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Web3 Investco Acquires Luxembourg Crypto Platform Blocktrade

Zug-based private equity firm Web3 Investco has signed a definitive agreement to buy 100 percent of the voting shares of

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Finastra Integrates With Visa Direct for Cross Border Payouts

Financial services software and cloud solutions provider Finastra and Visa will co-develop new functionality to enable banks and financial institutions

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Japan’s Nomura Holdings Picks Switzerland for its New Digital Assets Business

Japanese financial services group Nomura Holdings has established a new digital assets business in Switzerland called Laser Digital, with Steven

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Payment Innovations Remain Apple’s Top Fintech Priority

With a market capitalization of more than US$2 trillion and over US$100 billion in annual profit, American technology giant Apple

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Ledgy Raises US$22M Series B to Help European Startups Manage Equity

Swiss equity management platform Ledgy has raised a US$22 million Series B funding round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Speedinvest

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Fintech M&A Deal Activity Accelerates in DACH Region

In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, also referred to as the DACH region, fintech funding and acquisition activities have accelerated over

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UK Fintech Monese Secures US$35M Investment From HSBC Ventures

UK-based money app Monese has received a US$35 million investment from HSBC Ventures, bringing the total amount it has raised

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CYBERA Raises Additional US$5M to Disrupt Financial Cybercrime

CYBERA Global Inc. has secured an additional US$5 million in what it says was an oversubscribed equity round led by

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Payments Group PayU Finalises Acquisition of Colombia’s Ding to Expand to LATAM

Netherlands’ PayU has received the endorsement of Colombian regulatory authorities to acquire local electronic payment and deposit specialist Tecnipagos, better

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UBS Venture Unit Leads New Wealthtech US$50M Series C Funding Round

New York-based asset management platform Ethic has closed a US$50 million Series C funding round led by the Jordan Park

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Portofino Technologies Raises US$50M to Scale Its HFT Crypto Infrastructure

Digital asset trading technology provider Portofino Technologies has raised over US$50 million in equity funding from Valar Ventures, Global Founders

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Banks Jump on the Metaverse Bandwagon

Banks from around the world are actively exploring the opportunities brought about the metaverse, purchasing virtual land and establishing presence

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ECB Selects 5 Companies to Jointly Develop Prototype Digital Euro User Interfaces

The European Central Bank (ECB) will collaborate with five companies to develop potential user interfaces for the digital euro to

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Wealthtech InvestSuite Secures €6 million Series A, Adds New Board Members

Wealthtech solutions provider InvestSuite has completed a €6 million Series A investment round, bringing the total raised to €15 million

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New Swiss Fintech Startup Map September 2022 Welcomes Fiat24

Swisscom has released the updated Swiss Fintech Startup Map for September 2022, welcoming this time only one new Swiss Fintech

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Stableton Hires Former GenTwo CMO

Alternative investment platform Stableton Financial has hired Sandra Chattopadhyay in its newly created role of Head of Content & Communications,

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2022 Swiss Fintech Awards Winners Share Updates, Ambitions

Stableton Financial and DeepJudge, two of the winners of this year’s Swiss Fintech Awards, have been reaping the fruits of

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Top 16 Upcoming Fintech Events Taking Place in Q4 2022 in the US

Home to more than 150 fintech unicorns, the US is a fintech powerhouse and one of the world’s biggest fintech

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Press Communication in the Metaverse: Rent a PR Cooperates With Zreality

Access to the metaverse is complex and expensive, which is why it is so far used almost exclusively by large

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FNZ Group to Acquire German Wealthtech Specialist Diamos

London based Wealth management platform FNZ announced that it has agreed to acquire investment management solutions provider DIAMOS AG to

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Stableton Strengthens Executive Management Team

Alternative investment platform Stableton announced the promotion of Roman Loosli, Freddie Cunningham and Christian Schmid to the firm’s executive management

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Crypto Financial Product Provider 21.co Raises US$25M at Unicorn Valuation

Crypto solutions provider 21.co has raised a US$25 million round led by Marshall Wace at a US$2 billion valuation, making

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8 Climate Fintech Startups from Europe to Watch

Driven by a supportive policy context and the multitude of initiatives introduced by governments across the region, Europe is rising

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The Top 7 Swiss Fintech and Proptech Scale-up Startups in 2022

5 fintech and 2 proptech scale-ups made this year’s TOP 25 Swiss Scale-ups Awards organized by Venturelab with Credit Suisse

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The Top 13 Fintech and Proptech Startups in Switzerland in 2022

Ten fintech and three proptech startups made the 12th edition of the TOP 100 Swiss Startup Awards organized by Venturelab

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Financial Crimes in the Metaverse

Business executives are bullish on the prospect of the metaverse, predicting sizeable commercial opportunities in taking part in immersive virtual

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Golden Visas: Portugal vs Dubai

More than 20 countries around the world have introduced investor visa programs, providing wealthy people with a residency permit or,

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Global investment in financial technology ventures, or fintechs, tripled to US$12.21 billion in 2014, according to Accenture, a clear indication

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Top 9 Fintech Podcasts: Podcasts use an audio file to share information through computers or portable music devices. When they

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Austria has embarked on a digital transformation journey and has set out to become a hotspot for blockchain technology. In 2017,

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How Wearable Technology is Influencing The Insurance Industry. A nice infographic about Wearabble Insuretech from LifeInsurancePost.com. In 1964, Edward Thorp

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Sweden is Testing the e-Krona

The Riksbank has implemented a public procurement of a technology supplier to the e-krona pilot project and intends to sign

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Fintech: Banks, Beware! Why Banks Have a Difficult Time Innovating

The birth and rise of Fintech is deeply rooted in the global financial crisis of 2008, particularly the erosion of

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In the time of technology development and human creativity, more and more startups are established to tackle various problems in different

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The World’s Top 10 Neo- and Challenger Banks in 2016

In 2015 and 2016, a new breed of challengers have emerged – the digitally focused challengers, such as Atom, Fidor

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Top 50 Blockchain and Crypto Companies in Switzerland and Liechtenstein in 2020

The current CV VC Top 50 Report highlights maturity and substance of the blockchain ecosystem in Crypto Valley. The number

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$200 Million Series C Record Funding for Ripple

Ripple announced a $200 million in Series C funding—an investment that marks a record year for the business and further

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