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Basel Committee Mulls Regulating Banks’ Exposure to Cryptoassets

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued a public consultation on preliminary proposals for the prudential treatment of banks’ cryptoasset

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Swiss and French Central Banks to Pilot Wholesale CBDC Project

The Swiss National Bank, the Banque de France and the BIS Innovation Hub announced that, together with a private sector

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Vaudoise investiert weitere 10 Millionen CHF in Crowdlender neocredit.ch

Die Vaudoise Versicherungs Gruppe investiert CHF 10 Millionen in neocredit.ch, ein Crowdlending-Unternehmen, das sie 2019 mit Credit.fr initiiert hat. Mit

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AntChain Inks Deal With UEFA EURO to Be Its Official Global Blockchain Partner

UEFA and AntChain, the blockchain business of Ant Group, announced a five-year global partnership around blockchain technologies and to jointly

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COVID-19 Accelerates Digital Payment and Fintech Adoption in Armenia

In Armenia, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital payment solutions and boosted e-commerce activity. Beniamin Tadevosyan, CEO

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SoftBank Leads Swedish BNPL Firm Klarna’s Mega Fundraise of US$639 Million

Swedish Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform Klarna announced that it has secured US$ 639 million during a new equity

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Financial Crime Compliance at Financial Institutions Globally Reaches US$213.9 Billions

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a global data and analytics company, has released its annual True Cost of Financial Crime Compliance Global

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German Rob Advisor Scalable Capital Raises €150 Million in Fundraise Led by Tencent

Scalable Capital, a German-based neobroker and digital wealth manager, has raised more than US$180 million (€150 million) in a Series

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Nubank Bags US$ 750 Million in Two Series G Extensions, Now Valued at US$30 Billion

Brazilian challenger bank Nubank announced that it has raised a total of US$ 750 million during two extensions of its

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Digital Banking: Release a New Feature in the Swiss Market in Half the Time

The Swiss banking market is among the most traditional in Europe. With a number of native traditional, private banks and

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Fintech DACH Trends: Funding Bounces Back in 2020

Despite an initial fall in transaction value and volume in the first half of 2020, fintech funding in Germany, Austria

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9 Top-Ranked Crypto Blockchain Project Coins You’ve Probably Never Heard of Before

Cryptocurrencies have been all the rage this year with total market capitalization surging 132% since the beginning of the year.

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Canadian ID Verification Firm Trulioo Raises US$394 Million, Valued at US$1.75 Billion

Trulioo, a Canadian global identity and business verification provider, announced that it has completed a US$394 million Series D round

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Swiss Startup Competition Venture Announces Fintech Finalists and Winners for 2021

Switzerland’s startup competition >>venture>> has announced its list of 52 finalists for its 2021 competition. The competition has finalists from

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Top 10 Upcoming Fintech Webinars and Virtual Events in DACH to Attend

Despite the loosening of restrictions, webinars and,virtual events continue to be widely popular. As fintech continues to shake up the

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Crypto Hedge Fund Industry Assets Surge to Record US$3.8B

Last year, cryptocurrency hedge fund assets nearly doubled to hit a new record as the industry delivered outstanding performance. Amid

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PayAlly Taps Banking Circle to Enhance Its B2B Cross Border Payments Services

PayAlly, a London-based fully integrated payments ecosystem for SMEs, has selected global financial infrastructure provider Banking Circle‘s solutions to improve

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BNPL Player Klarna Launches in-App Shopping Feature for UK’s Users

Swedish Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) firm Klarna has launched its shopping app where UK’s users can pay in three

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Capchase Secures $125 Million Funding to Launch Financing for Tech Companies

Capchase, a New York-based a platform for recurring-revenue companies to secure non-dilutive capital, has announced a US$125 million Series A

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Generali Bags Four Awards at Efma and Accenture’s Insurance Competition

Efma, an association of more than 2,550 retail financial services companies in 133 countries, and Accenture announced the winners of

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Red Bull Racing Honda Selects Tezos as Its Official Blockchain Partner

Red Bull Racing Honda has confirmed a new multi-year technical partnership with Tezos, a Luxembourg- based decentralised, open-source blockchain network,

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Wealthtech Startup Yieldstreet Lands US$100 Million in Series C Fundraise

Yieldstreet, a New York-based digital investing platform, announced that it has raised US$100 million during a Series C funding round.

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NatWest, Deutsche Bank and Others Trial Blockchain-Based Intraday FX Swaps

Eleven banking groups including NatWest Group, Deutsche Bank, Bank of Ireland and Banca Mediolanum have trialed a solution for intraday

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10 Startups Selected For the FIS Fintech Accelerator Programme in 2021

Financial products and services provider FIS and The Venture Center have announced the ten companies selected to participate in the

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Swiss Neobank Neon Bags CHF 7 Million, Offers Equity Crowdfunding to Customers

The Zurich-based challenger bank neon announced that it has received funding of 7 million CHF from its pre-existing investors. Thsi

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adesso unterstützt die Mobiliar -Versicherung bei der Digitalisierungsstrategie

adesso ist ein Partner bei der grossen Digitalisierungsinitiative für die Schweizerische Mobiliar Versicherungsgesellschaft. Das achtköpfige adesso-Team ist Teil dieses Digitalisierungsprojektes und

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Norilsk Nickel Owners Continue Tokenization of Physical Assets

Interros, Nornickel’s largest shareholder, has entered the consortium of investors for the Atomyze blockchain platform, Interros head Sergey Batekhin told

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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$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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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