Worldline Selected as Global Payments Provider to the Lufthansa Group

French payments company Worldline has been selected as a payments provider to the Lufthansa Group, the aviation group which operates Germany’s flag carrier. The partnership will give the Lufthansa Group the possibility to onboard a selection of Worldline solutions, from

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French Social Trading App Shares Backed by Serena and Venus Williams

Paris-based social trading app Shares has brought on tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams as investors and its first ambassadors. The news follows the company’s US$40 million Series B round in July led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures. Shares combines

Read More Can Now Operate in France has been cleared to operate in France as a Digital Asset Service Provider (DASP) by the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) and the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR). The company stressed that it was subjected to

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France Central Bank Officer Praises the Potential of Open Finance

The European Union (EU) was among the world’s pioneers in open banking regulation, adopting since the late 2000s a series of directives to allow new types of market players to provide payment services alongside credit institutions, ultimately increasing competition and

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As part of its drive to expand its financial services offering, global cloud-based payments provider announced its intent to acquire digital identity verification (IDV) startup, ubble. The deal—slated to close later this year pending regulatory approval—comes amid the continued

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Binance Is Now a Fully Regulated Digital Asset Service Provider in France

Binance announce that Binance France has been granted a Digital Asset Service Provider (DASP) registration by the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) with the approval of the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR).  This milestone achievement represents Binance’s

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Worldline kooperiert mit dem Fintech- Kredit-Prüf-Unternehmen Algoan

Worldline kooperiert ab sofort mit dem Französischen Fintech-Unternehmen Algoan, einem führenden Anbieter von Kreditwürdigkeitsprüfungen. Ziel ist es, gemeinsam eine innovative Lösung zur Bonitätsprüfung zu entwickeln, die Kreditgebern und Dienstleistern hilft, schnelle und gleichzeitig sichere Kreditentscheidungen zu treffen. Der Dienst wird

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Binance Sets up at Paris’ STATION F to Develop the Web.3 Ecosystem in Europe

Binance, a global blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider, announced the opening of its space in at the startup campus STATION F in Paris. This opening is part of the Objective Moon programme announced last November by Changpeng Zhao “CZ”,

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France’s Top 10 Most Well-Funded Fintech Startups

2021 was a blockbuster year for France’s fintech startups, which raised a record of EUR 2.2 billion on the back of booming demand for digital financial services. Data from industry trade group France Fintech and French investment bank Bpifrance show

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Swiss Blockchain Startup Wecan Chooses France for Its Expansion

Wecan Group SA, a Swiss Blockchain software provider used  Swiss private banks, is favoring an expansion in France for its internationalization. Behind this choice: an investment from Michel Reybier, owner of La Réserve hotels, and a selection in the Swave

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