Germany

IDnow Acquires Identity Trust Management

IDnow, a provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions, announced that it has agreed to acquire identity Trust Management, an international provider of digital and offline identification solutions from Germany. IDnow will retain identity Trust Management’s Düsseldorf location as well as its

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Swiss Regtech Apiax Begins Operations in Germany and Secures Fresh Funding

Swiss regtech startup Apiax announced that it has started operations in Germany and opened a subsidiary in Frankfurt to serve the market even better. The expansion follows its existing initiatives in the UK and Singapore. Frankfurt-based venture firm Futury Regio

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Fidor Solutions Partners SIA to Launch Instant Payments Service in Europe

Fidor Solutions, a subsidiary of Sopra Banking Software, has signed a partnership agreement with SIA, a European company in payment services and infrastructures, to launch its new instant payments service in Germany and in other European countries. With this agreement,

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Risikokapital Ökosystem in Europa auf dem Vormarsch – Deutschland wächst Stark

i5invest und das Institut für Entrepreneurship der Wirtschaftsuniverstiät Wien veröffentlichen den European Capital Report 2021 und zeigen, dass sowohl das Venture Capital als auch Private Equity Ökosystem in Europa trotz Covid-19 in den letzten 24 Monaten einen Wachstumsschub verzeichnen. Die

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Klarna Launches Its First in-App Banking Services in Germany

Klarna, a Swedish global payment and shopping service, announced that it is launching consumer bank accounts in Germany. Klarna said that the launch marks a first for the company and will allow customers to easily track, categorise and analyse all

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Deutsche Fintech Standorte ziehen 2020 weniger Wagniskapital an

In die vier führenden deutschen Fintech-Standorte ist in 2020 anteilig deutlich weniger Wagniskapital geflossen als in den Jahren zuvor. Mit 72% ist der Anteil von Berlin, München, Frankfurt und Hamburg auf einen bisherigen Tiefstwert gesunken. Das zeigt die comdirect Fintech-Studie,

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European Real Estate Firm Vonovia Issues €20 Million Digital Bond on Stellar

European real estate company Vonovia has issued a €20 million digital bond on the Stellar blockchain in partnership with firstwire, a web-based marketplace for debt financing, and Bitbond, Germany’s tokenisation and digital asset custody technology provider. Vonovia said that the

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Baloise’s Insurtech FRIDAY Makes 2 New Hires to Strengthen Its Executive Team

FRIDAY, a Berlin-based insurtech which is a Baloise subsidiary, has strengthened its management team by hiring Nate Glissmeyer as its Chief Platform Officer and Robin Latz to head the management of its German office. The two new hires are expected

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Mambu Pushes Valuation to Over €1.7 Billion With €110 Million Investment

Berlin-based SaaS banking platform Mambu has raised €110 million during its latest funding round, increasing its valuation to over €1.7 billion. The round was led by venture firm TCV, whose investments include Netflix, RELEX, Spotify, and WorldRemit. Mambu also received

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Bankhaus von der Heydt Ties up With Bitbond to Issue Euro Stablecoin on Stellar Network

Bankhaus von der Heydt (BVDH) which is one of Europe’s oldest banks, has issued a Euro stablecoin (EURB) on the Stellar network with the collaboration of Bitbond, a German tokenisation and digital asset custody technology provider. The EURB is the

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