How Companies Are Becoming Banks Through Digitalization

Digitization is changing the world at least as much as the industrial revolution did. All areas of life, society and work are affected by the digital change. Even the financial sector is feeling these changes. The traditional financial structures are

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Co-Living: Ein Spannendes Wohnkonzept für Startups, in der Schweiz jedoch Unbekannt

Viele junge Unternehmer träumen von einem erfolgreichen Startup und wagen den Schritt in die Selbständigkeit. Die optimale Arbeitsumgebung ist einer der entscheidenden Bausteine für den angestrebten Erfolg: Eine interessante Alternative zu gewöhnlichen Büroräumen ist dabei das sogenannte Co-Living. Aber was

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Blockchain’s Potential is Ripe, According to the Swiss

A February 2017 white paper by Deloitte Switzerland examined how blockchain could take off in Switzerland. It noted that the Swiss city of Zug offers the blockchain community huge potential as a place in which this technology can be developed

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Euronext Invests in Algomi and Expands Joint Venture Globally

Euronext today announces the global expansion of its Joint Venture and a $10 million investment in a minority stake in leading fixed income technology provider, Algomi. This strategic investment, which follows the agreement of a Joint Venture between both companies[1],

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Infographic: Top 10 Payments Trends in 2017

Here is a infogragphic of the Top 10 payments trends in 2017 from Capgemini. Payment trends revolve around three core areas of payment instruments, regulatory and industry initiatives, and key stakeholder strategies. Infographic from www.capgemini.com

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Top 30 Fintech Influencers in Austria

In 2014, fintech startups in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) raised over US$175 million, nearly tripling the amount raised in the three previous years. The region has a burgeoning fintech scene and yet, little has been about fintech in Austria

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Homegate: Von der Online Immobilien Vermittlung zur Online-Hypothek

Während sich bereits viele Schweizer im Internet über Möglichkeiten der Eigenheimfinanzierung informieren, ist die Anzahl der Hypothekenverträge, die online abgeschlossen werden, noch verschwindend gering. Dennoch sind sowohl das Angebot an Online-Hypotheken als auch die Anzahl der Vertragsabschlüsse in den letzten

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The First Fully Transparent Closed End Fund Dedicated to Blockchain Assets Hires Swiss Advisors

TaaS, the first ever tokenized closed end fund (CEF) dedicated to blockchain assets, today announced the latest additions to their Board of Advisors. Ahead of their upcoming Initial Coin Offering launching on March 27, 2017, TaaS invites global banking expert Patrick

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Lykke Public Coin Offering: 2 Mio CHF new Funding and 340 new Investors

Lykke, a Swiss Fintech company building a global blockchain-powered marketplace, recently completed a three-week public offering of a deliverable 1-year forward equity contract. The offer, which was oversubscribed, garnered 2 million CHF for the company and added more than 340

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Start-up-Wettbewerb von Visa / Schweizer Fintech nominiert

Im Rahmen des Mobile World Congress hat Visa angekündigt, das digitale Bezahlen in Europa weiter voranzutreiben. Ein spezielles Innovationsprogramm von Visa, die „Everywhere Initiave“, fördert die Entwicklung neuer digitaler Bezahlformen jenseits der Plastikkarte. Das Schweizer Fintech Startup Biowatch ist nominiert

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