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Crypto Money Laundering Reaches New Heights; Totaled US$23.8B in 2022

In 2022, cryptocurrency money laundering reached a new record, with illicit addresses sending US$23.8 billion worth of crypto, a figure

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IBM’s 2023 Banking and Financial Market Report is Bullish on Cloud and AI

Stress to the world economy in 2022, arising from factors including geopolitical conflicts, supply chain disruptions and rising inflation, will

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Swiss Startup Competition >>venture>> Is Now Accepting Submissions

Switzerland’s startup competition >>venture>> is inviting early-stage fintech and insurtech startups to showcase their innovative solutions and compete for recognition,

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EU “Tokenise Europe 2025” Initiative Aims to Boosts Asset Tokenization

A new initiative called Tokenise Europe 2025 is being spearheaded by the European Commission (EC) and the German Banking Association

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Fintech Takes Second Place in Swiss Startup Funding; Secures CHF 910M in 2022

In 2022, Swiss fintech companies secured a total of CHF 910 million, a figure that puts the sector at the

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Jumio Makes New Sales Leadership Appointments to Drive Growth

Jumio, a US-based provider of automated, end-to-end identity proofing, risk assessment and eKYC solutions, has appointed Jon Jones as the

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Global Climate Fintech Funding More Than Doubled to US$2.9B in 2022

In 2022, funding to climate fintech companies reached a new high, totaling US$2.9 billion in venture capital (VC) raised by

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Klarpay Expands Global Payment Offering With 13 New Currency Accounts

Business payments platform Klarpay announced the expansion of its international payment offering with the launch of 13 new currency IBAN

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Klarpay’s CTO, on How Payment APIs Have Transformed Transactional Banking

Rapid digital transformation across the retail, banking and fintech industries brought about a tremendous shift in how online businesses conduct

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GPT-3 Use Cases in Banking, Finance and Fintech

Since its release in November 2022, artificial intelligence (AI)-powered chatbot ChatGPT has garnered much excitement in the technology industry, praised

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Zurich Insurance Selects AWS to Deliver New Customer Experiences

Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced that Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is moving its enterprise information technology (IT) infrastructure to

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DailyPay Announces $260 Million in New Funding

DailyPay announced it has secured $260 million of capital to fuel growth domestically, expand internationally and further invest in product

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Fintech Funding Drops 46%; Banking Startups Among Worst Hit

In 2022, fintech companies secured a total of US$75.2 billion in funding, a sum that represents a 46% decline from

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Zurich Insurance Leads Series B Fundraise for Global Cyber Insurtech Boxx

BOXX Insurance, a Toronto headquartered insurtech that combines cyber insurance and security announced a US$14.4 million Series B funding round,

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US Fraud Detection Startup Inscribe Raised 25M USD Series B

Inscribe, a fraud detection and document automation platform, announced that it has raised $25M in Series B funding. The round

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PayEm Announces $220M in Equity and Credit Financing

PayEm, a San Francisco based platform for spend and procurement management announced $220 million in equity and credit financing from

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Swiss Lending Platform TP24 Secures Mezzanine Funding From Channel Capital

Zurich-based lending platform TP24 announced that it has secured mezzanine financing for an undisclosed sum from Channel Capital Advisors. The

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Boerse Stuttgart Deepens Digital Asset Partnership with Axel Springer and SBI

Boerse Stuttgart Group strengthens its digital business and further expands its strategic partnership with Axel Springer and SBI Group via

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With an Estimated US$800B in Payments Processed Annually, Apple Has Become a Key Actor in the Global Fintech Scene

In 2022, Apple controlled an estimated US$800 billion worth of payments, making the American technology company a significant fintech player

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Swiss Fintech Company Numarics Joins Forces With Top Ten Accounting Firm A&O Kreston

The Swiss fintech company Numarics AG is merging with the multiple award-winning fiduciary company a&o kreston ag. The startup Numarics,

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Inventx erwirbt Mehrheitsbeteiligung an Wiler Spezialistin für Daten-Transformation

Die Inventx übernimmt rückwirkend per 1. Januar 2023 die Aktienmehrheit der DTI-Gruppe. Die DTI ist eine unabhängige Dienstleisterin für digitales Informationsmanagement

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Hawk AI Accelerates Global Expansion With $17 Million Series B

Hawk AI, a Munich-based provider of anti-money laundering (AML) and fraud prevention technology for banks and payment companies, announced $17M

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Payment, Fintech Companies Embrace Sports Sponsorships

Sports sponsorship deals from financial services and fintech companies alike have increased significantly over the past three years on the

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Swiss FIs Expect New Pressures as Well as Opportunities for Instant Payments

Scan the headlines in these early days of 2023, and you would be forgiven for thinking we’re embarking on the

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Robinhood Launches New Media Outlet Sherwood Media

Digital investment platform Robinhood is launching a new media arm called Sherwood Media, which will cover the markets, economics, business,

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Will 2023 Be The Year of B2B Fintechs?

2022 was a trying year for the fintech industry which faced uncertainties related to geopolitical conflicts, supply chain challenges, as

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SIX Ventures and Circle Invest in Swiss Blockchain Startup Obligate (FQX)

Obligate, formerly known as FQX, announced it has successfully closed a seed extension funding round, allowing them to scale their

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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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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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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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