The Solarisbank opens for blockchain companies

News Article. Solarisbank intends to serve crypto companies in the future. Fintech is launching a new service today. In the future, crypto and blockchain companies will be able to handle their cash transactions via Solarisbank . This is announced by the Berlin Fintech . The companies benefit from the bank-startup’s full banking license. “There is a lot of demand from the blockchain world for a

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Balderton Capital leads $25M Series A in ‘urban farming’ platform Infarm

Infarm, a startup that has developed vertical farming tech for grocery stores, restaurants and local distribution centres to bring fresh and artisan produce much closer to the consumer, has raised $25 million in Series A funding. The round is led by London-based VC firm Balderton Capital, with participation from TriplePoint Capital, Mons Investments, and previous investors

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Blockchain can no longer be ignored

A blockchain,originally block chain,is a continuously growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography. Each block typically contains a hash pointer as a link to a previous block, a timestamp and transaction data. By design, blockchains are inherently resistant to modification of the data. It is “an open, distributed ledger

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How to write a technology resume in 2018

Every New Year brings new opportunities — including, for many, career opportunities. Technology professionals know that many companies are competing for talented employees with unique perspectives, skills and talents. In this environment, you must be clear and concise without adding to the noise. Part of presenting a polished professional IT or tech image is your

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This week in Germany: Snapchat, Jodel, Propertybase

What happened in the world of German startups this week? FinTech startup Fincompare pulls in €2.5 million The Berlin FinTech startup Fincompare (German) raised €2.5 million (€2.8 million) in a seed round with help from Speedinvest, an Austrian venture capital firm and Uniqa, a Austrian insurance company. Several Berlin-based business angels, like André Bajorat, also invested

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This Week in Germany: Investments kept rolling in

Christine G. Coester – 10. March 2017 Which German startups received investment this week and which closed up shop? Shell Technology invests in Tiramizoo The Munich-based same day delivery service Tiramizoo announced a new investment round. The round was led by Shell Technology Ventures with participation from existing backers Daimler, DPD, Bayrische Beteiligungsgeschsellschaft and Bayern Kapital. Tiramizoo’s co-founder

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Could Frankfurt become the new Berlin for startups?

Could Frankfurt become the new Berlin for startups? – The Local Photo: DPA / obs / CARGLASS GmbH DPA/The Local 2 January 2017 As Berlin sets its sights on becoming Europe’s biggest startup hub, there’s another German contender in the running, hoping to catch up through the finance technology scene. In Frankfurt’s towering Pollux highrise,

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Volkswagen Launches New Berlin-Based Company: MOIA

The Volkswagen Group has launched its own mobility services company at the “Tech Crunch Disrupt” technology event in London. The Berlin-headquartered new venture, called MOIA, will provide the manufacturer with a platform from which to drive forward its transformation into a “globally leading provider of sustainable mobility”, a statement said. A ride-hailing app will form

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