Austria

Blockchain & Crypto

Bitpanda Launches Institutional Crypto Platform

Austrian fintech unicorn Bitpanda has launched Bitpanda Wealth – a cryptocurrency trading platform catering to the growing demand for institutional crypto services in the EU.

Fintech & Ecommerce

N26 Rolls Out Stock & ETF Trading

German online bank N26 has launched the long-anticipated Stock and ETF trading product that will allow its customers to buy and sell stocks and ETFs in-app for 0.90 EUR per trade.

Finance & Economics

Raiffeisen Attempts Last-Ditch Russian Spin-Off

The increasing pressure to cut all ties with Moscow has finally boosted the efforts of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) to transfer its Russian arm to shareholders

News

Austria Launches Multi-Modal Mobile Fare Payments

SimplyGo! service allows all citizens of Austria to make contactless fare payments for both single and multi-modal journeys with just two swipes on their smartphone screen

News

BMW Introduces In-Car Parking Payments

BMW drivers in two European countries can find parking spaces and pay for parking, using its in-vehicle infotainment system or My BMW app

Fintech & Ecommerce

Klarna announced partnership with Wix

From designers and developers to musicians and restaurant owners, Wix is a website development platform for e-commerce merchants globally

Finance & Economics

Which European countries don’t use the euro?

Do you know how many countries use the euro? Do you know which European countries have retained their own currency?

Countries

Swiss major online department store expands to Austria

With a range of half a million products, it will start out as a wide-range store immediately

Countries

Over 3/4 of cashless transactions in DACH region are now contactless

​Here’s new data on contactless payment transactions in the DACH region

Countries

German seniors to make most purchases online in 2022: survey

Over 9,000 consumers from the US, UK, Australia, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland and Sweden participated in the poll

Fintech & Ecommerce

Americans are the most optimistic about their finances: research

 Klarna surveyed over 9,000 consumers across the US, the UK, Australia, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland, and Sweden

Countries

Dutch popular retailer enters Austria

This marks the fourth foreign market for the Dutch omnichannel retailer

Countries

Zalando expands its pre-owned business across new European markets

The company accepts like-new items without signs of use from over 3,000 common brands

Countries

Amazon opens local shops in two European countries

The company aims to offer a more regional shopping experience

Finance & Economics

E-commerce in DACH region surpassed €100B for the first time

The retail e-commerce share keeps growing in these three countries

Finance & Economics

More than 100 people arrested for the theft of funds over £12M

The investigation which took 8 months was facilitated by Europol