Leading wealth management fintech Raisin now also has over one billion euros in investment assets under management. Though known primarily for its pan-European savings platforms, Raisin also offers its German customers a range of ETF investment products. The investment business has grown by more than a third in 2021.
Wealth management fintech Raisin launches hybrid-robo in Germany with platform’s first sustainable ESG investments
The pan-European savings marketplace Raisin has added a new hybrid-robo “ETF Configurator” to its investment platform in the German market. The Configurator allows investors to create individualized portfolios according to their own investment strategies but with the cost-efficiency and digital experience of a robo advisor.
Raisin Netherlands has announced an expansion of its savings portfolio into the highly popular product category of overnight accounts. With the addition of new partner Nordax Bank, the platform’s first bank from AAA-rated Sweden, Raisin’s marketplace now features its first overnight deposit product enabling the savings broker’s customers to invest with maximum flexibility. Customers will […]
Berlin-based fintechs Raisin and Mambu are collaborating to provide Mambu’s multinational team in Germany a flexible, cost-effective company pension plan.
European fintechs N26 and Raisin are expanding their collaboration to address the German interest rate situation. The partnership enables N26 to extend its product portfolio with EasyFlex Savings, a flexible overnight deposit with a rate of 0.21% p.a., a top offer in the German market.
Open Banking pioneer Raisin is partnering with UK’s leading savings and retirement firm Aviva with over 33.4 million customers worldwide. The fintech leveraged its Raisin Savings as a Service technology to launch Aviva Save, allowing the pension and investments specialist to enter the cash savings market for the first time in the UK.
Business customers in Germany have one of the highest interest burdens in Europe, with the average rate on term deposits now at -0.42%.* To this end, the European business account Qonto is cooperating with Raisin to bring its customers in the German market higher rates.
Raisin patents 'savings-as-a-service' technology as it moves on US market
The fintech this month was awarded a patent for technology enabling banks to offer a “liquidity time deposit” CD product that allows the depositor to plan a distribution schedule. January 25, 2021 - View Article
European wealth management fintech Raisin has been granted a second patent for key features of its Savings as a Service (SaaS) technology by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Peac Finance enters German deposit market with Raisin
Fintech Raisin has signed on to support the new PEAC Bank in its entry into the deposit business. The Hamburg-based PEAC (Pan-European Asset Company) Finance Group was granted a banking license by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority in December of 2020. The company now offers deposits for private customers under the PEAC Bank brand, marketing its savings products exclusively via Raisin’s German deposits marketplace WeltSparen. January 13, 2021 - View Article
Fintech Raisin has signed on to support the new PEAC Bank in its entry into the deposit business. The Hamburg-based PEAC (Pan-European Asset Company) Finance Group was granted a banking license by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority in December of 2020.
Italian bank Banca Sella and pan-European deposits marketplace Raisin are cooperating to give the bank’s customers access for the first time to third-party savings products. Through the integration of Raisin’s marketplace, Banca Sella customers will be able to invest from their Banca Sella accounts in select deposits at other Italian banks and banks across Europe.
Raisin’s latest savings market analysis shows that, as the pandemic begins a second wave, interest rates have continued to fall. European countries feature significant spreads, however, between the interest rates at the biggest banks and the most competitive available deposits.
Today Raisin launched its eighth partner bank and second partner domiciled in France, Banque Misr, with an exclusive retail deposit offer. Savings marketplace Raisin (www.raisin.fr) now features among the highest interest rates on term deposits available to French consumers.
Penta, the digital platform for business banking in Germany, has introduced overnight and term deposits through a new partnership with savings marketplace Raisin. Penta’s business customers can now access higher interest rates by investing in Raisin deposit products through their Penta accounts.
With 4.7 trillion euros in overnight accounts, Europeans leave interest rates up to 1.85% on the table
In new research, pan-European savings marketplace Raisin has found a wider-than-ever gap between low interest rates at the largest banks and the – much higher – best available deposits across Europe. Despite the European single market, banking customers are getting wildly different offers depending on where they live and where they bank.
With leading European fintechs pulling out of the UK and a growing trend in the financial industry away from London to the continent, Raisin continues to chart the reverse course of expansion across the Channel. On launching Raisin UK’s new cooperation with FTSE250-listed investment platform AJ Bell, Raisin is expanding its “Savings as a Service” offer to UK-based financial service providers.
Embedded finance: Raisin and PROCHECK24 launch novel deposits solution for German financial institutions
The new partnership between the German B2B financial product broker PROCHECK24 and deposits marketplace Raisin pioneers a hybrid approach to embedded finance.
The interactive financial resource platform Finect and deposits marketplace Raisin are launching a partnership, in a significant step toward broadening access in Spain to higher interest rates.
The Hannover member of Germany’s century-old cooperative banking group Sparda Bank is launching a cooperation with Raisin to integrate part of the Raisin deposits marketplace into its own range of products.
Amid uncertainty, Germany looks sturdier than expected as ECB pushes for stronger European Banking Union
Consumers in Europe’s largest economies including Germany, Spain, and Italy continue to experience huge interest rate spreads in the deposits market.
New survey shows nine out of ten affluent Spanish consumers trust banking offers from other European countries
A new survey conducted by deposit platform Raisin Spain reveals that affluent Spanish consumers have a high level of awareness of the economy and openness to new banking models.
Raisin's digital retirement platform integrates with Siemens for employee pensions
The German savings and investment marketplace’s “retirement cockpit” has integrated with Siemens Fonds Invest, the company’s asset management branch, per Finextra. July 21, 2020 - View Article
Siemens to co-operate with Raisin on pensions
Siemens is cooperating with German fintech Raisin on employee pensions. There has long been a political desire in Germany to provide German residents with an accurate overview of their retirement financing, in order to identify the deficiency in people’s pension in a timely fashion. July 20, 2020 - View Article
Siemens is cooperating with German fintech Raisin on employee pensions.
Italian Banca Ifis enters the German market in partnership with Raisin
Banca Ifis is entering the German savings market with the launch of a partnership with the German fintech Raisin. July 16, 2020 - View Article
Banca Ifis is entering the German savings market with the launch of a partnership with the German fintech Raisin. From today, customers on Raisin’s German platform WeltSparen (https://www.weltsparen.de) can choose Banca Ifis’ deposit products.
Top 1-year interest rates on deposits in Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal, Denmark, and as far east as Romania are between 0.57% and 0.97%, while the same deposits at those markets’ largest banks all feature rates under 0.05%, according to Raisin’s new research.
European Fintech Association Combines Several Entities to Create Single Voice for Fintechs in Europe
The recently launched European Fintech Association (EFA) is seeking to unite disparate voices in the fast-growing Fintech industry. June 25, 2020 - View Article
Raisin “not particularly hit by the pandemic,” says CEO and co-founder Dr Tamaz Georgadze
Georgadze on the impact of coronavirus, US expansion and what the future might hold for fintech. June 22, 2020 - View Article
The unfinished EU single market for financial services: With consolidation, Raisin takes on European promise of single market
Last year’s acquisition of Raisin Bank (formerly MHB Bank) has enabled the wealth management fintech Raisin to bring its customer services under one roof.
European FinTechs join forces and launch European FinTech Association (EFA)
Following the European Commission’s ambition for a new digital finance strategy and in light of the extraordinary circumstances consumers and businesses are facing, FinTechs are uniting to launch the European FinTech Association (EFA). June 16, 2020 - View Article
Klarna partners with Raisin to open savings accounts in Germany
In a first for Klarna, and available exclusively to Raisin’s customers in Germany, the new products include an overnight money account with a competitive interest rate of 0.35%. June 11, 2020 - View Article
Klarna, a global leader in payments and online shopping, has launched a cooperation in Germany with the deposits marketplace Raisin. By partnering with the Berlin-based fintech Klarna is further expanding into the German savings market.
The latest European Central Bank data on interest rates across Europe indicates a slight decline overall, as the Czech Republic dove -30 basis points from the previous month and Denmark -11 basis points.
Raisin moves into US market with Savings-as-a-Service software
Germany-based wealth management fintech Raisin has launched its Savings-as-a-Service software in the US, following its acquisition last January of software company Choice FS. May 19, 2020 - View Article
Raisin launches first US product following strategic acquisitions
German fintech Raisin has launched its first product in the US, a ‘savings as a software service’ for American banks and credit unions. Recently, Raisin has placed a high emphasis on targeting international markets, such as the North American market, through strategic acquisitions and banking partnerships. May 19, 2020 - View Article
Popular Euro Fintech Raisin Launches First Foray Into U.S.
European wealth management fintech Raisin has launched its first product in the United States. While initially targeted at credit unions and small to midsize banks, its new Raisin Savings as a Service software could soon power similar offerings for advisors and other intermediaries. May 19, 2020 - View Article
Raisin Launches Savings-as-a-Service Solution in the U.S.
European wealth management firm Raisin is bringing its Savings-as-a-Service solution to the U.S. The new offering, the first U.S.-based product from the Berlin-based fintech, will enable banks and credit unions to provide private-banking services typically not available to the average banking customer. May 19, 2020 - View Article
The fintech Raisin U.S. (www.raisin.com/us) has launched a tailored business solution for banks and credit unions looking for cost-effective new deposits.
Raisin has researched the top interest rates on 1- and 3-year deposits in nine Eurozone countries and six non-Eurozone ones. According to the newest data, Germany’s top rates have risen by more than a third since mid-February.
Pan-European study shows majority of Europeans afraid they can’t save for retirement due to sustained low interest rates
The sustained period of low interest rates has negatively impacted a majority of Europeans’ confidence that they can prepare financially for retirement, according to the survey.
The European Central Bank’s latest release of interest rate data – from each European market as of January 2020 – shows that, already prior to the coronavirus outbreak, rates had shifted direction, now moving upward.
Fintech Raisin Launches its First Cooperation in the Private Banking Sector, with German Financial Service Provider, Hauck & Aufhäuser
Germany’s private banking customers who have an account with Bankhaus Hauck & Aufhäuser will now be able to access various third-party deposit products that are being offered through a partnership with Fintech firm Raisin’s German deposits platform (www.WeltSparen.de). March 27, 2020 - View Article
Private banking clients at Germany’s Bankhaus Hauck & Aufhäuser can now access competitive third-party deposit products through a partnership with fintech Raisin’s German deposits platform (www.WeltSparen.de).
Raisin Brings Online Deposit Taking To Next Level, €20 Billion And Counting
Berlin-based FinTech Raisin has revealed the strategic placement of more than €20 billion with banks in 25 countries, and that it is also managing an investment volume of more than €500 million. Launched in 2013, Raisin is a cross-border savings and investment marketplace with more than 230,000 customers in various European markets. March 12, 2020 - View Article
Raisin’s Interest Rate Radar: Europe awaits next Central Bank announcement as Covid-19 wreaks havoc on markets
As we approach the upcoming March 12th announcement on rates and policy from the European Central Bank, global concerns about the spread of Covid-19, “the Coronavirus,” dominate economic headlines.
Cross-Border Savings and Investment Marketplace Raisin Surpasses €20 Billion in Deposits
“Berlin-headquartered Raisin, a cross-border savings and investment marketplace, has confirmed the strategic placement of more than €20 billion with banks based in 25 different countries. Raisin’s management noted that it’s currently managing an investment volume of more than €500 million.” | February 25, 2020 - View Article
The Berlin-based fintech Raisin has now placed more than 20 billion EUR with banks in 25 countries, while at the same time managing an investment volume of over 500 million EUR.
A new study from German financial news portal Franke Media indicates that since 2011 Europeans have lost upwards of 350 billion EUR due to the sustained period of low interest.
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“In 2019, Raisin raised $114m in its Series B, before receiving investment of $25m from Goldman Sachs. The company also entered the Irish market last year, launching a savings product, and it is now eyeing up the US market.” | January 30, 2020 - View Article
German fintech Raisin is buying Choice Financial Solutions ahead of its US launch
The Germany-based savings marketplace is in the process of acquiring fintech Choice Financial Solutions (Choice FS) as it prepares to expand to the US | January 17, 2020 - View Article
German fintech Raisin acquires Choice Financial as it prepares for US launch
German savings and investment platform Raisin has acquired Madrid-based Choice Financial Solutions in an effort to integrate with U.S.-based financial providers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. | January 15, 2020 - View Article
German FinTech Raisin Eyes US Launch Following Latest Acquisition
European wealth management FinTech Raisin is planning to roll out in the U.S. following the acquisition of software company Choice Financial Solutions (Choice FS) | January 15, 2020 - View Article
Leading European wealth management fintech Raisin is acquiring software company Choice Financial Solutions. The acquisition will make the first real innovation to the U.S. deposits market in generations broadly accessible to banks across the country.
The European Banking Authority has issued its annual report, including concerns about increasing pressure on banks and the impact long-term low interest rates will have.
Credorax Partners with Raisin to Offer Exclusive Banking Products to German Market
Today, fintech bank and smart payments provider, Credorax, and savings marketplace, Raisin are announcing a new partnership which will offer retail deposits to Raisin customers in Germany. | December 3, 2019 - View Article
Berlin’s Raisin partners with Credorax to offer its German users retail deposits
Pan-European savings marketplace Raisin has partnered with merchant acquiring bank Credorax to offer its German customers retail deposits. Raisin’s deal with Credorax also marks the fully-licensed bank and smart payments provider’s first banking products to be rolled out in the region. | December 3, 2019 - View Article
This partnership marks the launch of Credorax’s first banking products in the region, and a broadening and diversifying of its portfolio and funding to Europe’s largest savings market.
The Dutch platform of Raisin, Europe’s leading online savings marketplace, has welcomed its first German bank, representing the seventh country to take an interest in the Dutch savings market through Raisin. This new partnership spells a critical geographical expansion for the platform.
Raisin and justETF partner to launch ETF portfolios
Raisin has assisted justETF to design and launch 10 select ETF portfolios via its German platform WeltSparen which will manage the transactions and rebalancing of the models. | November 19, 2019 - View Article
Raisin’s German platform WeltSparen will offer portfolios created by justETF experts A selection of 10 different justETF portfolios are now available Cost-effective and transparent: the annual service fee starts at 0.33% The European online consumer guide for investment, justETF (www.justETF.com), and Berlin-fintech Raisin share the aim of enabling investors to find and choose the investments […]
Continuing uncertainty on world trade is raising serious questions for manufacturing economies like Germany’s, as well as for everyone facing tariffs, potentially spurring changes to trade routes and relationships alike. Between Brexit, the trade war and a change of guard at the ECB, European businesses and economic analysts have to follow a faster moving ball […]
Berlin stands out as home to three of the top 10 fintechs The coveted FinTech50 Awards 2019 were named in September in London and now the ranking’s Yearbook has been published, introducing each of the top 50 listed fintechs. As the top continental European company, Raisin comes in fourth place behind Onfido, Monzo and Revolut, […]
Revolut and N26 rocked Irish banking. Now their competition is coming to town
Bunq and Raisin recently entered the market, which already has some big players. FINTECH, ‘NEOBANKS’, CHALLENGER banks. Whatever term you use, the sector is abuzz around Europe and the Irish market is becoming increasingly fertile ground | October 12, 2019 - View Article
Yolt Now Provides Access to Raisin with Integration of Savings Accounts
In partnership with Raisin, Yolt has launched access to competitive savings accounts in the UK, Italy and France. Raisin announced a new relationship with Yolt this past summer. | October 8, 2019 - View Article
Yolt to offer deposit products with Raisin
Yolt users in the UK, France and Italy can apply for a Raisin account accessing a wide range of deposit products, select from competitive Raisin offers and see their deposits, directly within the app. | October 8, 2019 - View Article
Pan-European deposits platform enables smart thinking money management app to expand savings offer Yolt users in the UK, France and Italy can apply for a Raisin account accessing a wide range of deposit products, select from competitive Raisin offers and see their deposits, directly within the app. The integration builds on Yolt’s mission to enable […]
Raisin Bank to offer Irish customers with deposits options to put money in accounts across Eurozone
A German bank is expected to shake up the savings market here by offering people with deposits options to put their money in bank accounts across Europe. | October 1, 2019 - View Article
Savings Marketplace Raisin.ie Launches in Ireland
Cross-border savings and investments marketplace Raisin is live in Ireland, as of today. Raisin.ie launches with best-in-market interest rates on most term deposits | October 1, 2019 - View Article
Bringing up to 3 times higher rates to Irish savers Deposits platform Raisin.ie available in Ireland as of today Top 2-year deposit on Raisin.ie is more than 3 times higher than next best offer €16 billion brokered savings volume and €115+ million in interest earned for savers Irish household total volume deposits is €100 billion […]
Raisin Bank looks to bring market-beating deposit rates
Raisin Bank is eyeing up a launch in Ireland at the end of this month, looking to capture a slice of the €100 billion Irish deposits market by offering market-beating rates to weary Irish savers. | September 30, 2019 - View Article
Raisin acquires retirement savings fintech fairr
Raisin, a fintech that provides an online marketplace for savers seeking better returns, has acquired fairr, a retirement savings fintech. | September 28, 2019 - View Article
Scalable Capital Announces New Partnership With Raisin
Digital asset manager Scalable Capital announced on Friday it has formed a new partnership with European cross-border savings platform Raisin. | September 20, 2019 - View Article
Digital wealth manager Scalable Capital now offers fixed-term deposits from banks across Europe Raisin, Europe’s leading marketplace for savings products, expands its B2B business partnerships Florian Prucker, co-founder and co-CEO of Scalable Capital: “We are complementing our offering with products that can provide attractive returns without the risks of the capital markets” Munich/London/Berlin, September […]
Financial Times covers Joonko investment
Ping An, one of the world’s biggest insurance companies, and savings and investment marketplace Raisin, have invested in Joonko | September 18, 2019 - View Article
Ping An and Raisin invest in finleap startup Joonko
Ping An and Raisin have invested in financial portal Joonko, the latest startup to emerge from the finleap fintech factory in Germany. Joonko has been launched to help German consumers choose the right financial products for their personal saving and protection needs. | September 16, 2019 - View Article
Joonko, the new digital financial portal from finleap, Europe’s leading fintech ecosystem, is attracting prominent investors ahead of its official launch. The Global Voyager Fund of Ping An Group, the world’s largest insurance company in terms of market capitalization, and Raisin, the leading provider of simple savings, investment and pension products, are jointly investing in […]
The pan-European deposits platform Raisin (www.raisin.com) regularly publishes the Raisin Interest Rate Radar to assess the ongoing effect of the ECB (European Central Bank) rate policy on savers throughout Europe. The data released by the ECB in August reflected rates up until two months prior to the release (June 2019). ECB forces negative rates on […]
European banking app Monese partners with deposits marketplace Raisin
Monese, the European banking app aimed at customers with a “thin” credit file or those who have moved country, is launching “Monese Savings” in partnership with fintech Raisin. | September 3, 2019 - View Article
Monese offers Savings across six European countries in partnership with Raisin
Savings products are coming to Monese, powered by Raisin, the European savings and deposits marketplace thought to have achieved a $1bn valuation earlier this year. The digital banking app announced today that Raisin, with its 500 savings products and connections with over 80 partner banks, will be added shortly to Monese’s Hub of third-party providers. | September 3, 2019 - View Article
Monese launches new savings partnership with Raisin
Monese, which was founded in 2013 by Norris Koppel, is a mobile-only multi-currency banking platform with more than 300 employees in London, Tallinn, Lisbon and Berlin. Koppel launched the service after he realised how difficult it can be to set up a bank account in a new country. | September 3, 2019 - View Article
Monese and Raisin launch new service Monese Savings to offer better savings Monese, the banking service that gives people the financial freedom to thrive anywhere, is announcing a pan-European partnership with the cross-border deposits marketplace Raisin. Starting today, Monese personal account customers in the UK, Germany, Austria, France, the Netherlands, and Spain will gain access […]
German fintech Raisin completes MHB-Bank acquisition
German fintech Raisin has completed its previously announced acquisition of MHB-Bank for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition was closed after the completion of ownership control procedures by the local financial regulatory authority BaFin. | August 29, 2019 - View Article
Raisin acquires German pension specialist fairr
Berlin-based deposit and investment marketplace Raisin has acquired another company, this time German startup fairr which focuses on retirement savings. The move comes five months after Raisin acquired Germany’s MHB Bank and one month after Raisin netted a $28m follow-on round from Goldman Sachs. | August 28, 2019 - View Article
Raisin has acquired specialist startup Fairr as it eyes the European pensions market
German savings marketplace Raisin acquires specialist startup Fairr as it eyes the mammoth European pensions market. The terms of Raisin’s acquisition have not been disclosed, reports Techcrunch. | August 28, 2019 - View Article
Raisin Bank: Fintech Raisin Rebrands Acquired Bank to “Sharpen Focus” on Offering Banking as a Service
Within the Fintech industry, there is a lot of movement in the banking sector. The conventional wisdom is that old banks are over-burdened with far too many branches that consumers want to avoid and challenged with green screen technology that IT Directors live in fear of changing. | August 28, 2019 - View Article
Raisin completes takeover of MHB-Bank
The Berlin-based fintech Raisin continues to expand. Following the successful conclusion of ownership control procedures by Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (known as BaFin), Raisin has taken over MHB-Bank as sole owner, thus becoming the first fintech in Germany to buy a bank. | August 28, 2019 - View Article
Focus on banking-as-a-service for fintechs points to future of financial services The Berlin-based fintech Raisin continues to expand. Following the successful conclusion of ownership control procedures by Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (known as BaFin), Raisin has taken over MHB-Bank as sole owner, thus becoming the first fintech in Germany to buy a bank. Since […]
Raisin expands financial ‘cockpit’ through fairr acquisition
With the acquisition of fairr on Tuesday, German savings and investment startup Raisin is adding pensions to its financial product toolkit. Fairr adds a new component to the company’s financial “cockpit” approach to money management, as well as a technology and team boost for Raisin as it moves into new product areas. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. | August 27, 2019 - View Article
Germany sees fintech merger as Raisin acquires Fairr
Two German fintech companies have merged as its announced that Raisin has acquired Fairr, a fintech company specialising in retirement savings. | August 27, 2019 - View Article
Raisin buys pension specialist Fairr
Raisin, the pan-European marketplace for savings and investment products, is moving into pensions with the acquisition of German startup Fairr.de. Raisin says the cash and shares acquisition will give it access to the €12tn European pension and retirement market and complete the trio of savings products it wants to offer. | August 27, 2019 - View Article
Raisin, the platform for savings and investments, acquires pension startup Fairr
Raisin, the well-capitalised fintech startup that offers a pan-European marketplace for savings and investment products, has acquired Fairr, a German startup disrupting the pensions industry. | August 27, 2019 - View Article
Raisin becomes only platform for savings, investments and pensions Two leading German fintechs are merging, after growing side by side into fintech success stories. The pan-European savings marketplace Raisin is acquiring fairr, Germany’s leading fintech for retirement savings. In addition to fixed-term and overnight accounts, as well as cost-effective ETF portfolios in the German market, […]
Legal & General brings European savings to the UK mass market Legal & General, one of Europe’s largest asset managers and a major global investor, has announced a partnership with Manchester-based fintech Raisin.co.uk. The collaboration will provide Legal & General customers with access to FSCS* protected cash savings accounts through the Raisin.co.uk marketplace. With the […]
Pan-European savings marketplace Raisin today announced a new investment of €25 million by Goldman Sachs. With the new funding bringing the total volume of primary investment to €195 million, Raisin retains its leading position as the best funded tech startup in the savings and investment area in Europe. The new injection of capital follows […]
End in sight for Mario Draghi’s term but none for penalty interest Most European economies find themselves exactly where they were a year ago on rates The pan-European deposits platform Raisin (www.raisin.com) regularly publishes the Raisin Interest Rate Radar to assess the ongoing effect of the ECB (European Central Bank) rate policy on savers throughout Europe. The […]
In a alliance of customer-centric fintech startups, Yolt, the smart thinking money app will be partnering with pan-European deposit marketplace Raisin.
ECB weighs low inflation, looks toward future without Draghi In a speech back on May 17, European Central Bank Director Benoit Coeuré stated that global factors remain a weight on Eurozone growth and that the ECB council is ready to adjust monetary policy instruments to sustainably move inflation towards its 2% target. The ECB council […]
Here come the Germans. On May 21st Raisin, a “deposit marketplace” from Berlin, declared its intention to set up shop in America. Within a year Raisin hopes to follow its compatriot, n26, a mobile bank that is due to open there soon.
Bank supervision in America is unfit for the digital age May 30, 2019 - View Article
Raisin, a fintech based in Germany, is on the verge of introducing a new type of financial subscription model in the U.S.: deposits-as-a-service. That’s how Raisin Chief Operating Officer Michael Stephan described the company’s...
This fintech drove billions in deposits to EU banks. Can it work here? May 28, 2019 - View Article
A savings and investment platform based in Germany is opening up a new front in the war for U.S. customers' deposit dollars. Raisin, which bills itself as a one-stop shop for online savings and investments, is planning to launch in the U.S....
German fintech Raisin to enter U.S. market next year May 22, 2019 - View Article
A German fintech firm that counts PayPal Holdings Inc. among its investors wants to expand its internet platform for bank-savings products to the U.S.
PayPal-Backed German Fintech Brings Its Savings Platform to U.S. May 21, 2019 - View Article
German FinTech company Raisin, an investment and savings marketplace, is looking to expand its business into the U.S., according to a report by Reuters. The company, which is backed by PayPal, wants to attract customers with higher-yielding deposits
German FinTech Raisin Eyes US Expansion May 21, 2019 - View Article
Raisin, the pan-European fintech marketplace for savings and investment products, is headed to the U.S., announcing plans to roll out a similar offering across the pond.
Raisin rides into the US with its savings and investment marketplace May 21, 2019 - View Article
Raisin GmbH, which claims to be “first and only pan-European deposit marketplace,” has hired Wealthfront’s Paul Knodel to create its U.S. business. If all goes to plan, the operation will go live within 12 months.
PayPal-backed German fintech wants to improve Americans’ returns May 21, 2019 - View Article
A German fintech started a service in 2013 that helps Europeans shuffle their money around the continent to the highest-yielding savings account. Now, the company plans to bring its technology to the US within the next six to 12 months...
Community banks in the US could get a technology boost from German fintech Raisin May 21, 2019 - View Article
German fintech Raisin, a savings and investment marketplace backed by Paypal, said on Tuesday it plans to launch in the U.S. market as it seeks to attract savers to higher-yielding deposits offered by its banking partners.
German savings marketplace Raisin eyes U.S. launch May 21, 2019 - View Article
Award-winning deposits marketplace drives access to better savings Raisin, the Berlin-based European savings and investment marketplace, today announced that it is entering the U.S. market with the appointment of financial industry expert, Paul Knodel, as U.S. CEO. Raisin will bring its cross-border deposits business model to the $12.7 trillion U.S. deposits market. This expansion follows […]
For five years, European nations have been trying to jump-start their ailing economies with what was supposed to be a radical, short-term remedy—negative interest rates. Instead, central banks haven’t been able to wean their economies off them.
Negative Rates, Designed as a Short-Term Jolt, Have Become an Addiction May 20, 2019 - View Article
Raisin, a Fintech that provides better access to higher interest rates for savers, is expanding the line of its services with a new product that will make investing easier for everyone.
WeltInvest: Fintech Raisin Offers Savings Plan for German ETF Platform with Assistance from Vanguard May 17, 2019 - View Article
From saver to investor: building wealth, starting at €50 per month Raisin, Europe’s leading marketplace for savings and investment products, is making investing easy for everyone. Starting on its German platform WeltSparen (www.WeltSparen.de), the Berlin-based fintech Raisin is introducing a savings plan for its line of ETF portfolios. With the new savings plan Raisin’s customers […]
German savings marketplace Raisin has added Italian challenger bank illimity to its roster of more than 70 financial services firms across Europe. The Italian retail and business bank now offers deposit accounts on Raisin’s German site, but plans t
Raisin adds Italian challenger bank illimity to roster May 15, 2019 - View Article
illimity’s deposit accounts will also be available cross-border on the open banking platform of the pan-European fintech illimity, the new paradigm banking start-up listed on Borsa Italiana’s MTA exchange, announces a partnership with Raisin, the leading pan-European marketplace for online savings and investments in Europe. Thanks to this partnership, illimity’s deposit accounts will also […]
Raisin will use the cash to expand its core service in at least two additional European markets this year and extend its line of investment products. It offers a 'deposit-as-a-service' platform to partner banks, providing them with access to markets
Orange Digital Ventures invests in Berlin-based fintech Raisin May 10, 2019 - View Article
Orange Digital Ventures is the VC branch of Orange, one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world. Orange had sales of €41 billion in 2018 and 149,000 employees worldwide.
Fintech Raisin Receives Backing of Orange Digital Ventures in €100m Series D May 9, 2019 - View Article
Orange Digital Ventures announces its latest investment with Raisin, an innovative Berlin-based fintech making strides in the European savings marketplace. Orange has joined the €100m Series D fundraising round of Raisin alongside existing investor
Orange Digital Ventures joins Raisin Series D May 9, 2019 - View Article
Orange Digital Ventures announces its latest investment with Raisin, an innovative Berlin-based fintech making strides in the European savings marketplace. Orange has joined the €100m Series D fundraising round of Raisin alongside existing investors Index Ventures, PayPal, Ribbit Capital and Thrive Capital. The new round allows Raisin, one of the fastest growing European start-ups, to […]
Raisin has taken a closer look at its own pan-European savers, particularly by age and gender, and how these savers are faring across the continent.
Expansion of Commerzbank’s fixed-term product offers for corporate clients Building bridges to find the answer to low interest rates on fixed-term deposits Offered rates significantly above market levels Collaboration of two market leaders in Germany BERLIN – 16. April 2019 – Raisin’s German savings platform WeltSparen (www.weltsparen.de) is collaborating with Commerzbank to reach […]
Manchester 12th April 2019. The leading online savings platform Raisin UK has announced a new partnership with ClearScore, the UK’s number one credit checking service. Featuring seamless integration into ClearScore’s website and mobile applications, more than 8 million UK users of the free online credit check service will be offered easy-access to the Raisin UK […]
Business Insider spoke with some of the most prominent voices in venture capital to pick out the most exciting companies in European financial technology industry this year.
These Are the 15 European Fintechs VCs Think Will Blow Up in 2019 March 20, 2019 - View Article
Raisin, the German group that raised $114m in funding from PayPal last month to become one of the best-financed fintechs in Europe, announced on Thursday its purchase of its longtime German service bank, MHB.
One to watch: Raisin March 11, 2019 - View Article
Hot on the heels of raising $114 million in Series D funding, Raisin, the pan-European fintech marketplace for savings and investment products, has acquired MHB Bank of Frankfurt, its main provider of banking services in Germany. Terms of the acquisi
Raisin, the marketplace for savings and investment products, acquires German banking provider MHB Bank March 7, 2019 - View Article
German fintech Raisin, which is backed by Paypal, is buying Frankfurt-based MHB Bank as it seeks to expand business of offering deposit services to retail customers, Raisin’s chief executive told Reuters.
German fintech Raisin to buy MHB Bank March 7, 2019 - View Article
German fintech Raisin, which is backed by Paypal, is buying Frankfurt-based MHB Bank as it seeks to expand business of offering deposit services to retail customers, Raisin's chief executive told Reuters.
German fintech Raisin to buy MHB Bank March 7, 2019 - View Article
Open Banking Pioneer takes over MHB Bank to offer one-stop service At a time when many banks are looking to invest in fintech companies, the open banking fintech Raisin is taking the road less travelled by buying MHB Bank of Frankfurt, its long-time service bank. The Berlin-based fintech will thus be able to expand its […]
Hamburg in Germany has had close business links with Great Britain for centuries. So how are companies in the port city preparing for the UK's departure from the EU?
Brexit: Germany Gets Ready February 16, 2019 - View Article
Nomo Banking customers, the self-employed and freelancers, will have direct access to Raisin’s savings products from the neobank’s own mobile application.
German financial technology group Raisin has raised $114m in new funding from high-profile backers including Index Ventures and PayPal
PayPal backed fintech Raisin raises $114m February 8, 2019 - View Article
Germany-based savings and investment marketplace provider Raisin announced that it raised $114 million in a Series D funding round
Raisin secures $114 million for its European marketplace February 8, 2019 - View Article
Raisin, the pan-European fintech marketplace for savings and investment products, is disclosing that it has raised $114 million in Series D funding.
Raisin raises $114M for its pan-European marketplace for savings and investment products February 6, 2019 - View Article
Raisin, the pan-European fintech marketplace for savings and investment products, announced that it closed a Series D funding round of $114 million.
Fintech Raisin today announced an Open Banking agreement with Santander Spain using the Santander Connect button, which facilitates registration at Raisin. Raisin as the first fintech to use their newly-created API marketplace.
Telefónica Deutschland starts distribution partnership with Raisin’s German platform WeltSparen Berlin / Munich, 23. January 2019. Beginning today, O2 Banking customers in Germany will gain access to WeltSparen’s wide range of savings and investment products directly through their mobile O2 Banking app. In Germany’s ongoing low-interest environment, O2 Banking customers looking for new options to […]
The financial sector is preparing for Brexit. Large banks are leaving the City of London completely or partially and going to Dublin, Frankfurt or Paris. But one small Berlin-based Fintech startup went the other direction – it expanded in Britain.
Berlin fintech doesn’t regret UK expansion amid Brexit January 17, 2019 - View Article
Addition of deposit platform broadens MarketPlace scope to include banking services as well as complementary applications. Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, announces today that Raisin, Europe’s largest deposits marketplace, has joined MarketPlace. The Berlin-based fintech Raisin offers European savers higher interest rates on their deposits, which are fully protected under the national […]
Fintech Raisin has distributed an update on platform progress since the company launched five years ago. The creation of CEO Dr. Tamaz Georgadze, the Berlin-based firm has now helped their customers earn over €80 million in interest during a histor
Five Year Report: Fintech Raisin Has Delivered €80 million in Interest for Users December 14, 2018 - View Article
It has been five years since the Berlin-based fintech launched its first platform, WeltSparen.de, making Raisin the leading pan-European online marketplace for savings and investments.
In enabling access to continent-wide investment products for savers across Europe, Raisin has demonstrated a model for successful partnership between startups and the banking sector. In enabling access to continent-wide investment products for savers
Raisin talks talent recruitment and the secret to bank relationships December 1, 2018 - View Article
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Europe’s 100 digital champions November 21, 2018 - View Article
Raisin introduces localized platform Raisin.nl for Dutch savers, its fifth country launch outside of home market Germany Amsterdam, 29. August 2018 – Today Raisin, the leading pan-European marketplace for savings products with over 150,000 European customers, is launching its platform www.raisin.nl, dedicated to Dutch savers. Raisin is further expanding its reach in the Netherlands after introducing its distribution partnership with Dutch […]
Investing for Everyone – Raisin Launches ETF Portfolios in Cooperation with Vanguard Berlin, 26 March 2018. Raisin – Europe’s leading provider for simple saving and investment solutions with more than 100,000 customers – adds ETF portfolios to its German product offering. Starting today German customers can access the new products online – and thus participate […]
Banca Popolare di Cividale, Partner Bank Number 44, Is the Fourth Italian Bank to Launch on the Raisin Platform
We are pleased to welcome our fourth partner bank from Italy: Banca Popolare di Cividale is our 44th partner bank and will offer its deposit products on our localized platform www.weltsparen.de. German savers can open deposits with different maturities with Banca Popolare di Cividale, that are secured by the Italian deposit guarantee scheme up to […]
BinckBank and Raisin Announce Close Cooperation to Disrupt Dutch Savings Market Berlin, 15 February 2018. BinckBank N.V. will be the first in the Dutch banking sector to offer its clients access to European savings products via its cooperation with Raisin, the leading provider of simple savings and investment products. Today, BinckBank launched its new product […]
With a Raisin account, users can shift their money to banks in different European countries to get the best interest rate.
Choosing a bank is about to become as ruthless as shopping for flights, taxis, and hotels February 6, 2018 - View Article
EUR 5 Billion in Brokered Deposits: Raisin Doubles Amount of Savings Deposits in One Year Berlin, 25 January 2018. Exactly four years after the market entry of Raisin, the leading provider of simple savings and investment products breaks through the EUR 5 billion record mark in brokered savings deposits and leaves the competition behind. 2017 […]
Raisin has picked up backing from PayPal. Described as a “strategic investment,” the new funding round remains undisclosed.
Paypal Backs Pan-European Savings Deposit Marketplace Raisin December 22, 2017 - View Article
BERLIN – 20 December 2017 – Raisin, Europe’s #1 financial marketplace that enables savers to access the best deposit rates across Europe, has closed another round of financing. The company previously has raised a total of EUR 60 million, with investments from Thrive Capital, Ribbit Capital and Index Ventures. Raisin’s most recent fundraise closed in […]
BERLIN – December 06th, 2017 – Shortly before the end of the year, Raisin has reached two further important milestones: The total number of customers has grown to 100,000 and, in addition, Raisin has integrated more than 40 partner banks from 18 European countries. Raisin continues to consolidate its position as the leading marketplace for investments […]
We are pleased to welcome our second new partner bank this week: Bank and Clients (B&C) is number 37 on our marketplace and will offer its attractive term deposits on our German localized platform www.weltsparen.de. Savers will be able to open term deposits, using a fully online process to invest up to EUR 90,000 with […]
We are happy to announce BlueOrange Bank as our second partner bank from Latvia that just went live on our localized German and Austrian platforms. BlueOrange Bank offers term deposits with interest rates of up to 1.33 percent and a minimum deposit of EUR 2,000. The investment process with BlueOrange Bank is fully online, making […]
Raisin GmbH is growing rapidly and today the “European Deposit Marketplace” is moving into the UK with the acquisition of PBF Solutions.
European Deposit Marketplace Raisin Acquires PBF Solution in UK Expansion September 20, 2017 - View Article
European financial deposit marketplace Raisin has made its first acquisition, Manchester-based PBF Solutions, as it prepares to enter the UK savings market.
Raisin acquires PBF Solutions to enter UK market September 20, 2017 - View Article
BERLIN – September 20th, 2017 – Raisin wants to give UK savers a better choice for saving their money. Today we announce that Raisin GmbH, the leading European deposit marketplace, has acquired Manchester-based financial technology specialist PBF Solutions to offer end-to-end deposit raising for UK banks and other providers, together with a compelling proposition for UK […]
Starting today, German businesses can open term deposit accounts with the deposit marketplace Raisin. The opportunity to open and manage term deposits throughout Europe is unique for business customers giving them the chance to gain higher interests. The service starts in Germany, where low interest rates have especially plagued the market: On average, businesses will […]
Raisin Makes Saving Possible with a Minimum of 1,000 Euro – Hoist Finance from Sweden Is Partner Number 35
Today, Raisin welcomes its newest partner bank from Sweden: Hoist Finance. The financial services group is not only the 35th partner on the platform, but it makes investing possible for even more savers: With Hoist Finance, German savers can open an account with a minimum of 1,000 euros, earning interests of up to 0.85% for a […]
German startup Raisin (aka WeltSparen) recently announced its cooperation with N26. Startus Magazine spoke to CEO Tamaz Georgadze to find out about the details of the partnership and the future of financial services.
German Startup Raisin Cooperates With N26, “Empowering” Clients August 25, 2017 - View Article
Raisin reports that in less than 4 years its customers have invested more than €4 billion in the platform’s savings products. As a result, Raisin is the leading marketplace for investments in Europe and one of the fastest growing Fintechs in the
Savings Marketplace Raisin Passes the €4 Billion Mark Faster than Any Wealth Management Fintech August 17, 2017 - View Article
Berlin-based Raisin lets customers across Europe invest in savings accounts around the EU. The company is one of the biggest investment marketplaces in Europe, with over 90,000 customers.
€4 billion has now been invested using German savings startup Raisin August 17, 2017 - View Article
Raisin Customers Invested More Than EUR 4 Billion in Less Than 4 Years – Twice as Much as with Competitors
Interest of savers in Raisin remains strong: In significantly less than four years, Raisin customers have invested more than EUR 4 billion in savings products. As a result, Raisin is the leading marketplace for investments in Europe and one of the fastest growing fintechs in the world. Founded in 2013 as the first marketplace for […]
We are happy to announce the second onboarding of a partner bank from the Baltic States this week: With the launch of Medicinos Bankas from Lithuania, the number of available partner banks on our German localized platform WeltSparen.de rises to 34! The miminum deposit for a savings account with Medicinos Bankas is €5,000 and savers […]
Today, the localized German platform WeltSparen.de onboarded its first partner bank from Latvia: Baltic International Bank! Customers can start saving from as little as €2,000 and earn interest of up to 1.25% on their term deposits. From now on, savers can open and manage deposits with 33 partner banks from 16 European countries through a […]
Not long ago, the accepted wisdom was that banking was as local a trade as perishable food distribution. Our CEO Tamaz Georgadze explains why consumers like Raisin and how the company will continue to thrive as an independent marketplace.
Raisin, A Global Open Banking Forerunner July 24, 2017 - View Article
Why Raisin is a good choice for distribution partners, partner banks and customers: The Global Finance Magazine about Raisin's collaboration with N26.
Reaping Interest Rewards With Raisin June 16, 2017 - View Article
British FinTech firms have dominated this year’s FinTech50, a list of Europe’s most innovative financial technology companies - but Germany (with Raisin) and Switzerland are following.
UK dominates FinTech50 list of innovative financial technology firms June 7, 2017 - View Article
Having been elected to the FinTech 50 list for the second time in a row on Tuesday, the term deposit marketplace Raisin can call itself one of the most important FinTech companies in Europe. FinTechCity has been compiling its list of 50 European businesses who are transforming financial services since 2012. „When we founded the […]
German N26 customers can now open savings accounts through Raisin. The feature will be launched in other European countries and with more providers later this year.
N26 launches savings accounts with Raisin May 10, 2017 - View Article
BERLIN – May 10th, 2017 Thanks to a new partnership with Raisin, N26 clients can now open fixed term deposits at very attractive rates at several European banks with only a few clicks. With almost 400.000 customers between them across Europe, mobile banking platform N26 and deposit marketplace Raisin are among the leading FinTech companies […]
Only three and a half years after its launch as WeltSparen in Germany, Raisin, the online marketplace for savings products, counts more than €3 billion in investments done on the platform.
No Sour Grapes: Online Marketplace Raisin’s €3 Billion+ in Investments April 20, 2017 - View Article
With the help of Raisin, customers can open deposits across Europe at attractive interest rates. The online marketplace provides these services free of cost.
Raisin Fintech Startup raises $3.2 billion, one-third of which raised in the last four months April 19, 2017 - View Article
Savers have invested more than € 3 billion with Raisin – Raisin now cooperates with 30 partner banks
BERLIN – April 19th, 2017 More and more customers choose Raisin, the online marketplace for savings products, for investing their money: Only three and a half years after the launch, more than € 3 billion have been invested via Raisin. A growing product range and an excellent customer service have already convinced more than 75,000 […]
BERLIN – 29 March 2017 – Raisin GmbH, the leading marketplace for savings products across Europe, teams up with SOFORT, the premier direct payment provider. Over 60.000 customers already use the Berlin-based pan-European marketplace with its 29 partner banks. Due to the partnership, new customers can now complete their registration process in an even more […]
BERLIN – 26 January 2017 – Raisin, Europe’s #1 financial marketplace that enables savers to access the best deposit rates across Europe, has closed a €30 million Series C financing. This brings the total amount raised to date to €60 million making Raisin one of the most solidly financed FinTech companies in continental Europe. The […]
Raisin reaches EUR 2 billion on the 3-year anniversary of its German launch Berlin, January 10th, 2017 – Raisin proudly announces that at the end of 2016 it did not only celebrate the 3-year anniversary of its launch in Germany but also reached a milestone of EUR 2 billion in invested volume. “Raisin is the only […]
Raisin is now allowing Spanish savers to raise their interest via www.raisin.es – making this the third international launch this year next to Raisin’s home market Germany. Berlin/Madrid, December 1st – Today Raisin, the leading Pan-European online deposit marketplace, has launched its Spanish-language platform www.raisin.es for customers in Spain with a dedicated Spanish customer service […]
Raisin is the First European Investment Fintech to reach EUR 1.7 billion as the 20th Partner Bank joins Berlin, September 27th, 2016 – Just 5 months after becoming the first European Fintech in the investment area to reach 1 billion Euro, Raisin proudly announces to have reached more than EUR 1.7 billion in invested volume. As […]
Raisin (RAIS + INterest) is the first pan-European marketplace for savings, making the best interest rates across Europe accessible to over 500 million savers. Customers use a fully online process ...
The New Statesman July 22, 2016 - View Article
CEO Tamaz Georgadze about the Post-Brexit-Situation in WSJ: "Some London-based startups are already forging relationships with a bank on the continent as a “Plan B,” said Tamaz Georgadze, the founder and chief executive of Raisin
Wall Street Journal July 11, 2016 - View Article
Euram bank from Austria offers up to 1.5% p.a. for 24 months Berlin, June 29th, 2016 – Raisin proudly presents its third partner bank on the pan-European deposit marketplace raisin.com: Euram Bank from Austria. After partner banks from Poland and the Czech Republic, Raisin now adds a partner bank from Austria – an AA+ rated […]
Another option is to seek out higher deposit rates through a pan-European vehicle, such as Raisin.com, which currently offers a rate of 1.4 per cent on a one-year fixed rate deposit from Polish bank Alior.
The Irish Times June 28, 2016 - View Article
The two Fintech companies launch a cross-border partnership today: Younited Credit markets its savings products to German and Austrian residents via Raisin. Berlin/Paris, June 10, 2016 – Raisin, the pan-European online savings platform, and Younited Credit (formerly Prêt d’Union), the leading P2P lending platform to individuals in France, announce today the start of their international […]
After having launched its European Platform, Raisin is now available with its new French platform www.raisin.fr. Berlin/ Paris, May 31th – Today Raisin, the Pan-European online deposit marketplace, has launched www.raisin.fr for customers in France, in French language and with dedicated French customer support. Within a few weeks after the European launch Raisin managed to […]
Berlin, April 26th 2016 – Raisin is the first European fintech startup that has reached the incredible amount of 1 billion Euro invested volume. Since Raisin started with its German platform WeltSparen in December 2013 customers have invested more than 1 billion Euro in overnight money and fix-term deposits. Within Europe Raisin´s success is unique, […]
Raisin, previously known as SavingGlobal, has launched its pan-European savings marketplace, expanding for the first time beyond its home country of Germany and neighboring Austria.
TechCrunch April 6, 2016 - View Article
Raisin aims to take advantage of the differing interest rates paid by banks across Europe. The company had until now only offered German and Austrian citizens the chance to open higher-yielding accounts.
Wall Street Journal April 6, 2016 - View Article
Raisin, until last year known as SavingGlobal, has offered its products in Germany since 2013 and says that more than 40,000 customers have signed up since then, depositing almost €1 billion at 13 banks in Sweden, Croatia, Poland, Portugal, Ireland
Handelsblatt Global Edition April 6, 2016 - View Article
Customers in 30 countries gain access to higher-interest rate accounts across the continent Berlin, April 6th 2016 – Raisin has today launched the first-ever pan-European marketplace for savings. The European-wide launch follows Raisin’s successful 2013 debut in Germany where it operates under the name WeltSparen. In a little over two years, Raisin’s 35,000 customers have already deposited […]
Wednesday, 18th Nov 2015, Berlin: Savers across Europe will be among the first to benefit from Raisin’s new referral programme. Raisin, the European brand of Berlin-based fintech startup SavingGlobal, will be offering customers a welcome bonus for registering with the European platform ahead of its launch in a few weeks. With the holiday season rapidly […]
Press release SavingGlobal, a financial marketplace that enables savers to access the best deposit rates across Europe, has closed €20 million Series B financing BERLIN – 6 August 2015 – SavingGlobal, a financial marketplace that enables savers to access the best deposit rates across Europe, has closed €20 million Series B financing led by Palo Alto-based […]
Investing across borders is easy. Raisin based in Berlin, allows Germans to open as many accounts elsewhere in Europe as they like without ever visiting a branch.
The Economist March 13, 2015 - View Article
BERLIN – 6 August 2015 – Raisin, a financial marketplace that enables savers to access the best deposit rates across Europe, has closed €20 million Series B financing led by Palo Alto-based Ribbit Capital and Index Ventures with participation from Yuri Milner and Tom Stafford, bringing the total amount raised to €30 million. The funds […]