Data Natives, the conference focused on how data is driving the future through the Internet of Things, Big Data and FinTech, takes place in Berlin November 19 – 20.
SumUp, a mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company, has launched its mobile payments platform in the US ahead of the country’s shift to EMV chip payments this month. SumUp’s card payment terminals, software, and smartphone apps are the world’s first EMV certified end-to-end mPOS payments system, according to the company. It will be releasing a new contactless […]
Germany-based mobile point-of-sales (mPOS) startup payleven this morning announced that it has entered into a distribution partnership with card issuer American Express, the first of its kind in Europe. American Express, which is notable an investor in European paylevel rivals SumUp and iZettle, has agreed to offer a fee-free ‘Business Gold’ credit card together with […]
iZettle, the Swedish fintech company that offers merchants across Europe and Latin America the ability to process card payments via its mobile card readers, has another new investor. Warsaw-based private equity and venture capital firm MCI Management has invested in iZettle, just months after the latter landed €60 million in funding from Intel Capital, Zouk […]
Rodrigo Martinez, an investor at VC firm Point Nine Capital, shares nine challenges Spanish entrepreneurs face when doing startups in the country.
SumUp, a British-German mobile point-of-sale startup, is today announcing its expansion to Scandinavia for the first time, launching in Sweden. That is notably where iZettle, arguably its main competitor in the space in Europe, was conceived. Stockholm-based iZettle recently raised a sizeable €60 million round to pursue further growth, while SumUp brought its total capital […]
After months of speculation, Venture Capitalist Eileen Burbidge has been appointed the new chair of Tech City UK, the latest in a string of new roles for Eileen aimed at helping the UK’s technology scene