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Spendesk Raises €100 Million in Series C Funding

Paris-headquartered Spendesk, an all-in-one spend management platform for finance teams, has raised €100 million in a Series C funding round,

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Solarisbank Becomes Unicorn With EUR 190 Million Series D Funding

Berlin-based Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform Solarisbank has raised EUR 290 million in an oversubscribed Series D funding round, the startup announced.

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2021, a Tipping Point for Digital Asset Adoption in Switzerland

2021 was the tipping point for the acceptance of cryptocurrencies and digital assets in Switzerland. Investors entered the space at

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Swiss Marketplace Lending Volume Surged 42.5% to CHF 15.4 Billion in 2020

In 2020, the total volume of new debt capital brokered through online platform in Switzerland grew 42.5% to CHF 15.4

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Top 12 Global Neobanking Influencers in 2021

From retail and telecommunications to construction and transport, numerous sectors are currently experiencing disruption and digital transformation. This trend has

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Report: 53% of Global Population Set To Embrace Digital Banking By 2026

With the pandemic accelerating digital adoption across the globe, the popularity of digital banking has soared through the roof. Around 35%

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UK Fintech Soldo Raises US$180 Million in Series C Funding Round Led by Temasek

Soldo, a London-based business expense automation platform, announced that it has closed a US$180 million oversubscribed Series C funding round.

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Remote Becomes Unicorn With $150 Million Series B Funding

When the global pandemic struck last year, millions of people transitioned from working in physical offices to working from home,

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Nassim Taleb Now Calls Bitcoin Worthless, Too Volatile to be a Useful Currency or Store of Value

Not only does bitcoin fail to satisfy the notion of being a currency without a government, but the cryptocurrency is

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Singaporean Insurtech bolttech Plots Europe Expansion With Acquisition of i-surance AG

Singaporean insurtech firm bolttech announced it has acquired i-surance, a next-generation B2B2C digital insurance platform based in Switzerland. The acquisition

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Visa To Acquire UK Payments Startup Currencycloud

Visa has signed a definitive agreement to acquire London-based payments startup Currencycloud, Visa announced today. The acquisition builds on an

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Glarner Kantonalbank bringt eine Online-Freizügigkeitslösung

Mit freeME bringt die Glarner Kantonalbank eine kostengünstige Freizügigkeitslösung auf den Markt, die komplett online ausgerichtet ist. Damit schliesst die

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Fintech Takes Lion’s Share in Q2 2021 Swiss VC Funding

Out of the CHF 1.4 billion raised by Swiss startups in Q2 2021, CHF 677 million, or nearly half of

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Revolut Forays Into the Travel Sector in a Bid to Become a Superapp

London-headquartered fintech giant Revolut is betting on the rebound of the travel sector. The company launched a new feature called

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Julius Baer Taps Wecan Comply’s Blockchain-Based Compliance Platform

Swiss wealth management group Julius Baer has formed a partnership with Wecan Comply, a blockchain-based compliance platform for private banks

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Open Banking Fintech Yapily Raises US$51 Million in Series B Fundraise

Yapily, a London-based open banking infrastructure provider, announced the first closing of its US$51 million Series B funding round led

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Liechtenstein’s LGT Acquires Stake in German Digital Wealth Manager LIQID

LGT, an international private banking and asset management group owned by the Princely House of Liechtenstein, has agreed to acquire

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Wealth and Asset Managers Will Go Head to Head as Their Opportunities Converge

The recent Weath and Asset Management Report 2021 by Oliver Wyman and Morgan Stanley sheds light on emerging industry trends

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Insurtech Firma sponsored Fussball Stadium in Schaffhausen

Frohe Kunde beim Fussballclub Schaffhausen. Mit wefox steigt ein Insurtech Partner beim Stadtclub ein, der dem Stadion einen neuen Namen

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Facebook Pay To Be Available to Online Retailers Starting With Shopify

With digital payments picking up pace across the globe, social media giant Facebook is extending its payment services to online

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Mastercard Taps Circle for Payment Settlement Pilot With USDC Stablecoin

Circle and Mastercard announced an engagement to use the USD Coin (USDC) to facilitate crypto-to-fiat conversions in a pilot programme

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M1 Finance Clinches Unicorn Status with US$150 Million Fundraise

M1 Finance, an all-in-one money management platform, announced that it has secured US$150 million during a Series E funding round,

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Latin America Sees Booming Digital Banking Sector with Brazil at the Lead

Over the last few years, digital banking in Latin America (Latam) has experienced extraordinary growth on the back of changing

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Swiss Proptech Firm PriceHubble Bags US$34 Million for Its International Expansion Plans

Swiss B2B proptech startup PriceHubble announced that it has successfully completed its Series B funding round and raised US$ 34

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Sygnum Bank and Artemundi Tokenise a Picasso Worth CHF 4 Million

Swiss digital asset bank Sygnum and Artemundi, an art investment pioneer, have partnered to tokenise Picasso’s Fillette au béret painting.

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Swiss National Bank, SIX Launch the Secure Swiss Finance Network for Data Sharing

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) and SIX Swiss Exchange are launching the Secure Swiss Finance Network (SSFN) communication network to

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Revolut Raises US$800 Million in Series E Fundraise, Valuing It at US$33 Billion

Revolut, the financial superapp with more than 16 million customers worldwide, announced an US$800 million series E funding round, valuing

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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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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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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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Sweden is Testing the e-Krona

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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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The current CV VC Top 50 Report highlights maturity and substance of the blockchain ecosystem in Crypto Valley. The number

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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