For the purpose of reporting the Top FinTech Startups in Switzerland, we collect hundreds of FinTech startups established in Switzerland over the last 3 years, analyze them and pack them in this Top 30 FinTech Startups Switzerland List.
Top FinTech Startups in Crowdlending/Crowdfunding/Fundraising
Bricks & Bytes AG provides with crowdhouse.ch the first real estate crowd funding platform in Switzerland. By democratizing the way of being a real estate owner it makes everyone a happy landlord.
Go Beyond Investing brings together a group of private accredited investors dedicated to providing early-stage capital with entrepreneurs seeking investment capital. Go Beyond Investing enables novice & experienced, small & large investors, to access angel investing as an asset class through its unique platform, tools, training and expert angels. Go Beyond operates in Europe and the US. Its management team is composed of seasoned business angels
CreditGate24 (Schweiz) AG is an independent Swiss company founded in November 2014 with its headquarters in Ruschlikon. After one year of development, the CreditGate24 platform was launched on the 5th of March 2015.
The highly automated platform connects borrowers with private and institutional investors and offers an efficient and scalable settlement of loans. CreditGate24 operates exclusively online, with no branches or high administrative expenses in order not to diminish the yields on investment and to minimize the cost for borrowers.
CreditGate24 distinguishes itself by a strict credit check based on classic credit assessment methods, big data analysis, as well as by the insurance and the solidarity arrangement.
Splendit is the first internet platform for educational finance in Switzerland. They connect students and private investors based on a serviced crowdfunding concept by providing access for students to a quick and fair source of financing their education and opening a new market for private investors to make sustainable investments, away from the traditional capital markets and banks. Splendit matches students and investor in an auction process, issue documentation and manages payments through the lifetime of the loans.
Verve Capital Partners Ltd. operates investiere.ch, a disruptive early-stage and equity gap financier. Based in Zug, Switzerland, Verve Capital Partners was launched in December 2007, with the aim to develop and implement innovative financing concepts for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) while connecting private investors directly to SME investments. Since February 2010, Verve Capital Partners operates investiere.ch: a new, agile form of financing, combining best practices of traditional venture capital with e-finance and social media.
Verve Capital Partners delivers its services together with its strong network of entrepreneurs, investors, experts and partners.
DealMarket is a global online platform for fundraising and deal flow management – a one‐stop shop for Private Equity & Corporate Finance professionals. DealMarket counts more than 15,000 active private equity professionals from 159 countries and is growing fast. Global leading banks like UBS use DealMarket’s deal flow management tools like hundreds of Investors, Associations and Networks trust our comprehensive service offering for Private Equity.
Top FinTech Startups in Crypto-currency and Blockchain
Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third party interference.
The project was crowdfunded during August 2014 by fans all around the world. It is developed by the Ethereum Foundation, a Swiss nonprofit, with contributions from great minds across the globe.
Monetas develops technologies that empower people to live and do business with greater freedom than ever before, and that make financial inclusion a reality. The Monetas vision is a world of unprecedented freedom and prosperity.
Monetas launched a pilot of its technology with partners in Tunisia, and the commercial launch is scheduled for March 2016. Monetas has signed agreements to bring its platform to twelve additional African countries in 2016, providing financial services to more than 300 million people. Monetas won the Swisscom Startup Challenge 2015 and will be featured prominently at CeBIT 2016. Monetas has raised 7m CHF to date from a large global investor community valuing the company at 90m CHF (Jan 16).
At Xapo, they believe that bitcoin’s ultimate success will be based on trust – whether individuals trust the digital currency’s stability and whether they trust the industry’s security. That’s why they’ve assembled a team of financial services and security experts to build an entirely new bitcoin storage experience. By offering two distinct products – an easy access wallet and a locked-down vault – they’re marrying the convenience bitcoin users want for everyday needs with the security they require for confident bitcoin saving. It’s the most secure, the reliable, and the most convenient.
Total Equity Funding: $40M in 2 Rounds from 16 Investors. Most Recent Funding: $20M Series A on July 8, 2014.
iProtus enables our clients in implementing new business models with blockchain technology. In today’s transforming digital world the creation of trust is required to be the preferred partner in the customer journey of our clients.
iProtus is also acting as blockchain competence center in domains like cryptocurrencies (bitcoin); health care; smart contracts; automotive; M2M, IoT and IoE; Marketing and customer care; etc.
Metaco SA is headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland. They develop and market cutting edge smart contract trading solutions relying on the Blockchain. As a consulting company, they building the next generation of financial technologies supported by distributed ledgers. The products are open, secure and trusted by thousand of companies and developers. Metaco leverage distributed ledgers with domain-specific solutions fulfilling the requirements of industry leaders. Join our initiative to bring industry participants to a common architecture.
Top FinTech Startups in Data management
Safe Swiss Cloud is a safe and secure cloud computing service based in Switzerland. They offer innovative compute, storage and managed cloud services. Safe Swiss Cloud provides white label and branded services and is very interested in working with Partners like software developers / SaaS providers, IT service providers and systems integrators.
Safe Swiss Cloud has teamed up with UPC Cablecom, Interxion and Solace to roll out a comprehensive cloud initiative for FinTech companies and financial institutions, fulfilling all regulatory outsourcing requirements.
Qumram enables every digital interaction – web, social and mobile – to be recorded and replayed, at any time, providing a complete digital audit trail for financial services organisations, in accordance with key global regulatory requirements (MIFID-II, SEC, FINRA and more).
Qumram is the foundation that Risk and Compliance professionals rely on for true digital business compliance. They create a single source of truth, recording indisputable proof of every keystroke, button click or mouse movement. In doing so, Qumram satisfies the regulator, resolves disputes, aids fraud detection and enriches customer experience initiatives that drive revenue growth.
SecureSafe online safes from Switzerland offer individuals around the world highly secure online storage for passwords and digital documents. Users can access their online safe using any Internet browser or the SecureSafe iPhone and iPad app from anywhere and at any time. In addition, the DataInherit data inheritance functionality will protect the data in emergency situations.
Thomas Brändle annoyed early as 1999, in his capacity as CFO of a fast growing company on the tedious work of book keeping: retype numbers, sort records, process payments, vote bank accounts and still looking so small differences. He would much rather have focused on the analysis of the figures, as they capture in hours of sweat of the brow. Documents should be exclusively digital read out and processed. After several years of development, the Run my Accounts AG was founded in 2008: the Easiest Accounting for SME.
And meanwhile run my accounts in Stafa with 25 employees approximately 300 companies in the size of 1 to 220 employees. Including 10 of the top 100 Swiss startups . They free you from the burden of bookkeeping”
Sentifi is a leading Crowd-Intelligence platform for financial markets globally, receiving Swiss FinTech Award 2016. Their unique approach is to structure unstructured financial data from news, blogs and social media, identify and rank the sources for their relevance and apply self-learning algorithms and a financial expert system to extract insights from the content. The results are based on 2.6 million sources. Sentifi presents the results graphically in widgets, which are viewed more than 30 million times per month. In 2018, these numbers are expected to increase to 100 million sources and 250 million page impressions. Founded in 2012, Sentifi today employes more than 70 highly educated people.
Wealthport’s artificial intelligence (AI)-driven software helps businesses reduce manual work in product data management by 20x, speed up time-to-market by 90% and increase revenue up to 10%. Wealthport makes this possible by radically improving data quality–automating the data integration, cleaning and categorisation process.
Wealthport features a user-friendly web interface designed for non-technical users. Unlike traditional rule-based ETL or scripting tools, Wealthport is a ‘plug-and-play’ system that continuously learns from business expert feedback and adapts to constantly changing data formats, structures, and nomenclatures.
Top FinTech Startups in Insurtech
Insurance. A term – many opinions. And that is why we want to formulate FinanceFox that term for future generations. For a secure future should be accessible to all. With the advanced technology of our time and the decades of experience in the sector. Because we believe that we can actively shape the future, when it comes to act dynamically, reliable and customer oriented.
With our service you can conveniently manage via the App FinanceFox all insurance companies at a glance. In addition to the digital management of all insurance policies we offer personal advice. One contact is evidence of notice periods and maturities and notified additionally in tariff changes. Because we are convinced that insurance should be simple and transparent.
Total Equity Funding: $5.5M in 1 Round from 6 Investors. Most Recent Funding: $5.5M Seed on January 12, 2016.
Dennis Just and Christina Kehl founded Knip AG in September 2013. Ever since, we have been growing in leaps and bounds, and now have over 100 employees based in Zurich (Switzerland), Berlin (Germany), and Belgrade (Serbia). As a start-up, we are funded by venture capitalists from the U.S., Switzerland, Germany, and the Netherlands. Our company is registered with IHK, the German Chamber of Industry & Commerce, and certified by TÜV, the German Technical Inspection Agency. Our Knip app is an innovative mobile insurance manager that makes it easy for you to track all your insurance policies, premiums, and benefits. Our staff is there to advise users on all facets of their policies. You can electronically adjust premiums, execute new policies, or cancel old ones. Our insurance experts strive for transparency and unbiased advice.
Total Equity Funding: $18.3M in 3 Rounds from 6 Investors. Most Recent Funding: $15.7M Series B on October 26, 2015
Top FinTech Startups in Online Wealth Management/Various Investment
InvestGlass is a 24/7 financial markets platform built with Swiss banking know-how and a predictive algorithm. Their goal is to deliver smart financial information investors need at the right time and in the right format. Equities, Bonds, Forex, ETF, Futures, News and much more… Initially made for professionals who want to make more with less and who are looking for a solution to crunch a massive quantity of data into a simple client-centric solution.
Their DNA stand in this equation: Pertinence + Timing + Reach = Response
InvestGlass is the next-generation of financial markets platform designed for a superior experience. Be part of history by joining them.
Fundbase is a cloud-based platform to ultimately host the complete investment process for high-conviction alternative investments. Fundbase delivers to qualified investors a seamlessly integrated platform to discover, execute and monitor complex investments such as hedge funds, private equity and other high-conviction investments. It builds on trusted real world connections between accredited investors and fund managers utilizing the latest in technology. It is accessible for free with the firm goal to positively disrupt the current investment process’ efficiency, economics and performance.
Total Equity Funding$2.6M in 4 Rounds. Most Recent Funding$900k Angel on June 1, 2015
True Wealth AG was founded in 2013 as a Swiss corporation. Its registered place of business is Zurich. We are an independent asset manager and a member of the Swiss Association of Asset Managers (SAAM). It all started with a vision to combine our asset management experience with the scientific methods of modern portfolio theory into an online wealth management platform that is easy to use and offers investors full transparency. An automated investment solution that is uncompromisingly cost-efficient so that our clients enjoy bigger returns.
Advanon was founded by three entrepreneurs who met while working at Google, with the mission to make short-term financing fast and easy, so businesses can grow at their full potential. Since founding they have added additional experts to the team, either as employees or in our board, within the field of technology and finance. Advanon is an authorized financial intermediary that is directly subordinated to FINMA (Directly Subordinated Financial Intermediary, DSFI) according to the Anti Money Laundering Act (AMLA).
Total Equity Funding: $413.44k in 1 Round. Most Recent Funding: $413.44k Seed on September 18, 2015.
MoneyPark is Switzerland’s first independent provider for personalized financial advice that’s worth its money. MoneyPark offers a thorough and comprehensible analysis of financial products in order to find the optimal product for your needs. It is a company in the FinTech space whose goal is to shake up the financial industry.
MoneyPark AG is a financial intermediary that is directly subordinated to FINMA (Directly Subordinated Financial Intermediary, DSFI) according to the Anti Money Laundering Act (AMLA), and holds a license as a distributor of collective investment schemes according to the CISA (Collective Investment Schemes Act) of FINMA. MoneyPark AG fulfills the SAAM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, and is an active member of the Swiss Association of Asset Managers (SAAM).
AMNIS provides small and medium enterprises via an electronic platform access on fair terms for currency exchange and foreign currency payments. Various automated systems and APIs (programming interfaces), it also allow the processes involved in dealing with foreign currency easier. The AMNIS team consists of experts with many years of experience in the foreign exchange and cash management.
Create a global internet exchange – where all financial instruments can be traded and exchanged against each other, whatever their asset class or the size of transaction. Every financial instrument can be listed security in the form of a digital token (a so-called colored coins) and all transactions will be logged in a universally accessible distributed ledger, a decentralized notary service that ensures immediate global consensus about completed transactions and asset ownership.
Like the Internet itself, the ledger is not controlled by a single entity, but an emergent phenomenon consisting of its participants. Trades will be settled and validated immediately; processing will be digital and transaction costs will be minuscule.
Top FinTech Startups in Payment/Moneytransfer
TawiPay is an award-winning Swiss FinTech startup participating in the shift of the boiling remittances industry towards electronic channels. They have partnered with the International Organization for Migration and the Swiss government to catalyze the social impact and reach within migrant communities worldwide.
Total Equity Funding: $502.04k in 2 Rounds. Most Recent Funding: $403.38k Seed on November 5, 2015.
CashSentinel is a fintech startup that developed an innovative payment solution, which is at the crossroads of escrow agents and mobile wallets, to facilitate vehicle transactions. CashSentinel’s service has opened in April 2014 in Switzerland. A partnership with the leading vehicle-listing platform AutoScout24 brings the safety of CashSentinel’s service to most of the market in Switzerland.
Total Equity Funding: $507.42k in 3 Rounds from 2 Investors. Most Recent Funding: Seed on June 9, 2015 / Undisclosed Amount.
Paymit is the pay-App SIX and leading Swiss banks. With Paymit customers pay simply, quickly and conveniently with the smart phone with you. The top five Swiss banks, SIX and PostFinance have agreed to create a single Swiss mobile payment solution.
The new system combines the strengths of Paymit and TWINT and will be merged in autumn 2016.
TWINT is a fully-owned subsidiary of PostFinance. TWINT stands for innovation in mobile payments and mobile marketing. TWINT sets a goal of creating a digital wallet for Switzerland which can be very easily used in all distribution channels.
Top FinTech Startups in Personal Finance Management
Contovista is a digital banking software company. We specialized on big data analytics, business intelligence and visualization over financial data. Our product portfolio includes a complete Personal Finance Management (PFM) solution, a Finance Management solution for SMBs as well as a Portfolio Analytics solution.
Our aspiration is to help financial institutions to transition into the digital banking age and thereby make banking a more delightful experience.
Qontis is a Switzerland based online personal finance management (PFM) platform. The service is part of a commercial enterprise between the Neue Zürcher Zeitung media property and e-banking solutions provider Crealogix. The platform provides users with the ability to document and organize data from all instances of private income and expenditures.
The company’s focus is on developing products to manage banking transactions and assets. By providing banking software and services for both consumers and financial institutions, Centralway plans to revolutionise the way the world handles their finances. Its consumer offering, Centralway Numbrs, is currently one of the leading mobile banking applications in Germany, with expansion to other countries planned for the near future. Centralway also holds a 70% market share in Germany for e-banking software as a service, with 2,000 banks as clients. Recent expansion on the back of this success has resulted in the company becoming the large institution it is today.
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