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neon lanciert digitales Gemeinschaftskonto

Der Schweizer Banken-Challenger neon setzt das Wachstum ungebremst fort und zählt gemäss eigenen Angaben nun 200’000 Konto-Nutzer:innen. Gleichzeitig lanciert neon

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Twint Integrates Cumulus, Supercard and Co

Switzerland’s payment app continues to promote digital shopping innovations and is integrating loyalty cards such as Coop Supercard and Migros

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Lakestar Closes $600 Million European VC Funds

Lakestar announced the recent closing of their latest funds, Lakestar Early IV and Lakestar Growth II, for around $600 million

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Deepfake Gains Momentum as a Powerful Tool for Fraud and Deception

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) has introduced new and sophisticated tools for threat actors to

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HSLU Report: Growth Momentum Carries on in Swiss Marketplace Lending

In 2022, online marketplace lending continued to rise in Switzerland, driven by mortgage loans and corporate and public sector debt

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French Business Planning Startup Pigment Announces $145 Million Series D

Paris based Pigment announced a $145 million series D funding round, led by ICONIQ Growth. Sandberg Bernthal Venture Partners, as well as

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N26 Launches Couple Accounts in 21 New Markets

N26 announced the launch of Joint Accounts in 21 new markets. Joint Accounts allow N26 customers to manage both their

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Meet the 10 Fintech Finalists for >>venture>>’s 2024 Startup Competition

The >>venture>> startup competition is a cornerstone event for supporting emerging startups in Switzerland, emphasising the importance of innovation and

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N26 Goes Live With Stocks and ETFs Trading in Germany, 0.90EUR per Trade

N26 announced the launch of its Stocks and ETFs trading product in Germany. The company also announced an increased interest

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European Fintech M&A Poised for Rebound as Traditional Banks Eye Struggling Fintech Startups

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the European banking sector is expected to rebound this year as lower valuations are

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Blackrock Launches Its First Tokenized Fund on Ethereum

BlackRock unveils its first tokenized fund issued on a public blockchain, the BlackRock USD Institutional Digital Liquidity Fund (“BUIDL”) BUIDL

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Redefining Resilience for Banks in the Digital Era With the Four Zeros

The banking industry stands at the brink of a major transformation, driven by rapid technological advancements and changing customer expectations

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Solaris Raises 96 Million EUR Series F

Solaris announced the signing of its Series F round led by SBI Group and other existing investors. The current round

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Swiss Financial Innovation Desk Launches Fintech Hackathon

FIND, the new formed government supported Swiss Financial Innovation Desk (FIND), announced the launch of its flagship event “SwissHacks”, a

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Global Retail Fintech Funding Shows Resilience, Supported by Banking and Credit Deals

Retail fintech recorded a slight growth in Q4 2023 with deal value increasing by 5% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) to US$2.6 billion,

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SAP Rolls Out New Cloud Payment Solutions for Retailers

SAP announced a new composable payment solution to help retailers stay ahead of changing customer expectations. The new solution, SAP

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Top Trends in Europe’s Digital Finance Landscape

In Europe, digital finance is being driven by the adoption of innovative technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML),

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Citi Ventures Invests in Core Banking Provider Tuum

Tuum, a London and Tallinn based core banking provider, announced that Citi Ventures, a venture capital arm of US-headquartered Citigroup,

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PPRO Secure Additional 85 Million EUR Growth Funding

PPRO, a London based payments platform, has announced the completion of a dual tranche funding round totalling €85 million to

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Fintech Investors in Switzerland

Switzerland boasts a vibrant investment ecosystem supported by a robust network of investors and venture capitalists (VCs). A database created

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Unabhängige Finanz News Portale erste Wahl für Anlageentscheidungen

Gut informiert, besser investiert: Wer seine Anlageentscheidungen nach objektiven Kriterien trifft, braucht verlässliche Informationen. In der Online-Umfrage Trend des Monats

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2024 IFZ Fintech Report: Swiss Fintech Hubs Fall Behind

Switzerland is losing competitiveness as a global fintech hub, overshadowed by nations including Singapore and Sweden which have been actively

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The Top 50 Climate Fintech Startups

In 2023, global climate fintech investments totaled US$2.3 billion, declining by a slight 19% compared to the previous year, data

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The Best Rated Mobile Banking Apps in Switzerland

Over the past two years, mobile banking has developed strongly in Switzerland, overtaking e-banking as the most popular transactional and

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Mike Stawchansky to Spearhead Finastra’s Gen AI Initiatives as New Tech Chief

Financial software provider Finastra has appointed Mike Stawchansky as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Innovation Officer. Mike, who will be working

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10 Female Founders Shaping the Swiss Fintech Landscape

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 08, the Fintech News Network is presenting its spotlight on the trailblazing

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eBill hat erstmals über drei Millionen User

eBill gewinnt an Beliebtheit und wird immer häufiger genutzt, diese Woche hat gibt eBill in der Schweiz den 3 Millionen

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Kaspar& ist seit Ende Februar 2022 auf dem Schweizer Markt. Das Spin-off der HSG und ETH offeriert mit seinem App

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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 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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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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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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