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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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Bitcoin is taking over every single place: Now, French tobacco shops

Tobacco shops in France are the new counters to purchase Bitcoin thanks to Keplerk. The Parisian FinTech startup has forged a partnership with six ‘tabac’ centers across the French capital. The cooperation would see the tobacco sellers selling bitcoin vouchers – similar to gift cards – that are redeemable for…

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Investors are less interested in German startups and France is catching up

Investors still believe in the potential of young European entrepreneurs and their ideas. This emerges from a study by the consulting firm Ernst & Young, which was published today. Accordingly, investors put record amounts in European startups last year. The big winners are Parisian startups. In the past year, investments…

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A Spanish fintech raises $75 million for its e-commerce financing platform

In Spain, the chain of success began. When Pagantis was born in 2011, his idea was to develop a leading business in the country, as its CEO Rolf Cederström recalls. “We were pioneers in online consumer credit and after the strong demand from our international merchants and partners, we are…

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Paris could soon overtake Berlin as a start-up location

Paris could soon overtake Berlin as a start-up location. Despite Brexit at number one, London remains. Measured by invested risk capital, Berlin is still the second most important start-up stronghold in Europe after London. But the picture could change soon, according to an analysis published today by the consulting firm…

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Parisian startup invests a lot of money against insurance fraud

With artificial intelligence for fraud detection attacks the start-up from Paris in the insurance market. Investors are putting millions into expansion – even to Germany. The French-American start-up Shift Technology has collected the equivalent of around 53 million euros from investors. The fresh capital from the Series C round of…

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French Startups can seek help due to the alliance between Visa and Natixis

Visa and the French bank Natixis have reached an agreement to create an alliance with which to provide services related to payments to European startups. The objective is to offer services focused on both the issuance of cards and the adoption of the necessary regulations and procedures. At the moment…

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