FinTech

Paypal Jumps on Board as Strategic Investor at Tink

Open banking platform Tink has announced that the online payments giant PayPal is joining Tink as a strategic investor. The partnership got off to...

TransferWise Raises €262 Million Secondary Round

London-based money transfer startup TransferWise has raised €262 million in a secondary financing round – taking the FinTech firm’s valuation to €3.14 billion. The...

N26: Where is The Bank in the Cloud Headed?

The Berlin-based mobile-only bank N26 achieved another milestone. From being ranked the #1 startup to work for in Germany, to tripling its customer base to 2.3 million, the startup secured $300 Million in Series D financing.

Coinify Secures and Simplifies the Pathway to Virtual Currencies

FinTech startup Coinify offers two-way virtual currency services that are tailored for both businesses and individuals. The Coinify platform, established in 2014, enables financial innovation adoption through safe and simple services.

FinTech Startup MintCloud Allows Users to Spend Less and Get More

Polish FinTech startup MintCloud is an online and in-app money management platform that helps retailers and customers shop smartly. Their platform lets users...

How MYFLYRIGHT Helps Passengers Enforce Customer Claims

MYFLYRIGHT helps passengers acknowledge their rights when dealing with poor customer service. Tools are provided, so that passengers can claim their compensation they deserved.

Car-Leasing Startup VEHICULUM Receives €7 Million Investment

Despite many innovations in the mobility industry, leasing a car remains complicated. Customers often have to laboriously move from dealer to dealer and negotiate. The Berlin-based VEHICULUM aims to digitize leasing for its business and now also private customers with its fresh €7 million investment.

Financial Management Startup Zeitgold Raises €10 Million from Deutsche Bank and AXA

Many small business owners are often swamped with paperwork. The Berlin-based startup Zeitgold wants to help them manage their finances with a few clicks. They have developed an AI-powered app that should save them up to 15 hours a month.

MarketInvoice Secures €63 Million in Equity and Debt Funding

Founded in London, MarketInvoice provides small-to-medium enterprises with an access to invoice financing and business loan solutions. The business finance company raised €29.4 million in Series-B equity funding from Barclays and Santander.

Trine Allows Everyone to Invest in a Solar Campaign

Solar energy is one of the cheapest, most abundant, and cleanest forms of energy. Trine aims to change lives by making it easy for people to invest in it.

Penta: The Online Business Bank for SMEs and Startups

A German Digital Bank That Eliminates Daunting Paperwork Opening a business account is one of the first things founders do once their business are established....

How to Improve Your Financial Situation With Bonify

Creditworthiness is often a taboo subject in Germany and beyond. Although it makes an important part of our financial lives, many don't even know what it stands for and how to find out what their credit score is.

BABB: The Banking Platform That Aims to Make Traditional Banking Obsolete

Will centralised banks become obsolete in the future? BABB is a blockchain-based banking system which leverages blockchain, AI, and biometrics technologies to provide anyone access to an UK bank account.

This Bank Aims to Make Other Financial Institutions Redundant

Solaris Bank gives clients the ability to build their own banking products with their API accessible banking platform.
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Volkswagen Leads €886 Million Investment in Northvolt

Car manufacturer Volkswagen has led an eye-watering €886 million investment in Swedish startup Northvolt – a supplier of sustainable battery cells and systems. The...

€200 Million in Funding for Mobile App Optimization Company Adjust

Adjust, the data aggregation and fraud detection service for mobile marketers, raised a massive €200 million this week. Eurazeo Growth, Highland Europe, Morgan Stanley...

Indoor Farming Startup Infarm Raises €88 Million Series B

The Berlin-based indoor farming startup Infarm has raised €88 million in its Series B Round, led by venture capital firm Atomico. The ‘urban farming’...