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Crypto Companies Put the Brakes on Sports Sponsorship Amid Market Crash

This year’s cryptocurrency crash, which saw the market lose more than half of its value in the span of six

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Top 29 Fintech Events To Attend in DACH in H2 2022

2021 was a blockbuster year for fintech funding globally. In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, also referred to as the DACH

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Bank of America Makes Strategic Investment in iCapital to Deepen Partnership

iCapital, a fintech platform for alternative investments and investors, announced that the Bank of America has made a strategic investment

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France Central Bank Officer Praises the Potential of Open Finance

The European Union (EU) was among the world’s pioneers in open banking regulation, adopting since the late 2000s a series

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CityFALCON Raises US$2 Million From Holt Xchange, eToro and TBH

CityFALCON, which transforms unstructured financial content into structured data, has closed its equity fundraising campaign on private investment platform Seedrs after

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Binance Team Up for NFT Partnership

Binance announced an exclusive multi-year partnership with Portuguese football legend Cristiano Ronaldo. The five-time Ballon D’or winner is joining forces

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European Banking Authority Asks for PSD2 Review

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion and Report in response to the European Commission’s Call for Advice

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SumUp Raises 590 Million Euro

SumUp has raised a €590 million funding round that gives the company an enterprise value of €8 billion following a

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Bundesrat trifft Richtungsentscheid für einen Schweizer Innovationsfonds

Der Bundesrat will den Standort Schweiz für Startups weiter stärken. Er hat am 22. Juni 2022 einen Richtungsentscheid zugunsten eines

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4 Fintech Execs Make Top 100 B2B Marketers Leaderboard

HotTopics.ht, a thought leadership platform for business leaders, has announced 2022’s top 100 global marketing leaders in the technology sector.

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Citi Partners With Metaco to Develop Institutional Digital Asset Custody Capabilities

Citi announced yesterday that it has selected Switzerland-based METACO to develop and pilot digital asset custody capabilities. This collaboration brings

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SEON Partners With Provenir to Improve Fraud Detection Solutions

Fraud prevention platform SEON announced a new partnership with credit risk specialist Provenir to help organisations build better fraud prevention

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Klarna App Is Enhanced With Digital Wallet for Easy Access to Loyalty Cards

Klarna, a leading global retail bank, payments, and shopping service today announced the launch of its new Loyalty Card feature

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Swiss Private Bank Bergos AG Selects New Access SA to Support Its Digital Transformation

The core-to-digital solution suite provider, New Access SA, is very proud to announce the signing of a new license agreement

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Digital ID Verification, Remote Document Signing to Become the Norm in Finance Sector

The pandemic has accelerated the growth of non-face-to-face interactions, forcing banks, merchants and others to swiftly deploy digital tools to

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Point Zero Forum to Kick off Tomorrow in Zurich

The Swiss Secretariat for International Finance (SIF) and Elevandi (a company set up by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

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Nascent Metaverse Finance Industry Provides Investors with Exciting Opportunities

In 2021, interest in the metaverse spiked following a surge in sales of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and announcements from bigtechs

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Austria’s Qenta Taps Netcetera to Secure Cashless Payments in the Region

Netcetera, a Swiss software company that provides secure digital payments, announced that it will be collaborating with Austrian payments services

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Mihails Safro, Xpate CEO: Core Banking Solutions Simplify Customer Experience on Both B2B and B2C Levels

Mihails Safro, CEO of xpate, that has just delivered it’s own in-house build core banking solution tells about the history

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Amnis Closed Series-A Funding Round of CHF 8.6 Million

AMNIS Treasury Services,  a Zurich-based fintech founded in 2014 with the goal of reshaping international banking for SMEs, announced the

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Swiss Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Foxstone Raises CHF 10 Million

The online real estate investment platform Foxstone has completed a CHF 10 million Series A financing round, the company’s largest

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Swiss Wealthtech 3rd-eyes Analytics Enters US Market with Partnership

Bonsai announced a partnership with 3rd-eyes analytics, an innovative Swiss Wealthtech company focused on realistic wealth planning. The 3rd-eyes analytics’

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Don’t Overcomplicate Climate Change

Asset managers can contribute most to a sustainable economy by sticking to a policy of steadily reducing their portfolios’ carbon

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Fintech and Finance Firms Snap Up Media Companies to Gain Audience

This past year has seen banks, financial services companies and fintech startups snapping up media companies, realizing the merits of

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Banking Circle Supports Bluecode and TWINT’s Interoperability

The mobile payment systems German-Austrian Bluecode and the Swiss TWINT are now interoperable with one another. Interoperability of said two

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Salesforce Expands Social Commerce Offerings, Connecting Merchants With TikTok

Salesforce is partnering with TikTok to make it easier for Commerce Cloud merchants to engage with the TikTok community, including

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Western Union Taps Mambu for Its New Digital Bank Platform in Europe

Cloud banking platform Mambu has teamed up with Western Union to integrate its solution into the latter’s next generation real

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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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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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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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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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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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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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