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FinTech: New ways to finance self-employment and SMEs

The term FinTech – combination of financial services and new technologies – is an abbreviation for financial technology. Among them, various modern technologies are subsumed, which are assigned to the financial sector. A FinTech company – often referred to as FinTech – is thus a company that offers modern, usually…

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FinTech and Challenger-Bank Neon hits the spotlight

As a challenger (non-) bank, neon confidently announces itself and challenges the established banks. To put it straight: Neon is not a bank, but rather a FinTech that provides an account app. Behind the startup stands the partner Hypothekarbank Lenzburg, which is responsible for the account and the account management…

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African fintech technology dominates Catalyst Fund’s startup cohort in 2019

African fintech has occupied a central place in the Catalyst Fund, an accelerator backed by JP Morgan Chase and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that provides advice and non-equity funds to emerging market emerging companies. The organization announced its start cohort in 2019 and three of the four financial companies,…

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Digital business future, the new bet of Latin America

To achieve digital transformation and innovation in Latin America comes the first version of Digit Latam, the event that aims to integrate and unify the corporate world and startups in a single platform. According to Ariel Valverde, regional director of Digit Latam, this first event aims to provide executives and…

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Fintech startup SoFi will launch crypto operations through a partnership with Coinbase

This Business Adopted Bitcoin 4 Years Ago And Nobody Used It Yet. The crypto world is full of very interesting stories. The story of a small business in the United Kingdom, Seymour Locksmiths, is interesting but somewhat tragic, though. This story was originally reported by The Next Web’s Hard Fork.…

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Fintech Mexico Law: In search of new markets, the United Kingdom looks to Mexico

The new regulatory framework of the Mexican fintech industry is generating noise. Other Latin American countries follow its implementation closely, looking for clues for their development at home, while local enterprises are quick to comply with the regulations that will come into force in the coming days. And for potential…

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FinTech: Agora Innovation secures high six-digit investment from High-Tech Gründerfonds

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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Former Circle executive joins Royal Bank of Scotland to lead a fintech project

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has hired a former executive of the cryptocurrency finance company Circle. Marieke Flament, who previously worked as Circle’s European CEO, will join RBS as executive director of Mettle, her digital service for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Reportedly, Mettle has been operational since November 2018,…

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