Tag "Fintech"

Credit Suisse Report Names Technologies Trends Changing Banking

Credit Suisse has released a report on the Swiss financial center in which it points out the key trends and technologies that are changing banking. The report, entitled ‘Swiss Financial Center 2016,’ addresses the ongoing changes occurring in the financial

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Wealth Managers ‘Dangerously Behind’ in Digital Tech Adoption

The rise of technology has altered how we live and do business, impacting all parts of the economy, including finance and wealth management. But as digital disruption advances, wealth managers are found to be “dangerously behind” the curve in adoption,

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Asset Managers Need to Adapt Their Business Models

As fintech surges, Luxembourgers asset managers and servicing firms “are well-positioned to ensure that Luxembourg is in the driving seat for innovation,” according to Simon Ramos, partner of Deloitte Luxembourg. In a new paper entitled ‘How can fintech facilitate fund

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Redalpine’s Swiss And German Fintech Investments

Founded in 2007 by Peter Niederhauser and Dr. Michael Sidler, Redalpine Venture Partners is a Swiss early-stage venture capital firm focusing on European life science and information and communications technology startups. Active in the fintech sector – an area it

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CFA Swiss Fintech Survey: Swiss Bankers Convinced That Fintech Will Dramatically Impact Financial Industry

Swiss bankers are the most convinced that fintech will impact the entire financial services industry, naming robo-advisory and blockchain technology as the most impactful innovations, according to a new survey by CFA Institute. Released earlier this month, CFA Institute’s ‘Fintech Survey

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After the FinTech Bubble, Who are the Winners and Losers?

In a lifecycle, a bubble is where something is totally exaggerated and that then leads to a bust. That is to say, the FinTech Bubble will happen when there is a massive explosion in FinTech startups yet a very few have truly worked. Inevitably, the participants

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How a Fintech starts up: Lykke Project at a Glance

So-called Fintech is so attractive for those who want to build their own journeys with their own financial technology products. Those who are interested in either technology or finance really want to connect these two fabulous worlds together in order

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Banks Need to Learn From Successful C2B Leaders Such as Google, Apple and Facebook

To stay relevant at all times and provide consistent and fulfilling customer experiences in both the digital and physical spaces, banks need to build partnership with fintech startups and leverage the power of real-time analytics, according to a new report

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Swiss Financial Regulator Announces New Rulings to Boost Fintech

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has announced new rulings aimed at reducing obstacles for fintech startups and allow the industry to flourish. FINMA has released a new circular on video and online customer identification (FINMA Circ. 2016/7) allowing

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Fintech Startups Are More Agile And ‘Excel’ In Meeting Real Consumers’ Needs

Fintech startups are “cannibalizing banks,” attacking every single service typically provided by financial institutions ranging from lending to wealth management among many other areas. Their key strengths: they understand much better the real consumers’ needs and “excel” in meeting those

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