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FINMA Publishes Partially Revised Circular on “Video and Online Identification”

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has amended the due diligence requirements for client onboarding via digital channels to take account of technological developments. Market participants will be given a transitional period until 1 January 2020 to introduce the

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Credit Suisse Invests in Swiss Fintech Company

SVC Ltd. for Risk Capital for SMEs (SVC Ltd.), an investment vehicle of Credit Suisse in Switzerland, is investing in Assetmax AG, an asset management service provider based in Zurich and Lugano. This is SVC Ltd.’s second investment in a

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Fintech Revolution Book Chapter Abstract of the Eco vs Egosystem

Financial services are changing – changes are being driven by evolving customer behaviour, by the emergence of new types of financial services, and increasingly by novel technology and business models driving the fintech revolution. These changes are happening against a

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These 9 Fintech Startups Made It Into Kickstart Accelerator 2018

Kickstart Accelerator has chosen 30 technology startups and 5 intrapreneurship teams for its 2018 program. The startups will come to Zurich for seven weeks this autumn, where they will meet with Swiss corporations, cities, universities and foundations aiming at initiating

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Fintech in Switzerland: 2018 Mid-Year Review

The Swiss fintech industry has been growing steadily in the past years, supported by superior general conditions for fintech companies including the political stability and the progressive regulatory environment. As of early July 2018, Switzerland counted 264 fintech startups, 14

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Introducing Swiss Fintechpoly: a Monopoly but for Fintech Nerds

With more than 275 million sets sold in 43 languages and 111 countries, and more than one billion players, it is fair to say that Monopoly is one of the world’s favorite board games and part of international popular culture.

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Swisscom Startup Challenge 2018 Gibt Finalisten Bekannt

Swisscom hat die 10 Finalisten der Swisscom Start-up Challenge bekannt gegeben. Unter den 10 Finalisten sind auch 3 Fintech Startups.  (AAACell, Futurae und Sentifi). Die fünf Sieger werden im Oktober ins Silicon Valley reisen. Das Public Voting beginnt ende Juli und

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Swiss Fintech Startup Map July, 264 Swiss Fintech Startups

Swisscom released the Swiss Fintech Startup Map for July 2018 which now counts 264 Swiss Fintech Startups, 14 more than in June.

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The F1 Innovation Prize Prepares to Transform Fan’s Winning Technology Idea into Reality

Formula 1 Managing Director of Motorsports Ross Brawn and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport driver Lewis Hamilton will mark a new milestone for Formula 1 by launching the first-ever crowd-sourcing competition in a global sport which will turn a fan’s idea from

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Redalpine Exit: bexio Acquired by Mobiliar

Bexio – part of the Redalpine fund II – just got acquired by Mobiliar. With this acquisition Mobiliar aims to further strengthen their position in the SMB market. bexio, in turn, gets a strong boost in order to further develop their platform. bexio gives

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