Despite bankruptcy, Sam Bankman-Fried is looking for new investors

Sam Bankman-Fried The co-founder and CEO of the crypto exchange FTX is threatened with investigations by the public prosecutor. (Foto: Bloomberg/Getty Images) New York It would be a desperate maneuver: According to US media reports, the founder of the failed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried, still believes he can raise enough money to compensate his users. … Read more

Fintech Qonto expands business in Germany

Qonto headquarters in Paris The French fintech primarily wants to win over freelancers and medium-sized companies as customers. (Foto: Alexis Leclercq Photography / Qonto) Berlin After a successful round of capital, the French banking start-up Qonto has set itself an ambitious goal: “By 2025, we want to be the preferred financial solution for a million … Read more

British neobank Revolut expands business with its own banking license in Germany

Frankfurt The British neobank Revolut is growing rapidly. She puts the number of her customers at 18 million, around 70 percent of them in the EU and half a million in Germany. The central offer of the finance start-up (Fintech) Revolut is a finance app. But only now is the company known as “Neobank” or … Read more

N26 pays a million dollar fine for deficiencies in money laundering prevention

N26 The German insurance group Allianz, the state fund GIC from Singapore, the Chinese internet giant Tencent, Earlybird and the German-American investor Peter Thiel are among those involved in N26. (Foto: imago images / photothek) Berlin The Berlin Internet bank N26 receives an expensive receipt for its deficiencies in money laundering prevention and has to pay … Read more

Tech company Elopage: Almost bankruptcy is followed by an investment of millions

Berlin “Attention, there is still a construction site here,” says Özkan Akkilic as the 47-year-old founder walks ahead across the corridor that is glued with non-woven cover. He wants to show the newly emerging offices and the huge roof terrace high above Berlin-Charlottenburg. Elopage has already secured 2500 square meters, but the young company currently … Read more