Germany

G+D Participates in Brazilian Central Bank’s Digital Currency Initiative

The planning for Brazil’s central bank digital currency, the Real Digital, is entering a new phase. The Banco Central do Brasil (BCB) has selected Giesecke+Devrient’s CBDC solution Filia for its dual offline payment capability in a challenge that evaluates use

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Wefox wird Hauptsponsor des 1. FC Union Berlin

Der 1. FC Union Berlin wird mit einem neuen Hauptsponsor in die Saison 2022/23 starten. Der 2015 in der Schweiz gegründete Digitalversicherer wefox hat seinen Hauptsitz in Berlin und zählt zu den erfolgreichsten Insurtechs in Europa. Bereits seit dem Bundesliga-Aufstieg

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G+D Supports RaboBank in Creating a Sustainability-Focused and Individualized Payment Experience

With G+D Convego Recycled Cards Rabobank is introducing a new sustainable payment system. In addition, G+D facilitates the bank to further develop its customer service through an on-demand personalization approach. As a co-operative agricultural bank, Rabobank works with its partners

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eBay und Klarna starten strategische Partnerschaft in Deutschland

eBay kündigt eine strategische Partnerschaft mit Klarna an. Im Rahmen der Partnerschaft bietet eBay zukünftig Verbraucher*innen in Deutschland Klarnas flexible Zahlungsmethoden an. eBay bietet zukünftig zwei neue Klarna-Zahlungsoptionen bei eBay.de an: Kauf auf Rechnung und Ratenzahlung. Die beiden neuen Optionen

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Neue Finanz-App macht Sparen für Familien kinderleicht und nachhaltig

Ab jetzt macht es „Clanq“! Nach Monaten des Konzipierens, Programmierens und Ausprobierens geht heute, am 14. März 2022, das neue Schweizer FinTech Clanq an den Start. Die einfach zu bedienende App ist eine einzigartige Kombination aus Bankkonto, Sparplan, Cashback-Gutschriften und

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German Fintech Investor CommerzVentures Closes Its €300 Million Fund

German specialist fintech investor CommerzVentures has announced its third €300 million fund. The fund will go towards supporting early and growth-stage companies in the fintech and insurtech sectors, as well as the emerging climate fintech space. CommerzVentures has also committed

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UK’s Crypto Index Series Pockets Seed Funding From coinIX and F10 Investment

German investment company coinIX and F10 Investment, the investment arm of fintech incubator F10, have jointly poured in seed investment into the Crypto Index Series (CIS). CIS is a UK startup that had successfully graduated from the F10 Incubation Programme

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Revolut Launches as a Bank in Liechtenstein and Germany

Revolut has operationalized its Lithuania-based European specialized banking licence in 10 European markets. Customers in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden who upgrade to Revolut Bank for additional services will now have their deposits protected under

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Roll Out of Digital Euro Could Transform Payments in Germany

A digital programmable euro is essential for innovative business models in Germany, according to the Frankfurt School Blockchain Centre (FSBC). The FSBC is a think tank and research centre focusing on the business implications of blockchain. It published the “The

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Jumio Acquires 4Stop For End-To-End Identity Solutions

US-based online mobile payments and identity verification company Jumio is acquiring strategic partner and KYC, compliance and fraud prevention solution provider 4Stop. The deal is expected to close early next year. The acquisition of the Germany-headquartered company will help Jumio

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