Tag "Switzerland"

Weltweit erster Blockchain Vertrag für UNICEF kommt aus der Schweiz

Das Schweizer Technologie-Unternehmen Scenic Swisscoast GmbH hat den weltweit ersten UNICEF Ethereum Smart Contract realisiert. Damit gewinnt UNICEF einen zusätzlichen Kanal für das Fundraising, während Scenic Swisscoast mit dieser Lösung die Alltagstauglichkeit der digitalen Währung Ethereum unter Beweis stellt. Digitale Währungen wie Bitcoin

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Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer Visits Swiss Fintechs

Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer visit on August 25 various fintech firms in Zug and Zurich. In the context of the visits, startup firms will provide information on current technological developments, the associated risks and opportunities and the challenges they face.

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6 New Swiss Fintech Startups to Watch

The rapid development of fintech around the world is leading to significant shifts in the global financial industry and forcing banks and financial institutions to rethink their growth strategies. Compared to leading fintech hubs such as London and Silicon Valley,

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Switzerland Welcomes New Startup Fund To Support Entrepreneurship

The newly launched Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation aims to raise a fund worth CHF 500 million to support young Swiss startups. So far, around CHF 300 million has been committed, according to a report by NZZ am Sonntag. The fund is

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9 Upcoming Fintech Events In Switzerland to Mark in your Calendar

As fintech continues to gain momentum, several events are scheduled to take place later this year in Switzerland to discuss the hottest trends in the sector including peer-to-peer lending, robo-advisors, blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. These events all aim to provide

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Swiss Fintech Highlights 2017

Digitalization and evolving client needs are changing all areas of banking, bringing both substantial opportunities and challenges. For Switzerland, a recognizable financial center with a famed banking system, fintech has become a top priority. To tackle the sizeable challenge, Swiss

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10 Upcoming Fintech Events in Switzerland

Several fintech events are scheduled in the coming months that will tackle some of the hottest trends in the financial technology sector including cryptocurrencies, blockchain, investing, peer-to-peer lending, trade finance as well as the regulatory landscape and Switzerland’s position in

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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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