Germany

Mercedes Drivers Can Now Authenticate Payments With Fingerprint Sensor

Since March, Mercedes-Benz customers in Germany are able to authenticate payments via an in-car fingerprint sensor. With the new digital payment service Mercedes pay+, Mercedes-Benz introduces native in-car payments. With native in-car payments, the vehicle itself now enables biometric two-factor

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DZ Bank Selects Metaco Solution for Institutional Digital Asset Custody Offering

Metaco announces its cooperation with DZ Bank. As a central institution, DZ Bank (DZ provides a multitude of services, particularly asset management services, being one of the largest German custodians, with €297 billion assets under custody at the end of

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Finanzwissen.de Gründer wollen für mehr Transparenz im Finanzmarkt sorgen

Fintechnews sprach mit den Gründern des Deutschen Vergleichsportal Finanzwissen.de. Sebastian Rau und Christian Musanke sprechen über deren Ziele, Gebührentransparenz, Anlagetrends und das Finanzwissen der Generation Z. Herr Rau, Könnten Sie uns etwas über die Gründung von finanzwissen.de erzählen, wer sind

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Nuvei Now an Official Sponsor of Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team

Canadian payments company Nuvei has entered into a multi-year sponsorship agreement with the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team ahead of the 2023 F1 season. From the 2023 Formula One™ season onwards, the Nuvei logo will appear on the helmet and

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Siemens Issues First Digital Bond on Blockchain

Siemens is one of the first companies in Germany to issue a digital bond, in accordance with Germany’s Electronic Securities Act. Worth 60 million, it has a maturity of one year and is underpinned by a public blockchain. Issuing the

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Deutsche Börse and Google Cloud Announce Strategic Partnership

Deutsche Börse and Google Cloud have announced a new strategic partnership to enhance, economize and concentrate Deutsche Börse’s cloud adoption. Specifically, Deutsche Börse will leverage Google Cloud’s secure infrastructure and leading data and analytics capabilities to accelerate the development of

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Boerse Stuttgart Deepens Digital Asset Partnership with Axel Springer and SBI

Boerse Stuttgart Group strengthens its digital business and further expands its strategic partnership with Axel Springer and SBI Group via SBI Digital Asset Holdings. Both partners deepen their investment and are now invested in the entire digital business of Boerse

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Hawk AI Accelerates Global Expansion With $17 Million Series B

Hawk AI, a Munich-based provider of anti-money laundering (AML) and fraud prevention technology for banks and payment companies, announced $17M in Series B financing to accelerate product development and global expansion. The funding round was led by Sands Capital from

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Bedeutung der Bonität und Einfluss der SCHUFA auf Bewertungen

Die private Finanzlage strahlt, der Neukauf steht an – doch ein Ratenkauf wird abgelehnt. Häufig begründen Anbieter die Ablehnung mit einem schlechten Schufa-Score. Dieses Score-Ranking, also eine Punktevergabe für das Finanzverhalten, wirkt sich auf viele Lebensbereiche langfristig aus. Punktevergabe von

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17 Rising Fintech DACH Stars that Went Live in 2022

Fintech Innovators has released its annual report featuring the most exciting and fastest-growing fintech and insurtech companies across Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH). Produced in collaboration with robo-advisory platform Inno Invest, startup acceleration program German Accelerator, consulting firm KPMG and

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