Tag "Switzerland"

Hottest Regtech Players in Switzerland

Building and maintaining market-specific regulatory processes are a significant challenge for Swiss banks and asset managers, and given the unprecedented economic challenges, these organizations are required to rethink the way they do business. According to Micha Bitterli, partner and head

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Fintech in Switzerland: Top Highlights of 2016

Switzerland is one of the world’s leading financial centers, whether it be for asset management, the insurance business or as a trading platform for raw materials. Swiss neutrality and national sovereignty, long recognized by foreign nations, have fostered a stable

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Top 5 Insurtech Startups in Switzerland

Insurtech, a burgeoning phenomenon, promises to disrupt the insurance industry by leveraging technology to provide greater efficiency, more flexibility and cheaper prices to consumers. The insurtech industry is growing steadily with over 900 companies across 14 categories from 53 countries,

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Startup of the Month: Lykke, a Next-Gen Zero-Commission Trading Platform Powered by Blockchain

Bitcoin and blockchain technology has gotten a major boost in Switzerland as Richard Olsen, the co-founder of OANDA and a former CEO of the North American FX Brokerage, is looking to harness the power of the technology to disrupt digital

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Switzerland Opens up to Blockchain Tech

Appetite for blockchain technology is growing worldwide as venture capital investment in Bitcoin and blockchain startups exceeds US$1.1 billion and major financial institutions begin trialing the technology for varied applications. Perceived as the trigger to “a profound technological shift” by

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Corporates and Public Administrations Look at E-Invoicing to Cut Costs

Companies are looking at e-invoicing as a way of saving costs, according to a new survey by Vereon AG, a Swiss conferences, congresses and professional training courses organizer. An online survey conducted by Vereon found that 65% of businesses believe

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30 Swiss Fintech Startups To Watch

The Swiss fintech startup scene has been growing steadily during the past year, expanding from 157 startups in November 2015 to 185 players in June 2016, according to Swisscom’s Fintech Map. Despite the growing industry, Switzerland’s fintech sector is lagging

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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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Kickstart Accelerator Zurich Selects 10 Startups for Fintech Category

Kickstart, a Swiss accelerator program based in Zurich, has announced the ten fintech startups selected to join its first batch of the Kickstart summer program. These ten startups will now begin the acceleration phase and will temporarily relocate their teams

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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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