Tag "Europe"

Top 7 Most Active Gulf Investors in Europe

The Gulf region has historically been depended on the oil sector, an industry prone to price fluctuations and which is heavily influenced by geopolitical circumstances. But recent years have seen a shift toward greater diversification as Gulf investors aim to

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Europe’s 15 Biggest Banking Technology Companies

The Financial Technology Report has released its selection of the world’s top banking technology companies of 2024, highlighting the 25 biggest and fastest-growing banking technology companies globally. The Top 25 Banking Technologies Companies of 2024 were selected for their technological

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Top Fintech VC Funding Rounds in Europe for Q1 2024

In Q1 2024, Europe experienced an increase in fintech venture capital (VC) funding, reaching a total of US$2.2 billion after rising by 22% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ), data from CB Insights’ “State of Fintech Q1 2024” report show. This is in stark

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Leading Fintech Marketers of 2024 Based in Europe

In the dynamic world of fintech, marketing is a critical business function that helps drive innovation, foster business growth and nurture enduring relationships with various stakeholders including consumers, partners, investors, policymakers, and the media. The Fintech Marketing Hub, a London

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12 Fintech Events to Attend in Europe in Q2 2024

Over the past decade, the fintech landscape has undergone a remarkable transformation, evolving from a niche trend to a dominant force in the global financial sector. According to data from Statista, the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region boasted

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European Fintech M&A Poised for Rebound as Traditional Banks Eye Struggling Fintech Startups

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the European banking sector is expected to rebound this year as lower valuations are anticipated to entice traditional lenders to snap up struggling fintech startups to enhance their tech capabilities and expand their portfolio

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European Banks Invest in Fintech Startups, Embrace New Tech Amid Rising Threat from Digital Challengers

In Europe, incumbent banks are responding to rising competition from platform players, neobanks and payment providers by launching their own digital-only subsidiaries, investing in technology and providing banking-as-a-service (BaaS) offerings. These strategies are arising as banks are perceiving considerable threat

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Top 20 Fintech Events to Attend in Europe in H1 2024

The European fintech industry witnessed a considerable pullback in 2023, with fintech investment declining by a significant 70% year-on-year in the first half of 2023 to reach a mere EUR 4.6 billion, according to a report by Finch Capital. This

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EU Moves Closer to Instant Payment Ubiquity

Europe is undergoing a profound transformation in its instant payment landscape as the bloc strives to become a leader in payment innovation. Recognizing the need for enhanced adoption of real-time payments, regulatory bodies are driving the push for better instant

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Fintech M&A Activities Remains High in Europe

In Europe, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the fintech sector remains vigorous as traditional financial institutions and established fintech companies are capitalizing on the venture funding slowdown and the global markets turmoil to snap up young startups to fuel

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