With the 75 million euros that it recently rounded up, Coinbase has now become the Bitcoin startup with the greatest worth in the history (short) of the crypto-currency
Here are the 9 most interesting Italian Fintechs according to StartupItalia!
Lending Club, the American personal and small business loan company, went public on the stock market and reached values of 24.69 dollars per share, 65% above the initial offer
By 2017, 700 billion dollars will be invested in mobile Internet, 516 of which through smartphone acquisitions
The young talents of Italian fintech rewarded by David Wolman and other experts of innovation.
The two payment circuits are working in collaboration to substitute the current authentication system: one-time passwords and fingerprints by 2015
Empatica, created in Italy, and Jolla, co-founded by Italian Stefano Mosconi, collected over one million dollars in just a few hours on Indiegogo.
Cofounded by Italian Michele Silletti, the FinTech startup RingPay has just launched Charing, an application that helps charities collect funding via smartphones.
The e-commerce company has reached 5 million downloads worldwide and is now testing its photo recognition app (a tool that allows products to be searched for by using photos) in Italy.
The Belgian fintech startup Sign2Pay has made it possible to sign directly on smartphone screens. Launched at TechCrunch in London it could be a windfall for ecommerce.
During this event the 14 Italian finalists of the CheBanca! GrandPrix FinTech startup contest will be alternating on stage with high caliber international speakers. Four winners will then be chosen and awarded the 100,000-euro prize.
As by now almost everybody knows Apple has recently announced the launch of its new payments platform Apple Pay alongside with the new iPhone6.
This is it: on Tuesday, September 9th Apple is set to launch iPhone 6 that will include a mobile payment feature with NFC and in collaboration with Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. And rumor has it that a new smartwatch will also be launched at the same time.
Could the cryptocurrency boom inadvertently secure the supremacy of national currencies?
Following Vodafone, now even Uber and American Express are trying out a loyalty program that includes accumulating points with many other partners
MyShopping is based on the Vouchercloud platform and the discount codes can also be used for acquisitions in shops and restaurants