Category Archives: Re-/Launch

App Launch: London-based Moneybox aims to help Millennials save and invest their spare change

After raising £3.4 million of pre-launch funding earlier this year, the London-based startup Moneybox today launches its “digital piggybank” app in the App Store. Moneybox enables its UK-based users to round up their everyday card purchases to the nearest pound … Continue reading

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Mint Solutions raises €5 million to fund the rollout of the medication safety system MedEye

Mint Solutions, an Amsterdam- and Island-based company developing and marketing the medication safety system MedEye, has raised €5 million in a Series B funding round led by BOM Capital and existing shareholders LSP and Seventure Partners. Other shareholders, including NSA … Continue reading

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European digital investment manager Scalable Capital launches in the UK

Scalable Capital, the European digital investment manager, is now fully live in the UK market. The German startup has completed the onboarding of clients from its UK waiting list, and is now open to the general public. Scalable Capital announced … Continue reading

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Dedrone & Airbus are joining forces to protect the airspace against dangerous drones

Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security (EBS) and Dedrone have concluded a cooperation agreement to combine their skills to protect lower airspace from small drones. The partners intend jointly to offer drones defense systems that can reliably detect and defend … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding platform Seedrs accelerates European expansion and opens a new office in Amsterdam

Seedrs, Europe’s No. 1 equity crowdfunding platform, has announced its expansion to the Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg region (Benelux) as well as the opening of a new office in Amsterdam. This marks the beginning of on-the-ground expansion in Europe, and Seedrs intends … Continue reading

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Mobile-first banking service Tide launches alpha version and secures $2M in funding from LocalGlobe and Passion Capital

Tide, the free mobile-first small business banking service that establishes a business account in 3 minutes or less and charges no set-up, monthly or annual fees, has today launched its alpha version and revealed it has raised a $2 million … Continue reading

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Berlin-based fintech startup Number26 receives banking license and rebrands as N26

Number26, a German fintech startup which is also backed by the tech billionaire Peter Thiel, rebrands as N26 and receives a banking license. Only 1,5 years after product launch, the FinTech’s N26 Bank is awarded a full German banking license by … Continue reading

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Europe’s Fintech companies join forces to launch the European Fintech Alliance

Some of the leading Fintech companies in Europe have just joined forces to launch the European Fintech Alliance (EFA) in Berlin. The EFA will provide its members with timely information on policy and regulatory developments that have an impact on the industry. … Continue reading

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Over the next 5 years Siemens plans to invest €1 billion in startups through a separate unit called next47

Siemens, the largest engineering company in Europe, today announced that the upcoming launch of a separate unit to foster disruptive ideas more effectively and to accelerate the development of new technologies. The unit’s name, “next47,” plays on the fact that Siemens was founded in 1847. … Continue reading

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ABC Accelerator starts new call for IoT/IoE startups and opens Venture Gates in Munich

The Ljubljana- and Silicon Valley-based ABC Accelerator aims to change the dynamics of the digital revolution by redefining the venture life cycle and connecting entrepreneurial hubs around the globe. After three successful accelerator programs in Ljubljana (Slovenia), the ambitious ABC team recently started … Continue reading

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