Can traditional banks survive the FinTech wave ?

FinTech promises to disrupt banking, but faces unique challenges. From a complex regulatory environment to an extremely cautious user-base, mobile banks and investment apps have their work cut out for them. Emerging technologies have dramatically changed the mechanics of basic banking functions like loans, payments, and cheque-cashing and savings. In the world of FinTech (short… Read More

The French browser Qwant extends its offer and hopes to become the next European Google

By stepping up its offers, the French search engine intends to impose itself as an essential platform for its users. The startup’s new goal is to make its ecosystem as exhaustive as possible, adding to its initial ambition of a less privacy-invasive browser. This Thursday, June 14, start-up president and co-founder Eric Léandri presented in… Read More

GuesttoGuest, now available in 187 countries, acquires its Canadian concurrent

GuesttoGuest now proposes more than 450.000 accommodations across the globe as it just acquired its Canadian concurrent Echangedemaisons.com. A new opportunity to keep developing its business internationally. GuesttoGuest just acquired the Canadian Echangedemaisons.com, after Tremplinn (France), HomeforHome (Spain) and HomeExchange (US). The home exchange website now proposes more than 450.000 different accommodations in 187 different… Read More