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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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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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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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Fintech Events In Germany And Austria To Attend In 2018

The fintech ecosystem in Germany and Austria has grown rapidly in the past years. German fintech startups attracted EUR 307 million of venture capital funds in 1H’2017, surpassing the total amount raised for the whole year 2016 with EUR 400

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Robo-Advisory Market In Germany

Robo-advisors are set to become more and more important in Germany, and by 2022, it is estimated that these will manage as much as US$14 billion in assets under management (AUM) at a annual growth rate of 42.2%, according to

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Germany’s Robo-Advisory Sector Is Getting Crowded

With 23 robo-advisors, Germany is Europe’s most crowded market when it comes to automated, algorithm-based portfolio management advice services. According to reports from Techfluence, there are currently some 64 robo-advisors in Europe, with the two predominant markets being Germany and

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New Report Highlights Germany’s Fintech Industry’s ‘Impressive Growth’

The Germany’s burgeoning fintech industry is quickly emerging as a regional leader with a number of startup gaining international recognition and Berlin becoming a “strong contender for London’s fintech crown,” according to a new report by UK payments startup GoCardless

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