Fasanara has a front row seat to the evolving asset class of Fintech Lending and investing in the Digital Future. We’re constantly assimilating information, speaking with innovators, and developing our theses. Here’s a selection of important topics Fasanara has been discussing internally.
In this edition:
The Digital Dividend Podcast: Pioneering Spanish digital SME lender
Five things you need to know about launching fintech products in the US
Fintech lending: The path to creating financial inclusion in India
Galaxy Digital to develop European-listed ETPs with asset manager DWS
Millions EU lauds 'Comprehensive Regulation' as MiCA crypto law passes.
The Digital Dividend Podcast: Pioneering Spanish digital SME lending.
In this episode, Novicap's Founder and CEO, Federico Travella joins Francesco Filia (Founder & CEO) and Matt Kus (Head of Originations for Developed Markets) from Fasanara Capital. Federico discussed his journey from training in marine biology to founding and scaling up one of the largest non-bank SME working capital lenders in Spain, factoring over 1.5 billion euros of invoices from over 3,000 clients since 2015. We learned why Federico chose to start Novicap in Spain in the invoice finance space and how he used an agile approach to adapt the business through the years, launching new products in response to customer needs and adjusting pricing in response to macro factors to maintain margins and keep the company on a stable growth path.
Five things you need to know about launching fintech products in the US.
With more fintech’s looking to expand their businesses internationally, it can be daunting to navigate varying regulations across borders. This article focuses on regulations in the United States. For those also focused on expanding into the United Kingdom, we have an article covering regulatory aspects to consider which can be found here.
Fintech lending: The path to creating financial inclusion in India.
India’s fintech industry has grown phenomenally over the last few years. We are the third largest fintech ecosystem globally, after the United States and the United Kingdom. Today, New Age fintech startups are known for offering innovative solutions, and there has been a rise in strategic partnerships between the government and fintech companies, launch of new digital products, and state intervention in creating policies conducive for growth of fintech players.
Galaxy Digital to develop European-listed ETPs with asset manager DWS.
Crypto financial-services firm Galaxy Digital is teaming up with asset manager DWS to develop exchange-traded products for listing in Europe, according to an announcement on Wednesday.
The ETPs will give European investors access to digital-asset investment through traditional brokerage accounts. Frankfurt, Germany-based DWS, which has 821 billion euros ($907 billion) in assets under management, will be Galaxy's "exclusive ally" for crypto ETPs in Europe, the announcement said.
EU lauds 'Comprehensive Regulation' as MiCA crypto law passes.
The European Parliament has voted through landmark legislation on cryptocurrency which will bring in new rules for the industry across the 27-country bloc.