Are you a Fintech startup and have a question or an issue? Then the Fintech Hotline newly launched by the LHoFT Foundation is made for you.
by Oriane Martin, Moovijob
In seven years, the number of telecommunications positions has jumped up to 25 % in Luxembourg. This international hub on the cutting edge of technologies and infrastructures lacks profiles and doesn’t hesitate to attract talents from abroad.
The Fincluders Bootcamp 2017 was successfully finalized on November 2nd after two weeks of intensive work, passionate discussions, and business meetings. The investment readiness and coaching program for financial technology startups held in Luxembourg and Frankfurt am Main, Germany, aimed at nurturing innovative young financial technology companies with ideas for increasing financial inclusion in many countries worldwide, for farmers in Kenya to merchants in Jordan. Building on the success of the Fincluders Startup Competitions held in Berlin, Germany and Amman, Jordan by the leading micro and small enterprise funds EFSE and SANAD, the funds, through their Technical Assistance Facilities, invited promising fintechs which are developing inclusive financial services to underserved groups to the Fincluders Bootcamp 2017.
La troisième édition de l’ING Fintech Village vient d’être lancée : les start-up de tous les pays et bien entendu celles du Grand-Duché sont invitées à présenter dès maintenant leur candidature sur le site fintech-village.be et ce jusqu’au 1er décembre 2017.
BitcoinPlay just released an infographic compiling more than 60 amazing Bitcoin facts. The cryptocurrency created in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto is a virtual currency that uses Blockchain technology for secure payments and storing money electronically, without requiring a bank or a person’s name.
Luxembourg is known all over the world for its financial sector, mostly for being the largest European fund domicile and the second largest fund center in the world after the US. The country is also the host for one of the largest numbers of international banks, listed the first ever green bond to enter the market and more recently launched LGX, the world’s leading platform dedicated exclusively to securities that are 100% green, social or sustainable. Over the last fifteen years, the country also has seen the birth and development of hundreds of ICT companies and tech startups. Inevitably, these two domains of expertise mixed and merged to witness the rise of Financial Technologies, or FinTechs, which have now been transformed into more specific terms such as InsurTech, FundTech or RegTech. The list goes on and resulted in the creation of a dynamic ecosystem.
Announcing the Global Startup Challenge 2017 — FinTech Series an initiative to empower innovations & start-ups across the globe through the platform EDGE 196. The challenge runs across 26 global clusters (196 countries) where our objective is to identify start-ups that have the potential to become the next unicorn in the world. The three shortlisted startups are invited for online conference pitch session & the 26 winners are then offered the term sheets and provided with an Acceleration program run by one of our global partners in India, UK, Canada, Singapore, and USA.
Depuis 2007, les Luxembourg ICT Awards ont pour objectifs la promotion et la diffusion des meilleures pratiques, l’émulation entre les professionnels de la place, et la reconnaissance par les décideurs ICT des meilleures solutions du marché. Il reste quelques jours aux professionnels et experts luxembourgeois pour manifester leur intérêt de tenter de remporter un Luxembourg ICT Award. La date de remise des dossiers est fixée au 3 novembre.
October 23rd marks the start of the Fincluders Bootcamp 2017, a two-week investment readiness and coaching program held in Luxembourg and Frankfurt am Main, aimed at nurturing innovative young financial technology companies with ideas for increasing financial inclusion in many countries worldwide, for farmers in Kenya to merchants in Jordan.
Fundchain has announced today the return of the collaborative initiative to make Blockchain applications real for the funds industry ecosystem.