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What Are Germany’s Top Funded Fintech Startups Doing With Their Funds?

Fintech continues to thrive in Germany with the number of fintech companies and investment volume steadily growing. Berlin in particular has emerged as one of Europe’s leading fintech hubs, hosting 27% of the country’s fintech companies. Frankfurt and the wider

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A Glimpse into Ukraine’s Underrated Fintech Scene

In Ukraine, fintech only started to draw the attention of the financial sector players in 2017 after a series of related forums and events, but the industry is now beginning to take off with more than 60 companies at different

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10 Most Active VCs in the European Fintech Sector

2018 witnessed an explosion of high-profile venture capital (VC) deals in the European fintech space, surpassing the US by nearly EUR 100 million, according to PitchBook. Just a few weeks ago, UK banking startup OakNorth raised US$440 million from SoftBank’s

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Switzerland’s Booming Fintech Startup Industry in 2019

Famous for its banking sector and ranked the most innovative country in the world by the Global Innovation Index , Switzerland has been leading transformative developments emerging from the digitalization of its banking and financial sector. Even the Swiss Board

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The 10 Hottest AI Fintech Startups in Europe

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a critical aspect in financial services. Financial institutions around the world are making efforts to adopt AI for task automation, customer services, behavior analysis, as well as fraud finding, and are making large-scale investments in

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Crypto Valley Zug Ranks Third in Startup Funding Report

The Swiss city of Zug, also referred to as Crypto Valley, was ranked the third city in the world in terms of startup funding volume in H1 2018, primarily driven by its growing crypto-community, according to a report by Speedinvest

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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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10 Most Well-Funded Fintech Companies in Germany

Germany is quickly emerging as a fintech powerhouse, with Berlin and Hamburg in particular witnessing thriving fintech communities. According to EY, Germany hosts over 300 fintech companies which raised a record of US$655.4 million in 2017. The followings are ten

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Swiss Fintech Startups Increasingly Turn to ICOs

Swiss fintech startups raised a total of CHF 288 million through nine initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the first half of 2018, surpassing venture capital (VC) investments, according to a new report by e-foresight, the IFZ and Swisscom. The rise

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10 Exciting Fintech Startups Based in Geneva

Switzerland, a world renowned banking and financial hub, has witnessed a growing fintech ecosystem in the past years fueled by supportive regulations, a large pool of available tech and finance talent, and banks’ desire to innovate. Geneva is one of

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