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From professional table tennis player to underwriter – meet Ivana

Our underwriter Ivana joined Spotcap in 2015, moving to Berlin from the picturesque town of Brno in Czech Republic. She tells us about her transition…

Spotcap partners up with major bank to offer same-day financing

This year, we set out to collaborate with other companies which share our mission to empower SMEs with tailored finance, working with them to make…

“You can’t be a surgeon without a well practiced hand…”

Why CTOs should write code If you walked into the Spotcap office on any given morning, you might wonder why so many employees were away…

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Fintech, irresistible to ex-bankers

Ex-bankers have been leaving financial services to pursue their ‘start-up’ ambitions in the fintech space for years. So much so that one of the biggest…

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New markets – New regulators

The Growth Forum organised by Innovate Finance this year attracted heaps of key voices across the ecosystem from fintech startups and investors to the world’s...

Three years of empowering SMEs with tailored finance

Spotcap was founded in 2014, a fintech lender, enabled by technology and a unique approach to assessing the creditworthiness of its applicants. Today, we’re commemorating...
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What does your bank account say about you?

Have you ever considered what your bank account would say if it could talk? Since its creation in the 80’s the online bank account has…

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Spotcap tackles the global fintech talent shortage

It’s part of the entrepreneurial spirit to experience a problem first hand and want to solve it. The problem we identified was the talent shortage…

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Flexibility, honesty and not being too hard on yourself: My life as a working mum

For myriad reasons, being a working mum has its pressures. Growing up to the soundtrack of second wave feminism implored me that I ‘can have…

Bots were built, fun was had

As part of Tech Open Air’s satellite programme, Spotcap & Kofax ran a one-day robotic process automation workshop. The workshop aimed to end the reign…

Build-a-Bot workshop: Automate your everyday tasks!

How many hours do you spend on boring, repetitive tasks? Can you feel your brain falling asleep as you do – yet another – data…

Building trust as a fintech: The three C’s

One of the biggest challenges you face as a fintech is gaining the trust of your customers. After all, fintechs deal with people’s livelihoods: their…

Open banking, what’s needed to move forward?

Around the world, regulators are considering ways to encourage traditional players to ‘open up’ customer data, to stimulate competition and standardise security protocols. While legislation…

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Why I moved to Berlin and never looked back

Although an analytical tool like a pros and cons list can be helpful when making decisions, when it comes to a major life choice –…

Going global: How to cross borders as a fintech

While fintech is certainly making the world a flatter place, speaking from experience, the mechanics of operating a fintech across borders can be challenging. Success…

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