Qonto, €10m to develop its bank account services to SME, startups & independants in Europe

Created in 2016, Qonto provides an online bank account dedicated to the SMEs, startups & independants from €9 /week.

Among the services that the startup offers:

  • whole online account creation process, including the signing, based on the tool’s capability to find information on the subscriber organisation
  • automatic IBAN generattion
  • team members management, with “admins” or “members” rights
  • easy bank transfers & card creations
  • real time management
  • easy expenses registration service

With its new €10m fundraising, Qonto aims to conquer the whole Europe and to face the N26 (for individuals) & Monaize competition.

Detected via FrenchWeb

Purchasing Sépage, Travelsoft wants to provide personalised customer journey tools

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Created in 2013, Sépage provides the e-tourism platforms with a specific targeting solution. On its side, Travelsoft has developed for 10 years a platform dedicated to the leisure travels automatic distribution.

Purchasing Sépage, Travelsoft aims to offer “digital marketing optimisation tools based on AI” in order for the sector’s companies to provide a personalised customer journey.

Closing this deal, Sépage will be able to develop its international activity while Travelsoft plans to double its revenue from 2021.

Detected via Tourmag

 

NU! project, a disruptive UX for food market on a grab-and-go mode

Want a disruptive UX? The NU! project aims to provide it with its innovative food market. This “green & technophile” area should offer an atypical shopping experience on a “grab-and-go” mode.

The idea: You choose what you want to buy and leave. Thanks to the wristband you wear, the captor placed and the products weight analysis, no need to spend time to pay, the checkout is automatic. You can then follow your expenses from the dedicated mobile app.

Detected via SoonSoonSoon

Axa bank killing Soon to gather its customers into the same bank account offer

soon-axa-banque-switchSoon was an “innovative” mobile bank service provided by Axa since 2014. It included all the standard bank account management & a Visa debit card.

When the historical companies are transforming to propose convergent & simplified offers to its customer, the French market also has to consider the new arrival Orange bank. To face it, Axa chose to stop the Soon commercialisation (planned for September) and migrate all corresponding customers (30.000) to its Axa bank account offer.

This kind of rebranding will include new services manageable from the app directly (e.g. card lock/unlocking, amount limitation) & a multi-channel support.

Detected via ITespresso

 

From the Singular & Apsalar merge was born a new unified platform for end-to-end marketing analytics

Merging, Singular (mobile marketing analytics firm) & Apsalar (mobile app attribution and audience management firm) are now providing businesses with an end-to-end marketing analytics platform.
The goal: to capture data from any source (ad networks, marketing clouds, data warehouses, social channels & marketing analytics systems) & report on its ROI, i.e. providing a multi-touch attribution and cross-device analysis.
Among its customers can already be noticed companies as Lyft, Yelp, Walmart, Zynga, N3twork, Match Group, and LinkedIn.

Detected via VentureBeat

N26 & Clark, a new partnership to launch a full digitalised insurance solution

https://n26.com/content/uploads/2017/06/n26-insurance-iphone-android-white.jpgNo more need to present N26, the German startup that launched an easy way to open a bank account & manage it almost 2 years ago. After its partnership last September with Vaamo & the investment solution provided by the company, the neo-bank is now partnering with Clark in order to offer this time insurance services.

As Vaamo, Clark has developped an API that will give access to the N26 customers to a robo-advisor’s recommandations directly from the bank-app. The goal: “to improve their insurance situation” assessing all tariffs and scanning the product portfolio of 160+ German insurance providers.

Detected via Finextra

Yoyo Wallet, the UK mobile payment solution, raised £12m to expand its activity

Launched in 2013 in the UK (London), Yoyo Wallet is an easy-to-use app dedicated, for retailers, to identify their customers and follow their consumption and, for shoppers, to access to a secure mobile payment solution (including offline payments thanks to a QR code) & its loyalty program.

Easy registration for the shoppers using their email address (or Facebook account) then liking their  payment card. Yoyo do not charge any transaction fee.

With 440K+users & 1,700 POS already registered, the last Yoyo £12m raise will sustain the company’s expansion (partnerships with UK retailers, platform improvement & Europe conquest).

Detected via TechCrunch