Tag "Fintech"

Swiss Investors Still Too Risk Averse Toward Fintech Startup Investment

Swiss VCs and institutional investors are largely still shy about investing huge sums into fintechs, a fact that is hardly a secret to those who are familiar with the scene. This fact is made clearer when you contrast the recent

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UK Maintains Its Position As A Leading Fintech Hub

The UK, a renowned fintech hub with a thriving ecosystem and an international talent pool spanning the whole country, continues to maintain its leading position on the global fintech scene. Today, the UK is home to more than 1,600 fintech

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Brett King Predicts Ant Financial Will be The Largest Financial Institution by 2030

At the DWS Digital Convention last year, Australian banking futurist, best-selling author and co-founder of mobile banking startup Moven, Brett King spoke about how technology is killing traditional banking and requiring the industry to entirely redefine how the financial services

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4 Coworking Spaces in Switzerland Made for Fintech and Blockchain Entrepreneurs

Whether you are a budding fintech entrepreneur or foreign fintech startup seeking to enter Switzerland’s vibrant fintech scene, coworking spaces are becoming an increasingly popular option. Home to over 50 coworking spaces, entrepreneurs are spoiled for choice. Having so many

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Facebook Delves Deeper Into Banking and Financial Services

Facebook is delving deeper into the financial services business, now attempting to persuade large banks in the US to share detailed financial information about their customers including card transactions, shopping habits, and checking account balances, according to a report published

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“Bank of Amazon” is Disrupting the Financial Landscape

Amazon is attacking the financial services industry, but rather than building the next-generation bank, the American e-commerce giant is focusing on building financial services that support its core strategic goal of increasing participation in the Amazon ecosystem, according to a

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Fintech-Bewilligung: FINMA eröffnet Anhörung zur GwV-FINMA

Zur Förderung von Innovation im Finanzmarktbereich hat der Gesetzgeber Mitte Juni 2018 eine neue Bewilligungskategorie geschaffen: die sogenannte Fintech-Bewilligung. Diese neue Kategorie im Bankengesetz kommt künftig bei Instituten zur Anwendung, die Publikumseinlagen im Wert von bis zu 100 Millionen Schweizer

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AI to Transform the Finance Landscape: WEF Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a critical aspect in financial services. Financial institutions around the world are making large-scale investments in AI and the trend isn’t expected to slow down anytime soon. The World Economic Forum (WEF) projects this number

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Capco: Banks Must Embrace Digital Change

In the face of growing competition, changing consumer expectations and the broader digitalization of our economy, incumbent financial institutions must embrace digital change and welcome the idea of partnering with digital enablers and fintechs, according to global business and technology

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UBS: Bitcoin To Reach $ 200’000 Before Replacing Money

70% of changes in bitcoin price is mainly due to speculation. Bitcoin instability, structure, and its high volatility act as limitations to go mainstream analyst says. “Bitcoin is still too unstable.” A report sent to UBS clients underlines that crypto

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