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Customers Unsatisfied With Current Banking On-Boarding Processes

Consumers are unsatisfied with current banking on-boarding processes, which they claim are frustrating and time consuming. Banks need to listen to consumer demands and become truly digital to resist the competition and increase revenues and user base, according to a

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Fintech-Regulierung in der Schweiz

Für Finanztechnologie-Unternehmen (Fintechs) stellen die lokalen regulatorischen Rahmenbedingungen eine zentrale Grundvoraussetzung für den Markteintritt dar. Dies ist insbesondere wichtig für die optimale Positionierung im globalen Wettbewerb. In einer kürzlich durchgeführten Analyse der Schweizer Fintech-Landschaft im Europäischen Vergleich wurde das grosse

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Banks Need to Learn From Successful C2B Leaders Such as Google, Apple and Facebook

To stay relevant at all times and provide consistent and fulfilling customer experiences in both the digital and physical spaces, banks need to build partnership with fintech startups and leverage the power of real-time analytics, according to a new report

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UniCredit Releases Blockchain Paper, Launches US$200M Fintech Fund

Italian banking and financial services company UniCredit has released a new paper exploring the possible applications of blockchain technology in banking. Entitled ‘Blockchain Technology and Applications from a Financial Perspective,’ the paper aims at presenting potential financial industry blockchain applications.

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Swiss Financial Regulator Announces New Rulings to Boost Fintech

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has announced new rulings aimed at reducing obstacles for fintech startups and allow the industry to flourish. FINMA has released a new circular on video and online customer identification (FINMA Circ. 2016/7) allowing

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Efma, Microsoft and Avanade Announce Major Fintech Initiative

Efma, Microsoft and Avanade have teamed up to launch a major global fintech initiative intended to bring under one roof the fintech community, retail banks and insurance firms. The new Fintech Portal, set to go live on April 14, 2016

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Die Schweizer FinTech-Landschaft im Europäischen Vergleich

Wie gut stehen die Chancen für die Schweiz sich als Hub zu positionieren? Der nachfolgende Analyse von Deloitte Schweiz zeigt wie die Fintech Landschaft Schweiz im europäischen Vergleich dasteht. FinTechs (Finanztechnologie Unternehmen) sind Firmen in der Finanzbranche, welche durch den Einsatz

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Only 20 Last Minute Tickets Left: Silicon Valley Meets Switzerland Conference is sold Out

On March 31st, 2016, leading Silicon Valley and Swiss startups will present the latest IT trends and their impact on business and consumers during Silicon Valley Meets Switzerland, an event that aims to gather some of the brightest minds in the IT

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Hypicash.ch Hypothekarbank Lenzburg und Fintech-Startup Advanon Spannen Zusammen

Hypicash: Die fast 150-jährige Hypothekarbank Lenzburg und das Fintech-Startup Advanon lancieren hypicash.ch. Diese online Plattform ermöglicht KMU sich ihre Debitorenrechnungen schnell und unkompliziert von Investoren vorfinanzieren zu lassen. Stellt Fintech eine Gefahr oder eine Chance für traditionelle Banken dar? Advanon

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Switzerland’s Fintech Ecosystem, Startups and Challenges and 11 Fintech Players to Watch

Switzerland is known for being one of the main global financial centers, with the sector contributing to 10% of the country’s GDP. Given the fast pace of digital disruption in the financial services industry, the country is trying to keep

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