Month: July 2022

#59 – Zebras and Unicorns – What is Impact Investing? | Ingo Dahm (capacura) – GERMAN

ESG investing, impact investing, sustainable investing – it all sounds good, but what is actually what? What are the differences? All very confusing. But not only that.

Sometimes funds/ETFs boast of being sustainable, but really aren’t. Problems with the current classification of ESG are certainly one reason for this.

We want to shed some light on this. That’s why Sebastian and Dirk brought an expert in impact investing into the virtual podcast studio.

With Dr. Ingo Dahm from capacura, they discuss, among other things, zebras and unicorns.

#58 – What happened to the BNPL hype? | Dr. Rene Fischer & Philipp Bulis (Oliver Wyman) – GERMAN

Quite a lot going on in the BNPL market. On the one hand, the valuation of European BNPL super-FinTech Klara has “crashed” from $45.6 billion to $6.7 billion. But listed competitor Affirm is doing only marginally better. Is the BNPL hype over?

On the other hand, Apple is getting into BNPL, and shortly before this podcast was published, Deutsche Bank announced its entry into the BNPL market.

New round of financing – 1 million euros for Etvas

“With this successful million-dollar financing round, we exceeded expectations in a challenging market environment,” said Sören Timm, co-managing director of Etvas. He added that the partnership with ff Venture Capital (ffVC) marks a significant step in the young company’s history: “ffVC is considered one of the most powerful venture capital firms in New York with a strong focus on FinTechs, InsurTechs and applied AI. The firm invests exclusively in startups with potential to change the market in a sustainable way and thus have a positive impact on the overall development of business models. We are proud to be part of the ffVC portfolio. Above all, this supports our expansion plans.”

Impact of the EU Taxonomy on the European Financial Landscape

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