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French minister urges France to become blockchain, crypto leader

The French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire admits he was wrong regarding blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Recently, the powerful minister had a Read more: bitcoinist.com

French banks to introduce P2P mobile payments

Paylib, the mobile wallet developed by a consortium of French banks, is set to introduce person-to-person payments utilising customer phone numbers. Read more: www.finextra.com

Cathay Capital, Bpifrance acquire majority stake in NeoXam

Cathay Capital and Bpifrance have agreed to acquire a majority stake in financial software developer NeoXam from BlackFin. Read more: fintech.global

Start-up e-Doley Finance takes BGFI Bank to court

e-Doley Finance, a FinTech start-up in Gabon, is taking a major African financial services group, BGFI Bank, to court in France and Gabon. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Permira to buy French Cybersecurity company Exclusive

Exclusive Group, a Paris-headquartered Cybersecurity company, has landed an undisclosed investment from Permira. Read more: regtechanalyst.com

French InsurTech startup Alan raises €23m

Alan, a Paris-based digital health insurance company, has raised €23m ($28m) through its Series A financing round. fintech.global

Payment companies Wirecard, Crédit Agricole Payment Services partner

Payment processing platform Wirecard has formed a partnership with Crédit Agricole Payment Services, to develop new e-commerce payment solutions. Read more: fintech.global

It’s a go for crypto from French Finance Minister Le Maire

France’s Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire, is the latest well-known person to embrace the power of the crypto as he realizes the benefits that virtual currencies offer. Read more: bitcoinist.com

European challenger bank Margo collects €6.4m funding

Margo Bank, a new European challenger bank for SMBs, has collected €6.4m in its funding round. Read more: fintech.global

French Crowdfunding Association requests exemption increase

The French Crowdfunding Association has asked the French authorities to increase the investment crowdfunding cap to €8 million. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com