Today marks the official start of France’s new fintech regulatory division. Unfortunately, it is not garnering much interest — and that might be because, well, it’s boring. The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), France’s financial regulator, has a job ad on LinkedIn for a “Chargé de mission” for the new fintech division. ItRead More
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Quick quiz: How many people showed up for the “Crowdfunding Day” event in Paris last Saturday? 100 500 1,000 1,500 “I have no idea” / “Leave me alone” For all of you who answered E — well, I have no hope for you. The correct answer is D, 1,500. OneRead More
BNP Paribas, the French bank which generated $12.9 billion of revenue last quarter, has launched the first “standalone, digital mobile bank” in Europe — and has done so with a rousing symphony. According to Finextra, a Hello Bank! account can be opened in just four steps from an Android or AppleRead More
Last October, Credit Agricole Group, the mega (but troubled) French bank, became what is thought to be the first traditional bank to release a public read/write API. So what has happened since the launch of the Credit Agricole Store? Did the bank lose customers? Did the API lessen the stickinessRead More