream users of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. It is the first time ever, that users

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Blockchain Germany Ecosystem Study: Rapidly Growing Blockchain Startup Scene

Germany is witnessing a rapidly growing blockchain startup ecosystem, with 34 new ventures being incorporated in 2017 and already 32 new companies this year, according to a new report by BTC-ECHO and BlockState. The German Blockchain Ecosystem – Study 2018,

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