Tag "Switzerland"

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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LUKB Launches Crowd-Voting Platform for Stock Market Prediction and Plans Crowdfunding Platform

Luzerner Kantonalbank (LUKB) has launched Crowders.ch, a digital platform that allows users, or “Crowders,” to predict the performance of the 30 securities composing the Swiss Leader Index (SLI). Crowders.ch is unique in its way as it is the first platform

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Recommendations to Boost Entrepreneurship in Switzerland

While Switzerland might be one of the best locations in the world to set up a business, the country’s own entrepreneurship ecosystem has not yet reached its full potential, according to the Start-up Monitor foundation. In a new report, the

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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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Fintech and Blockchain Education: University Courses and Workshops in Switzerland and Germany

The vibrant FinTech ecosystem is evolving rapidly and the sector is in increasing need for professionals with skills and knowledge on the new, emerging business models, digital platforms and tools that are gaining popularity. To educate students and professionals on

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Crypto Valley Zug: 7 Companies You Might Not Have Heard About

Located at 25 km south of Zurich, Zug is a small city that is hosting more than a dozen of bitcoin companies. Dubbed “Crypto Valley Zug,” the city has been referred as the Silicon Valley of finance and is meant

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Top 6 Blockchain and Crypto Companies in Switzerland

In 2015, VC-backed bitcoin and blockchain companies raised an all-time high US$474 million across 74 deals, according to a report by KPMG and CB Insights. As investment surges, some of the world’s largest banks and financial institutions have started exploring

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Nexussquared Wants to Establish Switzerland as a Nexus for Blockchain Technology

As blockchain has now become a buzzword, Switzerland is gearing up to tap into what could well be one of the most disruptive technologies since the Internet was introduced 20 years ago. “Blockchain is, without question, the most significant advancement

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