Millennials are rejecting home ownership across the land. Millennials aren’t buying crap anymore, destroying businesses that, well, sell crap.
The German banking giant plans to tap into innovation outside of its own technology ranks by evaluating over 500 ideas from startups each year at the new labs, which it hopes will build bridges with fledgling companies located at the Europe's main tech hubs, Berlin and London, as well as Silicon Valley.
SafeCharge has invested about €10 million for a 5% equity interest in Germany-based FinTech.
Launching today, dfinanz, an Australian social network for financial information wants to simplify the way consumers figure out how to get the best deals on, for example, home loans.
Europe’s third-largest insurer Generali has announced it will indirectly invest 1.25 billion euros in emerging financial technology by 2019.
I’ve been working in this sleepy little backwater of the financial industry, called FinTech, for longer than I would care to admit.