Tag "Switzerland"

Swiss Fintech Startups Increasingly Turn to ICOs

Swiss fintech startups raised a total of CHF 288 million through nine initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the first half of 2018, surpassing venture capital (VC) investments, according to a new report by e-foresight, the IFZ and Swisscom. The rise

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Blockchain Courses, Education in Switzerland

Developments in blockchain technology are transforming many industries including financial services, insurance, legal, and healthcare. To better understand the opportunities and challenges that blockchain brings to businesses, and keep up with this rapidly evolving world, the following list combines some

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5 Swiss Fintechs That Should Consider Expanding to Singapore & Southeast Asia

Switzerland has a long history of doing business in Singapore. Today, over 400 Swiss companies, which mainly operate in the areas of banking, transport and logistics, biotech, insurance and professional services, are present in the city-state. According to the Business

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How To Trade Cryptocurrencies In Switzerland?

The advent of Bitcoin and its spectacular rise over the last few years has investors pouring their money into cryptocurrencies by the millions. But investing in cryptocurrencies comes with unique investment risks including regulatory risk, security risk, fraud risk and

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What is Legaltech? An Introduction

The legal industry, which is widely seen to be conservative and traditional, is currently entering a phase of deep transformation where technology promises to automatize basic tasks, simple services commoditized, and clients and professionals empowered with new innovative solutions. The

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Swiss Crowdlending Platform CreditGate24 Crosses CHF 100M Milestone

CreditGate24, a Swiss marketplace lending platform based in Rüschlikon, Switzerland, has crossed the CHF 100 million milestone of money that has been lent through the platform since its inception. According to the company, it now accounts for nearly half of

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Fintech Startups in Asia Switzerland Should Watch Closely

Asia is witnessing a strong increase in fintech investment as overseas investors search for opportunities in emerging markets and as western banks look to bolster their presence in the region. In the first quarter of 2018, investment into fintech companies

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Crowdlending Takes Off In Switzerland, Volume More Than Tripled

Crowdlending, also known as peer-to-peer lending, is taking off in Switzerland with domestic platforms allocating a volume of CHF 186.7 million in loans in 2017, a 240% increase from the previous year. According to the 2018 Crowdlending Survey by the

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3 Trends Driving Switzerland’s Wealthtech Industry

Fintech companies are penetrating nearly every financial services segment, driving both innovation and disruption. Subsegment focus areas of fintech include digital payments (paytech), fully-digital insurance (insurtech), banking (banktech), wealth management services (wealthtech), and the creation of marketplaces for selling financial

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Bank CIC Launches “Next-Gen Robo-Advisor” Clevercircles

A new robo-advisor called Clevercircles has been launched by Bank CIC in Switzerland that promises more possibilities for investors and which brings a social aspect into online wealth management. Developed in partnership with Swiss IT services provider ti&m, Clevercircles joins

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