Fintech in Qatar and Bahrain

While places like the US, the UK and China have long been leaders in digital finance, new fintech companies are starting to pop up in unexpected locations such as Poland, Slovakia, as well as the Middle East, underscoring fintech’s global

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11 Fintech and Startup Accelerators and Incubators in Switzerland You Have to Know

Switzerland, a country famed for its quality, reliability, security and stability, has nurtured a thriving financial services and fintech sector, thanks to excellent infrastructure, a solid legal system and a supportive government. For startups, Switzerland has several top-notch acceleration and

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Vom Bankgeheimnis zum Kryptobanking

Vier Thesen für den Aufstieg des «Internet of Money» und dessen Auswirkung auf das Geschäftsmodell der Banken. In Zeiten der Digitalisierung verschmelzen die beiden Welten der Güter und der Daten. Viele physische Güter werden digitalisiert – man denke an Bücher,

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The 6 Hottest Mortgage Tech Companies in Europe

Although the mortgage industry remains largely dominated by banks, tech startups are starting to attack industry. These players leverage technology and digital platforms to upgrade the mortgage process and are developing a variety of tools and services to improve poor

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Regulation of Payment Initiation Service Providers (PISPs)

With the market entry of third party provid­ers of the FinTech-branch, new technological challenges have arisen. Since payment initiation services were no subject to the European Union’s PSD (Directive 2007/64/EC), they are not necessarily supervised by a competent European authority

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Revolut Expands Banking Offering; Launches Business Accounts in UK and Europe

London-based fintech startup Revolut has launched a new banking product targeted at companies in the UK and Europe. The company said that over 12,000 businesses had pre-registered to participate in the program prior to the public launch. These include Emirates

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Lykke, the Undiscovered Coin Made in Switzerland

Initial coin offering (ICO) has surge in popularity in the cryptocurrency world as an effective method for blockchain startups and projects to quickly and easily raise funding by distributing a percentage of the initial coin supply. According to CoinDesk, US$103

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9 Upcoming Fintech Events In Switzerland to Mark in your Calendar

As fintech continues to gain momentum, several events are scheduled to take place later this year in Switzerland to discuss the hottest trends in the sector including peer-to-peer lending, robo-advisors, blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. These events all aim to provide

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Accelerators, Incubators and VCs for Fintechs in London

London has the world’s largest financial services sector, supported by a booming tech sector. The city has all the key ingredients for fintech success: capital, talent, regulatory and government support. In 2016, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority launched its fintech

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UAE Poised To Become The Fintech Nexus In MENA

In financial centers around the world, fintech has attracted large amounts of investment and attention from the private and public sectors as banks seek to maintain their competitive edge amid growing competition from new entrants, and governments aim to position

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