Locked content Finch Capital Fund makes first investment in Poland

Making its first investment in Poland, the global FinTech fund Finch Capital is to invest in programming company PerfOps. The funds will be spent on developing a new intelligent network load balancing tool in the cloud. PerfOps is a Polish software development company providing analytics for compani...

Leveraging know-how

A lot of change has come to the tech market over the course of 2018. PSD2 is supposed to open the e-commerce market to SMEs, GDPR made a lot of noise back in May, while blockchain is gaining both traction and notoriety at the same time. WBJ sat down with Martin Zalewski, expert on design thinking, b...

Locked content Fintech to change its profile to an IT company

Listed on the small-cap, alternative market NewConnect Fintech plans to change its profile to an IT company and a game developer, the company said in a market filing. The company’s strategy from 2015  assumed investment activities in the private equity and venture capital segment in Poland and...

Locked content PKO’s ZenCard eneters Finnish market with its fintech service

ZenCard, part of PKO BP, will launch its transactional marketing service on the Finnish market, in cooperation with Finland’s largest financial institution, OP Financial Group, an association of 180 banks, PKO stated. ZenCard emerged as one of four winners in the OP Smart Commerce competition organi...

Locked content Super-Pharm launches transcational marketing project with ZenCard

Drug store chain Super-Pharm has launched a new transactional marketing project in collaboration with ZenCard, a fintech subsidiary of PKO Bank Polski. The pilot program will allow Super-Pharm’s clients to become members of the drug store’s loyalty program Klub LifeStyle, while paying for their shop...

There’s always room for more tech in finance

In Poland, it is banks, not just start-ups that spearhead the FinTech revolution. They have strived to remain at the cutting edge for two decades now. With the introduction of the PSD2 directive, they may face some competition from start-ups, but some are already prepared for the changes and others ...

Polish FinTech market worth PLN 3.6 bln – Deloitte

The FinTech market is worth some €2.2 billion in Central and Eastern Europe, with Poland accounting for PLN 860 million (PLN 3.6 billion) of that sum, according to a report prepared by Deloitte. Poland is the leader of the FinTech business in CEE, however, venture capital investments constitute a me...