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Study: Start-up ecosystem in Austria matures

Venture capital investments have hit record levels. Tax relief and reduction of bureaucracy are intended to further improve conditions. The Viennese online travel agency Tourradar collected 43 million euros in June, while Bitmovin’s streaming experts based in Klagenfurt generated 24.4 million euros in April: mega-financing rounds are no longer a…

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Apple releases its own credit card (without commissions): this is how Apple Card works

Apple has introduced a new service that few expected: your own credit card. It’s called (surprise) Apple Card and it’s a new way of paying and analyzing everything you spend day to day. The service at the moment will only be released in the US this summer, but it is…

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Mastercard adds Apple as an ally and wins a new fintech battle to Visa

The confirmation that the fintech segment is not a passing fad, but an industry with unlimited expansion potential, came Monday from the hand of Apple, which caused a real earthquake with the launch of its Apple Card. A surprise in the fintech world It was not a movement in the…

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Japanese cryptocommerce platform has reached the status of unicorn

The Japanese cryptocommerce platform Liquid has reached the status of unicorn with the first closing of an ongoing financing of the Series C that places the valuation of the company in more than USD 1,000 million. The news was reported by Cointelegraph Japan on April 3. Liquid’s parent company is…

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How to get cheaper loans for SMEs from Fintechs

FinTech portals on the Web are increasingly replacing financing requests via the bank. These offer a variety of flexible and tailored to individual company needs financial offers. In the US, around 80% of corporate financing is already bypassing conventional banks. In Germany too, alternative corporate financing through FinTech portals and…

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A Viennese startup offering an alternative to the dominating Ethereum platform

The character string “0bs” in 0bsnetwork stands for “Zero Bullshit”. The Vienna Blockchain startup wants to offer a faster, more financially easier to plan and easier to handle alternative to Ethereum. We talked to founder Srdjan Kupresanin. “Our slogan ‘Zero Bullshit’ in the name is a clear reference to 95…

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Amazon’s new partnership with Ripple will expand merchant opportunities

Amazon Pay is a very popular and widely used online payment method. Worldwide, many retailers and online retailers have chosen Amazon Pay as the payment method, and the latest partnership could significantly expand merchant opportunities. From now on, all Worldpay retailers will be able to use the Amazon Pay service…

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