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Ist WeWork ein PropTech?

Kürzlich hat die Muttergesellschaft von WeWork, The We Company, den schon seit längerem gerüchteweise herumgebotenen IPO angekündigt. Gleichzeitig gaben sie

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Divvy Expense Management Tools and Credit Suisse Close $500M Purchase Agreement

Divvy, an US based in spend and expense management tool, claims that they closed a $500 million purchase agreement with

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Kinder Sollten Technologie Selbst Gestalten Und Nicht Gesteuert Werden

Der Digitalpakt kommt. Trotzdem bilden Deutschland und Österreich das europäische Schlusslicht in Sachen Digitalisierung an staatlichen Bildungseinrichtungen. Mit Robo Wunderkind

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Fintech Startup Payrexx Bringt Amazon Pay für Onlineshops in die Schweiz

Payrexx kann gleich mehrere Neuigkeiten verkünden: Einerseits wird Amazon Pay in den Schweizer Markt eingeführt, andererseits hat das Unternehmen aus

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Revolut For Business Launches New Expense Management Tool

Revolut for Business has launched this week a new Expense Management tool, designed to help growing businesses by removing the

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Global Fintech Fundraising Fell in First Half of 2019, Germany Fintech on the Rise, Fintech China on Halt

Global investment in fintech ventures fell sharply in the first half of 2019, as fundraising and deal activity in China

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Bitcoin Margin Trading Platform PrimeXBT Prepares Move to Switzerland

PrimeXBT, a multi-asset Bitcoin-based trading platform offering up to 500x leverage on crypto, forex, commodities, stock indices, and more, has

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Jetzt auch bei der St. Galler Kantonalbank TWINT ans Bankkonto anschliessen

Kunden der St. Galler Kantonalbank (SGKB) können seit Anfang März ihr Bankkonto direkt an TWINT anschliessen und damit von allen

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Qumran’s Purchase Price Revealed in Dynatrace’s US IPO

Dynatrace, a cloud computing firm backed by Private Equity firm Thoma Bravo, launched a successful initial public offering (IPO) on

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Top 10 Most Valuable Fintechs Across North America and Europe

PitchBook, a software-as-a-service company that delivers data, research and technology covering the private capital markets, has released its list of

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Bundesrat Kommt an Swiss Fintech Fair in Zürich

Am 17. September 2019 ist es soweit, die grösste Fintech-Messe der Schweiz, die  Swiss Fintech Fair öffnet ihre Türen. In

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Europe’s Largest IEO Comes from Austria, €43.6M Raised

Bitpanda, a Vienna-based crypto startup, has launched a new digital asset exchange, called Bitpanda Global Exchange  after raising EUR 43.6

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NatWest Offers Banking On Your Voice Through Google Home

NatWest customers will be able to bank from home using just their voice with the launch of a pilot using

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Swiss Fintech Startup Map August 2019: 6 New Swiss Fintech Join the Ecosystem

Swisscom released the new Swiss Fintech Startup Map August 2019. The new Swiss Fintech map counts now 334 Startups. 6

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5 Trends That Wealth Managers Need to Keep Their Eyes On Right Now

The wealth management industry is facing disruptive challenges, including increased adoption of new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics,

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10 Hottest Swiss Fintech Founders and CEOs

Inspired by finews’ list of the hottest bankers in Switzerland, we thought we’d have our fun come up with a

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Behavioral Finance Guru Joins the Board of Directors of a Crypto Research Company

Equility AG, the company behind Alethena, expands its board of directors and welcomes Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hens, member of the

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Commerzbank und Daimler Testen Maschinen Blockchain Zahlungslösung

Gemeinsam mit ihrer Forschungs- und Entwicklungseinheit main incubator hat die Commerzbank als erste deutsche Bank eine auf Blockchain basierende Zahlungslösung

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Insurtech Companies Raised US$1.41B in 2019

Insurtech continues to gain traction as companies in the space raised US$1.41 billion in Q2 2019, making Q2 the fourth

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Austrian Regtech Gets Funding from Raiffeisen Bank International

Elevator Ventures, a 100 percent subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) have invested in kompany, an Austrian RegTech platform for

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Robinhood Officially Starts in UK

Robinhood has been authorized by the Financial Conduct Authority, which regulates U.K. financial services, to operate as a broker in

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The World’s First Digital Collector Coin is Under Way in Lithuania

The Bank of Lithuania has signed a contract for programming the world’s first digital collector coin which, together with its

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Lithuania Introduces E-Residency Program

Lithuania is following on the steps of its Baltic neighbor Estonia and introduced an e-residency program for foreigners. According to

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KKR to Acquire Majority in German Payment Company

Heidelpay and its majority shareholder AnaCap have today reached an agreement on the terms of investment from KKR, a leading

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26 Upcoming Fintech Events in USA in 2019

The following are 26 of the top fintech, digital finance-focused events and conferences taking place in the coming months in

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Upcoming Fintech Events in London until End of 2019

A leading fintech hub, London has hosted some of the world’s largest fintech conferences and gatherings. This year again, the

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Revolut Launches Commission-Free Stock Trading Service

Revolut has today launched a commission-free stock trading service across Europe, starting with a gradual rollout to a select number

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Zak neu mit Mobile Payment; Apple Pay, Google Pay und Samsung Pay

Zak, die erste Smartphone-Bank der Schweiz, geht in die nächste Runde. Neu bietet Zak allen Nutzern Mobile Payment an. Dabei

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The Crypto Valley’s Top 50 Blockchain Startups in 2019

The latest figures confirm that optimism in the Crypto Valley has returned. The Top 50 blockchain companies in Crypto Valley

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6 Govtech Startups in Europe to Watch with Fintech Focus

Across the globe, the modern state is undergoing a radical transformation. A new generation of technology companies, called govtech, is

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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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