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Crypto Related Crime Surged to US$ 1.2 Billion in Q1 of 2019

Crypto related thefts, scams and fraud surged in the first quarter of 2019 to US$1.2 billion, or 70% of the

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Baloise’s Insurtech Startup erweitert Angebot in Deutschland

Mit Beginn der strategischen Phase «Simply Safe» gab die Baloise bekannt, mit FRIDAY den ersten digitalen Versicherer in Deutschland zu

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Former UBS CEO Joins Board of Directors of a Swiss / Singaporean Fintech Venture

Sygnum informed the nomination of Peter Wuffli, former Group CEO of UBS, to its Board of Directors subject to the

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Blockchain’s Got Talent?

As of now, Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies are no longer just a niche technological curiosity. Old-school corporations like IBM are

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Stablecoins in der Schweiz

Das Leben vor über zwei Millionen Jahren, zu Zeiten des homo habilis («geschickter Mensch») hat mit dem unseren im dritten Jahrtausend mehr

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Swiss Fintech Licence and Sandbox: Adjustments to FINMA Circulars

The introduction of the new FinTech licence and a revision of the provisions relating to the sandbox necessitate certain technical

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130+ Stablecoin Projects Are In Development

With the promise of solving the volatility issue inherent to cryptocurrencies all the while retaining the main benefits of crypto

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6 Banks Around The World Dabbling in Crypto with Their Own Coin

Long gone are the days when crypto coins and digital tokens were solely affiliated with scammers, cyber-attacks and dark web

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Tradeplus24 Announces the Appointment of Two New Board of Directors

Tradeplus24 AG, a provider of receivables-backed working capital facilities to Swiss SMEs and Mid Cap companies, has appointed two new

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170 Fintech Pleiten in 2.5 Jahren in Deutschland

Die deutsche FinTech-Branche boomt – allerdings kennt die Euphorie auch eine Kehrseite, die bislang kaum beleuchtet wird. Während einzelne Finanz-Startups

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Why Fintech is an Important Ingredient in Any Smart City Ambition

Smart cities; they were a popular term that has since lost a bit of its steam among the general public,

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Ringier Axel Springer Schweiz Beteiligt sich an Digitaler Rechtsberatung

Ringier Axel Springer Schweiz AG, Herausgeberin des Beobachters, investiert in digitalCounsels AG, eine Plattform für digitale Rechtsberatung und Mandatsakquise. Der

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Studie: Schweiz Führend im Europäischen Security Token Offering Markt

BlockState hat eine Studie durchgeführt, in der die weltweite Entwicklung der Tokenisierung von Wertpapieren untersucht wird. Die Ergebnisse bestätigen, was

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Neuer Leiter Vertrieb und Marketing bei der Baloise Schweiz

Mathias Zingg, bisher Leiter Schaden, wechselt innerhalb der Geschäftsleitung der Baloise Schweiz den Bereich. Er wird als neuer Leiter Vertrieb

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Fintech Infographic of the Week: The World of Regtech

Regulatory technology, or regtech, is an emerging field within the fintech industry that utilizes information technology to enhance and streamline

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Bank Frick Acquires Majority in the Fintech Group 21.finance AG

Following a capital increase at 21.finance AG, Bank Frick now holds a majority in the Liechtenstein-based fintech company of 50.14

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Euronext Buys 23.5% of Tokeny Platform Solutions

Euronext announced today that it has subscribed the entire €5 million capital increase of tokenization platform Tokeny Solutions, resulting in

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Glarner Kantonalbank: Digitale Kreditberatung neu auch Für Firmenkundengeschäft

Die GLKB will das das von Finova entwickelte «Loan Advisory»  neu auch für das Firmenkundengeschäft einsetzen. Seit Dezember 2018 steht

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SIX FinTech Ventures Acquires Stake in a Swiss Online User Verification Software

SIX Fintech Ventures has acquired a stake in PXL Vision AG, a Zurich-based start-up that began as a spin-off from

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A New Swiss Smart Home Insurtech Startup Awarded at Major European Insurtech Conference

More then 1’300 decision makers representing 56 countries attended the sixth edition of Digital Insurance Agenda (DIA). DIA, is one

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Nestlé Break New Ground with Supply Chain Transparency via Blockchain

Nestlé will break new ground in supply chain transparency through a collaboration with OpenSC – an innovative blockchain platform that

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Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation Sammelt 190 Millionen Franken ein und Beginnt zu Investieren

Der von der Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation im Februar 2019 lancierte Swiss Entrepreneurs Fund hat die erste Fundraising-Phase erfolgreich abgeschlossen und Gelder

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P2P Lender CreditGate24 verstärkt den Verwaltungsrat und Management

CredtiGate24, eine  Schweizer Plattform für alternative KMU-Finanzierungen und Privatkredite hat heute die Verstärkung ihres Verwaltungsrates und Managements angekündigt. CrediteGate24 hat

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5 Key Solutions for Digitization of Corporate Payments

Corporate payments constitute a significant share of the revenue-pie in corporate banking. But banks have struggled with challenges of slow

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Avaloq’s New Appointments: A New Swiss Country Head, and a New Head of Global Sales from Crealogix

Avaloq has just made two new high-ranking appointments into its global operations. Mathias Schütz is to take over as Avaloq’s

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BIS to Establish Innovation Hub in Collaboration with Swiss, Singapore and HK Monetary Authority

The Bank for International Settlements has today announced that it is establishing an Innovation Hub aimed at fostering collaboration between

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Once Declining ICOs Are Gaining New Life Through Crypto Exchanges

The market for digital assets is growing again and will reach a market capitalization of US$ 323 billion by June’s

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Finastra: Helping Banks Gear Up For The Open Banking Era

London-based Finastra strives to provide banks and financial firms with powerful solutions that allow them to meet consumers’ changing needs

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Fintech Infographic of the Week: Blockchain for Trade Finance

Historically inundated with paper trails and inefficiencies, trade finance is a centuries old industry that’s ripe for disruption. One particular

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Baloise Acquires a Stake in Artificial Intelligence Startup, Brainalyzed

Baloise’s asset management side has acquired a stake in Brainalyzed, a machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) stare investment comes

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

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

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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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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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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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