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Facebook Delves Deeper Into Banking and Financial Services

Facebook is delving deeper into the financial services business, now attempting to persuade large banks in the US to share detailed financial information about their customers including card transactions, shopping habits, and checking account balances, according to a report published

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The Top 12 Classed Swiss Fintech Startups 2018

Startup.ch publish every year a list of Top 100 Best Swiss Startups. Last year we counted 7  Swiss Fintech Startups, this year we already count 12. Though only Advanon made it into the Top 10 and the Crypto Finance AG made

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United Bank For Africa To Launch Chat Banking On Whatsapp In Nigeria

n a first for Nigeria, customers of United Bank for Africa can now conduct their favorite banking activities in a secure and convenient manner, by communicating with their bank in a verified WhatsApp chat. This capability is made possible through

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Standards Crucial To Unlocking Opportunities Of PSD2 And Open Banking

Application programming interfaces (APIs) seem set to usher in a new era of payments solutions, particularly with the advent of regulations such as the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) in Europe. However, standardization of technical interfaces constitutes a crucial building

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“Bank of Amazon” is Disrupting the Financial Landscape

Amazon is attacking the financial services industry, but rather than building the next-generation bank, the American e-commerce giant is focusing on building financial services that support its core strategic goal of increasing participation in the Amazon ecosystem, according to a

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Fintech-Bewilligung: FINMA eröffnet Anhörung zur GwV-FINMA

Zur Förderung von Innovation im Finanzmarktbereich hat der Gesetzgeber Mitte Juni 2018 eine neue Bewilligungskategorie geschaffen: die sogenannte Fintech-Bewilligung. Diese neue Kategorie im Bankengesetz kommt künftig bei Instituten zur Anwendung, die Publikumseinlagen im Wert von bis zu 100 Millionen Schweizer

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“BORN IN SWITZERLAND” Swiss Original Fintech Overview Map Update: 123 Companies

Luc Schuurmans, Head Private Banking, Executive Management at Bank Linth LLB AG,  put together an updated overview map of Fintech Companies “Born in Switzerland”. Since his last update he collected 4 Fintech Startups more – Yova, Payrexx, Gokong, and foxstone Here are the

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10 Exciting Fintech Startups Based in Geneva

Switzerland, a world renowned banking and financial hub, has witnessed a growing fintech ecosystem in the past years fueled by supportive regulations, a large pool of available tech and finance talent, and banks’ desire to innovate. Geneva is one of

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Capco: Banks Must Embrace Digital Change

In the face of growing competition, changing consumer expectations and the broader digitalization of our economy, incumbent financial institutions must embrace digital change and welcome the idea of partnering with digital enablers and fintechs, according to global business and technology

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F10 in Zurich: The 8 Fintechs Who Made It into the Accelerator

F10 Incubator and Accelerator – The Home of FinTech – announces the final selection of eight Startups for the inaugural P3 «Product to Market Program». The program complements the value chain for driving innovation towards the FinTech of tomorrow. F10

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