Tag "Fintech"

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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RegTech Solutions Will Help Firms To Automate Compliance Tasks and Reduce Operational Risks, Says Deloitte

Firms must embrace RegTech solutions as they will help them automate compliance tasks and reduce operational risks associated with meeting compliance and reporting obligations, according to a report from Deloitte Ireland. Entitled ‘RegTech Is The New FinTech, How Agile Regulatory

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Top 10 Fintech Accelerators in Europe

A startup accelerator program is an intensive business development program that supports founders and helps them turn their ideas into successful businesses. The support comes in a form of mentorship, affordable office spaces and some starting capital. For fintech startups,

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Retail Payments: European Banks Under Threat

Emerging fintech players and regulatory reforms are posing new challenges to European retail banks notably in the area of payments. Banks will need to collaborate with other banks and non-banks in order to stay in the game, according to a

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Sébastien Flury Of FUSION Fintech: Switzerland Has What It Takes to Compete Against London, NY

Launched in February this year, FUSION is a Swiss accelerator program dedicated to financial technology startups. Self-proclaimed the “Swiss fintech factory,” FUSION was created by Swiss venture capital firm Polytech Ventures and Temenos, a leading banking technology provider, and is

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