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Hawk AI Accelerates Global Expansion With $17 Million Series B

Hawk AI, a Munich-based provider of anti-money laundering (AML) and fraud prevention technology for banks and payment companies, announced $17M

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Payment, Fintech Companies Embrace Sports Sponsorships

Sports sponsorship deals from financial services and fintech companies alike have increased significantly over the past three years on the

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Swiss FIs Expect New Pressures as Well as Opportunities for Instant Payments

Scan the headlines in these early days of 2023, and you would be forgiven for thinking we’re embarking on the

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Robinhood Launches New Media Outlet Sherwood Media

Digital investment platform Robinhood is launching a new media arm called Sherwood Media, which will cover the markets, economics, business,

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Will 2023 Be The Year of B2B Fintechs?

2022 was a trying year for the fintech industry which faced uncertainties related to geopolitical conflicts, supply chain challenges, as

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SIX Ventures and Circle Invest in Swiss Blockchain Startup Obligate (FQX)

Obligate, formerly known as FQX, announced it has successfully closed a seed extension funding round, allowing them to scale their

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Jumio Surpassed US$200 Million in Bookings Last Year

Online mobile payments and identity verification company Jumio announced that it had cleared over US$200 million in bookings last year.

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Wealthtech Startup Everon Closes CHF 2.5 Million Seed Round from TX Ventures

Zurich-based fintech company Everon, which specializes in digital wealth management, has closed its seed funding round of approximately CHF 2.5

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N26 and Bitpanda Expand Crypto Trading Product to Switzerland

German neobank N26 has partnered with Austrian crypto platform Bitpanda to expand its in-app crypto trading product to its customers

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Top Payments Trends to Look Out for in 2023

The outlook for the global payments market in the years to come is expected to be rather favorable, with a

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Top 50 Crypto Valley Companies for 2023

The CV VC Top 50 Report 2022 is an annual assessment undertaken by CV VC AG to provide an overview

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Starbucks Taps Embedded Finance to Improve Customer Experience and Increase Retention

Starbucks, an American multinational chain of coffeehouses and roastery reserves, has been dipping its toes into fintech for a while

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Neobanking Offering: Revolut Metal Named 2022’s Top Mobile Banking Service

The Mobile Banking Benchmark, an annual study by consulting company Sia Partners focusing on identifying the world’s top ten mobile

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Impact of the Metaverse: Will it Be a 3 Trillion USD Industry?

The metaverse, a concept which refers to a more 3D and immersive form of the Internet, has the potential to

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The City of Lugano Issues Its First Native Digital Bond on SDX With ZKB

The city of Lugano, Switzerland, launched a 6-year CHF senior unsecured bond with a total issue volume of CHF 100

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ABN AMRO Issues Digital Bond on Stellar Blockchain

ABN Amro became the first bank in the Netherlands to register a digital bond on the public blockchain, using Fireblocks.

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Canadian Fintech Nuvei Acquires Paya in US$1.3 Billion Deal

Canadian fintech Nuvei announced that it has inked a deal to acquire U.S. payments firm Paya in an all-cash transaction

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Swiss Insurtech Toni Digital Closes $12.5M Series B

Zurich-headquartered startup TONI Digital has secured $12.5 million in a Series B funding round. The company is a digital insurance-as-a-service

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14 Swiss Venture Capitalists Fintech Startups Should Watch in 2023

Despite a challenging global funding landscape, Swiss startups continued to see notable traction in 2022, securing a record of CHF

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Erster Schweizer Anbieter mit Versicherungsabschluss im Metaverse

Als erste Versicherung macht die Digitalversicherung Smile ihre Dienstleistungen und Services im Web 3.0 erlebbar. Darunter fallen täglich buchbare, virtuelle

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Projekt Digitales Firmenkonto: CHF 3 Millionen für Relio, TX Ventures und SIX Investieren

Relio erhält eine Finanzierung von CHF 3 Millionen für die Lancierung eines digitalen Geschäftskontos. Mit seiner neu entwickelten Compliance-Technologie spezialisiert

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Duck Creek to Acquire Swiss Imburse Payments

Nasdaq listed Duck Creek Technologie announced a definitive agreement to acquire Imburse Payments, a Swiss-based modern payments platform. Duck Creek

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The Implications of ChatGPT and AI Models on Fintech and Banking

A new text-based artificial intelligence (AI) tool called ChatGPT is making waves in the technology industry for its ability to

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Switzerland’s Premier Crypto Conference Returns With a Two-Day Format in Zurich & Davos

Wrapped around the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), the CryptoSummit.ch will kick off on Monday, 16th January

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Top Destinations for Online Fintech Workers and Digital Nomads in 2023

Technological advances and the COVID-19 pandemic have spurred a rapid shift in working practices, prompting a growing number of people

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The FTX EMEA Empire That Never Was

If you could peer into the mind of Sam Bankman-Fried, what would you see? Maybe it doesn’t bear thinking about.

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Visa Plans on Auto Crypto Payments

The rise of blockchain and cryptocurrencies has changed the way we think about digital money movement — creating opportunities for

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The Swiss Fintech Startup Map Overview (June Update)

Swisscom/eforesight shows every month a very nice overview with the Swiss Fintech Startup Map Overview. Here the  June Update, now counting 185

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Banks Vs. Fintech: ‘Fintegration’ Is The Smartest Move

Banks and fintech startups have more business interests in common than issues that divide them, according to a new report

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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

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The 9 Best Fintech Podcasts

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

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Blockchain in Austria: An Overview

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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Wearable InsurTech Infographic

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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TOP Fintech Startups Over Last Decades

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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