Germany-based banking as a service platform solarisBank announced it secured €60mn series C investment round; the round was led by HV Holtzbrinck Ventures with participation from Vulcan Capital, Samsung Catalyst Fund and Storm Ventures; the fresh capital brings the total amount funded to €160mn since the company launched in 2016; Dr. Roland Folz, CEO of solarisBank, tells Crowdfund Insider: “Our partners are continuously improving their offerings and expanding their reach with our strong financial tech products. We are the leading platform for Banking-as-a-Service in Europe and are excited that this exceptional group of new investors will now be part of our journey. I am very proud of the commitment and passion of our employees, they made this success possible.” Crowdfund Insider.
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