Germany

Fintech M&A Deal Activity Accelerates in DACH Region

In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, also referred to as the DACH region, fintech funding and acquisition activities have accelerated over the past few of years on the back of a maturing fintech market and increasing appetite from strategic players and

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FNZ Group to Acquire German Wealthtech Specialist Diamos

London based Wealth management platform FNZ announced that it has agreed to acquire investment management solutions provider DIAMOS AG to bolster FNZ’s client proposition in the German market. DIAMOS will also provide FNZ with its technology expertise in fund administration

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Berlin and London Named Amongst Europe’s Top 5 Fintech Hubs

Deep Ecosystems, a Germany-based accelerator for ecosystem projects, have released its 7th edition of the Startup Heatmap Report, ranking Europe’s top 50 most popular startup hubs in the continent. The ranking is based on a survey that polled more than

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IDnow Secures New €60 Million Debt Facility by Blackrock

IDnow, a leading identity proofing and digital identity provider based in Munich, has successfully arranged a new debt facility from funds and accounts managed by BlackRock that provides up to €60 million in financing. The debt facility will enable IDnow

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Ageras Buying German Neo-Bank for Freelancers Kontist

Denmark based Ageras Group announced that it has acquired Kontist, a Berlin-based neo-bank focused on the complex accounting and banking needs of Germany’s growing populations of microbusinesses and self-employed workers. “This acquisition is a critical step in Ageras’ growth,” said

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Top 29 Fintech Events To Attend in DACH in H2 2022

2021 was a blockbuster year for fintech funding globally. In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, also referred to as the DACH region, fintech funding increased four-fold to US$10.8 billion, data from research platform Fintech Global show. To showcase the region’s burgeoning

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Alibaba Cloud Launches Data Centre in Frankfurt

Alibaba Cloud has announced that it has launched its third datacentre in Germany to support the growing digital transformation demands from customers across Europe. Located in Frankfurt, the datacentre provides a wide range of cloud computing products ranging from storage,

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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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