Germany

Commerzbank Set Up Innovation Lab for the Future of International Export and Trade Financing

Commerzbank is the first financial institution to set up an Enterprise Lab at Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML in Dortmund, in an extension of the partnership that has been in place since July 2017. In the Trade

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Fintech Deutschland Hub Ranking: Frankfurt nur auf Rang 3, Hamburg holt auf

Trotz aller Bemühungen verliert Frankfurt als Fintech-Standort gegenüber Berlin und München an Boden. Bei der Anzahl der Finanz-Startups liegt die Bankenmetropole auf Platz drei. Im vergangenen Jahr lag die Bankenmetropole noch gleichauf mit der bayrischen Landeshauptstadt. Bei der Vergabe von

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Ringier beteiligt sich an Blockchain Startup

Die Ringier AG steigt mit einer Minderheitsbeteiligung in das Berliner Start-Up BOT Labs ein, das im Januar 2018 von Hubert Burda Media gemeinsam mit Ingo Rübe, dem früheren CTO des nationalen Verlagsgeschäftes bei Burda, gegründet wurde. BOT Labs entwickelt auf

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19 Influential Fintech Founders in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH)

With 100 million Internet users, a developed tech community and a large pool of investors, the DACH region, which comprises Germany, Austria and Switzerland, is one of the fastest growing EU economic regions with a booming fintech sector. DACH is

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German FinTech Overview and Map 2018, October Update

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.payleven.de 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.paycash.eu https://sicherbezahlen.de/ www.umt.ag/de/ SQWallet http://www.payworksmobile.com https://www.billpay.de https://www.laterpay.net

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Wefox Group Aims to Become the “New Insurance Standard Worldwide”

Wefox Group, a Swiss/German insurtech that operates digital platforms that connect insurers, brokers and consumers, is one of the fastest growing insutech startups in Europe and has been expanding aggressively in the past year.   Expansion plans After Switzerland, Germany, and

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Germany Sees Thriving Blockchain, Crypto Industry

Germany has one of the largest and most dynamic cryptocurrency communities in the world. Berlin in particular is a major blockchain hub, hosting some 120 startups, according to data from LSP Digital. Over the past months, new developments and projects

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EUR 4.0 Mio in Hand, Bitwala Merges Conventional Banking with Cryptocurrencies

Despite decentralisation being a key point of interest for bitcoin, a slew of hacks and thefts have left a certain segment of the market hungry for regulations. Bitwala, a German blockchain banking service, have raised about 4 million euros in

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Global Executives Still Very Bullish on Blockchain

Although commercial use of blockchain technology remains limited, global executives are poised to make some major moves over the next year, according to a research by Deloitte. A survey commissioned by Deloitte and conducted online between March and April 2018,

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The Hottest Fintech, Insurtech Startups in Berlin

Berlin, Germany’s largest fintech hub, is rapidly making a name for itself in the European fintech space. Today, the city hosts some of the region’s most exciting, fast-growing fintech ventures. These cover all aspects of financial services, from banking and

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