JoomPay Europe S.A., a company incorporated in Luxembourg, new LHoFT Member, and developing a social finance app aimed to enable seamless, secure, and lightning-fast money transfers across Europe, has obtained Luxembourg Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license. With this license, the company will be able to serve European clients, empowering people to send and receive money with anyone: instantly, easily, and for free.

24 novembre 2020

The ongoing digital transformation of banks – and financial institutions in general – is not new. Yet, digital is so vast and the amount of work to be done so important that new entrants are able to provide innovative services focusing on specific aspects. Pascal Morosini (CEO, i-Hub) and Abdelha Tayeb (CIO, i-Hub) tell us more about the creation of the i-Hub RegTech, describing its value proposition while discussing their collaboration with BGL BNP Paribas and Fernand Lepage (Director KYC Office, BGL BNP Paribas). The experts also focused on the added value of EBRC and its key participation in making this collaboration a success.

24 novembre 2020

NadiFin Acceleration Program today announced that Keyrock was voted as the winner of the 2020 program by its cohort peers. Keyrock democratizes liquidity in the digital asset space by deploying for their clients proprietary, scalable, and self-adaptive algorithms. Its partners can choose from a range of bespoke service solutions to create unique financial markets within the emerging digital asset space.

20 novembre 2020

Satispay, la startup italienne leader en matière de fintech qui révolutionne le secteur du paiement mobile, est heureuse d’annoncer qu’elle a bouclé un tour de table de Série C de 93 millions d’euros. Ce tour de table consiste à une augmentation de capital de 68 millions d’euros résultant de l’achat d’actions nouvellement émises et d’environ 25 millions d’euros suite à l’achat d’actions secondaires détenues par d’anciens investisseurs. Offrant une solution de paiement mobile innovante basée sur un compte bancaire, totalement indépendante des réseaux de cartes de crédit/débit, la fintech prévoit d’utiliser ces nouvelles ressources financières pour accompagner son expansion européenne. L’accroissement de la taille de son équipe de développement commercial au Luxembourg - actuellement un des marchés clés de l’entreprise - est une priorité pour Satispay.

19 novembre 2020

La manière dont les Européens paient et se font payer a rapidement évolué dernièrement : les consommateurs et les commerçants adoptent de plus en plus les méthodes de paiements sans contact, mobiles et en ligne pour leurs achats quotidiens. En parallèle de la digitalisation du commerce et des outils de gestion des finances, les Fintech jouent un rôle crucial dans le développement de nouveaux usages de paiement sécurisés pour les consommateurs et les commerçants.

19 novembre 2020

Last September, several international and local experts (virtually) gathered in Luxembourg to participate to ICT Spring. During the conference, they notably focsed on financial technologies in the frame of the FinTech Summit. A round-table discussion entitled "the most promising Fintechs in Europe" brought together Alex Panican (Head of Partnerships and Ecosystem, LHoFT), Don Ginsel (Founder, Holland FinTech), Tom Holgersson (Director of Innovation, Scale-up and Expansion, Findec Sweden's Fintech hub), Francisco Estevan (CEO and Co-founder of Innsomnia, Founder and Advisor, LocalEurope Consulting and tufinanZiacion.com) and Pauline Brunel (Venture Capital Investment Manager, BlackFin Tech).

17 novembre 2020

BGL BNP Paribas subscribes to i-Hub KYC services and takes a financial stake in the start-up. Launched by POST Group Luxembourg in 2019, i-Hub specialises in the automation of KYC processes via a centralised digital and secure storage solution for the personal data and supporting documents of financial institutions’ clients.

10 novembre 2020

Origin, the London-based fintech company that has pioneered the digitalisation of bond issuance, has successfully closed its $7million Series A funding round led by Clearstream and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) following regulatory approval. This brings the company's total funding to date to $10million.

10 novembre 2020

On September 16th, Nasir Zubairi (CEO, LHoFT) took the stage and officially opened the 2020 edition of the Fintech Summit. Re-live his speech by playing the video.

09 novembre 2020

Consumer behavior is changing. Nowadays, most of us are used to shopping online, watching films and listening to music on digital platforms, working remotely from home, and even interacting with medical professionals via video-consultations. These ongoing changes have been accelerated due to the current global pandemic. Banks are not being spared from the consequences of these changing habits. In the ocean of possibilities, will they sink or swim? Accenture’s 2020 Market Pulse Survey measured current experience and future expectations of banking customers in Luxembourg. Based on the findings, this article provides a few recommendations that can help banks to master the waves of change.

04 novembre 2020