No Financial Services Firm Can Afford to Ignore Blockchain Technology any Longer

The blockchain has the potential to do much more than just support cryptocurrencies; in fact, Capgemini expects that the technology will “revolutionize the financial services sector… [by providing] unprecedented transaction security through cryptography.” In a new report called ‘Blockchain: A

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The House of Debts – Bitcoin could be the solution.

Greek Crisis and EU Policies The prevailing monetary system shows it’s ugly side in Greece. People can only withdraw small amounts of their own money. A bloated state apparatus does not pay the invoices from suppliers and craftsmen. Pensions and

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RegTech Solutions Will Help Firms To Automate Compliance Tasks and Reduce Operational Risks, Says Deloitte

Firms must embrace RegTech solutions as they will help them automate compliance tasks and reduce operational risks associated with meeting compliance and reporting obligations, according to a report from Deloitte Ireland. Entitled ‘RegTech Is The New FinTech, How Agile Regulatory

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13 Upcoming Fintech Events in Switzerland

Financial technology is a hot topic and has become an important subject that is discussed in nearly all tech and startups events. As the world of fintech is moving fast, it can sometimes be a bit tricky to stay on

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Bundeshaus Hearing für Fintech Startups

Bundeshaus Startup Hearing: Anfangs November haben sich Ruedi Noser zusammen mit verschiedenen Verbänden und Interessensvertreteren für Schweizer (Fintech) Startups im Bundehaus eingesetzt. Wir von Fintechnews.ch sagen DANKE für den Einsatz an Ruedi Noser, Swiss Finance Startups, Digital Zürich 2025, Swiss Crowdfunding Association, Swiss

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Top 10 Fintech Accelerators in Europe

A startup accelerator program is an intensive business development program that supports founders and helps them turn their ideas into successful businesses. The support comes in a form of mentorship, affordable office spaces and some starting capital. For fintech startups,

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Retail Payments: European Banks Under Threat

Emerging fintech players and regulatory reforms are posing new challenges to European retail banks notably in the area of payments. Banks will need to collaborate with other banks and non-banks in order to stay in the game, according to a

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Infografik Fintech Schweiz: Wo steht die Schweiz?

Infografik zu Fintech Schweiz. Wo stehen wir? Gute Infografik von der IG Bank zur Fintech Schweiz Szene. Weitere Informationen zu: “Fintechs in der Schweiz – Chancen und Herausforderungen” hier.                      

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UBS Fintech Challenge: Das sind die 3 Zürcher Finalisten

Am 10.Dezember werden in Zürich die Gewinner für die UBS Future of Finance Challenge gekürt. Diese erhalten Preise bis zu 300’000 USD und Zugang zu einem speziellen UBS Mentoring-Programm. Nun stehen die Finalisten fest, die in lokalen Ausscheidungen in Zürich, New York, London

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Sébastien Flury Of FUSION Fintech: Switzerland Has What It Takes to Compete Against London, NY

Launched in February this year, FUSION is a Swiss accelerator program dedicated to financial technology startups. Self-proclaimed the “Swiss fintech factory,” FUSION was created by Swiss venture capital firm Polytech Ventures and Temenos, a leading banking technology provider, and is

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