Tag "Fintech"

Can Germany Overtake The UK As The No 1 Fintech Location In Europe?

The UK has long been a world leader when it comes to fintech, but uncertainties surrounding Brexit, and the rapid rise of fintech hubs across continental Europe, have pushed the financial services industry to consider alternatives and prepare for the

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Fintech Infographic of the Week: Danish Fintech Startup Scene

In recent years, the Danish fintech sector has experienced significant growth, facilitated by a highly educated and digitally literate population, the support of specific government policies aimed at promoting financial innovation, and the development of Copenhagen as an international fintech

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Why Fintech is an Important Ingredient in Any Smart City Ambition

Smart cities; they were a popular term that has since lost a bit of its steam among the general public, and yet, with the dramatic reduction of Internet-of-Things (IoT) prices last decade, the smart city initiative is now a gleam

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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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