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Regulation of Payment Initiation Service Providers (PISPs)

With the market entry of third party provid­ers of the FinTech-branch, new technological challenges have arisen. Since payment initiation services

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Revolut Expands Banking Offering; Launches Business Accounts in UK and Europe

London-based fintech startup Revolut has launched a new banking product targeted at companies in the UK and Europe. The company

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Lykke, the Undiscovered Coin Made in Switzerland

Initial coin offering (ICO) has surge in popularity in the cryptocurrency world as an effective method for blockchain startups and

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9 Upcoming Fintech Events In Switzerland to Mark in your Calendar

As fintech continues to gain momentum, several events are scheduled to take place later this year in Switzerland to discuss

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Accelerators, Incubators and VCs for Fintechs in London

London has the world’s largest financial services sector, supported by a booming tech sector. The city has all the key

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UAE Poised To Become The Fintech Nexus In MENA

In financial centers around the world, fintech has attracted large amounts of investment and attention from the private and public

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Switzerland’s Top Fintech Investors

The fintech sector continues to attract the attention of investors. In 2016, global venture investment in fintech grew by 11%

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Fintech and Banking Solutions for Freelancers and Digital Nomads

Fintech startups are coming up with ingenious solutions to serve freelancers and small businesses around the world that work internationally

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Online Financial Services Comparison Platforms: Are They Useful?

Online comparison platforms allow consumers to find, compare or review all sorts of products and services. These platforms, which typically

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Steemit, the Blockchain-Powered Social Network

Inspired by Reddit, Steemit is a blogging and social networking website running on top of a blockchain that pays users

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Saudi Arabia and Japan’s SoftBank Launch World’s Largest Tech Fund

An investment group that includes Japan’s SoftBank and Saudi Arabia’s main sovereign wealth fund, has announced a major close with

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Swiss Banks And Swiss Fintechs Are Undergoing A Serious Customer Trust Issue

Swiss banks and financial institutions are facing many challenges as new, tech-focused entrants are trying to disrupt their businesses. Customer

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Customers Welcome Artificial Intelligence

A Consumer Intelligence report by PwC revealed that most consumers believe artificial intelligence (AI) will help humankind. In February 2017,

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200 Schweizer Fintech Startups: Swiss Fintech Map Mai

Die Fintech Switzerland Map vom Mai zeigt, dass die 200er Marke geknackt wurde. Swiss Fintech Rocks! Die Map wird monatlich

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Facebook Messenger Payments Developments

The arrival of the digital age has transformed the retail banking industry and altered the relationship between banks and their

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Swiss Fintech Highlights 2017

Digitalization and evolving client needs are changing all areas of banking, bringing both substantial opportunities and challenges. For Switzerland, a

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Free Stock Trading App Robinhood Joins Fintech Unicorn Club as 23rd Member

Robinhood, a popular app for trading stocks without fees, has raised US$110 million in a Series C funding round led

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MortgageTech: The Startups That Are Digitalizing The Mortgage Process

The massive mortgage industry is mainly dominated by banks and large mortgage lending firms like Quicken Loans. However, since the

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10 Upcoming Fintech Events in Switzerland

Several fintech events are scheduled in the coming months that will tackle some of the hottest trends in the financial

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The Blockchain Bank – Keep your Bank Relevant in the Future

The transformation to “The Blockchain Bank“ must be initiated and advanced now.  Only then will a traditional financial service provider

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Swiss Finance Minister Ueli Maurer: Singapore’s Fintech Scene on a “High Level”

Singapore’s fintech scene is on a “high level” and there are learning points for Switzerland, according to Swiss Finance Minister

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7 Interesting Wealthtech Solutions from Switzerland

Tighter regulation, fast-paced customer demands, market shifts and disruptive technologies are amongst the many forces that have been changing the

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3.5 Millionen Series A Für Lend

Das Zürcher FinTech-Startup LEND,  hat die Series A Finanzierungsrunde im Umfang von CHF 3.5 Millionen erfolgreich abgeschlossen. Neben bestehenden Investoren

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Online Invoicing and Accounting Solutions for Self-Employed and SMEs in Switzerland

In the traditional business model, invoices are created at the end of each billing period, then printed, put in an

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Online-Hypotheken-Anbieter Punkten mit Guten Konditionen

In der Vergangenheit wurden Kredite und Hypotheken in einem langen und mühsamen Prozedere offline bei Banken oder Kreditgenossenschaften abgeschlossen. Heute

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Dem Negativzinsumfeld entfliehen mit Crowd4Cash / Neue P2P Lending Platform für die Schweiz

Crowd4Cash ist die eine neue Schweizer Crowd Lending (Peer-to-Peer) Plattform, welche Kreditnehmer und Kreditgeber auf einfache Weise zusammenbringt, 100% Online,

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Lykke Adds Support for ChronoBank TIME Token Trading

Lykke, the Swiss startup developing a global blockchain-powered marketplace, has added support for ChronoBank’s TIME token trading. Lykke plans to

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Crowdlending Platform Swisspeers Teams up with Amnis to Offer New Financing and Repayment Options to SMEs

Swiss crowdlending platform Swisspeers and foreign exchange marketplace Amnis have announced a new partnership to offer small and medium-sized enterprises

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7 Top Money Transfer Companies from the UK

The UK, and most particularly London, is undeniably one of the leading fintech hubs in the world. In 2015, VC-backed

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Neues Kreditvergleichs-Portal

Ein neues Startup “PR Fina” vermittelt  Kreditsuchende mit kompetenten und seriösen Kreditvermittlern und Kreditanbietern in der Schweiz. Diese sollen gebührenfrei

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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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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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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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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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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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