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London-based fintech startup Curve teams up with Wirecard to launch next generation payment cards

Wirecard, Europe’s leading specialist for payment processing and issuing services, today announced a partnership with the London-based startup Curve to introduce a new payment solution. Curve allows people to connect up an unlimited number of bank cards into one physical payment card, … Continue reading

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People.io secures a six figure investment from Wayra Munich and plans to launch in Germany in Q3 2016

people.io, a new service that allows consumers to dynamically license their data and attention to brands and be rewarded for it, today announced a major strategic partnership with Wayra Munich, the Telefónica backed accelerator programme. The deal, which combines a … Continue reading

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Munich-based fintech startup Paymill enters into a strategic insolvency and is looking for a buyer

It seems as if the European fintech market is entering a phase of consolidation. Earlier today the mobile payment companies SumUp and payleven announced a merger agreement. A few hours later we learned that the Munich-based fintech startup Paymill seems to be … Continue reading

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Munich-based IoT startup tado° raises €20 million to internationally scale its service offerings

tado°, the European market leader in intelligent home climate control, has raised another € 20 million in a new financing round. This brings total funding of the Munich-based IoT startup to € 50 million. The new financing comes from international … Continue reading

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Fintech startup Scalable Capital raises €7 million in a Series A funding round

Digital investment manager Scalable Capital today announced the signing of a Series A funding round of €7 million. The round was led by existing investors Holtzbrink Ventures, Peng T. Ong’s Monk’s Hill Ventures, The German Startups Group and MPGI. The new … Continue reading

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Munich-based eGym secures $45m in Series C funding led by HPE Growth Capital to accelerate the international expansion

eGym, the leading provider of high-tech strength equipment and advanced software for organizing the fitness training floor, has today announced $45 million in Series C financing led by new investor HPE Growth Capital. Existing investors, including Highland Europe and HTGF … Continue reading

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Baimos Technologies secures funding to turn any smartphone into a secure mobile key with BlueID

Baimos Technologies, a Munich-based company specialising in secure mobile communication and authorisation management for smart devices, just announced a seven-digit investment from HCS, High-Tech Gruenderfonds and Bayern Kapital. The fresh capital will be used to support future growth, especially regarding … Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: Fineway, Couchsport and Swishd

Week after week, we’re introducing you to exciting career opportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of one of Europe’s hottest startups! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, … Continue reading

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Munich-based riskmethods secures $ 6 million in a Series-A funding round led by EQT Ventures

riskmethods, a technological market leader in risk identification and risk analysis of global supply chains, just secured about $6 million in its Series-A financing round. The Munich-based company, which was founded in 2013, has won EQT Ventures as new lead … Continue reading

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Some highlights from the DLD conference 2016 in Munich

Over the last few days, I attended DLD 2016 - a gathering of over 1,000 opinion-makers, industry leaders, startups and digital giants in Munich. Here are my highlights from the event: 1. The “disrupt the banks” panel discussed the effects which alternative payment

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