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Influencer marketing for startups

Influencer marketing is extremely efficient. Even without a big budget, startups can win influential advocates. What is an influencer? Influencers are opinion makers. They have influence, are considered trustworthy and reach a considerable audience. This makes them important multipliers for online marketing. Big brands have a considerable budget for influencer…

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UK fintech MarketInvoice wins backing from Barclays and Santander as banking disruption gathers pace

Fintech lender MarketInvoice has secured Series B funding from major banks including Barclays and Santander’s fintech fund Inno Ventures. It’s the first major UK fintech debt and equity funding in 2019, coming just ahead of Brexit. The funding will help MarketInvoice expand its UK business operations and values the company…

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Xpreneurs is looking for startups for fifth batch

Xpreneurs is looking for startups for fifth batch Entrepreneurship incubator Xpreneurs is looking for startups for its fifth batch. Applications are possible until 10th of February. Xpreneurs offers a full-time three-month incubator program aimed at high-tech, early-stage startups ready to launch. The fifth batch will start on March 18th and…

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So startups should communicate when there are problems

Due to errors in communication, many a crisis-ridden startup has fallen even deeper into trouble. The latest example is the Bonn-based online retailer Von Floerke, whose CEO David Schirrmacher is involved in contradictions, informs his shareholders too late and has repeatedly put off disgruntled customers. Not every young company can…

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FinTech service provider heidelpay takes over UNIVERSUM Group

The fintech service provider heidelpay takes over the Frankfurt UNIVERSUM Group. The heidelpay Group is one of the fastest growing fintech companies in Germany. With the takeover of the pay later and collection specialist UNIVERSUM, heidelpay underpins its claims once again. The approval of the Federal Cartel Office took place…

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Ripple Partner SBI is investing $ 15 million to expand the bulk adoption crypto-ecosystem

The Japanese investment giant and ripple partner SBI Holdings (SBI) has through its subsidiary SBI Crypto Investment Ltd. $ 15 million invested in blockchain smart card maker Tangem. The Swiss fintech company Tangem introduced its “intelligent banknote” for digital assets last May. This is called the world’s first physical manifestation…

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Seven start-ups receive the first Innosuisse certificates

Innosuisse, the Swiss innovation agency, took over the tasks of the former Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI) on 1 January 2018. As part of the reorganization, the coaching process was restructured. The new Innosuisse certificate is the successor to the CTI start-up label. The certificate is awarded by the…

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