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Month: May 2019

Bitcoin boundless: Lightning Torch finally reached Persian realms

BTC-ECHO had already reported on the Lightning Torch, a kind of Olympic flame for bitcoin enthusiasts. In particular, the difficulties of sending Satoshis from the US to Iran sparked controversy in the scene. Despite the adversities, the Torch finally reached Persian realms. Now all political hurdles seem to have been…

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How an insurance startup became the highest funded Insurtech of Germany

The Berlin insurance startup Wefox has just announced a round of financing over 110 million euros. This is the highest amount of funding for a German Insurtech startup. Last year, the total financing for German insurance startups was just 150 million euros, as shown by a survey by Finanzchef24. Compared…

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German InsurTech companies are getting more popular than ever

German InsurTech companies were more popular with investors than ever before in 2018. More than $ 173 million was invested in startups in the digital insurance industry, according to the findings of an InsurTech funding study by Finanzchef24. Digital direct insurers received the most investments Especially digital direct insurers aroused…

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A startup story to get inspired: “In 2019 we want to become Europe’s market leader with eversign”

The two brothers Julian and Paul Zehetmayr founded the software company apilayer in 2015, which also includes eversign – a leading platform for the digital signing of documents. In March, they announced the acquisition of the US platform “Docracy”, which offers templates for contracts. We spoke with the two Viennese…

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FinTecSystems receives permit of an account information and a payment initiation service

FinTecSystems received the BaFin permit as an account information service as well as a payment initiation service. In the competition of the Fintechs the Munich can now offer their services from the digital bank information to the payment initiation regulated. They are very happy about the BaFin permit. They have…

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