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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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Spain is no longer the FinTech reference for the world

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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Speedvesting turning into the most appropriate option for startups seeking growth

The venture capital fund Speedinvest, headquartered in Vienna, launches a new investment fund. “Speedinvest 3” aims at 175 million euros by the end of 2019. It invests in European start-ups from the fields of Deeptech, Fintech, Artificial Intelligence and Industry 4.0. “The capital will not only come from Austria but…

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This European Fintech saves merchants millions of dollars

Adyen NV is a fintech that saves millions of dollars to merchants by streamlining card payment transactions. The financial technology firm, which is located thousands of kilometers from Silicon Valley, is making its founders gain much more. The chief executive, Pieter van der Does, the technology director, Arnout Schuijff, and…

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This is why 2018 was the best year for Swiss startups

Never before have so-called startups – young start-ups – received as much venture capital as last year. The ITC sector collected the most funds. Specifically, 1.24 billion francs flowed into venture capital in young Swiss companies last year. This corresponds to a handsome increase of almost 32 percent compared to…

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Could it be legal? This european scooter startup wants to compete in the US

The Dutch startup Zero wants to roll up the European market from Berlin and competes against well-financed US players like Lime and Bird, which has already started a scooter pilot project in Bamberg. Smaller providers such as Voi from Sweden, the two Berlin startups Tier Mobility and Flash and Hive,…

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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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