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Switzerland Guidelines: Opening Corporate Accounts For Blockchain Companies

The number of blockchain companies in Switzerland has risen sharply. The SBA welcomes this trend and takes a positive view

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Schweden vs Schweiz: Unterschiede im Mobile Payment; Swish vs Twint

Schweden gilt als eine Vorreiternation auf dem Weg in die bargeldlose Gesellschaft. In öffentlichen Verkehrsbetrieben und vielen Geschäften werden nur

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Erster Blockchain-Inkubator für das Crypto Valley

In wenigen Jahren ist die Region zwischen Zug und Zürich zum Epizentrum der Blockchain-Revolution geworden. Heute beherbergt das Crypto Valley

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Digitalisierung bei Geschäftskunden; Wie stehts mit der Customer Experience?

Positive Kundenerlebnisse gewinnen im Zuge der Digitalisierung immer mehr an Relevanz und bilden eines der zentralen Differenzierungsmerkmale im Wettbewerb. Die

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An Inside Look into Swisscom and CA Technologies’ Open Banking Hub

Switzerland is stepping up its open banking game, with the Swiss Fintech Innovations Association recently publishing their API standard and Swisscom’s

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The Swiss Fintech APIs Standards – A Game Changer for Open Banking in Switzerland

With the world of finance moving into open banking, API has quickly become the poster child for innovation for the

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Crypto Valley Zug Ranks Third in Startup Funding Report

The Swiss city of Zug, also referred to as Crypto Valley, was ranked the third city in the world in

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Loanboox: 15 Milliarden Anfragevolumen nach 2 Jahren

Loanboox setzt sein kräftiges Wachstum fort: Knapp zwei Jahre nach dem Start wurde jetzt die 1000. Finanzierungsanfrage auf der Plattform

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Neu: Digitales Parken in Kreuzlingen, Sion und Lugano

Nachdem Zug kürzlich zusammen mit Twint das mobile Zahlen der Parkuhren eingeführt hat, kommt diese diese Bewegung nun auch in

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ETHLend Announces Launch of New Parent Company ‘Aave’

Founders behind popular Swiss-based decentralized digital asset-backed lending platform ETHLend, today announced the launch of Aave, a new technology company

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Thomson Reuters and Squirro Partnership Aimed at Breaking Down Data Silos Using AI

Thomson Reuters, a Canadian mass media and information firm struck a partnership with Squirro (Swiss) to channel its extensive data

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Revolut Lands on Malta’s Shores, Targets to Have 60,000 Users by Year End

Following a series of expansions in countries like Singapore and US, the European fintech unicorn has announced its debut into

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P2P Lending Faces Challenges Ahead

The emergence of fintech has driven the introduction of new business models, including peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, a sector that’s grown

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Zurich’s Trust Square Expands. Biggest Blockchain Hub in the World: Co-Founder Interview

Zurich-based blockchain hub Trust Square is expanding its Bahnhofstrasse location to cover more than 3,000 square meters, offering 300 workstations

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Facebook Delves Deeper Into Banking and Financial Services

Facebook is delving deeper into the financial services business, now attempting to persuade large banks in the US to share

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Global Executives Still Very Bullish on Blockchain

Although commercial use of blockchain technology remains limited, global executives are poised to make some major moves over the next

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The Hottest Fintech, Insurtech Startups in Berlin

Berlin, Germany’s largest fintech hub, is rapidly making a name for itself in the European fintech space. Today, the city

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UBS Terminates UK Robo-Advisor Offering, Sells IP to Wealthtech Startup SigFig

UBS has decided to shut its robo-advisory offering in the UK, SmartWealth, and sell the intellectual property (IP) rights to

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The Top 12 Classed Swiss Fintech Startups 2018

Startup.ch publish every year a list of Top 100 Best Swiss Startups. Last year we counted 7  Swiss Fintech Startups, this

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United Bank For Africa To Launch Chat Banking On Whatsapp In Nigeria

n a first for Nigeria, customers of United Bank for Africa can now conduct their favorite banking activities in a

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Standards Crucial To Unlocking Opportunities Of PSD2 And Open Banking

Application programming interfaces (APIs) seem set to usher in a new era of payments solutions, particularly with the advent of

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“Bank of Amazon” is Disrupting the Financial Landscape

Amazon is attacking the financial services industry, but rather than building the next-generation bank, the American e-commerce giant is focusing

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Mobile Payment: Ohne Goliath kein David

Seit über zwei Jahren ist in der Schweiz das Zahlen mit Apple Pay möglich – also theoretisch. Denn die meisten

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Fintech-Bewilligung: FINMA eröffnet Anhörung zur GwV-FINMA

Zur Förderung von Innovation im Finanzmarktbereich hat der Gesetzgeber Mitte Juni 2018 eine neue Bewilligungskategorie geschaffen: die sogenannte Fintech-Bewilligung. Diese

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Finma Merkblatt zu Virtuellen Währungen und Bitcoin

Viele virtuelle Währungen wie beispielsweise „Bitcoin” verwenden als Grundlage die sogenannte Blockchain-Technologie. Wer auf der Blockchain basierende Geschäftsmodelle betreiben will, muss prüfen,

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Malta Government Investing €300,000 in Blockchain and DLT Scholarships

In the next three years, Malta Government will be investing €300,000 in scholarships related to Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies

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Arbeitsgruppe Blockchain/ICO Ruft Fintech Branche zur Teilnahme auf

Die Arbeitsgruppe Blockchain/ICO wurde Anfang 2018 eingesetzt, um die rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen zu überprüfen und allfälligen Handlungsbedarf aufzuzeigen. Mit der vorliegenden

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“BORN IN SWITZERLAND” Swiss Original Fintech Overview Map Update: 123 Companies

Luc Schuurmans, Head Private Banking, Executive Management at Bank Linth LLB AG,  put together an updated overview map of Fintech Companies “Born in

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Berlin Blockchain Week Exposes a Vibrant Tech Community to the World

Completely community hosted and driven, the first annual event looks to open up one of the world’s most pivotal tech

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Mobile Payments on the Rise in France

Non-cash payments are increasing in France, driven by the rise in e-money usage and the decline in the use of

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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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