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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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The enigma of Airbnb and the false “guests”: why is it creating a housing crisis?

The majority of Airbnb offers in almost every city worldwide are entire houses or apartments, not rooms with a “host” According to a recent interview published in El País with the vice president of Public Policies of Airbnb, Chris Lehane, the platform is a sustainable tourist option because it allows…

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Bitpanda receives payment license from the European Union

In an official blog post, the Vienna-based cryptocurrency brokerage platform Bitpanda confirmed that it had obtained a license to operate as a payment service provider in Austria. Specifically, Bitpanda has been granted the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) license, a contract that provides oversight of the operation of service providers…

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A digital trading platform allows users to buy value tokens using major cryptocurrencies

DX.Exchange, the digital trading platform powered by Nasdaq technology based in Estonia. It is one of the first in the industry with its launch of value tokens offer quotes and value tokens offers. As previously reported, DX.Exchange became operational in January, with support for several trading pairs of shares in…

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Google will start suggesting users to use competitive products or services

It is not usual for a company to tell you to use competitive products or services. But Google will start doing it very soon. The European Union accused the technological giant of taking advantage of the dominance of its operating system in mobile phones. Which is being used to promote…

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How startups and fintechs in the European Union feel about Brexit

Anyone listening in on the start-up scene, for example, not only regrets the departure of the British, often also hears the sound of joy. For example, Julian Grigo, who is responsible for financial services at the digital association Bitkom, is now allowed to call his phone more often to explain…

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Digital nomad: Set up a company in Estonia and direct it from anywhere in the world

Setting up a company in Estonia means creating a company in the European Union, being able to open a bank account in euros and having a corporate tax of 0% in many cases. You do not need to reside in Estonia, not even in the European Union, any person in…

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Fintech: Revolut is a large mobile bank, but also the proof that you have to moderate your enthusiasm with fintech

The fintech sector is boiling. The combination of finance and technology is a great idea and many companies are developing very useful and innovative products. Among this type of companies there are some that are betting on trying to revolutionize a sector that was not so much unthinkable that it…

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