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Month: May 2019

Amazon places a big bet to reinforce its logistics network

According to Amazon, it would lead a $ 700 million investment in the US electric pickup truck Rivian Automotive LLC. In the biggest bet of the e-commerce giant on technologies with the potential to reshape the automotive sector. The agreement represents an important endorsement of Rivian’s electric vehicle technology by…

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Global cryptographic clients requesting to pay their bills in bitcoin

Cryptocurrency companies that do not want to convert their shares to fiat can now pay for legal services with Bitcoin Cash or Bitcoin Core with Atrium. The corporate law firm, which has helped more than 300 startups to raise more than $ 500 million in venture capital, now accepts direct…

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An alliance between Visa and the French bank to offer payment services to fintech

Visa and the French bank Natixis have reached an agreement to create an alliance with which to provide services related to payments to European startups. The objective is to offer services focused on both the issuance of cards and the adoption of the necessary regulations and procedures. At the moment…

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Berlin startup gets new capital to drive the launch of the digital voice assistant for vehicles in Europe

US investor Bessemer Venture Partners and existing investors Acton Capital, CommerzVentures, Point Nine Capital and Runa Capital are investing € 30 million in FinTech Mambu, a SaaS banking platform. Launched in 2011, the young company enables banking service providers to develop credit product in a short time. In the current…

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Spain loses the chance to be a reference “fintech” without the test bench

The financial sector and the financial and insurance companies with a technological base (“fintech” and “insurtech”) believe that if the creation of the “sandbox” is not approved, Spain will lose the opportunity to become a reference center for testing the most innovative products. This has been assured to Efe the…

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Coinbase Wallet users can now back up their private keys in Google Drive and iCloud: How safe is it?

Coinbase, a cryptocurrency exchange center based in San Francisco, announced that users of its Coinbase Wallet (wallet) can now back up their private keys in the cloud storage, specifically in Google Drive and iCloud. The measure has received a mixed reaction from crypto communities and experts in cybersecurity, some of…

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This country is realizing their national digital currency called Sovereign

The team behind a national cryptocurrency for the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) – Sovereign (SOV) – said the coin was still actively developed despite previous disagreements among government officials, despite reservations by the International Monetary Fund (IMF ) and the US Treasury Department on this issue. The idea…

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FinTech: This is what happened with this Frankfurt blockchain startup

Frankfurt Blockchain startup Agora Innovation secures a high six-digit investment from High-Tech Gründerfonds. High-Tech Gründerfonds is investing a high six-figure sum in the Frankfurt blockchain startup Agora Innovation GmbH. Frankfurt Fintech Agora Innovation develops software for legally compliant financial transactions at Blockchain. Fintech Agora Innovation secures Seed-Investment from High-Tech Gründerfonds…

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