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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve raised a €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.
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.
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.
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.
Upvest GmbH is supported by the Pro FIT-Program of Investitionsbank Berlin with the goal to research and develop a prediction tool for blockchain transaction fees. This project was co-financed by the European Fund for Regional Development (EFRE).