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16 amazing startups pitched at the International Hackathon 2017 Demo Day


During the Demo Day, a jury consisting of BNP Paribas' Top Management, led by its two deputies COOs – Jacques D’Estais (Head of International Financial Services) and Thierry Laborde (Head of Domestic Markets) – selected their “Coup de Coeur” in the three categories on BNP Paribas' 2020 strategic agenda. Read more

BNP Paribas Personal Investors and Cringle launch a powerful peer to peer payment solution!


In Germany, over 40% of purchases exceeding 40 USD are made in cash, compared to only 20% of them in the United States . This propensity can be costly as cash withdrawals tend to be expensive in Germany. With the growing penetration of smartphones (by 2019, 69% of Germans will possess smartphones), payments habits could evolve in the coming years. To anticipate this trend, Cringle, a peer to peer payments provider and BNP Paribas Personal Investors, the bank’s specialist in digital banking and investment services, have just launched a dedicated peer-to-peer payment solution for Consorsbank, BNP... Read more

Save-the-date innovation events, our October edition


We are back this month with our choice of the best digital innovation and fintech events happening this October. All our chosen events focus on transformative technologies, with South Summit starting off October followed by Canada Fintech Forum, leading onto EFMA Innovation Summit and CES Unveiled. Read more