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New Proptech Firm Fixmyspace Kicks off to Offer Maintenance Services in Romandy

fixmyspace, a newly established Swiss proptech firm, announced that it has just launched its mobile application and online platform for

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Swiss Residents Show Reluctance to Neobanks, Non-Traditional Banking Providers

Despite being ranked this year’s most-innovative economy and boasting a dynamic fintech ecosystem, Switzerland’s residents are still reluctant to joining

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8 Fast-Growing Fintech Startups from Berlin to Watch

Boasting one of the densest network of startups, deepest pools of experienced talent and some of the world’s most sophisticated

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DocuSign Launches Venture Firm Focused on the Future of Agreements

DocuSign, a US-based e-signature technology provider, has introduced DocuSign Ventures, which will co-invest in as well as partner with companies

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Facebook Can’t Be Trusted to Manage Cryptos, US Senators Say Following Novi Launch

A number of US lawmakers jointly issued a statement saying that Facebook cannot be trusted to manage cryptocurrency and has

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London Fintech Plum Bags US$14 Million in First Close of Its Series A

London-based money management app Plum announced the first close of its US$14 million Series A round to fuel its expansion

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Newly Minted Unicorn Zopa Raises £220 Million Led by Softbank Ahead of IPO

Zopa, London-based peer-to-peer lender and digital bank, announced its latest fundraise of £220 million led by Softbank Vision Fund 2

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Tala Raises US$145 Million Series E, Plans to Roll Out Crypto Products

Tala, a Californian digital financial services provider in emerging markets, announced that it has secured a US$145 million Series E fundraise

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Neobank N26 Secures US$900 Million Series E, Now Valued at US$9 Billion

German neobank N26 announced a record-breaking US$900+ million Series E funding round which increases the company’s valuation to more than

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Virtual Debit/Credit Cards Take Off Amid Rising Theft, Digital Shift

Around the world, virtual debit and credit cards are on the rise, a trend brought about by COVID-19. In Switzerland,

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Revolut Bank Continues Rollout Across Europe; Launches in Austria

UK digital banking unicorn Revolut has started operating as a bank in Austria, marking the 13th country in which it

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6 Fast-Growing Fintech and Blockchain Startups from Zug

Within the Greater Zurich Area, Zug has emerged as a hotspot for fintech startups, home to some of the world

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Payments Firm SumUp Acquires Fivestars for US$317 Million

SumUp, a London-based global payments service provider, announced the acquisition of Fivestars, America’s commerce network that combines a marketing platform

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Facebook to Hire 10,000 New European Talent to Help Build Its Metaverse

Social media giant Facebook announced its plan to create 10,000 new high-skilled jobs within the European Union (EU) over the

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German Asset Manager DWS Group Acquires Minority Stake in Smart Pension

Smart, a global savings and investments technology platform provider based in London, announced that DWS Group has acquired a minority

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Marc Hauser Appointed as New Head of F10 Switzerland

Fintech incubator and accelerator F10 announced that it has appointed Marc Hauser as new Head of Switzerland and a member

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Embedded Finance Firm Alviere Raises US$70 Million in Funding

Alviere, a New York-based embedded finance platform offering single-integration plug and play software services, announced that it had raised US$70

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Halo Investing Bags Over US$100 Million Series C, Plans to Set up Office in the UAE

Halo Investing, a Chicago-based multi-issuer technology platform for protective investment solutions, announced that it has raised over US$ 100 million

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New Report Spotlights the Indonesian Fintech Opportunity for Swiss Firms

With a population of 267 million people, a large pool of financially underserved businesses and individuals, and high mobile and

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Advisory Firm Nebula Capital Partners Set to Launch BNPL-Focused Fund

London-based advisory firm Nebula Capital Partners (NCP) is launching a fintech lending focused fund project which bridges the gap between

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7 Must-Know Fintech Startups from Geneva

Geneva, a leading international financial center, is seeing the emergence of a burgeoning fintech sector. Today, the region is home

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London Fintech 9fin Secures £8 Million Series A Led by Swiss VC Redalpine

9fin, a London-based provider of data, news and predictive analytics for debt capital markets, has announced an £8 million Series

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Yokoy Co-Founder and CMO Shares Ambitions, Expansion Plans

Swiss spend management specialist Yokoy is on an expansion spree. After launching in Austria and Germany less than a year

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Die St.Galler Kantonalbank startet mit Open Wealth API

Als erste Schweizer Bank stellt die St.Galler Kantonalbank gemäss eigenen Angaben per sofort eine standardisierte Programmierschnittstelle (OpenWealth API) für ihre

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Salt Edge, Supernovae Labs Partner to Boost Open Banking in Italy

Italian fintech accelerator Supernovae Labs has joined forces with open banking solutions provider Salt Edge to provide financial institutions and

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Next Gen Finance Professionals Need to Embrace Major Upskilling to Keep Pace

Refinitiv’s new report “Workspace Without Limits” explores the data challenges financial professionals are facing, and the role that technology, interoperability

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Digital Asset Manager CoinShares Snaps up 9% Stake in FlowBank for US$11.8 Million

London-based digital asset manager CoinShares has acquired a 9.02% stake in Swiss online bank FlowBank for US$11.85 million. With this

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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 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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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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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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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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