Birdee Leverages Gamification in New Financial Management Tool
March 30; Birdee's new discretionary management tool Birdee Money Experts incorporates gamification, or applied game mechanics, to enhance user experience, helping individuals achieve their goals through a playful and easy process. More
CBlib Introduces 3DSecure Payments
March 24; In an effort to battle online credit card fraud, CBlib has added an additional verification layer to its MasterCards, creating the MasterCard® Secure Code™ system. This complementary, 3DSecure payment system incorporates an additional authentication code, typically sent via mobile phone. More
ICTK to Join ISC West Event
March 23; On April 4-6, ICTK will have a booth at the largest security event in the US, ISC West, held at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, to present its PUF technology. More
SESAMm to Develop 16 Proofs of Concept
March 19; SESAMm, a startup using text analysis to provide big data financial indicators, is in the process of developing 16 proofs of concept with banks, investment funds and other companies.
Adapti.me Launches Website Personalization Solution
March 15; Adapti.me has officially introduced a free first version of its digital tool for marketers that helps companies connect to each individual visitor through real-time site personalization. This version, also available as a Wordpress plugin, allows for customized content, data mining, statistic reporting and more.
Global Compliance Welcomes New Marketing & Communications Expert
March 15; Anti-money laundering software specialist Gobal Compliance expands its team by hiring Valentin Quisquater as Marketing Manager & Communications Coordinator.
Four lux future lab Members Pitch at Startup World Cup Regionals
March 8; SESAMm, SnapSwap, Houser and Birdee were among 10 finalists selected to pitch at the Startup World Cup regionals in Luxembourg for a chance to compete in the Grand Finale in Silicon Valley. Photos
Innov & Connect Calls for Applicants
March 23; Innov & Connect is a six-month accelerator and business connection program for startups created by BGL BNP Paribas. Applications will be accepted until May 14, 2017. Those chosen will receive a co-innovation opportunity with a large business, free office space at WAI Paris, coaching and up to €100,000 in financing. More
Joint Fintech Research Project Begins
March 7; BGL BNP Paribas's Alphonse Weicker Foundation and the University of Luxembourg's Interdisciplinary Center for Security, Reliability & Trust (SnT) have teamed up to lead a longterm fintech research project aimed at developing new banking and security solutions and opportunities.
University of Luxembourg Appoints New Fintech Chair
March 7; The University of Luxembourg’s National Research Fund (FNR) and PayPal Europe have agreed to create and fund the FNR PEARL Fintech Chair position for five years. The deal, which Prime Minister Xavier Bettel helped secure, will be based within the Interdisciplinary Center for Security, Reliability and Trust. More
Luxembourg Ranks 5th in 'Digital Economy & Society'
March 6; The European Commission placed the Grand Duchy at number five in its 2017 Digital Economy & Society Index, which ranked all 28 member states based on digital progress. More