Tag "SIX"

SIX Fintech Venture Finds First Investments: Vestr and Shift Cryptosecurity

SIX FinTech Venture announced that it has invested into its first two firms, vestr and Shift Cryptosecurity. The amount is currently undisclosed. The venture was formed with the goal of providing the Swiss Financial Center with cutting-edge tech, business models

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Here are The 4 Top Fintech Companies in Switzerland According to IDC

The recently published IDC Fintech Rankings’ Top 100 shows that Switzerland continues to be major fintech player within the global arena with 4 of its company making it into the list. The IDC Fintech Rankings list, which is in its

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The Swiss Fintech APIs Standards – A Game Changer for Open Banking in Switzerland

With the world of finance moving into open banking, API has quickly become the poster child for innovation for the financial sector. Beyond Europe’s well-known PSD2 initiative, Asian countries including but not limited to Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia are also making serious

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Swiss Stock Exchange Launches Crypto and ICO Trading

Switzerland’s stock exchange – owned and managed by SIX – today announced that it is building a fully integrated trading, settlement and custody infrastructure for digital assets. SIX is regulated as an operator of Financial Market Infrastructure (FMI) by Swiss

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Swiss Mobile Payment Solution Provider TWINT Got a New Investor

SIX and WORLDLINE announced a strategic partnership for card business. At the same time, WORLDLINE is taking a 20% equity stake in Swiss mobile payment solution TWINT. The transaction will be completed during the course of this year. TWINT’s existing

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F10 Accelerator And Incubator Celebrates Successful P2 Launch

F10 FinTech Incubator and Accelerator today revealed that its Program Grand Opening had been a resounding success. 15 of the world’s most promising startups in the innovative FinTech, InsurTech, and RegTech space pitched their pioneering ideas in front of a

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TWINT will das digitale Portemonnaie der Schweiz werden

TWINT bereitet den Markteintritt der neuen App vor und gewinnt laufend weitere Partner: Die grossen Schweizer Acquirer und bedeutende Händler sind an Bord sowie über 30 Schweizer Banken. Mit 550‘000 Downloads und 250‘000 Transaktionen im Monat ist TWINT/Paymit bereits vor

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22 Swiss Banks As Solutions For Fintech Challenges

Die Schweiz hat mehr und mehr Fintech Startups und Initiativen. Schweizer Banken versuchen aufzuholen oder sich gegen grosse Player zu positionieren (bspw. ApplePay) und haben eine Vielzahl von (Gegen)-Initiativen gestartet. Teils zusammen mit den Fintech Startups oder im Alleingang. Luc

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Forschungsprojekt: Blockchain als Basis für ausserbörslich gehandelte Aktien

Die Blockchain-Technologie ermöglicht neue Lösungsansätze in der Finanzwelt. Um solche Lösungen zu entwickeln und zu testen, hat sich ein Konsortium formiert, zu welchem auch die Schweizer Unternehmen InCore Bank, Inventx, SIX, Swisscom, ti&m und Zürcher Kantonalbank gehören. Als Fallbeispiel wird

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Switzerland Is Lagging Behind on Digitalization, Says New EPFL Study

While Switzerland is a global leader in many sectors, the country is lagging behind on digitalization, according to a new study. In a new report released today, the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) – on behalf of Swisscom and

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