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Kickstart Accelerator Zurich Selects 10 Startups for Fintech Category

Kickstart, a Swiss accelerator program based in Zurich, has announced the ten fintech startups selected to join its first batch of the Kickstart summer program. These ten startups will now begin the acceleration phase and will temporarily relocate their teams

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The Swiss Fintech Startup Map Overview (June Update)

Swisscom/eforesight shows every month a very nice overview with the Swiss Fintech Startup Map Overview. Here the  June Update, now counting 185 (+5 vs May) Swiss Fintech Startups.

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Eric Sarasin steigt als Investor bei Advanon ein

Eric Sarasin ist neuer Investor beim Schweizer Fintech Startup Advanon. Der ehemalige Chef der Privatbank J. Safra Sarasin wird seine grosse Erfahrung sowie Kompetenz in der Finanzbranche bei Advanon einbringen. Bis Ende 2014 war Eric Sarasin stellvertretender Chef der Privatbank J.

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German Stock Market Operator Releases Paper On How Fintech Will Reshape Capital Markets

Blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and Big Data will transform capital markets, according to German stock market operator Deutsche Boerse. It urges established financial infrastructure players to start approaching fintech firms and consider partnering with these innovative ventures. In

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Smartphone Behavior Research 2016 In Millennials’ Romantic & Sex Lives

An astounding 85% of millennials own smartphones what makes them the biggest portion of the population in the US to own smart devices. This is according to a report conducted in 2014 by Nielsen which also showed that about 67%

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Falsch abgebogen? Die FinTech-Reise der Europäischen Grossbanken

Adaption, Kooperation, Inkubation? Die FinTech-Aktivitäten europäischer Grossbanken in Deutschland, der Schweiz, Großbritannien und Spanien auf dem Prüfstand. Autor: Hans Jörg Von Schönfeldt, Pass Global Consulting Kürzlich hat die Deutsche Bank verkündet, ernst zu machen: Sie will in diesem Jahr rund 200 Millionen

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Deutsche Börse Group: A new platform to Foster Strategic Investments in Fintech Firms

Deutsche Börse Group announced the launch of a dedicated corporate venture capital (CVC) platform – DB1 Ventures – which fosters strategic investments in fintech firms. The DB1 Ventures team will be primarily based in Frankfurt and will undertake new investments

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Redalpine’s Swiss And German Fintech Investments

Founded in 2007 by Peter Niederhauser and Dr. Michael Sidler, Redalpine Venture Partners is a Swiss early-stage venture capital firm focusing on European life science and information and communications technology startups. Active in the fintech sector – an area it

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Lancierung der SICTIC Fintech Angels: Smart money für junge Schweizer Fintech Firmen

Die Verschmelzung neuer Technologien mit dem Finanzsektor (Fintech) hat zu einem unglaublichen Enthusiasmus in unserem Land und im Ausland geführt. Die traditionellen Stärken der Schweiz im Finanzsektor, in der Entwicklung neuer Technologien und bei Innovationen machen das Land zu einem

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Fintechs Gain Significant Traction Notably in Emerging Markets

63% of customers across the globe are using fintech products or services, according to Capgemini and Efma. Most particularly, penetration is the highest in emerging markets and among millennial population, but is also expected to increase in all geographies and

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