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Backbase Entwickelt Kundenportal für Raiffeisen Bank

Im Rahmen der Strategie «Raiffeisen 2025» investiert Raiffeisen substanziell in den weiteren Ausbau ihrer digitalen Kanäle. Bis Ende 2025 soll

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Swiss Blockchain Firm Authena Raises CHF 2.3 Million in Seed Funding

Authena, Swiss blockchain-based technology solutions provider for tracking supply chains, announced that it has closed a CHF 2.3 million seed

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Wo Finanzberater zu Cyborgs transformieren

Are you dating your customer yet? An der Swiss Digital Finance Conference vom Freitag, 1. Oktober 2021, tauschen sich am

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Switzerland Dangles Carrot for Crypto Exchanges

The award of a trading license to the SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) coincides with a regulatory backlash on crypto exchanges

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“BORN IN SWITZERLAND” Swiss Original Fintech Overview Map Update: 194 Companies

Luc Schuurmans, Head Private Banking, Executive Management at Bank Linth,  put together an updated overview map of Fintech Companies “Born

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Insurtech Wefox ernennt ex Zurich CEO zum neuen Chief Insurance Officer

Das InsurTech wefox ernennt Peter Huber (49) zum Chief Insurance Officer (CIO). Vorbehaltlich der regulatorischen Bewilligung durch die FMA Liechtenstein

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Zurich Ties up With BOXX Insurance, Invests in Its Series A Fundraise

Zurich Insurance Group announced a global collaboration with Toronto-based insurtech BOXX Insurance (BOXX), which provides fully-integrated cybersecurity and insurance solutions

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Entrust Signs Deal to Acquire Parisian Fintech Antelop Solutions

Entrust, an American digital security and credential issuance solutions provider, announced that it has signed a deal to acquire Antelop

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Fintech Unicorns Solarisbank and Feedzai Partner for Enhanced Risk Management

Feedzai, an American cloud-based financial risk management platform, and Berlin-based Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform Solarisbank announced a multi-year partnership at Money20/20 Europe.

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Swiss Digital Identity Firm fidentity Secures Funding From Spicehaus Venture Fund

Swiss digital identity firm fidentity announced that it has raised an undisclosed sum during a recent financing round with Spicehaus

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TrueLayer Earns Unicorn Badge With US$130 Million Funding From Stripe

London-based open banking platform TrueLayer announced that it has secured US$130 million, earning the unicorn badge with a company valuation

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Coinbase to Invest US$500 Million Into Crypto Assets

American cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced that it has committed to invest US$500 million of its cash and cash equivalents

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Switzerland Lags Behind in Adopting Robo-Advisors, Investment Tech

Swiss investors are lagging behind their European counterparts in embracing investment technology services. A new survey by Swiss banking technology

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Open-Banking-Weichensteller actesy neu im F10-Accelerator-Programm

Die actesy AG erhält in Zukunft Unterstützung vom Fintech-Beschleuniger F10 in Zürich. Das Ostschweizer Unternehmen ist eines von 25 europäischen,

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SpotOn Raises US$300 Million in Series E Funding to Acquire Appetize

SpotOn, provider of mobile payment technology and management system for restaurants and small businesses, announced US$300 million in Series E

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Swiss VC btov Partners Closes US$135 Million Fund Focused on European Tech Startups

Swiss venture capital firm btov Partners announces the final closing of its new digital technologies early-stage fund with a volume

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Goldman Sachs to Acquire GreenSky, Led Form3’s US$160 Million Series C

Goldman Sachs Group has signed a deal to acquire GreenSky, a fintech platform for home improvement consumer loan originations, in

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Avaloq Ventures Rebrands as FiveT Fintech Following Spin-off From Group

Swiss core banking solution provider Avaloq announced that the investment advisor of its fintech investment fund is being spun off

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Coinfirm Raises US$8 Million in Series A Co-led by SIX Fintech Ventures

London-based crypto regtech firm Coinfirm announced the close of its Series A fund raise of US$ 8 million, and has

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Raiffeisen Switzerland Issues CHF 165 Million Bail-in Bond on Valyo’s Platform

Raiffeisen Switzerland, a cooperative of cooperatives the union of all independent Swiss Raiffeisen banks, has issued a CHF 165 million

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Switzerland’s Startup Competition Venture Has Ended on a High Note This Year

Switzerland’s startup competition >>venture>> has come to a close with the announcement of this year’s winners. Established in 1997, >>venture>>

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Money20/20 Europe 2021: Line-up, Key Topics and More

Money20/20 Europe, one of the biggest annual fintech events in the region, is coming back from September 21 to 23,

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Valuu steht jetzt auch Hypothekar- und Finanzberater:innen offen

Seit Juli 2021 können nebst Privatkunden auch professionelle Vermittler die Hypothekenplattform Valuu nutzen. Das Angebot mit dem Namen «Valuu Pro»

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Payroll Platform Papaya Global Raises US$250 Million at US$3.7 Billion Valuation

Papaya Global, a New York-based workforce management platform transforming global employment, announced that it has raised US$250 million in Series

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Avaloq Appoints Georges Roten to Lead Swiss and Liechtenstein Operations

Swiss core banking solution provider Avaloq announced that it has appointed Georges Roten as its new regional head for Switzerland

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Swiss Consumers Show Interest in Open Banking-Enabled Services Despite Low Awareness

In Switzerland, although just a few consumers know what open banking is, consumers are showing strong interest in the use

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Banks Remain Costliest Remittance Providers

Although wire transfers might be the quickest and most convenient way to send money, it is also exorbitantly pricey, especially

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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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