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TX Ventures Launches CHF 100 Million Fintech Fund to Invest in Early Stage Startups

TX Ventures, the VC arm of Swiss media company TX Group, announced that it has launched a European CHF 100

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17 Rising Fintech DACH Stars that Went Live in 2022

Fintech Innovators has released its annual report featuring the most exciting and fastest-growing fintech and insurtech companies across Germany, Austria

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UBS Next Participates in $20 Million Series B of Israel Compliance Tech Startup

Shield, a compliance tech platform based in Tel Aviv, announced its $20 million Series B financing round, which was led

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EIB and Goldman Sachs Issue First Euro-Denominated Digital Bond on a Private Blockchain

The European Investment Bank (EIB) — in collaboration with Goldman Sachs Bank Europe, Santander and Société Générale — launched Project

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SIX Fintech Ventures Joins Keyrock’s $72 Million Series B Fundraising

Keyrock, a Brussel based digital asset market maker, raised $72 million in its Series B funding round from investors including

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Mastercard & Vesta Join Forces to Offer Enhanced Fraud Management Solutions

Mastercard and Vesta, an end-to-end fraud prevention platform for digital purchases, announced a new strategic partnership to provide a state-of-the-art

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The State of the German Blockchain Ecosystem

Despite a global venture capital (VC) pullback, shrinking valuations and public market turmoil, Germany’s blockchain VC funding market remained stable

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16 Banking, Insurance and Fintech Professionals Named Among 2022 Top B2B Marketing Influencers

CMO Huddles, a community of business-to-business (B2B) marketing leaders, have released its selection of this year’s top B2B marketing influencers.

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Interest in Media for Equity on the Rise

Media for equity, a financing option that provides advertising in return for equity in a company, is proliferating at an

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A.P. Moller – Maersk and IBM to Discontinue Blockchain Trade Platform Tradelens

A.P. Moller – Maersk  and IBM announced the decision to withdraw the TradeLens offerings and discontinue the platform. Starting immediately,

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Swiss Digital Bank Alpian Ramps up Athlete Endorsements to Appeal to the Mass Affluent

Swiss digital bank Alpian has announced the appointment of Sébastien Buemi as honorary “chief inspiration officer,” adding the Swiss professional

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Alpian ernennt Sébastien Buemi zum dritten ehrenamtlichen Chief Inspiration Officer

Nachdem Alpian im Oktober 2022 offiziell als erste digitale Privatbank der Schweiz an den Start ging, gibt das Unternehmen heute

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France, Luxembourg and EIB Conduct Joint Wholesale CBDC Experiment

The Banque de France, Banque centrale du Luxembourg and European Investment Bank (EIB) successfully conducted a wholesale central bank digital

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Conferma Pay, Sabre and Mastercard Issue B2B Virtual Travel Payment Cards

UK virtual corporate card provider Conferma Pay and US travel tech company Sabre have partnered with Mastercard to issue virtual

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Belgium’s OpenWay Launches Card-as-a-Service Platform

Belgian payment processing company OpenWay has added card issuing software to its Way4 digital payments platform covering credit, debit, corporate,

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UBS Chooses Regula’s Identity Verification Solutions to Automate Onboarding

UBS has partnered with Latvian identity verification company Regula to create a fully automated and 24/7 account opening process for

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BVNK Acquires System Pay Services to Provide Licensed E-Money Services

UK crypto payments platform BVNK has acquired payments company System Pay Services for its Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license after

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wefox Appoints Zalando’s Laura Eschricht as Chief Marketing Officer

German insurtech platform wefox has appointed Laura Eschricht as its new Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. She joins wefox from

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BlockFi Files for Bankruptcy Due to Exposure to FTX

Crypto lender BlockFi has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection citing a liquidity crisis due to substantial exposure to recently

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Quid Launches Multi-Currency Wallet for SMEs With Visa’s Currencycloud

UK business banking platform Quid Global and cross-border payments platform Currencycloud have partnered to launch Quid’s multi-currency global wallet for

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Spain’s Cobee Raises €40M Series B for Employee Benefits Platform

Madrid employee benefits platform Cobee has closed a €40 million Series B funding round with investments from London-based Octopus Ventures

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Estonia’s Kriptomat Partners Volt for Real-Time Payments for Crypto Trading

Estonian crypto platform Kriptomat has partnered with UK payment gateway provider Volt to enable customers to make real-time account-to-account payments

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Fintech Startup Failures Pile Up

After experiencing record investment volumes in 2021, venture funding is dropping significantly this year amid hiking inflation rates, political instability

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PayPal Ramps Up Integrations and Partnerships

PayPal has reached a new agreement with Apple that will see that two technology giants accept each other’s products in

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UK’s Starling Bank Blocks All Transactions to and From Crypto Platforms

London-based Starling Bank recently announced in a text to its users that it has decided to block all incoming and

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Crypto Winter Wipes Out 72,000 Bitcoin Millionaires in 2022

Crypto comparison website Bitstacker conducted a study which found that there was a 70% drop in Bitcoin millionaires in November

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Railsr Launches Data Dashboard for Brands to Track Customer Trends

London-based embedded finance platform Railsr has launched Insights, a dashboard for brands to access data-driven insights on their customer base

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BX Swiss and FlowBank to Waive Fees for Swiss Shares Trading

The Swiss stock exchange BX Swiss and the Geneva-based online bank FlowBank announced that they will enable private investors to

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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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BLKB unterstützt St.Galler Wealthtech Startup Kaspar&

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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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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