Replay: Flash Friday – Staying Ahead of the Fintech News with Paul Scholten

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Flash Friday is a weekly live show that brings the latest fintech news and developments to the audience Today, Don Ginsel – CEO and Founder of Holland Fintech was joined by Paul Scholten, CEO at Buckaroo to share insights on the development and opportunities for the payment sector within fintech space. Buckaroo started as a […]

Weekly News Highlights – 18 March 2021

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  In terms of fintech news, the highlighted topics for this week are: merged fintech startups and trading platform from Meal Temple Group and Fintech Acquisition Corp, the valuation of China’s Ant group, the crash for Tencent Holding stocks, Stripe reaching a $95bn valuation, and the latest policy updates from India and China regarding digital […]

Temenos and UMB Fund Services announce partnership

Temenos and UMB Fund Services have agreed upon modernising Temenos’s Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). According to the agreement, Temenos will provide UMB with the technology foundation for what the former calls “the most efficient and customizable ETF servicing platform on the market”.  The parties are excited and optimistic about the partnership. The President of UMB, […]

Dutch direct lender NEOS partners on EUR 1 billion SME fund

NEOS, an innovative Netherlands-based direct lender, along with Schroders and KKR, whose contribution accounts for the largest share of the fund, entered the joint venture. The venture will support growing Dutch and German SMEs in the form of alternative and flexible financing. NEOS reports that the fund is the largest direct-lending program within the Europe for […]

Deloitte releases 2017 interim update to Connecting Global Fintech: Hub Review

In September 2016, the Deloitte report – Connecting Global FinTech: Hub Review 2016 – profiled 21 emerging and established ‘fintech hub cities’ around the world. Now, a new interim report updates the hubs featured in the first report and introduces an additional 24 new hubs that have since joined the Global FinTech Hubs Federation. Connecting […]

New report examines financial literacy among Dutch entrepreneurs

The Netherlands Chamber of Commerce recently published a report entitled In Control of the Company: Entrepreneurs on their financial literacy, which explores the general level of knowledge of money matters amongst Dutch entrepreneurs. The research offers particularly interesting insight for fintech firms, since it provides valuable knowledge about the competencies and financial literacy of their […]