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Parker Crockford

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December 22, 2020

Despite being a challenging year worldwide, 2020 brought great results and growth for Upvest. From moving to a new office to closing a Series A+, our company has come out swinging from every challenge, achieving most of our goals for the period.
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Parker Crockford

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December 18, 2020

We discussed with experts in financial services regulation and public policy what policy and regulatory trends should European fintechs be watching next year.
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Martin Kassing

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December 16, 2020

Partnering with Crowdlitoken takes Upvest one step closer towards its mission to make securities digital and globally available. Executing on it by empowering fintechs across Europe to offer securities to everyone, everywhere.
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Martin Kassing

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December 10, 2020

Wir freuen uns mitteilen zu k√∂nnen, dass wir mit zus√§tzlicher Unterst√ľtzung von Earlybird unsere Series A+ mit ‚ā¨12 Mio. erfolgreich abgeschlossen haben
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Martin Kassing

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December 9, 2020

We're excited to announce that we closed ‚ā¨12m total in our Series A+ with the additional support of Earlybird
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Parker Crockford

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November 25, 2020

In collaboration with micobo and Upvest, PREOS Global Office Real Estate & Technology AG has become the first publicly listed company whose shares are tokenized
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Maria Olbrich

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November 6, 2020

Our last webinar had two of Europe's best thought leaders around the fintech space, Leda Glyptis and Michael O'Loughlin, discussing the latest trend of the financial sector
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Maria Olbrich

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November 3, 2020

The pandemic has taken a toll on mental health around the globe. So this November, Upvest’s team has come together to help fuel game-changing projects in men’s mental health by contributing to an impactful initiative: Movember.
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Martin Kassing

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October 29, 2020

Exporo has reached more than 600 total transactions with a cumulative volume of more than 700,000‚ā¨ in the first-ever blockchain-based secondary market for real estate trading
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Martin Kassing

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October 22, 2020

With the combination of Upvest and Cashlink, an all-in-one package solution is available for financial institutions to benefit from new financial rails instantly. Enabling them to offer to their retail investors a wider range of assets at a lower minimum investment.
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Maria Olbrich

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October 15, 2020

With first hand experience in the matter, the panelists of our past webinar discussed how European companies are scaling in spite of today’s crisis, and gave their advice to startups attempting to build products from scratch.
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Maria Olbrich

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September 21, 2020

Upvest is now a member of the European Fintech Association, the first not-for-profit organization for leading Fintech companies of all sizes within the European Union.
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Martin Kassing

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September 18, 2020

We have partnered with micobo to offer an end-to-end product as a turn key solution for asset managers. Allowing them to tokenize securities and provide a wider range of assets to retail investors at a lower minimum investment
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Martin Kassing

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September 1, 2020

Despite the uncertain times that characterized the first half of 2020, we take great pride in achieving to attract talent such as the CTO of several known Fintech companies, Juha Ristolainen.
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Maria Olbrich

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August 25, 2020

We are proud to be one of the top ten startups helping Fintechs grow in Europe, alongside companies like Thought Machine, TrueLayer, Cardlay and Form3
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Tom Benner

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August 19, 2020

German lawmakers added more details to the previously introduced crypto custody license with the release of the latest draft on the regulation of digital securities
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Maria Olbrich

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July 28, 2020

Parker Crockford our VP of Growth contributed to the World Economic Forum‚Äôs FinTech Cybersecurity Consortium research on identifying a basic cybersecurity ‚Äúhygiene‚ÄĚ common across all Fintechs
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Maria Olbrich

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July 9, 2020

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Upvest is the 68th fastest-growing startup in Germany according to Business Insider
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Alexander Reichhardt

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July 6, 2020

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We are excited to have Pranay accept Gitcoin’s KERNEL web3 fellowship award. KERNEL is an exclusive programme for 100 developers in the Web3 space from around the world with the mission to grow open source.
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Alexander Reichhardt

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June 9, 2020

Upvest is proud to announce that we secured almost ‚ā¨900k Euro in project funding from the Investitionsbank Berlin and the European Regional Development Fund as part of the IBB ProFit program.
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Pranay Valson

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May 20, 2020

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We are excited to announce our improved Fees API which uses machine learning techniques to improve gas price stability and overall prediction performance. This project is supported by the European Union Regional Development Fund as an open-source initiative.
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Martin Kassing

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May 15, 2020

Welcome Hugo Ma to the Upvest TeamWelcome Hugo Ma to the Upvest Team
We’re glad to announce a new talent joining our Finance and Compliance team: Hugo Ma! Born and raised in Germany with a Chinese background, he loves doing bike tours, travelling, and cooking delicious meals.
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Martin Kassing

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May 13, 2020

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It’s a pleasure for us to publicly introduce our new Head of People & Organisation, Philip Borchert! Philip joins us from Börse Stuttgart Digital Exchange.
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Martin Kassing

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March 7, 2020

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Blockchain adoption is gaining intensifying traction in the traditional finance industry. The technology was misunderstood as a mere synonym for crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum for a long time.
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Pranay Valson

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February 18, 2020

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Today, Upvest is excited to launch two new API endpoints - to estimate the transaction fee for Ethereum and transaction fee for Bitcoin. The transaction fee provided by the sender determines how fast a given transaction gets processed, legitimated, and confirmed.
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Martin Kassing

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December 12, 2019

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Today, we‚Äôre excited to announce that we‚Äôve raised a ‚ā¨7mn Series A by Notion Capital, Holtzbrinck Ventures, Partech Ventures, and Speedinvest to support us on our mission to build the financial infrastructure of the future.¬†
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Martin Kassing

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August 5, 2019

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Upvest’s non-custodial solution reduces costs and enhances the user experience for investors. Exporo, Germany’s largest real-estate crowdfunding platform, is the most recent company that has integrated Upvest APIs.
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Martin Kassing

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April 17, 2019

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As ICOs continue to falter, investors quickly became interested in security token (STO) projects. In contrast to ICO issued utility tokens, security tokens represent ownership of an underlying debt, equity, or real estate asset.
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Martin Kassing

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January 24, 2019

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One of the most present obstacles of building a mainstream blockchain application is the difficulty of keeping up with the standard of traditional web applications in the dimensions of usability, speed, and reliability. Upvest provides you with the tools to build on top of Bitcoin and Ethereum.
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