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How Brexit could help Berlin take London’s FinTech Crown

When it comes to Brexit’s winners and losers, Berlin looks set to snag a few victories, especially the city’s growing financial-technology sector. Read more: www.marketwatch.com

LIQID grabs €4.5m for asset management platform

Digital asset management firm LIQID has secured €4.5m in a new round of growth capital. Berliner Volksbank Ventures joined the round as a new investor. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Tech teams build better FinTech startups than bankers, says Earlybird VC

The Berlin-headquartered firm told FinTech Global he was sees the most-disruptive innovations from people with no prior experience of the finance industry. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

PE firms buy Ratepay to merge it with Concardis

Private equity firms Advent International and Bain Capital are jointly acquiring Ratepay, the payments arm of German e-commerce company Otto Group. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

German & Austrian SMEs look to Finnest for growth

Finnest, an SME or “Mittelstand spezialist,” is helping Austria-based Biogena to fund its expansion in Germany. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Health insurance startup Ottonova grabs €15m-plus

Munich-based health insurance startup Ottonova has closed a new round of funding led by Tengelmann Ventures. The round is between €15m and €20m. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Ireland and Germany will battle for FinTech crown post-Brexit

Ireland and Germany are poised to step up to fill a void as leader of Europe's FinTech scene once the UK leaves the European Union (EU). Read more: www.cnbc.com

Robo-advisor Ginmon begins largest financing round in Germany

The disruptive development of FinTech continues. A study from the CFA institute shows Robo-advisors taking a leading role. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Bitbond scoops up $1.2m for bitcoin-based lending

Peer-to-peer bitcoin lender for SEMs Bitbond has raised $1.2m in new funding. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

More cash for European VC as Project A raises €180m

The capital is split into €140m for the firm’s second VC fund and a separate €40m vehicle dedicated to making follow-up investments in its portfolio companies. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com