Tag "Switzerland"

Regtech And Compliance In Switzerland

Banks and firms are increasingly turning to regtech solutions that leverage software and automation to close compliance gaps, address new regulatory challenges and cut costs. Regtech refers to technology and software created to address regulatory requirements and help companies stay

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Swiss Regulator Meets With Crypto Industry To Clarify ICO Guidelines

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) is holding a series of roundtable discussions across Switzerland to present and clarify its recently released ICO guidelines. The regulator said the purpose is to provide first-hand information to market participants interested in

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Swiss Banks Accelerate AI Adoption

Artificial intelligence (AI) in banking is a fast-developing reality as banks around the world are looking to leverage the technology to reduce costs and create better client experiences. “Based on our UBS Evidence Lab survey of 86 banks, an optimal

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All Robo Advisors You Have To Know In Switzerland

Robo advisors, a class of financial advisor that provide financial advice or investment management online with moderate to minimal human intervention, are growing in popularity. These provide digital financial advice based on mathematical rules or algorithms to automatically allocate, manage

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The Rise of Wealthtech: Infographic

Evolving consumer expectations, the rapid adoption of technology and new competitors entering the markets are placing new demands on today’s wealth management firms. These trends are re-shaping the look and feel of the industry, and the change is happening across

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New IFZ Report Highlights Switzerland’s Emergence As A Global Fintech Center

Switzerland has become a global fintech center with Zurich and Geneva in particular emerging as world-renowned fintech hubs, according to a new report by the Institute for Financial Services Zug IFZ of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences. The thriving

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Crowdfunding Players In Switzerland

Crowdfunding is on the rise in Switzerland. Both the number of successfully funded campaigns and the volume of funds raised have experienced strong growth in recent years. In 2016, CHF 128.2 million was raised through 3,098 campaigns. That’s a 362%

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Fintech in Switzerland: How Are We Seen From Abroad?

Switzerland has a world-renowned reputation for its financial services and banking sector. Now, with the Swiss fintech scene accelerating and the impressive quality of its startups, foreign players and industry experts have taken notice. An internationally-oriented financial center Switzerland has

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Lykke Switches Trading-Place to Centralized Model: Did Blockchain trading fail?

As cryptocurrencies gain popularity, scalability issues and high transaction fees have forced Swiss startup Lykke to switch from a semi-decentralized to a centralized operational mode. The transition for Bitcoin trading wallets occurred in late-December 2017, while the transition for Ethereum

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Swiss F10 Fintech Incubator and Accelerator Prepares for Demo Day

F10, a fintech incubator and accelerator in Switzerland, is preparing for Demo Day. On December 07, the 14 startups currently part of its P2 “Prototype to Product” accelerator program will present their solutions to an audience made of some of

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