How Blockchain Helps to Reduce Social and Gender Gaps

When it comes to disruptive technologies, nothing takes the centrestage more than Blockchain. It’s use has been talked about across sectors and industries. There can be no denying that Blockchain has its uses in the financial, governmental, legal, commercial, art

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Die Schweiz hat nun auch eine Swiss Marketplace Lending Association

Diesen Frühling wurde die «Swiss Marketplace Lending Association» (SMLA) gegründet. Der Verein ist eine gemeinsame Initiative von Marktplatz-Kreditgebern, Investoren in der Schweiz und der Hochschule Luzern. Wir stellen die SMLA, ihre Ziele und unsere Beweggründe für ein aktives Engagement vor.

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Venture Leaders Fintech Interview: Meet Khaled Ouafi of ARCATrust

Blockchain gateway ARCATrust is one of the Venture Leaders taking their projects to New York in September for a whirlwind roadshow to accelerate their growth. The company provides a highly secure and easy to use platform for managing digital assets –

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This Blockchain Network by IBM & CLS Aims to Unify the Fragmented Financial Sector

The current capital market is saturated with multiple systems performing the same functions. Adding to the issue is they’re doing it with siloed pockets of data that require expensive reconciliation processes. Therefore, it becomes increasingly crucial for the financial sector

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Swiss Fintech Map August Counts Now 270 Swiss Fintech Startups

The Swiss FinTech Start-up Map August counts now 270 FinTechs, 6 more then in in July. The new members are: Assetmax, Cryptalgo Holdings AG, TokenPay Swiss AG, Swiss Crypto Vault AG, Invemo GmbH, Orion Vault AG and LAPO BC AG.

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European Parliament Releases Study on Competition Issues in Fintech

The European Parliament (EP) has published a new study on the competition challenges arisen from the increasing number of fintech services provided by newcomer startups, traditional financial institutions and Big Tech companies. According to the paper, factors such as network

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ING Invests 21Mio Euro in TransferMate

TransferMate cross-border B2B payments technology solution announces a €21 million investment from ING Group for a small minority equity stake in the Company. TransferMate and ING have also agreed to a strategic partnership, where TransferMate services will be available to all SME and

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Venture Leaders Interview: Meet Nicolas Blanchard of Swiss Regtech Apiax

The Venture Leaders heading to New York in September will be meeting major players in the finance industry – big banks and insurers, who have to deal with a tangle of red tape that only gets more complicated. Nicolas Blanchard

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Credit Suisse’s Fintech Investment Arm, NEXT Investors Raised $261 Million

Credit Suisse Asset Management‘s NEXT Investors, an investor in the fintech space, announced the final closing of NEXT Investors II, L.P. (the “Fund”), with approximately USD 261 Million of capital commitments. The Fund will invest in growth-oriented technology and financial

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Die 8 Grössten Crowdfunding-Projekte der Schweiz

Im Jahr 2017 wurden in der Schweiz CHF 374.5 Million mittels Crowdfunding vermittelt. Das sind 192% mehr als im Vorjahr (HSLU, 2018). Die grössten, respektive bekanntesten Crowdfunding-Projekte der letzten Jahre stellen wir kurz vor. Das reicht von einem neuen Magazin zu einer

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