Germany

Boerse Stuttgart’s blocknox Plans to Offer Crypto Custody to Institutional Clients

Within Boerse Stuttgart Group, blocknox GmbH takes care of the custody of cryptocurrencies on an escrow basis. The service was established at the end of January 2019 for users of the BISON app and extended at the end of September

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Insurtechs Led German Fintech VC in 2019

Insurtech startups in Germany raised a record of EUR 442 million in funding in 2019, up a staggering 216% from EUR 140 million the previous year. The figure made insurtech the most successful segment within Germany’s fintech sector, according to

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Blockchain wird bei SIM Daten-Lösung eingesetzt

Blockchain-Sicherheitsexperte Ubirch, Sicherheitstechnologie-Anbieter G+D Mobile Security und IoT-Funkdienstanbieter 1NCE bündeln ihre Kräfte, um ein Blockchain-gestütztes IoT-Datensicherheitspaket anzubieten. Der neue Service verbindet die Sicherheitsstandards der Mobilfunk- mit denen der Blockchain-Technologie. Ab März 2020 bietet 1NCE, der weltweit erste IoT Flatrate-Anbieter, seinen

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Top 10 Fintech and Insurtech Innovators in Germany

Business Punk, a business and lifestyle magazine, has released its ranking of the top ten finance and insurance innovators in Germany, among which founders and CEOs of Finleap, Getsafe and Wefox, among others. The list is part of Business Punk’s

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German Fintech Startup Gets a €250M Financing Deal

Berlin-based tech subscription scale-up Grover announces that it has closed a new asset-backed financing deal, topping up an existing facility with Varengold Bank to a total of €250 million. The additional funding will fuel the next growth phase for the

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Boerse Stuttgart Digital Asset Business Goes Asia

Boerse Stuttgart Group and SBI Group will establish a partnership in Europe and Asia, including Japan, in the digital asset business. Both partners will collaborate in order to create a truly global end-to-end ecosystem for digital assets, utilizing blockchain technology.

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First German Insurtech Unicorn: 235 Million $ Funding For Berlin Startup

wefox Group, the Berlin-based insurtech has increased its 2019 funding to USD$235 million after successfully closing an additional USD$110 million led by OMERS Ventures, with participation from Merian Chrysalis, Samsung Catalyst Fund, Mundi Ventures and existing investors. Since launching in

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Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange Opens

While trading on Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange (BSDEX) was initially launched for selected users in September, the trading venue is now open to all investors based in Germany. On the country’s first regulated trading venue for digital assets, users can

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Die Top-10-Fintech-Deals in Deutschland seit 2012

Es ist – wieder einmal – ein neuer Rekord: In den ersten neun Monaten des Jahres haben deutsche Fintechs fast 1,3 Milliarden Euro an Wagniskapital eingesammelt, seit 2012 sind es bereits 4,7 Milliarden Euro. Davon profitieren aber längst nicht alle

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Credit Suisse and UBS Execute First Collateral Swap on the Blockchain

Deutsche Börse and HQLAX successfully launched their jointly developed Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) solution for frictionless collateral swaps in the securities lending market. The live transactions were executed by Commerzbank, Credit Suisse and UBS on the Eurex Repo F7-trading system.

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