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New IFZ Report Highlights Switzerland’s Emergence As A Global Fintech Center

Switzerland has become a global fintech center with Zurich and Geneva in particular emerging as world-renowned fintech hubs, according to a new report by the Institute for Financial Services Zug IFZ of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences. The thriving

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Top 10 Fintech Incubators And Accelerators In Europe 2018 Update

Fintech has exploded over the past couple years. Several successful fintech startups have emerged and fed the trend, fueling at the same time the rise of fintech accelerators and incubators. Below are a few of the top fintech accelerators and

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Swiss F10 Fintech Incubator and Accelerator Prepares for Demo Day

F10, a fintech incubator and accelerator in Switzerland, is preparing for Demo Day. On December 07, the 14 startups currently part of its P2 “Prototype to Product” accelerator program will present their solutions to an audience made of some of

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10 Innovative Fintech Startups From Switzerland (which I could name in 1minute)

Switzerland’s fintech scene continues to grow with over 210 startups covering varied areas from cryptocurrency, blockchain, to insurance, payments and investing. Several of these have already began expanding to other market and gaining traction from international investors. Some weeks ago

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Investors should keep an eye on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Made in Switzerland

Artificial intelligence (AI) is set to substantially disrupt the financial services industry, transforming how we bank, invest, and get insured. AI refers to machines that are capable of performing specific tasks that normally require human intelligence such as visual perception,

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Spotcap Raises A Further €22M And Issues €120M In Credit In 3 Years

In three years, online lender Spotcap has issued more than €120 million in credit lines to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The fintech also raised an additional €22 million of equity and debt funding from its existing investor network. It

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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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