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Month: March 2019

Dear Fintechs, what are you doing now with all the money?

Whether Wefox (110 million euros), World Savings (100 million euros), Finleap (41 million euros) or N26 (260 million euros): Germany’s fintechs found how crazy. But while the rounds of financing are as such medially rolled out (of course, and especially here here), another question is often too short: What exactly…

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These are the challenges of the digital transformation of banking

The Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN) is holding a meeting in Madrid these days to address the future of the banking sector, at a time when entities around the world are under pressure to tackle digital transformation. Banking moving to digital There is no doubt that banks are devoting a…

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How did this startup has customers like VW and Huawei?

Billions suit against Volkswagen, 5G dispute over Huawei: The subject of patents regularly plays a central role in the global economy. The Berlin-based startup Iplytics has developed a software that summarizes all public data sources into patents and thus gives companies an information base. Gründerszene, the needed funding For further…

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Entrepreneurs: Do you know your needs?

According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2018/2019 (GEM), Mexico has the second best environment to undertake in Latin America, after Argentina, although it still has many challenges to overcome, particularly in terms of tax burdens and regulation. What do number say? Globally, in the Context Index of National Entrepreneurship (NECI,…

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How to make your startup stand out? Learn from this wine startup case

Ingo Nassau does not give up. Dozens of times, the 54-year-old has already blown off the purchasing managers of supermarkets and discounters in Germany. “Such a nonsense, but no one buys” gets the sales expert from the Ruhr regularly heard. And the advice that he should finally come up with…

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What is Google looking for investing in? The truth about AR and AI startups

Launched in 2015, AR startup “Mojo Vision” emerged from scratch last November, announcing investments worth over $ 50 million. Now another 58 million US dollars follow. The most well-known new entry among investors is Google’s risk capital Gradient Ventures. Also on board are the investment companies of HP, Motorola, LG…

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Palo Alto reports targeted cyber attacks on FinTech companies

In the past, Unit 42, the security research team at Palo Alto Networks, reported on the small-volume malware family Cardinal RAT. Since then, the malware researchers have actively monitored this threat, leading to the discovery of a series of attacks with an updated version of Cardinal RAT. Cybercriminals have made…

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How a Munich start-up brings one-click shopping to the retail market

It’s faster for the customer. What are the advantages for the dealer? Schneider: The biggest advantage is this safety aspect. We provide anti-theft protection and at the same time bring the convenience idea to the customer. The other advantage is that the trader learns a lot about the customer. By…

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These 3 numbers show how little venture capital startups get in Austria

EY’s business consultants have once again analyzed startup funding rounds across Europe and come to a positive conclusion: European startups raised 11 percent more venture capital in 2018 and the number of individual rounds increased by 15 percent. In absolute numbers flowed in 4,199 rounds 21.3 billion euros. Also in…

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