World’s First Trading Place for Bitcoin

In what is being hailed as a milestone for the world of cryptocurrencies, Stuttgart saw the launch of the world’s first trading place for Bitcoin and competitors organized by a regulated stock exchange operator.

Swiss Verisure Sets Up Shop in Germany

Being on the ground in Germany will play a central role in the company’s international expansion effort.

FinTech’s New Home

Foreign investors are lining up to invest in Germany’s FinTech hubs in the hope of backing the next game-changing financial technology. Frankfurt and Berlin, as well as Munich and Cologne, are all gaining momentum as digital financial centers.

Skyrocketing Fintech Growth

Investment in German fintech recorded impressive year-on-year growth in 2018 of 55 percent, its fastest growth rate in three years.

First Fully Regulated Blockchain Account

The blockchain bank account allows users to have a single account for both normal banking transactions as well as sending, receiving, storing and trading bitcoin.

Hamburg-Based Fintechs Thriving

The city’s finance industry – which enjoys a very long tradition – is already home to 45 fintechs, 50 banks and 30 ecosystem players, which together employ some 50,000 people.

Coca-Cola Expanding in Germany

Coca-Cola is investing a total of EUR 55 million into two plants in Germany in response to rising demand for non-carbonated beverages in smaller containers.