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Why Collaboration Is Key for Growing Startups

The next generation of banking and insurance customers is generally speaking less loyal to companies or brands. They tend to

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AI to Unlock US$1T of Additional Value Each Year for Banks: McKinsey

For global banking, artificial intelligence (AI) could potentially deliver up to US$1 trillion of additional value each year, boosting revenues

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WIR Bank investiert in Schweizer Proptech Startup

Die Digitalisierungs- und Diversifikationsstrategie der WIR Bank ist um ein Kapitel reicher. Die schweizerische Genossenschaftsbank beteiligt sich an der Vermando

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“BORN IN SWITZERLAND” Swiss Original Fintech Overview Map Update: 174 Companies

Luc Schuurmans, Head Private Banking, Executive Management at Bank Linth,  put together an updated overview map of Fintech Companies “Born

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3 Key AI Capabilities for Asset Management Applications

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly being adopted across the financial landscape. In asset management, applications of AI are articulated around

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Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange Now Trades Ethereum, Litecoin and XRP Against Euro

Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange (BSDEX), Germany’s first regulated trading venue for digital assets launched in September, has now introduced trading

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TX Group Leads Lend’s Funding Round With CHF 5.5 Million

Swiss media company TX Group led the Series B financing round for Lend, a crowdlending platform, with an investment of

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SIX Orchestrates Swiss OpenWealth API Roundtable for Financial Institutions

Swiss Fintech Innovations (SFTI), OpenWealth (orchestrated by Synpulse) and b.Link of SIX are jointly initiating a roundtable for Swiss financial

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COVID-19 Accelerates Shift to Digital Payments, Virtual Banking: McKinsey

The COVID-19 pandemic and its many repercussions have dramatically changed consumer behaviors, accelerating the move from physical to virtual banking

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Swiss Re and Daimler Join Forces to Launch Insurtech Startup Movinx

Swiss Re and Daimler Insurance Services have launched a new company called Movinx for automotive and mobility insurance. Both shareholders

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New Deutsche Bank Paper Outlines Opportunities and Challenges of CBDCs

Central banks around the world are exploring the potential of digital currencies to improve monetary transactions. While so-called central bank

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New Swiss Challenger Bank FlowBank to Be Powered by Temenos

Temenos announced that FlowBank has selected Temenos Transact to power its new digital bank in Switzerland. Temenos Transact core banking

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Mt Pelerin’s Tokenised Shares Can Now be Converted to Standard Shares

Mt Pelerin, a Swiss blockchain company specialising in banking and finance, unveiled a new process to make security tokens bankable

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Digital Banking Solution Meniga Announces US Expansion

Meniga, provider of AI-powered digital banking solutions, announced that it has expanded its business to the US, with a dedicated

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Top 8 Swiss Fintech “Bankers” in 2020 – Bilanz Ranking

The recently released Bilanz’s list of top 100 Swiss bankers serves to recognise and celebrate the contributions that these financial

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Christie’s First Auction of Blockchain Related Artwork Sold for More Than US$130,000

The world’s purported first blockchain-focused art, Block 21 was sold off at Christie’s, renown auction house. Block 21 is a

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Had Your Face Stolen Lately?

You can reset your PIN after a data breach, you can reset your password after a data breach, you can

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Pay With Your Palm? Amazon Launched New Biometric System

Amazon launched its latest payment technology using a new biometric system that uses palm recognition, allowing its users to do

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McKinsey: COVID-19 Pandemic Shakes Up European Fintech Landscape

The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing global economic crisis have shaken up the fintech industry, forcing many to readjust their strategies

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Berner Kantonalbank Joins Swiss Immo Lab To Invest in Proptech Startups

Berner Kantonalbank (BEKB) joins venture capital firm Swiss Immo Lab, to invest in innovative proptech startups. BEKB is now the

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Hitachi and Swiss Re Link up for ‘Digital Risk’ Coverage

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Hitachi Europe announced a partnership to launch integrated insurance-based offerings for the digital era. As

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Salesforce Ventures Launches US$100M Fund for Cloud Startups

Salesforce announced its second Impact Fund worth US$100 million from Salesforce Ventures, the company’s global strategic investment arm. The new

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Traditionelle Privatkredite versus P2P Lending in der Schweiz

In der Schweiz gibt es zahlreiche Wege, um einen Kredit zu erhalten und zahlreiche Anbieter, aus denen man wählen kann.

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Swiss ATM’s Get Standardised Software

SIX has completed the “ATMfutura” migration where banks that have equipped their ATMs with a standardised software, enabling users to

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Swiss Fintech KeeSystem Launches a New Version of Its Wealth Management Software

KeeSystem launches its new version of KeeSense, its portfolio management software for independent managers. It pursues its objective initiated when

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The Swiss Fintech Startup Map Welcomes 9 Newcomers in October

Swisscom has released the updated Swiss Fintech Startup Map for October 2020, providing updates on the fintech landscape in the

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NEC Acquires Avaloq for CHF 2.05 Billion

Avaloq, a Swiss company that develops and provides software for core banking, announced its acquisition by Japanese NEC Corporation. The

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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