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9 Must-Read Personal Finance Rockstar Blogs in the US

On September 26-29, 2018, FinCon18 Orlando, the country’s premier conference for financial bloggers, will bring together more than 2,000 digital

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UBS: Bitcoin To Reach $ 200’000 Before Replacing Money

70% of changes in bitcoin price is mainly due to speculation. Bitcoin instability, structure, and its high volatility act as

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EPFL and Cryptography

When one of the most prominent Swiss research institutes ( starts reflecting upon Blockchain technology and practical aspects, the plethora of

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Venture Leaders Fintech: Meet Alberto Rama of Investment Navigator

New York is a big city, but for the Fintech Venture Leaders flying there on September 16th, there’s only one address

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Regulators Across the Globe Team-Up to Launch a Global Fintech Sandbox

As one of the most regulated industries in the world, fintech companies face one big obstacle in scaling: expanding into

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Venture Leaders Fintech Interview: Meet Oliver Werneyer of IMburse

Fintech Venture Leader Oliver Werneyer is the CEO of IMburse, a startup that simplifies the entire transaction technology space. It

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Blockchain Courses, Education in Switzerland

Developments in blockchain technology are transforming many industries including financial services, insurance, legal, and healthcare. To better understand the opportunities

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5 Swiss Fintechs That Should Consider Expanding to Singapore & Southeast Asia

Switzerland has a long history of doing business in Singapore. Today, over 400 Swiss companies, which mainly operate in the

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New York Stock Exchange’s Owner Wants to Make Crypto Mainstream with Bakkt

Global exchanges operator Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), which owns the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), will in November launch a new

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Wefox Expandiert Weiter und Startet in Italien

Nur drei Jahre nach dem operativen Start in der Schweiz, in Deutschland und vor mehr als einem Jahr in Österreich

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Venture Leaders Fintech Interview: Meet Pranay Jain of Enterprise Bot

The Fintech Venture Leaders team are preparing for a roadshow that will take them to the heart of the global finance

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“BORN IN SWITZERLAND” Swiss Original Fintech Overview Map Update: 119 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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Crypto in Switzerland: Early Signs of Exodus?

Does it look like the first sign of exodus for crypto companies in the Confederation? It may not be the

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Boerse Stuttgart Group Plans ICO Trading Platform

After the start of cryptocurrency trading via BISON, there will soon be a platform for initial coin offerings (ICOs), a

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How Blockchain Helps to Reduce Social and Gender Gaps

When it comes to disruptive technologies, nothing takes the centrestage more than Blockchain. It’s use has been talked about across

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Die Schweiz hat nun auch eine Swiss Marketplace Lending Association

Diesen Frühling wurde die «Swiss Marketplace Lending Association» (SMLA) gegründet. Der Verein ist eine gemeinsame Initiative von Marktplatz-Kreditgebern, Investoren in

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Venture Leaders Fintech Interview: Meet Khaled Ouafi of ARCATrust

Blockchain gateway ARCATrust is one of the Venture Leaders taking their projects to New York in September for a whirlwind roadshow

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This Blockchain Network by IBM & CLS Aims to Unify the Fragmented Financial Sector

The current capital market is saturated with multiple systems performing the same functions. Adding to the issue is they’re doing

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Swiss Fintech Map August Counts Now 270 Swiss Fintech Startups

The Swiss FinTech Start-up Map August counts now 270 FinTechs, 6 more then in in July. The new members are:

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European Parliament Releases Study on Competition Issues in Fintech

The European Parliament (EP) has published a new study on the competition challenges arisen from the increasing number of fintech

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ING Invests 21Mio Euro in TransferMate

TransferMate cross-border B2B payments technology solution announces a €21 million investment from ING Group for a small minority equity stake in the Company.

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Venture Leaders Interview: Meet Nicolas Blanchard of Swiss Regtech Apiax

The Venture Leaders heading to New York in September will be meeting major players in the finance industry – big

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Credit Suisse’s Fintech Investment Arm, NEXT Investors Raised $261 Million

Credit Suisse Asset Management‘s NEXT Investors, an investor in the fintech space, announced the final closing of NEXT Investors II,

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Die 8 Grössten Crowdfunding-Projekte der Schweiz

Im Jahr 2017 wurden in der Schweiz CHF 374.5 Million mittels Crowdfunding vermittelt. Das sind 192% mehr als im Vorjahr (HSLU, 2018).

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Europe Now Hosts +100 Wealthtech Players

There are currently 100 wealthtech players in Europe spread across 12 countries, according to the newly released Mapping Wealthtech Europe

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Cloud Computing and Insurance

The market for cloud services is expected to skyrocket in the next few years, and according to industry experts, there

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Nintendo Brings Back NES Classic Edition Console

Japanese video game giant Nintendo brought back its retro NES Classic Edition console on June 29 and after much hype

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Swiss Regulator Takes Action Against ICO Issuer, 100 Mio CHF to be Returned to Investors

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has launched enforcement proceedings against envion AG. FINMA has evidence that the company

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12 Upcoming Fintech, Digital Finance and Blockchain Events in Germany to Attend

Germany’s fintech landscape continues to grow with about 300 fintech companies as of late-2017 that raised a record of US$655.4

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AI Algorithm for Investment Management by AAAccell- CEO Venture Leader Interview

University of Zurich spin-off AAAccell is offering a superior AI algorithm for investment management. CEO Sandro Schmid founded the company alongside

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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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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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