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How Refinitiv is Empowering Developers in the Sustainable Finance Revolution

Refinitiv has created a global community for developers in the financial industry. In continuing its longstanding history as a leader

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Entris Banking Taps Bottomline to Boost Its Payment Connectivity

Bottomline announced that Entris Banking has selected its SaaS-based payment connectivity platform to provide customers with an enhanced, more flexible

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TransUnion Taps Spring Labs to Bring Credit Data to Public Blockchain Networks

Blockchain-based data-sharing platform Spring Labs announced that is bringing TransUnion’s identity and credit data on-chain to help accelerate Web 3

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The Bank Branch of the Future: Consumers Prefer Hybrid Experiences

Digital banking has been displacing many branch interactions in the move towards digital. As consumers increasingly engage with their banks

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Checkout.com Raises US$1 Billion Series D, Now Valued at US$40 Billion

Checkout.com, a London-based payments solutions provider, raised US$1 billion in its Series D funding round at a valuation of US$40

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Top 20 Most Valuable Independent Digital Banks Worth a Combined US$184.7B

Around the world, independent digital banks are growing and maturing. As awareness and adoption surged on the back of the

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SEBA Bank Raises CHF 110 Million in Series C Fundraise

SEBA Bank, a digital assets firm with a Swiss banking license from FINMA, announced that it has raised CHF 110

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BBVA Switzerland Expands Its Crypto Offering With the Support of Avaloq

BBVA Switzerland’s crypto asset service, launched last June, is now also offering Ether. Through a personalized digital wallet on the

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Revolut Launches as a Bank in Liechtenstein and Germany

Revolut has operationalized its Lithuania-based European specialized banking licence in 10 European markets. Customers in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland,

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Veteran Banker Martha Boeckenfeld Joins GenTwo’s Advisory Board

Swiss securitisation specialist GenTwo announced that former banker Martha Boeckenfeld will be joining its advisory board with immediate effect. Working together with

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Record-Fundraising in France: €486 Million for SME Banking Startup Qonto in Series D

France SME Banking Startup Qonto announced today it has raised €486 million in Series D funding, bringing Qonto’s valuation to

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UBS Next Fund with 3th Fintech Startup Investment

UBS Next launched in October 2020 to identify new venture opportunities within the start-up ecosystem. For this, they did a 

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French Payroll Solution Specialist Payfit Raises €254M

PayFit, payroll and HR management solution for SMEs, announced that it has raised €254M in a Series E funding round,

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Swiss Crypto Industry Unfazed by New Year Bitcoin Crash

The New Year has started with a sharp fall in the price of bitcoin – and some intriguing stories surrounding

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Embedded Payments to Generate EUR 277B of Revenue in Europe Over Next 5 Years

In Europe, companies of all sizes and from all sectors are waking up to the embedded finance opportunity with most

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New Bitcoin Suisse CEO Announced

Bitcoin Suisse announced  that Dr. Dirk Klee, currently CEO Wealth Management & Investments of Barclays UK, will take over as

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Biometric Startup iProov Announces $70M Investment

iProov, a leader in online biometric face authentication announced a $70 million (USD) growth investment from Sumeru Equity Partners. Headquartered

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New Study Reveals Low Digital Banking Adoption Level Amongst Swiss SMEs

Despite Switzerland being a global banking hub, a study commissioned by fintech firm Crealogix found low adoption of digital functionalities

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Acronis Appoints New Chief Marketing Officer

Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced the appointment of Michael Callahan as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Callahan

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Digital Ecosystem for EAMs: Banque Heritage Joins Wecan Comply

Banque Heritage joins Wecan Comply’s blockchain based compliance platform and aims to create a digital ecosystem for its EAMs. Banque

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MoneyGram Announces Minority Investment into Coinme

MoneyGram International announced that they have completed a strategic minority investment in Coinme, a cryptocurrency cash exchange in the U.S.

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The Top 8 Crypto Custodians

As investors increasingly incorporate digital assets into their portfolios, the crypto custody landscape continues to grow and mature. As of

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Fintech in Switzerland: 2021 in Review

In 2021, the Swiss fintech industry continued to mature, with established ventures attracting considerable funding to fuel growth and pursue

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Year End Message to Our Readers – Offline From 23rd December to the 2nd January

Fintech News Switzerland would like to take this opportunity to wish all our readers a Merry Christmas and a very

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Crypto Assets Trading Volume in Switzerland Reached CHF 103.6B in 2021

The Swiss market for crypto assets has seen strong growth over the past three years, a trend reflected in the

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Meniga Appoints Gunter Saurwein as New COO

London-headquartered global digital banking solutions provider Meniga has appointed Gunter Saurwein as its new COO to drive growth and performance.

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Checkout.com Appoints Meta’s Former Exec Meron Colbeci as New CPO

Checkout.com has announced the appointment of Meron Colbeci as its Chief Product Officer. Colbeci is the former head of consumer

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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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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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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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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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