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6 New Swiss Fintech Startups to Watch

The rapid development of fintech around the world is leading to significant shifts in the global financial industry and forcing banks and financial institutions to rethink their growth strategies. Compared to leading fintech hubs such as London and Silicon Valley,

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Top 13 Fintech Startups From Austria

Fintech has become a true global phenomenon, attracting US$17.4 billion in venture capital in 2016, an 11% increase compared to 2015, according to data provided by PitchBook. While China, the US and the UK remain the clear leaders in the

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Fintech in Iran: An Overview

Fintech is gaining steam in Iran as the country’s central bank, financial institutions and government agencies are taking steps to make Tehran a regional hub for financial innovation. This comes as part of the Iran Vision 2025, which seeks to

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Swiss Banks And Swiss Fintechs Are Undergoing A Serious Customer Trust Issue

Swiss banks and financial institutions are facing many challenges as new, tech-focused entrants are trying to disrupt their businesses. Customer behavior and expectations have changed dramatically and trust in the financial services market is on an all-time low, an issue

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New Report Highlights Germany’s Fintech Industry’s ‘Impressive Growth’

The Germany’s burgeoning fintech industry is quickly emerging as a regional leader with a number of startup gaining international recognition and Berlin becoming a “strong contender for London’s fintech crown,” according to a new report by UK payments startup GoCardless

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London’s Fintech Startups: Top 10 Rising Stars

Although not as large as in the US, London has a burgeoning startup ecosystem that leads the European market. In the field of fintech, though, London is the world’s number one. The UK, which employs some 61,000 people in the

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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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Fintech Fusion opened Application process for the 2nd batch of startups for the program in October 2016

Fusion announced that it has opened the application process for its 2nd batch of FinTech startups. Ambitious startups have until June 12th to apply for a place in the startup accelerator, which will start 2nd class program in October this

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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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Global Investment in Fintech Companies Totaled US$19.1 Billion in 2015

In 2015, VC-backed fintech companies raised US$13.8 billion – an increase of more than 100% compared with last year – across 653 deals. VC-backed fintech companies took 73% of the overall fintech funding in 2015, which reached a record of

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