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Digitalisation in the Banking Sector – Switzerland 1, Europe 0 ?

Ten years after the global banking crisis, the Swiss financial industry faces its next crucial challenge. Once again, it must

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European Regulators Call for Common EU-Wide Regulatory Approach for ICOs

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its advice to the European Union (EU) institutions on crypto-assets and

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Vontobel Now Offers Financial Intermediaries – ‘Digital Asset Vault’

Through a simple connection, wealth managers in Switzerland, banks and asset managers can now provide their clients with an end-to-end

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26 Regulatory Initiatives that Will Shape Fintech in Europe and Beyond

In the banking industry’s quest towards open banking, standardisation has now become the name of the game towards global applicability.

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Swiss FinTech Startup Map January

The new Swiss Fintech Startup Map counts now 308 members. 19 new Swiss Fintech Startups joined the map: Craider Technologies

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Report: Cisco is Building a Blockchain Ecosystem and Platform

Referred to as the “tech breakthrough megatrend” by PwC, blockchain is poised to change the rules by automating trust, increasing

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Ripple is Now Listed on Gibraltar’s Stock Exchange Group

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), an institutional-grade, regulated digital asset exchange, has  added Ripple (XRP) to its Digital Asset Exchange

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10 Fintech Startups Selected for the Swiss Fintech Awards 2019

More then 70 Fintech Startups applied for the Swiss Fintech Awards 2019. The jury has pre-selected a very interesting mix

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Top Crypto Trend Predictions for 2019

2018 was a disastrous year for cryptocurrencies, which saw their value plunge by 80% between January and September. But as

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Technische Uinversität Darmstadt forscht an Blockchain in Echtzeit

Blockchains versprechen grossangelegte offene Internetanwendungen, die voll­ständig dezentral organisiert sind. Der Preis dafür ist eine zähe Geschwindigkeit bei jeder Transaktion,

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Crypto Fund AG verstärkt Management Team

Die Crypto Fund AG, eine Tochtergesellschaft der Crypto Finance AG, gibt die Ernennung von Christoph Steiger als Head of Sales

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Debt Obligations Top Monetary Concern in 2019: Nummo Survey

A recent customer survey carried by leading finance management portal Nummo has brought forward monetary concerns among US citizens in

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How Switzerland Ranks in the State of European Tech Hub Study

With a pool of over 147,000 professional developers and US$788 million raised in 2018, Switzerland’s tech industry ranks tenth among

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Revolut Gets Swiss IBAN

UK mobile-only bank Revolut has reportedly gotten a Swiss IBAN number by opening a correspondence account with Credit Suisse, according

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Interview with SIX Digital Exchange; “We will offer Digital IPOs”

SIX has announced that it is developing a fully integrated trading, settlement, and custody platform for digital assets. Thomas Zeeb,

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10 Interview Fragen an Neon: Schweizer “Challenger Bank” ohne Grundgebühren

Das Banking Startup Neon im Interview mit Startupszene.ch. Was ist die Geschäftsidee? Wir mischen das alltägliche Banking in der Schweiz auf.

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Avaloq Doubles Down on Open Banking with Its Latest Solutions

With the deadline looming for financial services firms to be fully compliant with the Payment Services Directive II by September

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Swiss Money Transfer Comparision Page Monito Raises $2.5 Million Led by Tamedia

Monito, the Lausanne-based comparison website for international money transfer services, has raised US $2.5 million in Series A financing led

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Top 5 Digital Banking Trends für 2019

Im kommenden Jahr werden sich im Banking die Trends der letzten Jahre forcieren und miteinander verzahnen: Open Banking und die

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FINMA Gives Green Light to Dukascopy Coin- First Swiss Bank ICO

Dukascopy Bank informs that Swiss FINMA has informed them, that there are no further regulatory obstacles to Dukascopy’s own crypto

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36 Startup Accelerators für Deutschland. Übersicht, Linkliste und Grafik

Der Deutsche Blog “Paymentandbanking” hat eine sehr hilfreiche Übersicht der 36 wichtigsten Deutschen Startup Accelerators auf dem deutschen Markt zusammengestellt.

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Die Investoren in der Sendung «Die Höhle der Löwen Schweiz”

TV24 holt nächstes Jahr das weltweit bekannte TV-Format «Die Höhle der Löwen» erstmals in die Schweiz. In der beliebten Gründershow

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The 5 Biggest All-Time Monthly Losses in Bitcoin and Ethereum

Cryptocurrencies have an history of high volatility, driven by varied factors from global demand and usage and changes in software, to

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Swiss Blockchain Federation Welcomes Government’s Approach for Blockchain Regulation

The Swiss Blockchain Federation welcomes the report published by the Federal Blockchain/ICO Working Group and supports the path being taken

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Switzerland wants to Improve Framework Conditions for Blockchain

During its meeting on 7 December 2018, the Federal Council adopted a report on the legal framework for blockchain and

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Tokenized Equity: A Revolution For Traditional And New Capital Markets

Swiss Startup Alethena is the first company to successfully tokenize its entire share capital on the Ethereum blockchain. The company’s

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A Blockchain Charity Foundation in Liechtenstein

æternity, a Liechtenstein based blockchain platform has announced the launch of two foundations, in Liechtenstein and Bulgaria, that will provide

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Schweizer Immobilien auf der Blockchain

Eine Innovation aus dem «Crypto Valley» in Zug lässt aufhorchen: blockimmo behauptet die erste auf Blockchain-Technologie basierende Immobilientransaktionsplattform zu haben.

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Europe’s 1st Blockchain Bank

No bank has done this before claims Bitwala: Starting today, Germany’s cryptocurrency flagship company Bitwala is offering Europe’s first banking

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Global Thought Leaders and Blockchain Industry Experts Meet in St. Moritz

One year ago the first Crypto Finance Conference (CFC) in St. Moritz made an international impression with an outstanding speaker

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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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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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