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4 Coworking Spaces in Switzerland Made for Fintech and Blockchain Entrepreneurs

Whether you are a budding fintech entrepreneur or foreign fintech startup seeking to enter Switzerland’s vibrant fintech scene, coworking spaces

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Finally You Can Pay Your SBB Ticket with Twint, but Still Not with Bitcoins ;)

Effective immediately, SBB customers can pay with TWINT. It is now possible to purchase tickets and services with Switzerland’s leading

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Fintech Unicorn Raisin Teams up with Commerzbank to Launch New Financial Product

Raisin announced that its savings platform Weltzsparen will be teaming up with Commerzbank to access its wide base of corporate

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Blockchain VC blufolio Invests in Digital Banking Startup YAPEAL

blufolio a blockchain VC fund recently announced its first investment into Zurich Based YAPEAL. The sum of the investment was

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Credit Suisse Adds Samsung Pay to its Mobile Payments Offering

Credit Suisse announced that by 30th April, its Swiss customers will be able to make payments using their Swisscard-issued credit

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Hypotheken Vermittler HypoPlus Baut aus

HypoPlus, der unabhängige Hypothekenvermittler und Partner-Service des Online-Vergleichsdienstes comparis.ch, baut seine Expertise im Bereich Hypothekarberatung mit zusätzlichen Fachkräften aus. Seit

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New CEO for Swisscom Blockchain AG

Swisscom’s Blockchain subsidiary will be managed by Lukas Hohl from 1 May 2019. The 41-year-old Swiss citizen is returning to

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Porsche Explores Blockchain Deployment for Driverless Cars

In collaboration with the Berlin-based start-up XAIN, Porsche is currently testing blockchain applications directly in vehicles. This is not the

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Neues Führungsteam für eny Finance

Der Verwaltungsrat der eny Finance AG hat den 49-jährigen Andy Siemers zum ad interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) der eny

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Weg Mit Dem Passwort – Her Mit Neuen Authentisierungsmöglichkeiten

Passwörter sind für Nutzer nach wie vor ein notwendiges Übel und Identitätsdiebstähle mehren sich – höchste Zeit, die Authentisierung zugleich

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IFZ Study: Swiss Fintech Industry Continues To Grow And Mature

The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts has conducted its fourth review of the Swiss fintech market and released

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Procivis and Skribble Partner to Close Crucial Gap in High-Trust Online Processes

Swiss e-government specialist Procivis and electronic signature provider Skribble have announced a partnership to combine digital identity with legally binding

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7 Things We Know About Facebook’s $1 Billion Cryptocurrency Project

Following the wind-down of the bull market of 2017, cyrpto is still undergoing some fascinating developments. A key one that grabbed

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Why Switzerland is Still Second to Singapore as a Global Fintech Hub

The fintech of 2016 is a universe away from the fintech of 2019. That’s just the song for any field

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From Bank Frick to Bitcoin Suisse – Mauro Casellini Takes on a New Role

Experienced head of blockchain banking at Bank Frick, Mauro Casellini, will be joining Bitcoin Suisse as of 1 July. He

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Transfermate Kauft Schweizer Devisen-Fintech Startup

TransferMate, einer der weltweit führenden Anbieter von grenzüberschreitenden B2B-Zahlungen, hat die Übernahme des Schweizer Devisen-Unternehmens Devisenwerk bekannt gegeben. Damit erhält TransferMate direkten

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Noch ein Schweizer Fintech Verein: Geneva Fintech Association Startet

Eine Gruppe von Genfer Organisationen hat sich unter dem Patronat des Kantons Genf zur Geneva Fintech Association zusammengeschlossen. Die neue

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German Challenger Bank And Fintech Unicorn N26 Gears Up For Swiss Launch

Germany’s challenger bank and fintech unicorn N26 is gearing up to launch in Switzerland. N26’s CEO and co-founder Valentin Stalf

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Credit Suisse to Begin Apple Pay Support this Month

Credit Suisse has reportedly reached a payment deal with Apple and plans to begin supporting Apple Pay on its credit

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Proxeus Technology Enables Shipment Tracking System Based on IOTA’s DLT

Proxeus a blockchain company that fashions itself as “WordPress for Blockchain” announced a successful use case of its technology to

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The Singularity Group Appoints Eric G. Sarasin as Chairman of the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the independent research and investment consultancy The Singularity Group AG, founded in October 2017 and

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UBS’ New Open Banking Sandbox Allows Access The Interfaces of 3,000 Banks in EU

Beginning with a three-month test phase, third-party service providers can now access the interfaces of more than 3,000 banks across

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Swiss Fintech Startup Map March: 4 New Swiss Fintech Join the Ecosystem

Swisscom just released the new Swiss Fintech Startup Map March. The Swiss Fintech map counts now 319 Startups. 4 new

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Eine Digitale Identität Allein Reicht Nicht

Nutzer besitzen heute mehrere digitale Indentitäten. Einige davon verwenden sie häufig, andere selten. Die Umfrage zur Verwendung digitaler Identitäten, die

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What Are Germany’s Top Funded Fintech Startups Doing With Their Funds?

Fintech continues to thrive in Germany with the number of fintech companies and investment volume steadily growing. Berlin in particular

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Advisor Register Switzerland- Challenges for Client Advisors

The countdown to the entry into force of the new Swiss Financial Services Act (FinSA) is underway. It will only

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Parkgebühren nun auch in der Stadt Zürich mit Twint Zahlbar

Nachdem schweizweit bereits über 50’000 Parkplätze für die Bezahlung mit der TWINT App ausgerüstet sind, folgt nun die Stadt Zürich.

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Swiss Government Mulling a More Relaxed Blockchain Regulation

The Swiss Federal Council initiated consultation recently to adopt a more blockchain friendly federal law. They emphasized that they want

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Swiss Startup Wants You to Record Your Pets on Blockchain to Stop Puppy Mills

In western countries, more than half of the population have at least one pet, especially dogs and cats. Not all

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Nationalrat Will Kryptowährungen in der Schweiz Regulieren

Der Bundesrat will noch im Frühjahr Vorschläge zur Regulierung von Kryptowährungen wie Bitcoin in die Vernehmlassung schicken. Das sagte Finanzminister

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The Swiss Fintech Startup Map Overview (June Update)

Swisscom/eforesight shows every month a very nice overview with the Swiss Fintech Startup Map Overview. Here the  June Update, now counting 185

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Banks Vs. Fintech: ‘Fintegration’ Is The Smartest Move

Banks and fintech startups have more business interests in common than issues that divide them, according to a new report

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Wearable InsurTech Infographic

How Wearable Technology is Influencing The Insurance Industry. A nice infographic about Wearabble Insuretech from LifeInsurancePost.com. In 1964, Edward Thorp

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Top 28 Fintech Investors In Europe

Global investment in financial technology ventures, or fintechs, tripled to US$12.21 billion in 2014, according to Accenture, a clear indication

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TOP Fintech Startups Over Last Decades

In the time of technology development and human creativity, more and more startups are established to tackle various problems in different

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The 9 Best Fintech Podcasts

Top 9 Fintech Podcasts: Podcasts use an audio file to share information through computers or portable music devices. When they

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The World’s Top 10 Neo- and Challenger Banks in 2016

In 2015 and 2016, a new breed of challengers have emerged – the digitally focused challengers, such as Atom, Fidor

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Top 10 Fintech Accelerators in Europe

A startup accelerator program is an intensive business development program that supports founders and helps them turn their ideas into

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Wer sind die Top Schweizer Fintech Influencer?

In diesem Beitrag zeigen wir, wer gemäss verschiedenen Messmethoden zu den Top Schweizer Fintech Influencer gehört. Kürzlich erschien ein Ranking vom

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FinTech Infographics: The Evolution of FinTech

The FinTech industry offers technology solutions and services to solve financial isues. This evolution started with the birth of the signature verification system

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KPMG Report: Robo Advice Platforms Will Manage US$2.2 trillion Worth of Assets by 2020

KPMG surveyed 1,500 bank clients about their awareness of and interest in digital wealth management, or robo-advisors. The firm found

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Europe’s Top 11 Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is a direct alternative to a bank loan with the difference that, instead of borrowing from a

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