Wirecard-News: Filing for bankruptcy at five subsidiaries

Wirecard The payment service provider faces a loss of customers after the balance sheet scandal. (Photo: Reuters) Düsseldorf The insolvent payment service provider Wirecard has also filed for bankruptcy for five subsidiaries. The Munich District Court announced on Thursday. The insolvency administration takes over as for the parent company Michael Jaffé. The subsidiaries are Wirecard […]

Wirecard-News: Filing for bankruptcy at five subsidiaries

Wirecard The payment service provider faces a loss of customers after the balance sheet scandal. (Photo: Reuters) Düsseldorf The insolvent payment service provider Wirecard has also filed for bankruptcy for five subsidiaries. The Munich District Court announced on Thursday. The insolvency administration takes over as for the parent company Michael Jaffé. The subsidiaries are Wirecard […]

Fintechs are pushing ahead with their US expansion despite the crisis

Frankfurt The small office in Manhattan is empty, the five New York employees work from home, they communicate with customers by phone and video – starting the US business in the middle of the corona crisis sounds like bad timing. But for the Berlin financial start-up Raisin, which operates an investment platform in Germany under […]

Why the online banks are benefiting from the corona crisis

Frankfurt The crisis as a business driver? Stefan Unterlandstättner believes exactly that. The boss of the online bank DKB wants to benefit from the consequences of the virus pandemic. Unterlandstättner is confident that many people who were previously not so active online will inevitably shop online and have things sent home. “After the corona crisis, […]

N26 raises $ 100 million

Dhe Internet Bank N26 has raised another $ 100 million. The Berliners announced this on Tuesday morning. N26 has now received approximately $ 770 million from investors. The valuation has remained the same at $ 3.5 billion. “This is a sign that we are very robust,” says N26 manager Georg Hauer. The talks to expand […]

Chat with colleagues – how to use Slack and Co. properly

Dusseldorf Christian Pokropp needs three monitors to keep an overview. Slack is open on one. He chats with his colleagues in Berlin and with those in Duisburg he uses Skype. On the next screen, Microsoft Teams is open for video conferencing. And he has just released a corona update to all employees in the capital […]

“The aid packages for Italian companies are not enough”

Rome Italy is deeply in crisis: The country that is most severely affected by the corona virus in Europe with more than 23,000 deaths is experiencing a hard recession due to the lockdown and the fact that production has been stopped for more than a month. The International Monetary Fund has just estimated a slump […]

Tax app Taxfix receives 59 million euros – an exotic in the crisis

Frankfurt Mathis Büchi has every reason to be happy. While other start-up founders are worried about their existence and send employees on short-time work because of the corona crisis, he received 59 million euros from investors for his tax app Taxfix. “We started talking to investors even before the outbreak of the crisis and convinced […]

This is how a digital bank from Georgia wants to gain a foothold in Germany

Frankfurt Smartphone banks in Germany are facing new competition: TBC Bank from Georgia plans to launch its digital subsidiary Space in the local market at the end of the year. In her home country, she has already won a comparatively large number of customers. In Germany, however, it will have to adapt to significantly more […]

DKB limits service times in the corona crisis

Frankfurt For many DKB customers, it has been an important differentiator so far: the good service from the second largest German direct bank. The BayernLB subsidiary has been available to its customers around the clock, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. “That can bank”, as the slogan of the DKB promises. The full […]