Tag Archives: fintech

Santander takes over the majority stake in UK based Ebury for EUR 400 million 

Santander takes over the majority stake in UK based Ebury for EUR 400 million 

MADRID, 5-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UK based Ebury, which is the best-in-class trade and foreign exchange facilitator for small and medium-sized companies has received €400 million (~£350 million) strategic investment from Banco Santander. Santander’s investment in Ebury will help the … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center gains access to one of the biggest startup acceleration platforms in the world – The Floor Hong Kong

HONG KONG, 20-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New partnership has been agreed on by Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center and the premier technology platform The Floor Hong Kong. Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center is Intesa Sanpaolo Group‘s arm that oversees, implements and accelerates … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse holds the first-ever Swiss-wide day dedicated to the entrepreneurship

ZURICH, 20-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse is today commemorating the 200th anniversary the birth of Alfred Escher. What Alfred Escher has achieved back in the 19th century continues to have a lasting impact on Switzerland as an economic center to … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank recognised for its CommunITy Hackathons initiative with the #FinTechforGood Award at the Banking Technology Awards in London

Bank staff joined coding competitions to create apps for UK charities Cure Leaukemia and Autistica FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank’s innovative global hackathons recently won the #FinTechforGood Award at the Banking Technology Awards in London. The bank … Read the full press release

SNCF group partners with Natixis Payments for the development of its Personal Mobility Assistant app

A new strategic move for SNCF in the development of a Personal Mobility Assistant for Spring 2019 PARIS, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The SNCF group is joining forces with Natixis Payments for the development of its Personal Mobility Assistant app aimed … Read the full press release

Schroders invests in Qwil Messenger, the first fintech start-up to join its Cobalt programme

Schroders is pleased to announce it has taken a minority stake in Qwil Messenger, the first fintech start-up to have joined its global in-residence programme. LONDON, 12-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Qwil Messenger – a safe and compliant chat platform which enables … Read the full press release

ING to invest £5 million in the UK fintech Funding Options

ING has invested £5 million in Funding Options, the UK fintech company that offers a marketplace for lending to SMEs. AMSTERDAM, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The investment gives ING a minority interest in the platform. Funding Options is keen to use … Read the full press release

ING Ventures to invest EUR 7.5 million in multibank platform Cobase

ING Ventures has invested €7.5 million in international fintech Cobase, a multibank platform that helps international customers to manage multiple bank accounts. It offers payments, cash management and treasury services in one place. AMSTERDAM, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “Our goal is to … Read the full press release

Barclays takes significant minority stake in fintech company MarketInvoice

LONDON, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays has today announced that it is partnering with leading fintech business MarketInvoice, Europe’s largest online invoice financing platform, in a deal that is set to transform the way small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the … Read the full press release

Societe Generale acquires French fintech Lumo, a renewable energy crowdfunding solution pioneer

PARIS, 22-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lumo is a French fintech that since 2012 has been combining leading expertise in crowdfunding and renewable energies to accelerate the energy transition. It gives individuals and companies the opportunity to help finance a selection of … Read the full press release

Nagarro sets up technical center in Malta to focus on growing iGaming clientele

Expanded Malta presence makes Nagarro the ideal strategic partner for iGaming and fintech companies. Malta’s near-shore location will also help in providing superior support and data protection to European customers MALTA, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nagarro, a leading provider of high-end … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse and Clearstream to create a common FinTech Acceleration Platform with FinTech company figo and RegTech start-up Finologee

FRANKFURT, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse Group and its post-trade services provider Clearstream will partner with Germany-based FinTech figo and Luxembourg-based RegTech start-up Finologee to create a common FinTech Acceleration Platform. The launch is targeted for the fourth quarter … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole Start & Pulse start-up challenge reveals the winners at the CA Consumer Finance Innovation Day

Montrouge, France, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In September 2017, Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance – a major player in consumer credit in Europe – launched ‘Start & Pulse’, its first international challenge open to innovative companies, with five of its European entities. … Read the full press release

Daimler: Record number of startups and pilot projects at STARTUP AUTOBAHN

Record number of startups and pilot projects at STARTUP AUTOBAHN – the biggest innovation platform in Europe powered by Plug and Play Tech Center: over 130 pilots with 74 startups, 10 meetups with more than 3000 visitors; 30+ mentoring sessions; 700+ … Read the full press release

Rabobank launches a €60 million investment fund for the Fintech and Food & Agri sector

UTRECHT, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rabobank is today launching Rabo Frontier Ventures (RFV), a €60 million strategic investment fund that focuses on high-potential early-stage Fintech and Food & Agri companies. RFV is a subsidiary of Rabobank Group and forms part of … Read the full press release

P2P Investment Loan Platform Enters Blockchain Sector with ICO Launch

Essex, UK, 05-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fast Invest is excited to announce the launch of its native cryptocurrency token (FIT) during their upcoming ICO launched on December 4th. The FinTech company has been operating since 2015 in the investment loan … Read the full press release

Startup Founders: Are You Ready To Accelerate Your Business?

Amsterdam, NL, 05-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Rockstart, the world’s greatest startup machine, announces applications are open for the 6th Web & Mobile Accelerator program. The program begins on March 1, 2017 and lasts for 150 days. Rockstart supports entrepreneurs with … Read the full press release