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Switzerland Is Lagging Behind on Digitalization, Says New EPFL Study

While Switzerland is a global leader in many sectors, the country is lagging behind on digitalization, according to a new

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Morgan Stanley Shares Roadmap for Blockchain Adoption

While the long-term opportunity offered by blockchain is clear, widespread adoption by financial institutions will take between 5 and 10

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Central Banks Face Bitcoin Pressure

Given that the ‘distributed ledger’ technology upon which Bitcoin has been developed allows a payment system to operate without the

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Fintech and Blockchain Education: University Courses and Workshops in Switzerland and Germany

The vibrant FinTech ecosystem is evolving rapidly and the sector is in increasing need for professionals with skills and knowledge

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Crowdfunding Schweiz Monitoring: Immer mehr Crowdfunding-Plattformen drängen auf den Markt

Im Jahr 2015 ist der Schweizer Crowdfunding-Markt erneut stark gewachsen. Im Vergleich zum Vorjahr stieg das Volumen der vermittelten Gelder

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The Swiss Fintech Startup Map Overview (May Update)

Swisscom/eforesight shows every month a very nice overview with the Swiss Fintech Startup Map Overview. Here the May Update, now counting 180 (+4 vs

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CFA Swiss Fintech Survey: Swiss Bankers Convinced That Fintech Will Dramatically Impact Financial Industry

Swiss bankers are the most convinced that fintech will impact the entire financial services industry, naming robo-advisory and blockchain technology as

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Israel Innovation: Fintech and Cyber Conference and Showcase in Zurich

Israel innovation is organizing an event in Switzerland later this month to connect senior representatives of the Swiss financial industry

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FCA, IOSCO and FINRA to regulate FinTech and Blockchain

In the aftermath of the financial crisis 2007-09, financial regulators across the world implemented tighter controls on the majority of

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10 Must Read Bitcoin and Blockchain Blogs and Webpages

As bitcoin/blockchain technology is gaining much traction from the financial world and beyond, a number of dedicated online publications and

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Sektor im Umbruch – Banken Müssen Sich Neu Erfinden – Schweizer Fintech-Szene Wartet mit Innovationen auf

In der Schweiz entwickelt sich neben London und Frankfurt eine der wichtigsten Fintech-Szenen. Die Erstausgabe des Branchenreports «Handout Swiss Fintech

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9 (More) Fintech and Blockchain Books to Have on Your Bookshelf

A number of exciting fintech books have been released this year and the following list names the latest books –

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Blockchain to Revolutionize the Commodity Industry

There now appears to be plenty of scope for blockchain to be used for financial purposes beyond simple transactions. Cryptographic

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Die Schweiz Feiert Erfolgreich den Ersten Swiss Fintech & Digitization Day

Der Schweizer Fintech-Verband Swiss Finance Startups hat den SWISS FINTECH & DIGITIZATION DAY ins Leben gerufen und dafür die Schweizerische Bankiervereinigung

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20 Upcoming Fintech Events in Switzerland

Finance, banking and insurance are changing rapidly as new market entrants are leveraging technology to provide greater consumer experience at

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Enforcement Actions by the Regulators in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

Due to the explosive growth of Bitcoin in recent years, as well as rapidly increasing interest in the cryptocurrency’s underlying

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Anmerkungen zum Robo Advising; Wann folgen Google und Apple?

Dass sehr wohlhabende Kunden sich bei der Verwaltung ihres Vermögens häufig auf den Rat von Bankmitarbeitern stützen, veranlasste Warren Buffett zu der

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Consumers Bank On The Go, Even on Dates

Digital banking technology keeps making it much easier for U.S. consumers to manage their finances on the go. So easy,

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UBS Fourth Industrial Revolution Paper: How ‘Extreme Automation’ and Connectivity Will Affect Our Lives

Driven by extreme automation and extreme connectivity, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have significant implications for investors, the global economy

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CommerzVentures Report: Blockchain Tech, Wearables & AI to Transform Insurance

CommerzVentures, the fintech venture capital fund of Commerzbank, has released a white paper highlighting the key technologies which it believes

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Rabobank joins Nexuslab to foster early-stage blockchain ventures across Europe

Nexuslab, the Swiss blockchain startup programme powered by Startupbootcamp, has announced a partnership with Rabobank. The Dutch bank joins Nexuslab

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Starbucks Mobile Payments: Von Starbucks lernen?

Ganze Heerscharen von Kommentatoren und Beratern beschäftigen sich seit einiger Zeit mit der Frage, weshalb die Verbreitung mobiler Bezahlverfahren so

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Federal Council Wishes to Allow FinTech Innovation

Bern, 20.04.2016 – During its meeting today, the Federal Council instructed the Federal Department of Finance (FDF) to examine the

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Swiss Fintech Ecosystem: Accelerators, Incubators and Associations

Johannes Hoehener, head of Swisscom’s Digital Banking Innovations, has shared an infographic summarizing the Swiss fintech ecosystem, its players and

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Alex Batlin’s Briefing of Crypto 2.0 Musings – Land Registry

Following up his 2 previous musings on “Bitcoin and Money Creation” and “Blockchain Disruption Evaluation”, Alex Batlin is back with another

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After the FinTech Bubble, Who are the Winners and Losers?

In a lifecycle, a bubble is where something is totally exaggerated and that then leads to a bust. That is to

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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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European Fintech Awards 2016 Announces Winners including 2 Swiss Fintech

Winners of the The  European Fintech Awards: The 2016 European Fintech Awards and Conference has announced the winning companies for

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How a Fintech starts up: Lykke Project at a Glance

So-called Fintech is so attractive for those who want to build their own journeys with their own financial technology products.

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Virtual Blockchain Incubator Nexuslab Selected 10 European Startups including 1 Swiss

Nexuslab, the Swiss blockchain startup programme powered by Startupbootcamp Fintech, has announced the 10 international startups selected to join its pilot

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