Edition 41/2016
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The pressure on banks to change is higher than ever. Digitalisation, low interest rates, sinking profit margins and increasing regulations are making extensive transformations necessary. What role can financial start-ups play in that process? The first German Fintech Week in Hamburg, a hotspot of pioneers in the sector, is underway until Friday. Delegates there are focusing on this and other issues during bankathons, bar camps and the “Fintech-Fuckup-Night”. The underlying theme is to fail smartly and to see errors as a motivation.

This news and other topics from Hamburg and its metropolitan region will be featured in this week’s edition of our newsletter. All topics mentioned therein are summaries of news presented in depth on the business platform Hamburg News. You can access the bilingual platform at

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