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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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Swiss Challenger Banks Cuts Card Fees and Forex Surcharges Abroad

Zurich-based fintech startup neon will no longer charge any fees or FX surcharges for payments with the neon card abroad

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Fünf-in-Eins: Das neue Vontobel Crypto Portfolio

Als erster Emittent weltweit lancierte Vontobel im Jahr 2017 ein Tracker-Zertifikat auf Bitcoin. Doch auch in der Kryptowelt hat sich

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Mikrokredite in der Schweiz: Ein Überblick

Mikorokredite wurden in den 80er Jahren bekannt durch Professor Muhammad Yunus, der später für seine Initiativen einen Nobelpreis erhielt. Nicht

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Bankable Announces Strategic Global Partnership with Plaid

Bankable a global “Banking as a Service” solution provider, announced a strategic global partnership with Plaid , a data network

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German Fintech Startup Gets a €250M Financing Deal

Berlin-based tech subscription scale-up Grover announces that it has closed a new asset-backed financing deal, topping up an existing facility

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Nachahmen – ein Muss für alle Proptech Startups

Kürzlich hat Will Darbyshire von unissu geschrieben, dass Immobilienfirmen und PropTechs zu wenig nachahmen würden. Und wenn sie kopierten, dann

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Swiss Hospitals Track Medical Products By Blockchain

For the first time, orders for medical products were successfully processed via Blockchain. The Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, the Cantonal Hospital

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New Report Sheds Light on Booming Challenger Bank Market

The challenger bank trend first emerged in Europe and has progressively gained traction in all parts of the world. Today,

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Accelerating the Innovation of Business

Forbes and the WSJ have both stated that every company, whether by choice or not, is now a technology company.

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Top 14 Upcoming Fintech Events in Switzerland 2020

2019 saw a lot of developments in the Swiss fintech ecosystem including the introduction of new laws, more collaborations within

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AdNovum Appoints New CEO

Thomas Zangerl, at present COO of Netcetera, has been appointed CEO of the Swiss software company AdNovum. As of April

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Neue Kreditfabrik und Digital Leiterin bei der GLKB

Der Verwaltungsrat der Glarner Kantonalbank (GLKB) ernennt Michaela Ernst zur neuen Bereichsleiterin der GLKB Kreditfabrik und zum Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung.

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Die Ulitimative Fintech-, Crypto- und Blockchain-Verbands Dschungel Schweiz Übersicht

Der letzte FinTech-Blogbeitrag «Licht ins Dunkel des FinTech Verband-Dschungels» ist nun drei Jahre alt. Die damalige Resonanz auf den Blogbeitrag

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Swiss Mobile Payment Leader Twint Reaches 2 Million Users

Twint reported that they have reached 2 million users in Switzerland. Twint also hopes to hit the 100 million transactions

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Cash Fintech Sonect Forms Migros Bank Partnership

Sonect has achieved yet another milestone. A new partnership with Migros Bank means around 800,000 clients can now withdraw cash

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Why These 7 Swiss Fintech CEOs are Worth Following in 2020

Switzerland has emerged as a global fintech center over the past couple of years, notably in the segment of investment

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The 10 Nominees for the Swiss Fintech Startup Awards 2020 Revealed

The Swiss Fintech Awards 2020 have revealed the 10 nominees. 5 Fintech were selected for the early stage category and

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Last Days to Apply for the Swiss FinTech Incubator and Accelerator in Singapore

F10 – Swiss FinTech Incubator and Accelerator wants to bridge the gap between the Swiss and Asian ecosystem. There are

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Young, Creative and Tech-Savvy: Switzerland at the World’s Largest Tech Show in Las Vegas

The Swiss pavilion at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas opened its doors for the second time. From

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ING spins out Bond Analytics platform Katana into a new Fintech Firm

ING has spun out Katana, the advanced analytics platform that supports portfolio managers in making faster and sharper investment decisions,

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Digital Asset Quant Trading Platform AlgoTrader Announces Series A

AlgoTrader AG, a Swiss platform services provider for fully-integrated and automated quantitative trading and trade execution, for both traditional and

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BBVA Launches Product Sales on Amazon

BBVA has joined El Celler de Can Roca in launching the sale of a selection of products on Amazon. As part of

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Crypto Could Become A Reality Over The Next Decade, Says Deutsche Bank Report

Until now, cryptocurrencies have been additions rather than substitutes to the global inventory of money, but over the next decade,

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Top-Funded US Fintech Startups 2019 by State

Fintech is gaining momentum in the US with US$12.9 billion raised so far this year, as of Q3’19, already surpassing

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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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Boerse Stuttgart Digital Asset Business Goes Asia

Boerse Stuttgart Group and SBI Group will establish a partnership in Europe and Asia, including Japan, in the digital asset

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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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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 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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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 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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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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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’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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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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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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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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