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FreedomPay Expands to Spain After Redsys Certification

FreedomPay has reached an important milestone of getting integrated certification from Redsys, a Spanish payments processing provider, which enables the company to offer its commerce platform to Spanish merchants.

Blockchain & Crypto

Spain’s Central Bank Chooses Partners for CBDC Project

Cecabank, Abanca and Adhara Blockchain will experiment with central bank digital currency (CBDC), testing different use cases within the pilot of the wholesale CBDC by Spain’s central bank (Banco de España).

Blockchain & Crypto

Registered Crypto Firms Surge 56% in Spain

Several international platforms, such as Revolut, Bitpanda, Crypto.com and Vivid, have joined the list of registered crypto providers in Spain in 2023.

Fintech & Ecommerce

EVO Banco Uses AI and Google Maps to Visualize Purchases and Check Their Sustainability

Spanish EVO Banco has launched a new AI-enabled geolocation service to track digital purchases, automatically categorize them and view the sustainability footprint of all merchants involved.

News

Huawei Challenges 5G State Aid Rules in Spain

Huawei Technologies has published the rules of the Spanish government, the complexity of compliance with which may become a barrier for this Chinese equipment manufacturer to become a competitive applicant for state aid.

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Coinbase Registers With the Bank of Spain

The registration as a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian wallet provider will allow Coinbase to offer a full suite of products and services to retail and institutional users in Spain

Finance & Economics

Spain Analizes Saudi Telecom’s Plan to Become Telefonica SA’s Largest Shareholder

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said that the government of this country is currently studying the prospects for the implementation of the intention of Saudi Telecom to become the largest shareholder of Telefonica SA.

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EToro Launches Fintech Portfolio, Gets Spanish License

Crypto trading and investing platform eToro has introduced a portfolio offering long-term exposure to leading fintech companies, while also achieving an important legal milestone

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CaixaBank Launches Virtual Account FX Service

The new FXWallets service by CaixaBank provides business customers with virtual accounts to send and receive international payments in multiple currencies

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Modulr Expands Embedded Payments Offerings to France and Spain

Modulr has expanded the geography of the application of its offer for instant payments.

News

N26 Brings Yield-Bearing Savings to Spain

The new N26 Instant Savings account offers customers in Spain a 2.26% yield, empowering customers to have a better relationship with their money

Articles

PaySpace Magazine at the EU-Startups Summit

Yesterday, April 20, the two-day EU Startup Summit kicked off, a conference that brought together over 2,000 startup founders, enthusiasts, and investors to connect, inspire and learn! PaySpace Magazine is also in Barcelona to share new knowledge with you. EU-Startups Summit 2023 is the 9th annual premier business conference in Barcelona that brings together the […]

Society & Lifestyle

CaixaBank Raises Eco Awareness in Metaverse

Customers visiting CaixaBank centres in Ibiza, Burgos, Valencia, Barcelona and Madrid between 20 and 27 April can take the virtual tour in metaverse designed to raise environmental awareness

News

Barcelona Forbids Dark Stores in Blow to Q-Commerce

Barcelona City Hall has decided to ban dark shops.

Fintech & Ecommerce

Great Opportunities For Embedded Finance in the European Mobility Sector Revealed

Research conducted by Solaris and the Handelsblatt Research Institute analyzes the potential of the most popular mobility providers in Germany, France, Italy and Spain to offer financial services

Finance & Economics

Spanish Banks to Test CBDC

The Spanish banking sector will assess the impact of the implementation of a digital euro by the European Central Bank