Tag "Switzerland"

Swiss Finance Minister Ueli Maurer: Singapore’s Fintech Scene on a “High Level”

Singapore’s fintech scene is on a “high level” and there are learning points for Switzerland, according to Swiss Finance Minister Ueli Maurer. “We are a little bit not in the same speed like you… but I think we can go

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Apple Pay: Wirecard Announces Expansion of Boon in Switzerland

Wirecard, a leading payment service company, launched its mobile payment solution for customers in Switzerland as part of its planned global expansion. Boon an iOS-based mPayment application, was previously limited to the United Kingdom and France. After establishing a strong market

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Upcoming Fintech Events in Switzerland

2017 has just begun and already several fintech events have been scheduled, promising to bring together thought-leaders, policy makers, entrepreneurs and investors, to discuss emerging trends and the future of banking and finance. Here are our pick of the top

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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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