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Read full story «Fiat Republic announces the appointment of two Non-Executive Directors to the Board of its Dutch subsidiary»

Fiat Republic announces the appointment of two Non-Executive Directors to the Board of its Dutch subsidiary

Dagmar van Ravenswaay Claasen has years of experience working in fintech, particularly in the governance and compliance sectors. She is currently a Venture Partner at the Borski Fund, tackling gender equality in accessing capital for tech, and she is also ex-DNB where she guided the National Bank on its integrity and sustainability strategy. Dagmar spent a number of years as Director Regulatory Affairs at fintech platform Adyen, which saw herRead More »

Read full story «Meet Avinash, Fiat Republic’s Chief Product Officer»

Meet Avinash, Fiat Republic’s Chief Product Officer

What would you say is the unique part about working here? I think the unique part is having the opportunity to work with so many different smart people. We’ve managed to pull together a super motivated team that’s truly pumped about the product we’re building. We’re constantly developing and have been able to create a culture where we can move fast. What’s your productivity trick? Take breaks regularly. It doesn’tRead More »

Read full story «Meet Daniel, Fiat Republic’s Frontend Engineer»

Meet Daniel, Fiat Republic’s Frontend Engineer

How did you get your start at Fiat Republic? I was keen to get into the fintech/crypto space and work for a startup. So when Martyna Lewinska, our CTO, reached out to me, I was very interested. That was my initial meeting with Fiat Republic and how I got my start. What would you say is the unique part about working here? The atmosphere for sure. We have a lovelyRead More »

Fiat Republic at FinTech & InsurTech Digital Congress

With a $1.1 trillion annual fiat-crypto volume, that today only represents 4% of the world population, there is room for growth. Fiat Republic is on a mission to democratize fiat access for the Web3 economy by bridging Web 2 with Web 3. We call it Web2.5. Takeaways – Crypto is huge and booming with a $1.1 trillion annual fiat-crypto volume – Banks and Crypto don’t speak the same languages (justRead More »

Read full story «Meet Robert, Fiat Republic’s Software Engineer»

Meet Robert, Fiat Republic’s Software Engineer

How did you get your start at Fiat Republic? I started at Fiat Republic in December 2021 and like many of my colleagues on the tech team, I was recruited by our CTO Martyna. What would you say is the unique part about working here? We’re a company that moves fast. We have an amazing product, which is why we already have clients signed and we generate income from realRead More »

Read full story «The Mass Adoption of DeFi: How Will it Happen?»

The Mass Adoption of DeFi: How Will it Happen?

  Fiat Republic’s CPO, Avinash Agrawal joined Conor Svensson, Founder and CEO of Web3 Labs, Huy Nguyen Trieu, Co-founder of CFTE – Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Olga Zoutendijk, Chairwoman of Fnality International and moderator Peter Renton, Co-Founder & Chairman of Fintech Nexus to discuss how decentralized finance can go from a fringe product for the crypto crowd to a useful tool for the masses. ▶️ Watch the recording here

Read full story «How to nail your banking audition every time»

How to nail your banking audition every time

  What do you look for when assessing a crypto platform’s compliance credentials? During the onboarding process, I’m looking to get a sense of how seriously the crypto platform takes compliance. How credible is their leadership team and compliance function? And how mature is their risk management approach? Our banks ask us the same questions and expect us to make sure our members are following the regulations. It’s a combinationRead More »

Read full story «Fiat Republic announces it has become an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) in the UK»

Fiat Republic announces it has become an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) in the UK

Money 2020 – Amsterdam, June 8th, 2022: Fiat Republic, the specialist Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform that bridges the gap between web3 and traditional banks, today announces it has become an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) in the UK through its acquisition of Paybase Limited, enabling their platform to provide payment services and issue e-money to UK-based crypto platforms, via its purpose-built, developer-friendly API. The company also announces it has raised $2.5 millionRead More »

Read full story «Meet Yevhenii, Fiat Republic’s Senior Software Engineer»

Meet Yevhenii, Fiat Republic’s Senior Software Engineer

How did you get your start at Fiat Republic? I was headhunted by our CTO Martyna Lewinska. She spent some time with me and talked through the tasks and the role. So, I decided to go for it. I wasn’t looking for a new job, but it was a good change and I was genuinely intrigued. What would you say is the unique part about working here? Definitely the people.Read More »

Read full story «Meet Pawel, Fiat Republic’s Principal Engineer»

Meet Pawel, Fiat Republic’s Principal Engineer

How did you get your start at Fiat Republic? Martyna, our CTO, was looking for people to kickstart things around here and I was the first hire apart from the founding team. I started out as a freelancer coder and as things progressed, we decided to go full-time. What would you say is the unique part about working here? For me and from a technical perspective, it’s an exciting timeRead More »