Focusing on the quick and easy access – this is the key for future payment. Interviewing Ferenc Szasz

CEE FinTech founder Zsombor Imre made an interview with Ferenc Szasz Country Sales Manager at Ingenico, who is also responsible for business development in the Eastern European region. Ingenico is in the POS business for more than 30 years for now. Besides producing smart terminals, Ingenico is focusing on other business lines addressing the changing[…]

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Simple Solutions – Interview with Zsolt Nyéki, Deputy CEO at OTP Mobil

CEE FinTech founder Zsombor Imre made an interview with Zsolt Nyéki. Zsolt is the Deputy CEO of OTP Mobil that is developing the Simple application. OTP Mobil is a company owned by OTP Bank the major Hungarian retail bank, its task is to create mobile commerce and mobile payment solutions for the markets. Simple already has[…]

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Florin Awards Europe – Call for Entries in Best Secure Transaction Solutions

The Florin Awards Europe is now open for entry. Created in 2010 to stimulate innovation in the transaction services industry, the Florin Awards are prestigious wins for outstanding solution / service providers. Winners receive promotion, publicity and interviews to extend their business reach. In 2017, along with the increasing shift to security being top priority[…]


PwC Startup Collider started its program to foster the fintech ecosystem in the CEE

13 startups got the chance to participate in the Startup Collider accelerator program designed to fintech solutions. The program is focusing on the Central Eastern European region. Startup Collider team searched for four months to find the most suitable startups for its acceleration program. Part of their scouting activities they have also been to our[…]


API Driven Digital Innovations As Differentiators In Merchant Payments

Everyone knows that merchant payments and card acquiring offers are highly commoditised Upload Filestoday. When merchants select a payment provider usually considers two factors: price and customer experience. Multi-channel merchants have more ways to interact with customer than ever, but they need to translate these interactions into a POSITIVE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE. They need to CAPTURE CUSTOMER FEEDBACK[…]


Blockchain Conference; Blockchain Expo announces Berlin and North America dates

[LONDON] Blockchain conference, Blockchain Expo, has today announced expansion of the event series with shows confirmed to take place in Berlin and Santa Clara after the inaugural London event, 23-24 January 2017. The event which examines the disruption blockchain technologies are expected to bring to the legal services, financial services, insurance, energy, legal, governmental and[…]


“At Cyberus Labs, we have chosen not to “patch a leaking ship” but to bring a new approach to some vexing cyber-security problems.” – Interview with Marek Ostafil, COO at Cyberus Labs

At Cyberus Labs, we have chosen not to “patch a leaking ship” but to bring a new approach to some vexing cyber-security problems. Right from the beginning we have set our own course – to focus on eliminating cyber-threats, and to deliver solutions that will be both secure and easy to use. Founded by three[…]


FinTech Calls for Legislative Reforms

Technologies enabling P2P (peer-to-peer) lending and payment, as well as virtual currencies can make currently complicated financial transactions faster and simpler than ever before. However, before fintech innovations can rock the financial culture in Central Eastern Europe, a number of legal issues has to be settled to ensure consumers are protected and the financial system[…]


‘I have been a trader and programmer since the very beginning ‘ – Interview with Yoni Assia, CEO at eToro

eToro is the largest social trading network in the world with over 5 million users from more than a hundred countries. They had the official Polish launch on the 7th of December at Wroclaw. It turned out that however they’ve just entered the Polish market; they already have several users and also a top trader[…]