Tag "venture capital"

The Swiss Fintech Startups PostFinance Is Backing

PostFinance, the financial services unit of Swiss Post and one of the leading financial institutions in Switzerland, has been an active investor in the fintech space as it seeks to become a digital powerhouse in the country. In an interview

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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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Switzerland’s Top Fintech Investors

The fintech sector continues to attract the attention of investors. In 2016, global venture investment in fintech grew by 11% to US$17.4 billion with a large portion of this amount going towards Chinese (US$7.7 billion) and American (US$6.2 billion) ventures.

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New Report Highlights Germany’s Fintech Industry’s ‘Impressive Growth’

The Germany’s burgeoning fintech industry is quickly emerging as a regional leader with a number of startup gaining international recognition and Berlin becoming a “strong contender for London’s fintech crown,” according to a new report by UK payments startup GoCardless

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Top 13 Fintech Investors in London

With significant support from the government, the UK is poised to become the fintech capital of the world, generating already £6.6 billion (US$8.7 billion) in revenues as of 2015 and employing over 60,000 people, second only to California with 74,000,

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The 10 Most Active VC Investors in FinTech Worldwide

When it comes to FinTech, investors are competing to catch their own eggs in their portfolio basket with shining and curious eyes. The total of deals, the number of investors and the amount of money increasingly run into this field.

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Global Investment in Fintech Companies Totaled US$19.1 Billion in 2015

In 2015, VC-backed fintech companies raised US$13.8 billion – an increase of more than 100% compared with last year – across 653 deals. VC-backed fintech companies took 73% of the overall fintech funding in 2015, which reached a record of

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Top 28 Fintech Investors In Europe

Global investment in financial technology ventures, or fintechs, tripled to US$12.21 billion in 2014, according to Accenture, a clear indication that the financial sector is poised to be disrupted by new entrants. Global fintech investment jumped 201% between 2013 and

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