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E-Commerce Schweiz – Wachstum setzt sich auf hohem Niveau fort / E-Wallets starten durch

Alles in allem ist der Schweizer E-Commerce auch 2021 gewachsen. Verschiedene Branchen konnten ihren Online-Umsatz nochmals deutlich erhöhen, andere haben

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UK’s First Digital Promissory Note Transaction

Lloyds Bank has completed the UK’s first transaction utilising a digital promissory note (DPN) purchase. This landmark transaction dramatically increases

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Adyen Rolls Out Its Very Own Terminal Range Designed In-House

Dutch payments firm Adyen announced the launch of its first in-house designed terminals which was designed to facilitate diverse payment

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Bridging the Gap Between Online Business and Transactional Banking

As the global economy shifts towards an interconnected future, digitalisation continues to transform the world of transactional banking. Fintechs often

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How Connected Cars Will Help Drive the Payment Revolution

Cars are becoming increasingly more connected and are turning into a new mobile source of payment and data. Juniper Research

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UBS Invests in Tech Unicorn Bigpanda

UBS  announced it has invested in BigPanda, a leading artificial intelligence IT operations (AIOps) platform, through UBS Next, the firm’s

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M&A-Aktivitäten von Schweizer KMU auf Rekordhoch

Die Zahl der Fusionen und Übernahmen kleiner und mittlerer Unternehmen (KMU) aus der Schweiz hat im ersten Halbjahr 2022 erneut

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Apple Strengthens its Commitment to its Finance Business

Tech giant Apple is jumping deeper into financial services, moving away from its initial goal of providing finance solutions to

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Top Funded DACH Fintechs and Top DACH Fintech Cities

The global fintech landscape has encountered accelerated change in recent years thanks to expansive funding and the notably pivotal role

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Neobanks Face Setbacks Amid High Cash Burns and Little Revenue Streams

A challenging economic environment, diminished funding and valuations, and increased scrutiny of regulators have put tremendous stress on neobanks around

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Swiss Employee Insurance Startup Secures Pre-Seed Funding from Wingman and Tomahawk

grape, the neoinsurer for employee insurances, has raised CHF 1.7 million in a pre-seed funding round to expand its digital

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Der DACH Krypto-Ländervergleich

Die grosse Mehrheit kennt Kryptowährungen, doch nur wenige nutzen sie. Immerhin 28 Prozent der Schweizerinnen und Schweizer halten sie jedoch

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Berlin and London Named Amongst Europe’s Top 5 Fintech Hubs

Deep Ecosystems, a Germany-based accelerator for ecosystem projects, have released its 7th edition of the Startup Heatmap Report, ranking Europe’s

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Open Banking Adoption: 1578 Banking Platforms and 5564 APIs Worldwide

Around the world, open banking adoption is rising steadily, embraced by a growing number of banks and fintech companies to

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CME Group to Launch Euro-Denominated Bitcoin and Ether Futures

CME Group, the world’s leading derivatives marketplace, announced it plans to further expand its cryptocurrency derivatives offering with the introduction

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Meta: Digital Collectibles to Showcase NFTs on Instagram

Starting this week on Instagram, Meta is testing digital collectibles with select US creators and collectors to share NFTs that

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Europe’s Forthcoming AI Act Will Have a Wide Reach and Broad Implications

Like the European Union (EU)’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that entered into force in 2016, the upcoming Artificial Intelligence

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Blackrock Ties up With Coinbase to Offer Its Clients Crypto Trading and Custody

Asset manager BlackRock has selected cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase to provide the institutional clients of Aladdin®, BlackRock’s end-to-end investment management

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Fintech and Finance Firms Snap Up Media Companies to Gain Audience

This past year has seen banks, financial services companies and fintech startups snapping up media companies, realizing the merits of

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Europe Leads in Climate Fintech Driven by Supportive Policies, Government Initiatives

Europe is rising to leadership in the field of climate fintech, a position evidenced by the region’s large community of startups

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IDnow Secures New €60 Million Debt Facility by Blackrock

IDnow, a leading identity proofing and digital identity provider based in Munich, has successfully arranged a new debt facility from

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Spain’s Digital Nomad Visa Aims to Attract Remote Workers, Tech Entrepreneurs

Last year, the Spanish government approved a draft law aimed at encouraging the development of a thriving startup ecosystem. Better

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Swiss Blockchain-Insurtech Jarowa Raises CHF 12.4 Million Series A for Europe Expansion

JAROWA is a Swiss digital marketplace and transaction platform for insurance companies, property managers, and leasing companies to manage their

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Nexi Partners Microsoft to Drive Digitalization of The European Payments Space

Nexi announced yesterday a strategic collaboration with Microsoft aimed at innovating digital payments solutions and helping digitalization of SMEs, Corporates,

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Kickstart Selects 12 Fintech and Insurtech Startups, 4 of them are Swiss

In its 7th year Kickstart is one of the largest European Innovation Platforms, bridging the gap between startups, corporations, cities,

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Rakuten Viber Selects Rapyd as Payments Partner to Roll Out Viber Pay

Rakuten Viber, a cross-platform voice over IP and instant messaging software application owned by Japanese multinational company Rakuten, has partnered

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Ageras Buying German Neo-Bank for Freelancers Kontist

Denmark based Ageras Group announced that it has acquired Kontist, a Berlin-based neo-bank focused on the complex accounting and banking

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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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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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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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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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$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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