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Orange Growth Capital (“OGC”) is a Financial Technology Investment firm founded in the fall of 2013. We invest in high growth companies primary in EMEA and prefer to invest after the seed round, when there is proof of concept and there are some revenues.

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What are Banks Doing With Blockchain Technology?

Nice overview of the Blockchain incumbent landscape although several initiatives missing...

If you are wondering why there is so much buzz around blockchain and what the banks are doing with it, then this is the right place. The...…

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Mobile Apps Change the Way We Access Our Insurance

Interesting set of apps of the incumbent insurers in the US, mostly nice to have gadgets

Liberty Mutual’s Home Gallery® App We’ve discussed things to do with renters insurance, but this Home Gallery takes cataloging your...…

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Betterment entering 401k

Betterment is fighting wars on so many fronts with this 401(k) offering that you almost need a military map. Sure, this announcement...

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Introducing Relay

Relay makes it easier for developers to build great mobile e-commerce experiences, and for stores to participate in them. See lots of...

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WTF Are Smart Contracts Anyway?

Great article on smart contracts!

Folks are both fascinated and confused by the term “smart contracts”. Many across the general peer-to-peer tech space have had their...…

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SMEs turned off by bank digital-first approach

The SME Battle...a segment with complex financials and complex characteristics

digital-first approach to financial services for small businesses is weakening the relationships between UK banks and their SME...…

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Google Bets on Insurance Startup Oscar Health

Insurance momentum picking up, overal # of start-ups is still a fraction vs. total

Oscar co-founders Mario Schlosser, Kevin Nazemi, and Joshua Kushner Oscar Health Insurance Corp. Insurance startup Oscar Health...…

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Top non-Financial Blockchain use cases

Nice overview and inspiring to see what is happening with the BlockChain Technology

Blockchain technology has been described as e-mail for money, but it has the potential to be so much more. According to Blythe Masters,...…

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German FinTech: Where are the big spenders?

Nice Summary of the german FinTech Landscape, some nice facts, most known, but still interesting to have them all in one place

Today, we would like to present our German FinTech Money Map. Our FinTech Money Map is a data base, that has been built up by collecting...…

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Cybersecurity’s Human Factor: Lessons from the Pentagon

The annual global cost of cybercrime against consumers is $113B.

The vast majority of companies are more exposed to cyberattacks than they have to be. To close the gaps in their security, CEOs can take...…

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No marketing? No plan? How Handelsbanken hit 200 branches in the UK

The UK arm of Sweden's Handelsbanken is growing rapidly despite keeping a low profile

Challenger bank Handelsbanken is opening its 200th branch in the UK, doubling its size in just three years and becoming one of the...…

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The Business Of Fraud

Fraud is becoming far more prevalent but more importantly far more sophisticated

When you visualize a hacker, what do you see? Do you envision a young computer enthusiast coding in their basement, pounding Red Bull?...…

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Strategy decay: Is there another way?

“Strategy decay” is the idea that by the time investments have been made on large IT implementations and the technology is rolled out,...

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Meet Europe's Leading Startups Transforming Investment Management

Nice overview of the wealth attacker space...as you can see early stages to have a material impact on the industry

Having spent the last few months in the hot pursuit of startups in the asset & wealth management space with Michael Mellinghoff, it would...…

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The Hierarchy of IoT “Thing” Needs

The Hierarchy of IoT “Thing” Needs, nice read

I received a lot of feedback on an article I wrote a few months ago about changing the way we perceive the “Things” in the Internet of...…

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Financial Institutions: Blockchain Activity Analysis

Good overview of how financial institutions are exploring opportunities with blockchain.

Similar to the industry’s first report on the various non-financial use cases of blockchain, our article on the timeline of various banks...…

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7 Emerging FinTech Players In Top Latin American Markets

Nice overview of some interesting FinTech start-ups in LatAm, several are international expansion of non LatAm

Clip. Pando covered this Redwood City-based startup, which is a Square-like payment processor that has raised more than $5 million; it...…

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Oscar has hundreds of millions in funding. Now it needs customers

Health Insurance sector also ripe for disruption with value added service for user like connecting you with doctors/ specialist.

​“Insurance is a confusing system, confusing as hell,” says Mario Schlosser, Oscar’s chief executive officer. The founders say a slick...…

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