Moscow-based VC firm Life.SREDA, who claim to be ‘good guys who are going to make it’, has raised $20 million from existing shareholders for what should eventually become a $100 million fund. The fund, Life.SREDA’s second, will serve to invest cash in ‘mature’ mobile and online fintech startups from around the world, but particularly in […]
With the latest update to its iOS app, MyTaxi now lets users pay for their taxi rides simply by fingerprint, thanks to the Touch ID technology Apple recently baked into its mobile operating system.
We paid a visit to GoCardless, the UK startup that helps online businesses take direct debit payments. Since its launch in 2011, GoCardless has been growing fast, but there’s still some way to go.
Mobile payment solution provider SumUp has raised another “double-digit million dollar” round of funding, this time from Russian fintech VC Life.SREDA, but two co-founders are leaving the startup.
Pamir Gelenbe, a VC and co-founder of the CoinSummit event, discusses how bitcoin entrepreneurship can be stimulated in Europe, not in the least thanks to a clearer regulatory framework across the EU.
In the last part of our Bitcoin series, we offer an overview of what Europe is doing in the Bitcoin ecosystem including meetups, startups and various initatives.
In the last post from our Bitcoin series, we took a look at the Bitcoin ecosystem. Here, in part three, we take a dive into the Bitcoin wallet world, from the different types to emerging trends.