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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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Germany bans short selling of highly acclaimed Fintech Wirecard stock

Once the German online payment service provider was more valuable on the stock market than the Deutsche Bank. The supervisory authorities are now considering Wirecard. Which also operates in Switzerland, as the trigger for a conflagration and are stepping in. This has never happened before. The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority…

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Why is so important to take chances in your startups: BaFin gives green light for crypto round of financing

For a long time, BaFin observed the financing rounds for crypto startups only from a distance. Now she took an important first step. For the first time, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority gave a German entrepreneur the green light to trade securities using blockchain technology. The Berlin startup Bitbond…

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A startup wants to involve wealthy private investors in construction projects

The Berlin startup wants to involve wealthy private investors in construction projects. The start went well, now the equity capital is again increased significantly. 20 million euros for a residential quarter in Berlin Wilmersdorf. Just under 8 million euros for a commercial project on Alexanderplatz. More than three million for…

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How a Berlin based fintech expanding into more European markets

At a time when many banks are looking to invest in fintech companies, open banking fintech Raisin is taking the road less traveled by buying MHB Bank of Frankfurt. Its longtime service bank. Raisin operates an online marketplace for savings and investments across Europe hoping to grant wider access to…

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Munich based fintech helps a German cooperative banking group to digitize

FinTecSystems is one of the leading account information services and smart data providers. Now it is helping the PSD banking group to digitize. The FinTech with BaFin permit provides the condition for the digital banking information to the PSD banks with the account view. Digital bank statement data combined with…

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Berlin fintech plans to offer financing through a security token

Bitwala plans its own expansion financing through a security token offering. Not the first smart move by the blockchain company. Blockchain financing via the issue of profit participation rights The rather young company Bitwala is often dubbed as Blockchain Bank. And the service provider quite rightly bears this name, as…

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