(Editor’s note: this a guest post from Florian Graillot, co-founder and partner at astorya.vc, a European early-stage insurtech-focused fund launched in October 2017.) In 2020, €600m+ was invested in European InsurTech startups, which is a 25% YoY drop from €800€+. Interestingly, COVID-19 had little to do with the drop in funding. The lack of German […]
Editor’s note: this is a guest post from venture investor and banker Alan Vaksman. People don’t like banks or banking anymore, they like goods and services. The notion of client-centric banks is fading and banks need to revise their retail model. Everything is shifting towards banks becoming regulated SaaS companies. To put it simply, the […]
Editor’s note: this is a guest post from venture investor and banker Alan Vaksman, who argues that European banks “slept through” the mobile revolution of the mid-2000s, and if they do not wake up, they will be late boarding the “digital currencies” train to boot. He is confident that in order for banks to quickly […]
Palantir, the infamous data analytics firm co-founded by Peter Thiel recently went public, netting another sizeable payday for the PayPal co-founder and early Facebook backer – but while this was going on, one of the funds he co-founded was signing off on yet another deal in Europe. Austrian cryptocurrency exchange Bitpanda announced its $52 million […]
Mark Hipperson had a very busy Monday morning after his fintech startup Ziglu just launched its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. It set a £1 million target but the campaign surpassed that goal within three hours. As of now it’s at £1.8 million. “What we’re trying to do is add customers and profile and crowdfunding […]
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