Is Blockchain all Hype? A Financier and Supply Chain Professor Discuss

This is an article from The Conversations’s Head to Head, a series in which academics from different disciplines chew over current debates. Today Prof Arturo Bris and Prof Carlos Cordon discuss Blockchain, both are professors at IMD Business School. Arturo Bris: Have you ever

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Fidor Offers a New AI-Powered Chatbot for Banks

Fidor is announcing its new banking chatbot, designed  in collaboration with Finn AI, an AI-powered conversational banking technology provider. Having an embedded virtual assistant within its technology stack gives Fidor a competitive advantage. It enables their customers to benefit from

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Switzerland’s Booming Fintech Startup Industry in 2019

Famous for its banking sector and ranked the most innovative country in the world by the Global Innovation Index , Switzerland has been leading transformative developments emerging from the digitalization of its banking and financial sector. Even the Swiss Board

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FSB Report: Fintech Developments and Potential Financial Stability Implications

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) published a report on FinTech and market structure in financial services. The publication is part of the FSB’s ongoing work to monitor FinTech market developments and their potential implications for financial stability. The FSB defines FinTech

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Kryptowährungen am Post-Schalter Kaufen

Ab dem 15. Februar 2019 bietet die Liechtensteinische Post AG den Wechsel von Kryptowährungen am Schalter an. In einer ersten Phase wird der Wechsel in Bitcoin am Schalter der Postfiliale in Vaduz möglich sein. Auf der Suche nach neuen Geschäftsmöglichkeiten

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Who Will Win the Swiss Fintech Startup Award 2019? – 5 Free Tickets for our Readers

The Swiss Fintech Awards 2019 has just released a series of videos featuring the 10 selected hopefuls competing in two categories: the Early Stage Startup of the Year and the Growth-Stage Startup of the Year—in which the startups talk about their

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Swift Now Offers Global Know Your Customer Platform to Corporates

SWIFT announced that it will be opening its Know Your Customer platform, the KYC Registry, to corporates. In a first step, from Q4 2019, all 2,000 SWIFT-connected corporate groups will be able to join The KYC Registry, and use it

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Avaloq Manager wird COO von MoneyPark

Der unabhängige Hypothekenvermittler MoneyPark hat Michael Rogenmoser als COO & Head of Business Development gewonnen. Rogenmoser kommt von Avaloq, dem schweizerischen Pionier für Bankensoftware, wo er mehrere Jahre lang die Länderverantwortung für die Schweiz und Liechtenstein innehatte. Mit dem erfolgreichen Vertriebsmanager

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Swiss Fintech Startup Map February: 9 “New” Swiss Fintech Join

Swisscom just released the new Swiss Fintech Startup Map. The Swiss Fintech map counts now 316 Startups. 9 new Swiss Fintech Startups joined the map:  

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Baloise Invests in London Insurtech Startup

Through Anthemis Baloise Strategic Ventures, Baloise is investing in Stable, a London-based startup. Stable has created an index insurance product for food and farming businesses around the world that automatically reimburses lost income caused by volatile prices. There are 500

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