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UBS Fourth Industrial Revolution Paper: How ‘Extreme Automation’ and Connectivity Will Affect Our Lives

Driven by extreme automation and extreme connectivity, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have significant implications for investors, the global economy and the relative competitiveness of developed and emerging nations, according to UBS. In a white paper entitled ‘Extreme automation and

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Federal Council Wishes to Allow FinTech Innovation

Bern, 20.04.2016 – During its meeting today, the Federal Council instructed the Federal Department of Finance (FDF) to examine the need for regulatory action in the innovative financial technology (FinTech innovation) area. At the same time, it reiterated that the

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Swiss Fintech Ecosystem: Accelerators, Incubators and Associations

Johannes Hoehener, head of Swisscom’s Digital Banking Innovations, has shared an infographic summarizing the Swiss fintech ecosystem, its players and leading organizations.   Accelerators Kickstart Accelerator Kickstart is a startup program that aims to put Switzerland on the map by

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After the FinTech Bubble, Who are the Winners and Losers?

In a lifecycle, a bubble is where something is totally exaggerated and that then leads to a bust. That is to say, the FinTech Bubble will happen when there is a massive explosion in FinTech startups yet a very few have truly worked. Inevitably, the participants

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TOP Fintech Startups Over Last Decades

In the time of technology development and human creativity, more and more startups are established to tackle various problems in different industries. When it comes to Finance, technology and computers handles a bundle of automating and streamlining finance-classical processes as well

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3 Swiss Fintechs in the FinTech50 List 2016

The FinTech50 2016 list, powered by Squarespace, announces the leading list of 50 European business in FinTech, generating world-wide interest. The Fintech50 is selected out among +1200 innovators by a panel of experts and leaders in the field on the

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The 10 Most Active VC Investors in FinTech Worldwide

When it comes to FinTech, investors are competing to catch their own eggs in their portfolio basket with shining and curious eyes. The total of deals, the number of investors and the amount of money increasingly run into this field.

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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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