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Benötigt ein Fintech-Startup über kurz oder lang eine Vollbanklizenz?

Die Frage steht schon seit längerer Zeit im Raum: Benötigt ein Fintech-Startup, um auf Dauer erfolgreich zu sein, unbedingt eine Vollbanklizenz? Sagen wir mal so: Wenn ein Fintech-Startup mit dem Anspruch auftritt, eine Bank zu ersetzen, dann wird es um

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7 Upcoming Fintech Startup Pitch Competitions in Europe

Do you operate a startup that is tackling the financial services industry? Is your startup looking to disrupt the finance and banking sector? Are you looking to connect with the industry’s key players, decision makers and investors, and grow your

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4 Notable Fintech Events in Europe this June & July

The 4 fintech events in Europe below that you should not miss will celebrate the innovation and disruption in finance. All areas of financial innovation are showcased and the hottest and most innovative & disruptive startups and companies in the area will

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Digitalisierung der Immobilienbranche: Nachzügler werden abgestraft

Die Immobilien- und Baubranche wird durch die fortschreitende Digitalisierung stark geprägt. Eine Studie der Hochschule Luzern zeigt, dass Unternehmen, welche die Herausforderungen verschlafen, existentiell gefährdet sind. Insbesondere kleinere und national agierende Firmen haben Nachholbedarf. Die Studie führt zudem die Schlüsselfaktoren auf, um im digitalen

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Recommendations to Boost Entrepreneurship in Switzerland

While Switzerland might be one of the best locations in the world to set up a business, the country’s own entrepreneurship ecosystem has not yet reached its full potential, according to the Start-up Monitor foundation. In a new report, the

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Switzerland Is Lagging Behind on Digitalization, Says New EPFL Study

While Switzerland is a global leader in many sectors, the country is lagging behind on digitalization, according to a new study. In a new report released today, the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) – on behalf of Swisscom and

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Fintech and Blockchain Education: University Courses and Workshops in Switzerland and Germany

The vibrant FinTech ecosystem is evolving rapidly and the sector is in increasing need for professionals with skills and knowledge on the new, emerging business models, digital platforms and tools that are gaining popularity. To educate students and professionals on

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CFA Swiss Fintech Survey: Swiss Bankers Convinced That Fintech Will Dramatically Impact Financial Industry

Swiss bankers are the most convinced that fintech will impact the entire financial services industry, naming robo-advisory and blockchain technology as the most impactful innovations, according to a new survey by CFA Institute. Released earlier this month, CFA Institute’s ‘Fintech Survey

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Israel Innovation: Fintech and Cyber Conference and Showcase in Zurich

Israel innovation is organizing an event in Switzerland later this month to connect senior representatives of the Swiss financial industry with the Israeli fintech and cyber scene. The Israel Innovation Effect: Fintech and Cyber showcase 2016 (IIE 2016), occurring on

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Sektor im Umbruch – Banken Müssen Sich Neu Erfinden – Schweizer Fintech-Szene Wartet mit Innovationen auf

In der Schweiz entwickelt sich neben London und Frankfurt eine der wichtigsten Fintech-Szenen. Die Erstausgabe des Branchenreports «Handout Swiss Fintech 2016» gibt einen Überblick über den gesamten Schweizer Fintech-Markt inklusive Statistiken, Analysen und rund 50 detaillierten Unternehmensprofilen. Finanzplattformen, Hypothekenvermittler oder

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