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Switzerland Welcomes New Startup Fund To Support Entrepreneurship

The newly launched Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation aims to raise a fund worth CHF 500 million to support young Swiss startups. So far, around CHF 300 million has been committed, according to a report by NZZ am Sonntag. The fund is

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Crossmediales Marketing – Kunden mit vernetzten Medien erreichen

Die Geschichte hinter Crossmedialem Marketing ist alt. Doch erst in der Gegenwart nimmt die Bedeutung dieser Art von vernetzter Werbung besonders zu. Aus der digitalen Gesellschaft ist diese Art von Werbung nicht mehr wegzudenken. Mit einem sinnvollen Bündel an verschiedenen

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Switzerland’s Top Fintech Investors

The fintech sector continues to attract the attention of investors. In 2016, global venture investment in fintech grew by 11% to US$17.4 billion with a large portion of this amount going towards Chinese (US$7.7 billion) and American (US$6.2 billion) ventures.

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Fintech in Qatar and Bahrain

While places like the US, the UK and China have long been leaders in digital finance, new fintech companies are starting to pop up in unexpected locations such as Poland, Slovakia, as well as the Middle East, underscoring fintech’s global

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UAE Poised To Become The Fintech Nexus In MENA

In financial centers around the world, fintech has attracted large amounts of investment and attention from the private and public sectors as banks seek to maintain their competitive edge amid growing competition from new entrants, and governments aim to position

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Accelerators, Incubators and VCs for Fintechs in London

London has the world’s largest financial services sector, supported by a booming tech sector. The city has all the key ingredients for fintech success: capital, talent, regulatory and government support. In 2016, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority launched its fintech

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11 Fintech and Startup Accelerators and Incubators in Switzerland You Have to Know

Switzerland, a country famed for its quality, reliability, security and stability, has nurtured a thriving financial services and fintech sector, thanks to excellent infrastructure, a solid legal system and a supportive government. For startups, Switzerland has several top-notch acceleration and

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9 Upcoming Fintech Events In Switzerland to Mark in your Calendar

As fintech continues to gain momentum, several events are scheduled to take place later this year in Switzerland to discuss the hottest trends in the sector including peer-to-peer lending, robo-advisors, blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. These events all aim to provide

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Saudi Arabia and Japan’s SoftBank Launch World’s Largest Tech Fund

An investment group that includes Japan’s SoftBank and Saudi Arabia’s main sovereign wealth fund, has announced a major close with over US$93 billion of committed capital for the tech-focused SoftBank Vision Fund. The fund, which is targeting a total of

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Swiss Banks And Swiss Fintechs Are Undergoing A Serious Customer Trust Issue

Swiss banks and financial institutions are facing many challenges as new, tech-focused entrants are trying to disrupt their businesses. Customer behavior and expectations have changed dramatically and trust in the financial services market is on an all-time low, an issue

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