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Mit zwei Seed-Millionen will Number26 die Direktbanken angreifen

Zwei Millionen Euro für Number26<p>Das Girokonto-Startup Number26 kann in seiner Seed-Runde die stattliche Summe von zwei Millionen Euro einsammeln. Das …

The Founder’s Guide To Email Security

With the horror of the Sony Pictures breach unfolding in slow motion before us, we are reminded that operational security – OpSec – is absolutely key at any company. Whether or not you traffic in high-value data, the expectation that your servers are secure enough and that your data is worthless is …

Carsten Maschmeyer stockt bei Barzahlen auf

Carsten Maschmeyer investiert erneut in Barzahlen<p>Der Zahlungsanbieter Barzahlen konnte erneut eine hohe Finanzierungssumme einsammeln: Die Berlin …

An Algae Farm Designed To Suck Up Highway Pollution

Car exhaust turns out to be the perfect fuel for making algae grow.<p>A highway overpass might seem like an unlikely place for a garden, but if you’re growing algae, it’s ideal: All algae need to thrive are sunlight and CO2. The pollution from cars driving below is actually an asset.<p>In a prototype …

„Manchmal muss man nicht um Erlaubnis fragen, sondern nachher um Vergebung“

Ob er ewig leben will?<p>Star-Investor und Paypal-Mitgründer Peter Thiel provoziert gerne, ist stolz auf seine Ecken und Kanten. Auf der Bühne beim Web …

16 Common Mistakes Young Startups Make

Are you working on a startup? If so, I hate to break it to you, but there's a good chance it will fail. In fact, recent research shows that 75% of …

Handelsblatt-Mutter investiert siebenstellig in Versicherungsportal

Siebenstelliger Betrag in Cash und Media für Passt24<p>Die Mediengruppe Dieter von Holtzbrinck (DvH Medien) beteiligt sich über ihren Investmentarm DvH …

Dieses FinTech-Startup will Ordnung ins Konto-Chaos bringen

„Das ist keine Raketenwissenschaft“<p>Um gute Zinsen zu bekommen, musste Tim Sievers häufig neue Konten bei Anlagebanken eröffnen. Weil ihn das …

Akanoo - verhaltensbasierte Ansprache in Webshops - deutsche

Akanoo bedeutet „Überzeugen, Schaffen“ auf Maori. Unter diesem Unternehmensnamen gingen bereits im September 2013 drei Gründer an den Start: Fabian …

10 Tipps, Tricks und Kniffe für reichweitenstarke Videos - deutsche

Das Videos im Netz eine ungeheure Macht haben steht außer Frage. Fast jeder, der Teil der Social Community ist, produziert heutzutage neben Fotos …

Startup-Gründung ohne Risiko?

Risiko? Warum, wenn es auch ohne geht?<p>Glaubt man den einschlägigen Lehrbüchern, bringt die Gründung eines Unternehmens zwingend Zwölf-Stunden …

Wie man die ersten zwei Startup-Jahre übersteht

<i>Talent</i>: „Die Niederlage beginnt zuhause.“ Die meisten Startups scheiterten an internen Konflikten – weil sich Mitgründer nicht mehr verstehen, weil …

The UK Considers Making P2P Lending Investments Tax Free

After the announcement that the tax free individual savings account (ISAs) will be extended to include peer- to-peer loans, the UK’s government …

Bitcoin 'a distraction', says online payment pioneer

Owning Bitcoins is like owning 'stock in a company that does nothing', says pioneering entrepreneur Nathaniel Borenstein - even though the mysterious figure behind it is set to 'make a bloody fortune',<p>Bitcoin is nothing but a “distraction” from the creation of a "rational digital currency", even …

How the 'Internet of Things' will transform your personal finances

Eye scans that predict future illnesses, thought-recognition technology and digital clothing are all just around the corner<p>Less than 20 years after the first online banking service launched in Britain, we are approaching a time when eye scans, thought-recognition technology and digital clothing are …

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BITCOIN: How It Works, And Why It Could One Day Threaten Legacy Payments Tools Like Credit Cards

Bitcoin offers merchant and individuals an extremely low-cost, virtually frictionless payments system. Value can easily be transferred around the world without transmitting sensitive information that could be used for fraud, and without forcing merchants to pay extortionate transaction fees.<p>But, …

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UK Wants to Be a World Leader in FinTech and Virtual Currencies

Chancellor George Osborne said at an event in London today that he wants the UK to be at the pinnacle of financial technology (FinTech) and virtual currency developments.<p>The UK capital is well known for being one of the world’s financial centers, and the chancellor wants to take advantage of that …

Wells Fargo Launches Accelerator To Promote Innovation In Financial Services

Wells Fargo on Wednesday announced the launch of its first accelerator program, which will provide funding and mentorship to young companies aiming to pioneer new financial services technology.<p>The bank will guide three startups in its inaugural class, offering them mentorship in an attempt to …

Andrei Cherny’s ‘Aspiration’ Brings The Investment Tools Of The 1% To The Other 99%

At 39 years old, Andrei Cherny has advised presidents, consulted with Fortune 100 companies, worked as a state prosecutor, served as a Naval reserve officer, founded a think tank and policy journal, and written a couple of books. Now he’s adding entrepreneur to the list.<p>In November Cherny will …

Put the “and” Back in “Sales and Marketing”

Nowhere else in the executive suite of a typical corporation are two functions as closely intertwined as sales and marketing. Yet for all the shared responsibility, the marketing and sales relationship has often been a contentious and lopsided one, with sales dominating in B2B sectors while …

7 Marketing Technologies Every Company Must Use

With over 1,000 companies trying to sell some type of marketing technology in over 40 categories, it’s not surprising that the most common word that marketers use to describe themselves is “overwhelmed.” Indeed, according to my research into 351 mid-market B2B companies, except for companies in …

How to Develop Your Fundraising Strategy

Raising money is hard. And when you’re relatively new to the process it’s easy to be confused by the process. There is all sorts of advice on the …

The Outstanding Growth of P2P Lending in the UK

Peer-to-peer lending in the UK is growing at an incredibly fast speed. Favored by FCA’s rules that treat peer-to-peer lending in a different way than …

P2P Lending's Success Dependent On Borrower Credit

Fitch Ratings-New York-14 August 2014: The long-term success of the rapidly growing peer-to-peer (P2P) industry will depend on the relative credit …

The auction model

<b>August 14, 2014</b><p>How do peer-to-peer lending platforms decide what rate of interest a borrower should pay? Take a look at the peer-to-peer lending …