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Fintech: que peuvent attendre les consommateurs en 2020 ?

Entamée il y a désormais plusieurs années, la transformation numérique de la banque – et de ses services et produits – continue indéniablement. Cette digitalisation évolue avec l'arrivée de nouvelles technologies, et suit les tendances globales, avec notamment la volonté des fournisseurs de services financiers de proposer des expériences clients uniques et innovantes. Urban BEAST s'intéresse aujourd'hui à quelques-unes de ces tendances, qui risquent de changer la donne pour les utilisateurs, et ce, aux quatre coins du monde.

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"CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa 2020": Pezesha wins Awards after week-long bootcamp

Last Friday, 6th March, Hilda Moraa Morara, Founder and CEO of Pezesha, a peer-to-peer micro lending Marketplace that connects lenders with high quality, underserved, low income borrowers, won the Best Catapulter Award at the end of the CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa 2020 bootcamp. The award was announced and presented to Hilda by Franz Fayot, Minister of the Economy and Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs. Besting 12 other fintech finalists from Africa, Mrs Hilda Moraa Morara’s final pitch, in front of a prominent jury, focused on “purposeful financing”, helping to tackle the $19 Billion financing gap for SMEs in Kenya.

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#Fintech: Meet Benjamin Belais and get acquainted with Lydia at #EFS

On March 5th, 2020, InFinance will organize the first edition of European Finance Summit, or EFS. The event will take place at the ECCL and aims at bringing together local and international experts, around the topics of Payments, Sustainable Investements, Open Finance and much more. The organizers are happy to announce the participation of Benjamin Belais, VP International Expansion, Lydia.

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Scorechain dévoile la version Ripple XRP de ses outils AML Compliance

Scorechain dévoile son logiciel d’évaluation des risques et antiblanchiment pour la Blockchain Ripple : une qualité de données incomparable qui donne une nouvelle dimension compliance aux transactions XRP.

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Jan van Vonno (Tink) to discuss the future of Open Banking at #EFS

Jan van Vonno holds the position of Research Director at Tink, the Fintech founded in Stockholm in 2012. The Open Banking expert will participate to the first edition of the European Finance Summit, to take place on March 5th, 2020, at the European Convention Center Luxembourg.

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Nouvelle levée de fonds pour la Fintech Lydia

A la mi-janvier, Lydia a annoncé avoir bouclé un nouveau tour de table à hauteur de 40 millions d'euros. Le chinois Tencent, Open CNP, XAnge et New Alpha ont participé à l'opération.

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NadiFin fintech accelerator program applications now open for 2020

Applications are now open through February 21 for the NadiFin Fintech Acceleration program powered by venture capital fund MiddleGame Ventures. The effort is supported by ecosystem partners the LHoFT concluding in Luxembourg (week of May 11) during the ICT Spring Europe event and at the LHoFT (Luxembourg House of Financial Technology), Enterprise Ireland, the B.P.F.I. and Huckeltree. NadiFin brings together post-seed through pre-series B stage fintech companies to learn and engage through a unique curriculum and a series of workshops led by experienced fintech VCs including Pascal Bouvier of MiddleGame Ventures.

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"Tear down the walls that make global payments costly and inaccessible for billions of people"

As COO & Managing Director, Bertrand Perez is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Libra Association. He will participate to the first edition of the European Finance Summit, which will take place on March 5th, 2020, to discuss the latest Blockchain trends and share Libra's vision. Register now: www.europeanfinancesummit.com.

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Governance.com announces €3 million equity round

After a record revenue year and being recognized for the second consecutive year as one of the most innovative RegTech companies in the world, Governance.com raises an investment round to fuel its growth.

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Valuu.io Helps Investors to Validate Investment Ideas & Strategies

A new investment research platform, Valuu.io, has been launched today and is now available to individual investors internationally. It will enable self-directed investors to identify great companies listed on the stock exchanges around the globe.

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LHoFT and the Sacred Heart University join forces to launch the first Fintech Summer School in Luxembourg

The Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT) and the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology (JWCoBT) at Sacred Heart University Luxembourg have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the 10th of December formalising their cooperation on developing and launching a Fintech Summer School programme in 2020.

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LuxSE acquires 10% stake in London-based fintech Origin

The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) and the fintech company Origin announced LuxSE’s acquisition of a 10% stake in the London-based start-up. Origin is set to transform primary markets by simplifying and automating the bond issuance process. The investment is an important milestone in LuxSE’s ambitious digital strategy and was celebrated with a Ring-the-Bell ceremony at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange on Wednesday 4 December.