20 Upcoming Fintech Events in Switzerland

Finance, banking and insurance are changing rapidly as new market entrants are leveraging technology to provide greater consumer experience at cheaper prices. To keep up with the latest trends and the changing landscape, an increasing number of events are being

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Enforcement Actions by the Regulators in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

Due to the explosive growth of Bitcoin in recent years, as well as rapidly increasing interest in the cryptocurrency’s underlying ledger technology, the blockchain, regulators have been keen to keep pace with developments to ensure that existing laws are enforced

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Anmerkungen zum Robo Advising; Wann folgen Google und Apple?

Dass sehr wohlhabende Kunden sich bei der Verwaltung ihres Vermögens häufig auf den Rat von Bankmitarbeitern stützen, veranlasste Warren Buffett zu der ironischen Bemerkung: Wall Street ist der Ort, an dem Menschen im Rolls Royce vorfahren, um sich von Menschen beraten zu

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Consumers Bank On The Go, Even on Dates

Digital banking technology keeps making it much easier for U.S. consumers to manage their finances on the go. So easy, in fact, that a third of them bank on their phone and online more than a year ago – and

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UBS Fourth Industrial Revolution Paper: How ‘Extreme Automation’ and Connectivity Will Affect Our Lives

Driven by extreme automation and extreme connectivity, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have significant implications for investors, the global economy and the relative competitiveness of developed and emerging nations, according to UBS. In a white paper entitled ‘Extreme automation and

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CommerzVentures Report: Blockchain Tech, Wearables & AI to Transform Insurance

CommerzVentures, the fintech venture capital fund of Commerzbank, has released a white paper highlighting the key technologies which it believes will transform the insurance industry. Aimed at providing insights into their potential uses in the insurance sector, CommerzVentures’ ‘Emerging Technologies

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Rabobank joins Nexuslab to foster early-stage blockchain ventures across Europe

Nexuslab, the Swiss blockchain startup programme powered by Startupbootcamp, has announced a partnership with Rabobank. The Dutch bank joins Nexuslab to support the first round of its programme geared towards early-stage European blockchain ventures. The collaboration adds leading financial industry

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Starbucks Mobile Payments: Von Starbucks lernen?

Ganze Heerscharen von Kommentatoren und Beratern beschäftigen sich seit einiger Zeit mit der Frage, weshalb die Verbreitung mobiler Bezahlverfahren so schleppend voran geht, zumindest jedoch hinter den allgemeinen Erwartungen zurück bleibt. Ein Grund ist wohl, dass sich die Verhaltensweisen der

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Federal Council Wishes to Allow FinTech Innovation

Bern, 20.04.2016 – During its meeting today, the Federal Council instructed the Federal Department of Finance (FDF) to examine the need for regulatory action in the innovative financial technology (FinTech innovation) area. At the same time, it reiterated that the

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Swiss Fintech Ecosystem: Accelerators, Incubators and Associations

Johannes Hoehener, head of Swisscom’s Digital Banking Innovations, has shared an infographic summarizing the Swiss fintech ecosystem, its players and leading organizations.   Accelerators Kickstart Accelerator Kickstart is a startup program that aims to put Switzerland on the map by

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