Tag "Fintech"

Swiss Fintech Highlights 2017

Digitalization and evolving client needs are changing all areas of banking, bringing both substantial opportunities and challenges. For Switzerland, a recognizable financial center with a famed banking system, fintech has become a top priority. To tackle the sizeable challenge, Swiss

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The Blockchain Bank – Keep your Bank Relevant in the Future

The transformation to “The Blockchain Bank“ must be initiated and advanced now.  Only then will a traditional financial service provider be able to secure their place in the future. Why Blockchain for Banking now? At banks, the savings potential appears

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Social-Private-Banking: How to Make Customers (with Fintech) more Happy?

We all want to be satisfied. We want to be happy. Each generation and culture, however, interprets “happiness” differently. Being satisfied is something personal and personalised. Whoever manages to create happiness and/or satisfaction for others, fosters their trust. By: Eric

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Fintech Logistic Startups Seek to Provide Greater Efficiency in Supply Chain

Supply chain and logistics tech companies are gaining momentum with over US$8.3 billion in venture capital having been injected into the sector since 2012. Supply chain and logistics tech companies are those that use software to improve efficiency across the

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Lykke Public Coin Offering: 2 Mio CHF new Funding and 340 new Investors

Lykke, a Swiss Fintech company building a global blockchain-powered marketplace, recently completed a three-week public offering of a deliverable 1-year forward equity contract. The offer, which was oversubscribed, garnered 2 million CHF for the company and added more than 340

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Fintech in 2017: The Competition of Innovation Jams, Fintech 3.0

Next month, we will be hosting our series of Innovation Jams. The Jams are competitions which take place in 5 cities (Singapore, Miami, Abu Dhabi, London and Geneva) aimed at finding the most interesting fintech start-ups from across the globe.

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Lend: Das Business liegt in der Refinanzierung von Bankkrediten

Die Schweizer Crowdlending-Plattform LEND wurde 2015 von einem Team aus erfahrenen Bankern gegründet. «Ziel war es, Menschen zu helfen, ihre finanziellen Bedürfnisse zu erfüllen, online und zu attraktiven Konditionen», sagt Partner und Mitgründer Andy Siemers. Dabei verfolgt LEND einen Peer-to-Peer-Ansatz:

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Global Overview of Marketplace Lending

A interesting previous Lendit USA Keynote Presentation: “Global Overview of Marketplace Lending World+ with Peter Renton, Conference Chairman & Co-Founder, LendIt. LendIt USA is the world’s biggest show in lending and fintech, and in 2017 the event returns to New York

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How the Trump Presidency Could Affect Fintech

Donald Trump’s win in the presidential race in November 2016 had already caused volatility among financial markets around the globe. The Trump Presidency is also likely to impact the fintech industry. The US draws the largest amount of fintech investment

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Bitwala Crowned Champion Finance Startup at Fintech.Pioneers

Bitcoin payment platform Bitwala re-affirmed the blockchain-based future of the Fintech sector by scooping the free Pioneers Festival pass after being named as the best startup at Fintech.Pioneers in Berlin today. Bitwala founder Joerg von Minckwitz, who lives around the

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