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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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Swiss Regulators Paving the Way for New (And More Relaxed) Fintech Licensing

The introduction of a new fintech licence and a revision of the sandbox requirements means that certain adjustments to the

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EU Calls for a European Blockchain Infrastructure

The blockchain ecosystem has been steadily maturing over the past several years and projects are getting both larger and closer

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A Glimpse into Ukraine’s Underrated Fintech Scene

In Ukraine, fintech only started to draw the attention of the financial sector players in 2017 after a series of

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Zurich Based Regtech Apiax Expands into the UK

Apiax, a Zurich based regtech startup that helps ensure compliance for banks and wealth managers have announced their expansion into

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FIS Just Acquired a Forbes Top 100 Digital Company, Worldpay

Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) has just announced a merger with e-commerce and payments player Worldpay. The combined entity, which

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Selma Finance Wins Geneva Swiss Wealthtech Startup Award

As one of the 3 finalists, Selma Finance was invited to pitch at Geneva WealthTech Forum. Together with the other

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Schweizer Beraterregister – Wie Können Kundenberater Fachkenntnisse Nachweisen?

Der Countdown bis zur Inkraftsetzung des neuen Schweizer Finanzdienstleistungsgesetzes (FIDLEG) läuft. Es dauert nur noch wenige Monate und dann werden

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Was ist eine Blockchain for Business?

Vor rund 10 Jahren wurde die erste und bis heute bekannteste sogenannte Kryptowährung geschaffen: Bitcoin. Die Basis von Bitcoin bildet

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The Swiss Fintech Awards 2019 Goes To ….

Since 2015 the Swiss FinTech Awards promote regional development while helping create the strongest possible Swiss FinTech ecosystem underpinned by

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6 Notable Swiss Fintech Startups Seeking Investments in 2019

The Swiss economic magazine Bilan in Lausanne held their 7th event to select 50 Swiss startups in which to invest.

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Personal Finance Startup GOKONG Is Ready for Swiss B2C Market: Interview With CEO Rahul Kaushik

GOKONG, a Swiss fintech startup backed by Bank Vontobel, has recently launched its personal finance management platform aimed at helping

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Deutschland: Eck­punk­te für die Re­gu­la­to­ri­sche Be­hand­lung von Kryp­to-To­ken und Elektronischen Wertpapieren

Der Koalitionsvertrag vom 12. März 2018 sieht vor, die Rolle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland als einen der führenden Digitalisierungs- und FinTech-Standorte

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Swiss Exchange Seeks Regtech Solutions For Swiss Prospectus Review

New legal requirements in Switzerland will make Regtech services in financial services a very hot topic. The Berne Stock Exchange

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How Estonia is Secretly Rising to Be Europe’s Startup Nation

With one of the highest rates of startups per capita in Europe, Estonia is considered by many as a startup

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Consumers Want Technology to Complement, Not Replace Human Financial Advisors

A new study examining what consumers think of technology in financial services finds the majority of Americans (88 percent) want

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Wie hat sich der Schweizer FinTech Markt 2018 entwickelt?

Die Hochschule Luzern hat zum vierten Mal eine umfassende Bestandsaufnahme des Schweizer FinTech-Markts vorgenommen. Die Studie zeigt, dass der hiesige

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GOKONG Mobile App Gives Users A 360˚View Of All Their Finances

Zurich-based fintech venture GOKONG is looking to put a personal financial fitness coach in everyone’s pocket. GOKONG believes financial fitness should

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15 Most Valuable Fintech Startups and Companies in Europe

The fintech ecosystem in Europe is steadily maturing with adoption of digital financial services continuing to grow and key enablers,

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Lykke will Power the ICO of Burj Khalifa’s Owners

Swiss-based Lykke AG powering Emaar’s community based token on the Ethereum blockchain and the ERC20 token framework. Emaar group is

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13 Fintech Events in Switzerland to Attend in 2019

Fintech has taken the world by storm with Switzerland emerging as a leader, establishing itself as a catalyst for financial

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Schweizer Buch Premiere: Blockchain für die Praxis

Verstehen Sie die Blockchain-Technologie? Erkennen Sie die vielfältigen Chancen und Potenziale dieser bahnbrechenden Technologie? Das komplexe Thema Blockchain wird in

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Deutsche Unternehmen setzen bei Künstlicher Intelligenz auf Lösungen “von der Stange”

Künstliche Intelligenz ist das vielleicht spannendste technologische Entwicklungsfeld unserer Zeit. Doch in Deutschland scheint das Thema eng verbunden mit einer gehörigen

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Deutsche Börse, Swisscom and Sygnum Enter Strategic Partnership to Build a Trusted Digital Asset Ecosystem

Deutsche Börse Group, Swisscom and Sygnum, a Swiss and Singapore-based fintech company in the regulatory process to obtain a Swiss

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Deutsche Börse: Wertpapierabwicklung über Distributed-Ledger-Technologie

Die Commerzbank und die Deutsche Börse haben erstmals eine rechtsverbindliche Abwicklung eines Repogeschäfts auf Basis der Distributed-Ledger-Technologie erfolgreich durchgeführt. Die

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Marcel Ospel and Others will Invest CHF 10m into Swiss Wealthtech Evolute

At an extraordinary general meeting last week, a new financing round was announced. A consortium of renowned investors will invest

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Ostschweizer Acrevis Bank geht Fintech Partnerschaft ein

Auf ihrem Digitalisierungsweg ist die acrevis Bank AG eine weitere Partnerschaft eingegangen. Zusammen mit dem Fintech-Unternehmen 3rd-eyes AG will die

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Report: 1132 ICO and STO’s in 2018 Completed

In 2018, 1’132 Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) and Security Token Offerings (STOs) were successfully completed, twice as many as in

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6th Nextgen Payments Forum – Cyprus: Innovation in a Disruptive Digital Economy

The Nextgen Payments Forum Cyprus, taking place on 04-05 April 2019 is the 6th consecutive Forum within the Global Payments

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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 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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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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