Tag "Fintech"

Swisscom Fintech Report: Banks Are Gearing Up For Digital Disruption

Attracting US$19.1 billion in investment in 2015, fintech firms are growing fast. As customers are increasingly relying on financial services provided by non-traditional providers, banks are gearing up for digital disruption of the industry, according to a new report by

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Capital Market Firms Must Collaborate with Fintechs to ‘Drive Their Own Evolution’

Innovation in capital markets is an “absolute imperative for investment banks to survive and thrive into the future,” according to a new report from Ernst and Young (EY), and with fintech booming all around the world, “the better answer for both

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P2P Lending Platforms Revamp The Consumer Lending Industry

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, one of the hottest fintech industries, has experienced tremendous growth in the past five years and is expected to be worth US$150 billion by 2025, according to PwC. After the financial crisis in 2008, P2P lending emerged

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Fintechnews Names Top 30 Fintech Influencers in Switzerland

Influence marketing focuses on key individuals versus a target market. It identifies the individuals that have influence over potential buyers, and orients marketing activities around these influencers. Influence marketing has pressured organizations to seek out social media influencers. Having influencers

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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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