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Are you into Blockchain Start-Ups? Here is all about the partnership between IOTA and Incubator

The IOTA Foundation is the foundation behind the cryptocurrency IOTA (MIOTA). Now the Foundation has announced in its blog a new partnership with the start-up incubator Nova. The blog states that the partnership aims to promote new start-up companies using IOTA technology. The promotion should reach especially in the important…

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India will invest a large amount in an Uruguayan fintech

In November 2018 the Uruguayan fintech Bankingly (owned by Inforcorp) specialized in digital financial services had obtained US $ 5.25 million from Elevate Equity (Indian funds) and from The Rise Fund (one of the largest in the world) from which part the Irish musician Bono, vocalist of U2. Raise Equity…

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Update for banking startups: There would be more competition in the bigtech than in the fintech

To date, the relationship between traditional financial institutions and fintech companies seems to be more complementary and cooperative than competitive. However, the big technology, bigtech (such as Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple), which have already begun to venture into financial services in certain jurisdictions, could represent a greater competitive impact.…

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Big companies are joining startups: Apple buys PullString for speech applications

Apple has purchased a San Francisco-based startup focused on developing and publishing voice applications. Pullstring is the name of the startup. For Apple, it could be an important factor in Siri’s improvement and also bridge the gap with Amazon Alexa. An improvement for Siri The acquisition of PullString could play…

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Startup news: Propster wants to simplify special requests for construction

The Viennese startup “Propster – the special wish master” has developed a tool with which real estate developers, property developers and apartment buyers can communicate even during a construction project. The startup now has more than 30 B2B customers in the real estate industry. Construction projects can quickly end in…

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BBVA Bancomer will conduct pilots with entrepreneurs of 500 Startups

BBVA Bancomer formalizes its commercial alliance with the 500 Startups accelerator. The bank will sponsor the next generation of entrepreneurs of the program, who will receive mentoring in topics such as marketing or big data and advice on product development. The fintech will also have the possibility of carrying out…

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A win for startups?: BBVA has the first global bank account for expatriates and even MORE

BBVA launched a few months ago in the United States and Spain Denizen, the first global bank account for expatriates or people who live or work in more than one country. The service is one of the first examples of what is known as open banking and the deployment of…

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