Swiss Banks And Swiss Fintechs Are Undergoing A Serious Customer Trust Issue

Swiss banks and financial institutions are facing many challenges as new, tech-focused entrants are trying to disrupt their businesses. Customer behavior and expectations have changed dramatically and trust in the financial services market is on an all-time low, an issue

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Customers Welcome Artificial Intelligence

A Consumer Intelligence report by PwC revealed that most consumers believe artificial intelligence (AI) will help humankind. In February 2017, PwC conducted an expert salon in New York City to capture ideas from thought leaders in AI and emerging technologies

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200 Schweizer Fintech Startups: Swiss Fintech Map Mai

Die Fintech Switzerland Map vom Mai zeigt, dass die 200er Marke geknackt wurde. Swiss Fintech Rocks! Die Map wird monatlich von Swisscom erstellt.

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Facebook Messenger Payments Developments

The arrival of the digital age has transformed the retail banking industry and altered the relationship between banks and their customers. New banking channels like websites and mobile applications have introduced an entirely new way to reach customers and do

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Swiss Fintech Highlights 2017

Digitalization and evolving client needs are changing all areas of banking, bringing both substantial opportunities and challenges. For Switzerland, a recognizable financial center with a famed banking system, fintech has become a top priority. To tackle the sizeable challenge, Swiss

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Free Stock Trading App Robinhood Joins Fintech Unicorn Club as 23rd Member

Robinhood, a popular app for trading stocks without fees, has raised US$110 million in a Series C funding round led by DST Global, the Russian firm led by billionaire Yuri Milner. The round gives Robinhood a valuation of US$1.3 billion.

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MortgageTech: The Startups That Are Digitalizing The Mortgage Process

The massive mortgage industry is mainly dominated by banks and large mortgage lending firms like Quicken Loans. However, since the past few years, tech-focused startups have been attacking the antiquated and painful mortgage process. These have built a variety of

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10 Upcoming Fintech Events in Switzerland

Several fintech events are scheduled in the coming months that will tackle some of the hottest trends in the financial technology sector including cryptocurrencies, blockchain, investing, peer-to-peer lending, trade finance as well as the regulatory landscape and Switzerland’s position in

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The Blockchain Bank – Keep your Bank Relevant in the Future

The transformation to “The Blockchain Bank“ must be initiated and advanced now.  Only then will a traditional financial service provider be able to secure their place in the future. Why Blockchain for Banking now? At banks, the savings potential appears

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Swiss Finance Minister Ueli Maurer: Singapore’s Fintech Scene on a “High Level”

Singapore’s fintech scene is on a “high level” and there are learning points for Switzerland, according to Swiss Finance Minister Ueli Maurer. “We are a little bit not in the same speed like you… but I think we can go

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