FINTECH NEWS SWITZERLAND

BIS: Digitalization Enhances Bank Efficiency and Customer Experience But Introduces Risks

Digitalization and technology are introducing a number of benefits to banks, allowing them to improve efficiencies, cut cost and enhance

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7’000 Schweizer Online-Shops vereinfachen Online-Zahlungen mit Visa und Payrexx

Der Zahlungsdienstleister Payrexx integriert Click to Pay mit Visa ab sofort bei mehr als 7’000 Online-Shops kleiner und mittlerer Unternehmen

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Schweizer Retailbanken im Krypto-Anlage-Fieber

Trotz breiter Skepsis, immer mehr Retailbanken bieten Kryptowährungen als vollwertige Anlageklasse an. Während einige Banken gezielt eigenes Know-how rund um

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Crédit Agricole Next Bank Revolutionizes Its Lead Management and CRM With Investglass

In a strategic move to transform the customer experience and automate internal operations, Crédit Agricole Next Bank launched its new

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Finastra to Power LGT’s Instant Payments in Austria and Liechtenstein

Finastra, a global financial software provider, has been chosen by private bank LGT to launch instant payment services in Austria

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The 4 Finalists of the Swiss Fintech Awards 2024

A jury of 20 decision-makers and opinion leaders from the Swiss fintech sector has selected the finalists for this year’s

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3 Top Fintech Megatrends of 2024

2023 acted as a reset year in the venture capital (VC) ecosystem as investments witnessed their first significant drop since

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Fabrick Enters German Market With the Acquisition of FinAPI

Fabrick, an Open Finance operating company based in Italy, continues to execute its international growth and consolidation strategy in a

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Need for Enhanced Developer Ecosystems Among B2B Fintech Companies

A new study conducted by tech marketing agency Z3x reveals that while business-to-business (B2B) fintech companies are active on social

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Ebankit Opens Operational Hub in Germany

ebankIT, a fintech company that offers financial institutions a customer-centric digital banking experience , announced the opening of its newest

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Trust Square Appoints New CEO

Trust Square has announced the appointments of Marc Hauser as CEO and Daniel Gasteiger as Chair of the Advisory Board. The leadership

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SAP Fioneer and Deutsche Pfandbriefbank Launch Solution for Commercial Real Estate Financing

SAP Fioneer, the software specialist for the financial services industry, and Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (“pbb”) have launched the Digital Credit

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World Bank Issues Digital Bond in Switzerland on the Blockchain

The World Bank priced the first CHF digital bond by an international issuer, which will settle using Swiss Franc wholesale

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Innosuisse Appoints New Director

The new director of Innosuisse is Dominique Gruhl-Bégin. The Federal Council approved her appointment by the Innosuisse Board on 15 May

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Mastercard Debit Cards Are Forced to Lower Interchange Fee in Switzerland

Payments with debit cards are charged with fees, such as the interchange fee. COMCO settles with Mastercard on an interchange

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Top 10 Fintech Events in UK and Ireland to Attend in H2 2024

The UK and Ireland boast thriving fintech sectors characterized by robust revenue growth, diverse innovation, and burgeoning startup ecosystems. The

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Tenity Hires New Chief Investment Officer

Tenity announced that Andrea Fritschi has joined its leadership team as new Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner, effective May

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8 Upcoming Fintech Events in South America to Attend in H2 2024

Latin America (Latam) is emerging as a hotbed for fintech innovation, driven by its young, tech-savvy population and government support

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HSLU-Crowdfunding Monitor 2024: Volumenrückgang im Immobilien-Crowdfunding

Finanzierungen über das Internet erreichten im Jahr 2023 das zweite Mal in Folge einen Volumenrückgang. Abgenommen haben vor allem Immobilienfinanzierungen.

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Fintech Thrives Post-COVID-19 with Customer Growth Exceeding 50%

Post-COVID-19, the global fintech industry maintained its growth trajectory, driven by both increased consumer interest in fintech offerings and improved

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Alpian Closes CHF 76M Series C Round

Alpian, Switzerland’s digital bank for premium clients, announced the completion of the last step of its  Series C, totaling CHF

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Tech Giants Lead Q1 2024 Market Surge; Fintech Maintains Momentum

In Q1 2024, public markets surged, led by tech giants, while the fintech sector maintained its momentum, a new report

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BIS Proposes Vision for New Financial System Built Around Tokenization and Platforms

A new paper by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) presents the think tank’s vision for a new financial system

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Checkout.com and Mastercard Partner to Bring Virtual Cards to Online Travel Agents

Checkout.com, a leading global digital payments provider, has announced a partnership with Mastercard to bring virtual cards to Online Travel

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Securitize Announces $47 Million Strategic Funding Round Led by Blackrock

Securitize, a leader in tokenizing real-world assets announced last week the successful completion of a $47 million funding round led

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Neon und Invesco lancieren kostenlose ETF-Sparpläne für die Schweiz

Lange schauten Herr und Frau Schweizer – oftmals sogar neidisch – auf die Anlagemöglichkeiten vieler EU-Nachbarstaaten. Das gebührenfreie, monatliche Ansparen

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Global Venture Capital Funding Rises 11% Driven by Large Gen AI Deals

Venture capital (VC) funding increased by 11% in Q1 2024, driven by massive deals in generative artificial intelligence (gen AI),

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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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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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Financial Crimes in the Metaverse

Business executives are bullish on the prospect of the metaverse, predicting sizeable commercial opportunities in taking part in immersive virtual

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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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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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Private Equity Firms to Acquire Irish Regtech Fenergo in US$600 Million Deal

Irish regtech Fenergo announced that it has been acquired by private equity firms, the Paris-based Astorg and London-based Bridgepoint, from

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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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