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15 Most Valuable Fintech Startups and Companies in Europe

The fintech ecosystem in Europe is steadily maturing with adoption of digital financial services continuing to grow and key enablers, including consumer acceptance, number of information and communication technologies (ICT) specialists and easiness to start new businesses, evolving positively, according

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13 Fintech Events in Switzerland to Attend in 2019

Fintech has taken the world by storm with Switzerland emerging as a leader, establishing itself as a catalyst for financial innovation on a global level. According to Michael Page, 10% of all global European fintech enterprises are located in Switzerland,

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6th Nextgen Payments Forum – Cyprus: Innovation in a Disruptive Digital Economy

The Nextgen Payments Forum Cyprus, taking place on 04-05 April 2019 is the 6th consecutive Forum within the Global Payments Series. Set to address the online payment ecosystem, upcoming regulatory reform (PSD2) pushing for Open Banking, TPPS & Fintech/Traditional Banking

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Ready for the Future? – The Banker’s Skill Set in a Digital World

The following article is a short overview of the skills which bankers will need in the future. Of course, you can stay where you are, but I recommend that you improve or learn new skills and I don’t mean traditional

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Im Volg Bargeld Beziehen via Fintech Startup

Die neue Partnerschaft zwischen dem Schweizer Retailer Volg und des Zürcher FinTech Startups Sonect bringt die Bargeldbezüge zurück. Dank dem Service von Sonect, welcher den Bargeldbezug per App erlaubt, haben etliche Schweizer Dörfer wieder einen bequemen und kostenlosen Zugang zu

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5 Most Active Fintech Investors in 2018

VC-backed fintech companies raised more than US$39 billion across 1,707 deals in 2018, according to a report by CB Insights. The number of deals was up 15% compared to 2017, while the funding amount surged 120%. Driving these trends were

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Swiss Cybersecurity Technology Startup Map

Does Switzerland have the potential to become a leading player for Cybersecurity Technologies? Datastore is impressed how many Cybersecurity startups and innovators we have in Switzerland and collected them in the first Cybersecurity Startup Map. Below Fintechnews listed for your

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Swiss FinTech Awards 2019: Die 4 Finalisten stehen fest

Nach dem Speed Dating der Swiss FinTech Awards, wo die Jury-Mitglieder die Top 10 Fintech Startups persönlich kennengelernt haben, hat die Swiss Fintech Award Jury die Finalisten bestimmt. Drei der vier Finalisten findet man auch auf der Hottest 19 Swiss

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10 New Fintech Startups for F10 Accelerator in Zurich

F10 Incubator and Accelerator goes into its second round with the P3 «Product to Market Program». The one-day matchmaking event taking place on Thursday, 7th of March, complements the existing F10 portfolio of international hackathons and the Accelerator program. Its

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10 Most Active VCs in the European Fintech Sector

2018 witnessed an explosion of high-profile venture capital (VC) deals in the European fintech space, surpassing the US by nearly EUR 100 million, according to PitchBook. Just a few weeks ago, UK banking startup OakNorth raised US$440 million from SoftBank’s

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