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Swiss Fintech Award 2016 Announces 10 Semi-Finalists

The Swiss Fintech Award 2016, an initiative by the Finanz & Wirtschaft Forum and Accenture that aims to foster Switzerland’s fintech startup ecosystem, has selected its top ten startups in the competition. Congrats to our Top10! @Advanon @carbondelta @crowdhouse_ch @gobeyondinvest

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Worldwebforum Fintech Satellite Event in Zurich (Jan 29th) / Exclusive Invitation for Fintechnews Readers

WORLDWEBFORUM/Fintech is just a few days ahead and will bring together some of world’s leading fintech entrepreneurs and experts to discuss the future of finance. On January 29th, senior executives from top fintech startups, banks, as well as governmental representatives,

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Fintech Switzerland Infographic 2016

Fintech Switzerland Infographic 2016:In this Infographic you will find facts about Fintech and Switzerland, such as information about the population, Mobile Penetration, Mobile-Demographics, upcoming Fintech Events in Q1 and about Swiss Fintech Startups. Please share. Infographic Fintech Switzerland 2016  

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9 Banking Tech Predictions For 2016 from Ben Robinson

As the New Year beckons, it’s time to speculate about what 2016 holds. Here are nine predictions from Ben Robinson, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer at Temenos. 1. Talent management will be a much bigger issue. In Temenos’ annual banking survey,

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Top 28 Fintech Investors In Europe

Global investment in financial technology ventures, or fintechs, tripled to US$12.21 billion in 2014, according to Accenture, a clear indication that the financial sector is poised to be disrupted by new entrants. Global fintech investment jumped 201% between 2013 and

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The 9 Best Fintech Podcasts

Top 9 Fintech Podcasts: Podcasts use an audio file to share information through computers or portable music devices. When they are well conceived, they become an effective, portable, convenient and intimate way to deliver and produce content. Since the past

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Why Switzerland is Unfriendly to Fintech Startups and How to Fix it

It requires grounding to become realistic, reshape your personal or environmental development and make progress. A highly exaggerating press and a ton of only cheering coverage led to my conviction about writing this article. Dennis Just, Founder and CEO of Knip FinTech

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Banks Vs. Fintech: ‘Fintegration’ Is The Smartest Move

Banks and fintech startups have more business interests in common than issues that divide them, according to a new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The document, entitled ‘The Disruption Of Banking,’ is based on surveys of more than

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Fintech Startups Are More Agile And ‘Excel’ In Meeting Real Consumers’ Needs

Fintech startups are “cannibalizing banks,” attacking every single service typically provided by financial institutions ranging from lending to wealth management among many other areas. Their key strengths: they understand much better the real consumers’ needs and “excel” in meeting those

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Insufficient Technology Expertise In Bank Boardrooms, Says Accenture

Bank boardrooms dramatically lack technology expertise with only 6% of board directors and 3% of CEO of the world’s biggest banks having expertise in the field, according to a report from Accenture. At the time when banks’ major challenges are

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