Expon Capital Moves to Lux Future Lab
November 1; Expon Capital has become a lux future lab resident venture capital firm. It focuses on private technology companies in Luxembourg and abroad through two funds: the Digital Tech Fund and the Expon I Fund. Its experienced investment team aims to accelerate and scale early-stage companies by linking them to the necessary resources and expertise from day one.
Arendt & Medernach Becomes Lab Consulting Partner
November 1; Luxembourg-based law firm Arendt & Medernach joins the lux Inc. Package, promising to offer preferential rates exclusively to lab startups. The firm of over 300 professionals — with offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris and Moscow — provides a complete range of legal and tax services.
SESAMm Announced Winner of Aurexia Fintech Awards
November 2; A panel of judges — including Barclay’s Innovation Director, a Blackfin Partners investor & Société Générale UK’s IT director — selected SESAMm as winner of the 2016 Aurexia Fintech Awards in London. The annual event is focused on trading platforms, post trade, KYC and client distribution.
KYC3 Successfully Completes Accelerator Program
November 3; Lux future lab startup KYC3 has completed four months in BNP Paribas Group's L'Atelier fintech accelerator in Paris. The startup spent that time refining its risk management solution. Through the program, KYC3 developed a clearer understanding of how to support a major international group.
ICTK to Attend Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas
November 17; From January 5-8th ICTK will participate in the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. It will present its innovative VIA PUF (physical unclonable function) technology, which will revolutionize the internet of things and anti-counterfeit markets. ICTK expects to meet potential global clients. To schedule a meeting during the event at Sands Expo (Level 1, Hall G, #53324), email ICTK.
BGL BNP Paribas Cosponsors Women's Entrepreneurship Day Event
November 18; Luxembourg celebrated Women's Entrepreneurship Day last Friday with an event supported by BGL BNP Paribas and other partners. Francine Closener, Luxembourg's Secretary of State for the Economy, Internal Security and Defense, started off the evening. She introduced a government-sponsored think tank dedicated to assessing and growing the number of women entrepreneurs in the Grand Duchy.