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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 the “access drug” to stocks and commodities for Millennials

One of the positive results of the boom and bust of bitcoin has been to attract millennials to invest in traditional assets, according to a new study by eToro multi-asset and social-commerce brokerage firm. According to eToro, around 73% of the new investors that signed the firm in 2017 and…

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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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In addition to N26 – you should also know these German fintechs

In subways and on billboards N26 advertises just offensively for its direct bank offer. Apparently, the banking startup from Berlin has grown so fast that its own marketing department with the comma did not come after. In the ads, it promises “no hidden fees” and “#nobullshit”. Now N26 has collected…

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