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France’s New Fintech Regulator Gets Muted Welcome

France’s New Fintech Regulator Gets Muted Welcome

by June 1, 2016 at 10:28 am 1 comment

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

1,500 Reasons Why Crowdfunding Continues to Pick Up Steam

1,500 Reasons Why Crowdfunding Continues to Pick Up Steam

by May 20, 2014 at 11:36 am 0 comments

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

VIDEO: BNP Paribas Introduces Its New Hello Bank With a ‘Surprise’ Symphony

by May 17, 2013 at 8:37 am 0 comments

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

Credit Agricole Opens Its API and Good Things Happen

Credit Agricole Opens Its API and Good Things Happen

by February 12, 2013 at 10:48 am 3 comments

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