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Kabbage Scores Another European Bank with Santander UK Deal

Kabbage Scores Another European Bank with Santander UK Deal

by April 5, 2016 at 12:19 pm 2 comments

Atlanta-based small business lender Kabbage is snapping up bank deals in Europe. Yesterday, the company announced it had reached an agreement with Santander UK to serve the bank’s SME customers. This follows a similar deal with ING in Spain last October. “Kabbage’s business growth throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa has been exponentialRead More

All OK in Area Near Brussels Airport That Has Become a Fintech Hub

All OK in Area Near Brussels Airport That Has Become a Fintech Hub

by March 22, 2016 at 9:48 am 1 comment

The fintech companies in the area around Brussels Airport, where two explosions killed at least 11 people today, that has become a fintech hub in recent months report no damage or terrorist activity. ING Belgium this year opened the FinTech Village, and its offices are located about 2.5 miles fromRead More

Online Lenders Kabbage and Funding Circle Head to Europe

Online Lenders Kabbage and Funding Circle Head to Europe

by October 22, 2015 at 11:52 am 0 comments

Funding Circle and Kabbage, both alternative lenders for small businesses, are heading across the pond. Marketplace lender Funding Circle, which began in the U.K. in 2010 before moving to the U.S. in 2013, is expanding to continental Europe with the acquisition of Berlin-based Zencap, announced Oct. 20. This fits Funding Circle’s growth strategyRead More

Here’s a Peek at ING’s Fintech Focus

Here’s a Peek at ING’s Fintech Focus

by September 9, 2015 at 11:37 am 0 comments

Those Dutch know how to fintech. From Rabobank to Adyen to ABN Amro (or at least before it imploded with the credit crisis), the Netherlands has been a global spark for fintech evolution in recent years. Which is why ING Groep NV‘s fintech strategy deserves a look. Today, the DutchRead More

Building the Perfect Bank

Building the Perfect Bank

by March 31, 2014 at 11:09 am 0 comments

BIAN is trying to build the perfect bank. This week BIAN, which stands for the Banking Industry Architecture Network — will release version 3.0 of its Service Landscape, a “bank on paper” that covers all the major business processes of a bank — some 280 at this point. The organization hasRead More

Is Capital One Too Big to Succeed?

Is Capital One Too Big to Succeed?

by April 19, 2013 at 10:07 am 1 comment

Being ahead of the curve might not be a good thing at Capital One Financial Corp. Richard D. Fairbank, Capital One’s founder, executive chairman, chief executive officer and president (yes, lots of official titles), said during the company’s earnings call yesterday that ING Direct might be too far ahead ofRead More