Entries by David Opp

Plug and Play and TechQuartier announce first five corporate partners to join Fintech Europe Innovation Platform in Frankfurt

Plug and Play, the largest global innovation platform, and TechQuartier, the one-stop startup hub in the heart of Frankfurt, Germany, announce Aareal Bank, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, DZ Bank and NETS Group as the first five corporate partners to join their fintech program based out of Frankfurt. The partnership, known as Fintech Europe, will act as a home away from home for […]

CEINEX Newsletter – April 2018

CEINEX (China Europe International Exchange), the first dedicated platform for China- and RMB-related investment products outside Mainland China, publishes a monthly newsletter featuring CEINEX news and news from their three shareholders – Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE), Deutsche Börse Group (DBAG), and China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX). Download the Newsletter as a PDF here! Below are […]

Consistent interest in Financial Centre Germany from Brexit banks

Germany is an attractive location for the international financial industry The new federal government can, however, increase its attractiveness even further Internationally agreed and harmonised regulatory frameworks guarantee international financial stability “We see an unbroken interest in the German financial centre among banks that are considering relocations due to Brexit. Supervisors and politics have already […]

AFME & Clifford Chance publish FAQs to assist bank clients address contractual questions

AFME, together with Clifford Chance, has today published guidance to assist bank clients in understanding how their cross-border relationships may be impacted by banks’ plans to adapt to Brexit. The FAQs explain the potential significant impact on contractual relationships for financial services, providing answers to a number of “Frequently Asked Questions” which highlight potential operational […]

Deutsche Börse – Crypto asset dojo 2018

If your daily activities include any of the following: creative thinking, coding, designing, hardware tinkering and lots of coffee, this one is for you! Deutsche Börse invites you to think about new, innovative financial services business applications. Deutsche Börse’s upcoming dojo is all about crypto assets – or, to be more specific, about Ether, bitcoin, […]

IPOs in the crosshairs: reflecting on Deutsches Aktieninstitut‘s Primary Market Conference 2018

2018 should be the strongest year for IPOs in a long time. Thus, the Deutsches Aktieninstitut focused its primary market conference on current questions and developments regarding the topic of initial public offerings. On January 30, at the Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof near Willy-Brandt-Platz, 60 attendants from companies, banks, legal firms and consultancies met for an […]

EY Start-up Academy – successful round of financing for Frankfurt-based start-up

Consortium comprising High-Tech Gründerfonds and lenders from Business Angels FrankfurtRheinMain e.V. invest more than EUR 775,000 in node.energy EY Start-up Academy sets the stage for the round of financing Hessen’s economics minister, Tarek Al-Wazir: Frankfurt/Rhine-Main region has the highest FinTech growth in Germany The young Frankfurt-based company node.energy, a provider of digital solutions for managing […]

TechQuartier-Director Sebastian Schäfer: “We are a community based on innovation”

It is the focal point of the FinTech and start-up community in continental Europe’s biggest financial centre – and it is celebrating its first birthday: TechQuartier in Frankfurt. A discussion with the director Dr. Sebastian Schäfer on the FinTech ecosystem in Frankfurt. In the interview, he discusses the milestones they have reached and the goals […]