Some highlights from Money2020 — one of the biggest fintech conferences in Europe
China’s Alipay had a big presence at the conference, with Alipay announcing a launch into Europe in summer 2016 at the event. Google, Samsung, Amazon, and Alipay all had a big presence at the conference, with Alipay announcing a launch into Europe at the event. Apple was the only notable absentee among the big tech giants who are now starting to experiment with payments in one way or another.
Germany-based Raisin is a pan-European savings platform that allows users to compare rates on savings accounts, and then open and manage accounts in other countries. The startup announced its expansion to 30 more European countries from Germany and Austria.
I met Barzahlen, a cool Berlin-based startup turning shops into banks. The innovative online payment infrastructure guaranteeing data security when purchasing online.
The VC panel highlighted the fact that corporate VC’s investing in #fintechstartups doubled over last year, now 1 in 4 fintech startups are funded by a corporate VC arm
The startup pitch at Money2020 Europe was won by a Portugal data startup:Crowdprocess. Its aim to prevent bad loans. The service brings the power of Machine Learning to Credit Risk Departments, allowing to build better scoring models.
I met Judith and Daniel, founders of @EverCompliant, leading provider of cyber intelligence that allows acquiring banks and payment service providers to manage merchant based fraud & cyber risk.
Several big banks and financial groups were in Copenhagen. And they showed willingness to combine their financial strength and expertise with the drive of young fintech startups.