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BEKB startet mit erstem Emittenten auf ihrem digitalen Marktplatz

Die Berner Kantonalbank AG (BEKB) startet per 1. Dezember 2021 unter dem Namen SME|X mit ihrem digitalen Marktplatz. Der erste Emittent

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BDO und BEKB beteiligen sich an daura

BDO und die Berner Kantonalbank AG (BEKB) gehen eine strategische Beteiligung an der daura ag ein. Durch die Zusammenarbeit soll

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In Guatemala, Incumbents Tap Fintech Specialists to Ramp up Tech Capabilities

In Guatemala, incumbent banks are teaming up with fintech startups to benefit from their technological advancements, enable a seamless digital

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Swiss Banks’ Foreign Exchange Rate Comparison

Swiss banks charge on average 1.46% for currency exchange. In some cases 4.5 times more than amnis. Small and medium-sized

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Credit Suisse’s CSX Named Best-Known Swiss Digital Banking Brand

Credit Suisse’s digital bank offering CSX has been named the best-known Swiss brand for digital banking in Switzerland a year

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Former Citi Exec Launches US$1.5 Billion Crypto Investment Vehicle

Founded by former Citi’s head of structured products Matt Zhang, crypto-focused investment firm Hivemind Capital Partners has launched its debut US$1.5

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Digital Currency Group to Move Headquarters From NYC to Stamford

Bitcoin and blockchain investor Digital Currency Group (DCG) will be relocating its headquarters from New York City to Stamford, Connecticut.

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Mastercard to Extend Real-Time Payments to Latin America With Arcus Acquisition

Mastercard has acquired Mexico-based Arcus Financial Intelligence to support bill pay solutions and other real-time payment applications across Latin America.

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How Can Financial Institutions Put a Stop to Account Takeover Attacks

Financial Institutions (FI’s) can detect and prevent account takeover attacks using continuous monitoring and adaptive multi-factor authentication. Account takeover (ATO)

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“BORN IN SWITZERLAND” Swiss Original Fintech Overview Map Update: 198 Companies

Luc Schuurmans, Deputy CEO, Executive Management at Bank Linth,  put together an updated overview map of Fintech Companies “Born in

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Thought Machine Earns Unicorn Badge with US$200 Million Series C Fundraise

Thought Machine, a London-based cloud-based core banking technology firm, has now achieved a unicorn valuation following the closing of its

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Boerse Stuttgart’s BISON Launches Crypto Savings Plan

German stock exchange Boerse Stuttgart Group’s crypto platform BISON announced that it has rolled out savings plans for tradable cryptocurrencies. 

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Deep Dive: Digging Into The Short-Term Opportunities For Global Banking

Market dynamics in the financial services business rarely come on with an urgency attached. After all, the first Open Banking

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Temenos Launches New Fintech Marketplace Temenos Exchange

Global banking software company Temenos has launched a new collaborative fintech marketplace, Temenos Exchange, according to a statement by the

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Revolut Acquires Point-Of-Sale System Nobly to Expand Its Services Into Hospitality

London-headquartered fintech giant Revolut announced the acquisition of ePOS software provider Nobly POS to expand its offering to serve the

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Studie: Digital-Kompetenz Schweizer Banken: Credit Suisse Top, Neon Flop

Wie ist es um die digitale Kompetenz der Schweizerischen Banken bestellt? Mit der unabhängigen Studie „Finnoscore Schweiz 2022“ misst das

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Banking Circle Appoints New Head of Institutional Banking DACH

Luxembourg-headquartered payments bank Banking Circle has appointed Timo Florian Zwez as the new Head of Institutional Banking for the DACH

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Swiss Post Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Crypto Stamp in Switzerland

The Swiss Post is launching Switzerland’s first crypto stamp today, according to a press announcement. The Swiss Crypto Stamp consists

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Valuu: Das Angebot der Finanzierungsplattform wächst

Was im Februar 2019 als Hypothekenvermittlung für Privatpersonen begonnen hat, weitet sich mehr und mehr zu einer vielseitigen Finanzierungsplattform aus:

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Die Säule-3a-App frankly hat 1 Milliarde an verwalteten Vermögen erreicht

frankly hat CHF 1 Milliarde verwaltetes Volumen an Säule-3a-Kundengeldern erreicht. Die rein digitale Lösung der Vorsorgestiftung Sparen 3 der Zürcher

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Credit Suisse, MoneyPark und PriceHubble gehen strategische Partnerschaft ein

Ob Kauf, Verkauf oder Finanzierung – die neuen umfassenden Immobiliendienstleistungen werden digital integriert, transparent und schnell sein. Im Rahmen der

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Schweizer Anlage-App überzeugt in Höhle der Löwen

Nach dem erfolgreichen Launch der Anlage-App im Februar und dem strategischen Produktausbau im Oktober hat findependent gestern Abend erfolgreich in

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VZ VermögensZentrum bietet neu auch Crypto an

Die Marktkapitalisierung von Kryptowährungen hat mittlerweile fast USD 3 Billionen erreicht, was auf die stetig wachsende Akzeptanz durch institutionelle Anleger

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Open Wealth API: ZKB lanciert offene Schnittstellen für externe Vermögensverwalter

Die Zürcher Kantonalbank hat offene, standardisierte Schnittstellen für externe Vermögensverwalter und Custody-Kunden im Bereich Open Wealth Management eingeführt. Diese sogenannten

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Crypto Payments Infrastructure Provider MoonPay Bags US$555 Million Series A

MoonPay, a crypto payments infrastructure provider, announced it has closed a $555 million Series A financing round led by Tiger

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Demand for Digital Identity Verification Surges Amid Booming Virtual Banking Sector

An evolving regulatory landscape, rising digital adoption and the surge in fintech usage is pushing demand for digital identity verification.

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El Salvador Plans World’s First ‘Bitcoin City’ Funded by US$1 Billion ‘Bitcoin Bond’

El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele announced plans to build a world’s first “Bitcoin City” situated near a volcano that will

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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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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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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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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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$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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Europe’s Top 11 Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is a direct alternative to a bank loan with the difference that, instead of borrowing from a

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FinTech Infographics: The Evolution of FinTech

The FinTech industry offers technology solutions and services to solve financial isues. This evolution started with the birth of the signature verification system

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Top 10 Fintech Accelerators in Europe

A startup accelerator program is an intensive business development program that supports founders and helps them turn their ideas into

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Wer sind die Top Schweizer Fintech Influencer?

In diesem Beitrag zeigen wir, wer gemäss verschiedenen Messmethoden zu den Top Schweizer Fintech Influencer gehört. Kürzlich erschien ein Ranking vom

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14 Hottest Digital-First Challenger Banks by Country in Europe

Europe has been the bright spot for challenger banks and neobanks over the past decade. Since 2011, European neobanks’ customer

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Digital-First Challenger Banks from the UK- The List

In the UK, digital-first challenger banks have taken the banking industry by storm. In the next year, digital challenger banks

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KPMG Report: Robo Advice Platforms Will Manage US$2.2 trillion Worth of Assets by 2020

KPMG surveyed 1,500 bank clients about their awareness of and interest in digital wealth management, or robo-advisors. The firm found

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Top 50 Swiss Blockchain Companies H1 2020

Crypto Valley has further matured and added substance in the first half of 2020. Despite challenging circumstances because of COVID-19,

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7 Top Money Transfer Companies from the UK

The UK, and most particularly London, is undeniably one of the leading fintech hubs in the world. In 2015, VC-backed

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