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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Wefox: Aston Kutcher joins Insurtech

The insurance start-up continues to raise money and present a new prominent investor. The focus is on an ambitious product from Wefox. Sober industry, dazzling donors: this strategy continues the insurance start-up Wefox now. Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher is now one of the investors of the Insurtechs. The Handelsblatt reported this news first today (€) . The amount of the investment Wefox did not comment

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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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Why ambitious fintech startups should be looking to Scotland

Political and economic disruption is turning Edinburgh into a global fintech capital, making it the perfect time for ambitious startups to move their operations to Scotland. The global financial industry is undergoing a transformation. From blockchain technology and smart contracts to mobile payments and robo advisors, innovation is rapidly redefining our relationship with money. At

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