Kategorie: Inspiration

Bankathon #7 Prague: Diamond Partner Trask

Three weeks before Bankathon #7 in Prague, it is time to present another Diamond Partner of the event:

Trask is one of the leading digital banking solutions providers in the CEE region – helping companies to innovate their processes since 1994. Since Trask raised PSD2 awareness in the Czech Republic and supported Czech banks to be among the European Open Banking leaders, it is a logical step for them to be part of Bankathon #7 in Prague.

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Bankathon #7 Prague: Diamond Partner Deloitte

Deloitte is Diamond Partner of Bankathon #7 in PragueFounded 174 years ago in London, Deloitte today is one of the “Big Four” professional services networks with approximately 286.200 employees worldwide. Its Czech operations started in 1990, with a first office in Prague. Today, Deloitte Czech Republic has five offices and provides services in the area of audit, tax, legal advisory, consulting and risk management. (more…)

Bankathon #7 Prague: Diamond Partner Česká spořitelna

Let us introduce Česká spořitelna, Diamond Partner of Bankathon #7 in Prague: 

Founded in 1825, Česká sporitelna is the bank with the longest tradition in the Czech market. Since the year 2000, Česká sporitelna is part of the Erste Group – one of the largest financial services providers in Central and Eastern Europe and former partner of Bankathon #4 in Vienna. Today the bank counts 4.6 million customers and more than 10.000 employees.  (more…)

Bankathon #7 Prague: Co-Organizer and Diamond Partner Komerční Banka

Without our partners, Bankathon would not be what it is today. To show you who is behind this event, we want to present every single partner of Bankathon #7 to you. We start with our Co-Organizer and Diamond Partner Komerční Banka (KB)!

Founded in 1990 in Prague, KB today counts over 7.500 employees and 1,6 million customers – which means that every fifth Czech citizen is among them. KB is one of the major Czech banks and a member of the Société Générale international financial group. (more…)

Bankathon #7: Let the Open Banking world begin!

Many years the whole industry talked about PSD2 and by 14th September 2019 PSD2 APIs are finally becoming reality all over Europe! What does this mean for FinTechs, banks and developers? What new use cases will be created? How will this affect partnerships between banks and FinTechs? Join us in Prague and find out during Bankathon #7 in the Czech capital!

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#figoInside: JustOn Billing & Invoice Management with automatic reconciliation of transaction data

Billing and Invoicing becomes easier – thanks to figo partner JustOn

Today we talk to Marko Fliege, founder and CEO of JustOn GmbH, who answers our #figoInside questions.

JustOn was founded in 2010 with the goal of bringing easy-to-use business software to the market, which automates invoice processing and thus enormously simplifies life for companies. Today, with its JustOn Billing & Invoice Management billing software, the company is a leader in the Salesforce platform.

This innovative software digitises accounting, payment and receivables processes for medium-sized companies and can be integrated into existing IT systems. It not only saves time and money on invoice management, but also enables transparent and well-founded evaluation of key performance indicators. Many well-known customers around the world use cloud-based software to bill XaaS business models and consumption data.

In order to offer automatic data reconciliation in payment management under PSD2 without having to apply for a separate registration as an account information service at BaFin, JustOn has been using figo’s RegShield since December 2018.

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Bankathon # 6: RatePAY wins with #swopp

15,000 euros in prize money, 30 hours of coding time, 24 pitches, 16 sponsors, 7 APIs, 5 winners, 4 theme tracks, 3 days, 2 photographers, 1 camera team and the world’s best barista …

… – all told, that’s exactly what you need to describe the sixth Bankathon, which returned to Frankfurt, with interest in the FinTech and banking hackathon continuing unabated. With the TechQuartier as a location for coding and the Handelsblatt ‘Bank Summit’ as a partner for the final pitches, the orga team was able to offer participants and guests exactly what the Bankathon stands for: a platform where the traditional banking world meet industry newcomers at eye level and have meaningful interactions. Here is a detailed recap of the event including teams.

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Media partners

The countdown is running – #6 days are left until Bankathon #6 begins! An important part of the event are its media partners: Berlin Valley, finletter, Gründerszene, IT-Finanzmagazin, Payment & Banking and TechQuartier!

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Silver Sponsor ti&m

Today, we introduce Silver Sponsor ti&m – which stands for technology, innovation & management. The Swiss IT company was founded in 2005, employs more than 300 people and is a leading player in digitization and security products as well as innovation projects. Bankathon #6 marks their debut as a supporter and we are really happy to have them on board!

Follow Marco Berg’s, Managing Director at ti&m, call and seize Bankathon #6 in Frankfurt as the perfect opportunity to connect with other innovators.

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Special Supporter Bankenverband

The Association of German Banks is Special Supporter of Bankathon #6 and thusly on board for the second time in a row. The advocacy group of German private banks, headquartered in Berlin, represents around 200 credit institutions and has 20 extraordinary FinTech members – one of them is figo!

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