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Die 3a-Vorsorge App frankly verstärkt den Fokus auf Nachhaltigkeit: 600 Millionen Meilenstein

Die Vorsorge-App frankly ermöglicht Nutzerinnen und Nutzer in ihrer Säule 3a ein einfaches und günstiges Vorsorgesparen mit Wertschriften. Die rein

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SumUp und N26 kooperieren für bargeldlosen Zahlungslösungen für Selbständige

SumUp hat eine Partnerschaft mit der mobilen Bank N26 verkündet. Die beiden Branchenpioniere wollen Freiberuflern, Selbstständigen und UnternehmerInnen in ganz

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Apple Introduces Apple Family Card, Allowing Spouses to Merge Their Credit Lines

Apple announced the launch of Apple Card Family, which allows users to share their Apple Card in order to track

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Hypi Lenzburg wird Partnerbank bei digitalem Altervorsorge Fintech Projekt

Das St. Galler Fintech-Unternehmen PSS AG lanciert für Menschen im Pensionierungsalter eine erste rein digitale Anlagelösung für das freie Altersguthaben

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Die Mobiliar gründet VC Firma Lightbird

Die Mobiliar stärkt ihre Position als Startup-Investorin und hat die Lightbird Ventures AG gegründet. Sie beauftragt Marcau Partners mit dem

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Digital Asset Bags US$120 Million to Expand its Daml Data Network

Digital Asset, the creators of the Daml multi-party application platform, announced that it has raised over US$ 120 million in

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Swissquote Adds 9 Additional Cryptocurrencies for Retail Trading

Swiss banking group Swissquote announced that it is expanding its cryptocurrency offering with nine additional ones. In addition to the

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The Green Fintech Action Plan to Turn Switzerland Into a Sustainable Digital Finance Hub

The Green Fintech Network, a group of startups and experts in digital and sustainable financial services, has released an action

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Austrian Investment Platform Bitpanda Launches Fractional Shares Trading

Bitpanda, an Austrian investment platform that just recently attained unicorn status at a valuation of US$ 1.2 billion, has launched

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Bank of England Establishes a Digital Currency Taskforce

The Bank of England and the UK Treasury have announced the joint creation of a taskforce to coordinate the exploration

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Mt Pelerin Offers Crypto Investment With “Zero Fees” to Its New Users

Swiss fintech Mt Pelerin now allows the users of its mobile app Bridge Wallet to buy and sell cryptocurrencies at

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Munich-Based SME and Freelancer Focused Insurtech Raises €5 Million Seed Funding

insureQ, a Germany-based provider of embedded insurance products for SMEs and freelancers, announced that it has raised a €5 million

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PayPal’s Venmo Introduces Crypto Buying and Selling Within Its App

Venmo, a mobile payment service owned by PayPal, announced that it now allows more than 70 million of its customers

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Mastercard to Acquire Identity Verification Company Ekata for US$850 Million

Mastercard announced that it has acquired identity verification company Ekata for US$850 million as digital identity is a foundational part

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Deutsche Telekom kauft DeFi Blockchain Startup

Die Deutsche Telekom investiert in die Zukunft der dezentralen Finanzwirtschaft (DeFi) und kauft Celo Token (CELO). Celo ist ein weltweites

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Swiss Influencer Marketing Report 2020 – Top 7 Insights

Die vorliegende Studie der Universität Luzern ist die erste in der Schweiz durchgeführte Studie, die sowohl die relevante Zielgruppe von

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True Wealth’s Assets Under Management Now Exceeds Half a Billion Swiss Francs

Swiss online wealth management platform True Wealth reported that its number of customers has increased by 1,500 (more than 25%)

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Societe Generale Issues Structured Products as Security Token on Public Blockchain

Societe Generale announced that it has issued its first structured product as a security token directly registered on the Tezos’

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Is a SPAC Approach Relevant For Swiss Companies? (Part 2)

Following my initial article on SPACs, I was surprised to see how many people and Swiss companies that had been

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Finnova Announces Major Revamp Of Its Board Of Directors

Swiss-based banking solutions provider Finnova has announced several major changes in its board of directors. Walter Knabenhans and Hanspeter Rhyner

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AXA Switzerland Accepts Bitcoin for Insurance Payments

AXA Switzerland announced that it will now allow its customers to pay their bills with bitcoin from April onwards, being

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6 Fintechs Make Top 20 US Valuation Leaderboard; Worth a Combined US$145B

The past two years have seen the valuations of the US’s most valuable venture (VC)-backed fintech companies soar. As of

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Banks Fell Short of Meeting Customers’ Expectations in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated banking-sector issues, forcing retail banks to embrace digital transformation and realign their offerings to customer

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Digitalisierung-Trends im Schweizer Versicherungsmarkt

Mehr als ein Drittel der in der Schweiz wohnhaften Bevölkerung kann sich vorstellen, künftig ausschliesslich online mit Versicherungen zu interagieren.

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Safeside and Easyinsured Announce a Cooperation in the Area of Pure Life Insurance

Today SafeSide Life AG, a company which manages safeside.life a platform for pure life insurance, and JC Insurance Brokers GmbH,

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Smile und Mastercard lancieren Partnerschaft für den digitalen Zahlungsverkehr

Als erste Versicherung der Schweiz hat Smile ihren Kunden ermöglicht, die Versicherungsprämie per Kreditkarte zu bezahlen. Nun geht das InsurTech

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Binance Launches Stock Tokens With CM-Equity and Digital Assets

Global blockchain company Binance announced the launch of zero commission tradable stock tokens with CM-Equity, a licensed investment firm in

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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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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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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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