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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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Deutsche Bank Releases ‘Fintech 2.0’ Whitepaper, Advises Startups and Banks to Collaborate

Banks and fintech startups should collaborate rather than compete against each other, says Deutsche Bank. In a new whitepaper entitled ‘Fintech 2.0: Creating new opportunities through strategic alliance,’ Germany’s largest bank calls for “a shift in mindset from one of

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Top 10 Fintech Startups Worldwide

KPMG and H2 Ventures have released the second annual ‘Fintech 100,’ highlighting the best fintech innovators from 19 countries. The report presents the leading 50 fintech companies across the globe and 50 “emerging stars.” Among these 100 leaders, 40 come

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Swiss Fintech Award 2016 Announces 10 Semi-Finalists

The Swiss Fintech Award 2016, an initiative by the Finanz & Wirtschaft Forum and Accenture that aims to foster Switzerland’s fintech startup ecosystem, has selected its top ten startups in the competition. Congrats to our Top10! @Advanon @carbondelta @crowdhouse_ch @gobeyondinvest

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Top 28 Fintech Investors In Europe

Global investment in financial technology ventures, or fintechs, tripled to US$12.21 billion in 2014, according to Accenture, a clear indication that the financial sector is poised to be disrupted by new entrants. Global fintech investment jumped 201% between 2013 and

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Banks Vs. Fintech: ‘Fintegration’ Is The Smartest Move

Banks and fintech startups have more business interests in common than issues that divide them, according to a new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The document, entitled ‘The Disruption Of Banking,’ is based on surveys of more than

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