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The coronavirus crisis takes its toll on fintech companies: funding rounds drop to their lowest level in 3 years

The uncertainty generated by the COVID-19 crisis is evident in the economy and in the movements of investors. In a scenario where nobody knows exactly what is going to happen, money moves wisely. This has been noticed in the rounds of financing of fintech, one of the most attractive sectors…

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Ireland turns its ‘startups’ into the EU against Brexit (which does not arrive)

The old tobacco factory in Mullingar smoked Ireland and part of Europe for half a century. Owned by the Imperial Tobacco Group, a former British monopoly with Victorian airs, those ships were a hotbed of machines that made cigarettes and packaged them. Today the facilities are the headquarters of a…

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Google moves its payment services from London to Dublin for the Brexit

The subsidiary Google Ireland Limited will take over the payment platforms in Europe, which until now were managed by Google Payment Ltd. in London The technological giant Google confirmed that it will move from London to Dublin, Ireland, its payment services, given the uncertainty posed by the departure of the…

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N26 won’t serve new customers without ensuring an investment offer

About a year and a half after the launch N26 ended its investment offer for now. So far, German bank customers could invest their money through the Robo-Advisor Vaamo in so called ETFs. This partnership has been stopped for the time being, as Vaamo founder Thomas Bloch confirmed on demand.…

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Charlotte Hogg, VISA CEO: The era of invisible payments

Charlotte Hogg, the head of the Visa business in Europe, is the quintessential British establishment. His grandfather, Viscount Hailsham, was first Lord of the Admiralty, his father, Douglas, served as Minister of Agriculture in the Government of John Major, and his mother, Sarah, who has the Baroness treatment, was the…

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The Bank of England is “not so worried” by Crypto “threat”

The snowy environment of the World Economic Forum’s Davos annual conference (known simply as “Davos”) is still not immune from talking about cryptocurrencies, even after an implosion of market prices has been eliminated from the public eye compared to one year. The chief adviser to Bank of England Governor Huw…

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Why is Fintech a major interest? British companies tour Vienna and Zurich

Vienna. For fintechs with British roots, the “# fintech2019” is currently taking place in Austria and Switzerland: Big players like BA and Bawag are on site. The event, the second of its kind The event is already the second of its kind and will take place from 22nd to 24th…

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