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Hot on the heels of being acquired by company builder Finleap, German SME banking upstart Penta has appointed a new CEO. Marko Wenthin, who previously co-founded solarisBank (the banking-as-a-service used…

Penta, the digital SME banking upstart, appoints co-founder of solarisBank as new CEO

Just since months after raising $7 million in Series A funding, German SME banking provider Penta has been acquired by Finleap. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed, although I understand…

German fintech company builder Finleap acquires SME banking provider Penta

When I spoke with Jan Beckers, chairperson of fintech company builder FinLeap, earlier this year, he was particularly bullish about the insurance sector and the shake up he expects insurance…

German insurance startup Clark closes €13.2M Series A

TechCrunch understands from a source close to the transaction that FinLeap’s latest round gives the company a post-money valuation of €121 million (based on a €100 million pre-money valuation).

German fintech company builder FinLeap raises €21M at €121M valuation

This time the Berlin-based company builder (to use the preferred terminology) is investing and betting on the underlying regulatory and financial technology infrastructure — the picks ‘n’ shovels, if you…

FinLeap’s solarisBank to offer Banking-as-a-Platform so startups can ride fintech gravy train

Not content with incubating and acquiring startups in the adtech and Big Data space, HitFox Group, the Berlin-headquartered company builder, has hatched a second company builder. Dubbed FinLeap, the German-styled…

HitFox Hatches FinLeap, A New Startup Factory Targeting Fintech