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Baloise’s Insurtech FRIDAY Makes 2 New Hires to Strengthen Its Executive Team

FRIDAY, a Berlin-based insurtech which is a Baloise subsidiary, has strengthened its management team by hiring Nate Glissmeyer as its

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Tech Company SNGLR Group Officially Launches in Switzerland

SNGLR Holding AG announced the official launch of its business and is now fully operational with headquarters in Zug, Switzerland,

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What 2021 Holds for Fintechs and Challenger Banks in Mexico

In 2021 we will harvest the seeds of the accelerated adoption and development in technology that 2020 forced upon us.

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ERP Anbieter Abacus investiert in YAPEAL

Erstmals beteiligt sich mit der Ostschweizer Abacus Research eine führende ERP-Herstellerin an einem Challenger im Finanzumfeld. Sie investiert mehrere Millionen

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Swiss Media Mammoth TX Group’s VC Arm Accelerates B2C Fintech Push

TX Group, Switzerland’s largest media group, has accelerated its push into consumer fintech this year, adding to its portfolio local

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9 Wealth Management Trends for 2021

Sustainable investing, hyper-personalization and ecosystem building are among the top nine trends wealth management firms must prioritize in 2021, French

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Inventx mit neuem COO von Google

Die Inventx AG verstärkt ihre Geschäftsleitung. Auf die neu geschaffene Stelle eines Chief Operating Officers wird der 41-jährige Pascal Specht-Keller berufen,

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Visa Calls off Plans of $5.3 Billion Plaid Acquisition

Visa and U.S. fintech firm Plaid announced that they have terminated their $5.3 billion merger agreement and agreed with the

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Bank of Lithuania to Double Down on Payment Service Providers

Bank of Lithuania reported that the number and value of payments made through its payment system CENTROlink had doubled in

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Walmart to Create Fintech Startup for Digital Finance Push

American multinational retail corporation Walmart has created a new fintech startup designed to develop and offer modern, innovative and affordable

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IMF Study: Europe Lags Behind in Fintech Activities

Fintech activities relating to alternative financing and mobile money are less developed in Europe than in the Americas and Asia

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Innosuisse Launches Two New Funding Initiatives for SMEs

Swiss Innovation agency Innosuisse is launching two new funding initiatives this month namely the impulse programme “Swiss Innovation Power” and the

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Senior Kundenberaterin der Basler KB wechselt zu Zürcher Fintech Vorsorge Unternehmen

Patricia Wunderlin war in den letzten 5 Jahren bis Dezember 2020 als Beraterin für vermögende Privatkunden bei der Basler Kantonalbank

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15 Fintech Leaders and Influencers in Italy to Follow in 2021

Claudio Bedino, Co-founder of Oval Money and Starteed startups, had compiled an exhaustive list of the top 150 fintech leaders

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Instimatch Partners Algorand to Disrupt the Payment Space With Blockchain

Instimatch Global, a Swiss digital platform for institutional short-term money market trading, and Algorand, a Boston-based proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain that

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Mambu Pushes Valuation to Over €1.7 Billion With €110 Million Investment

Berlin-based SaaS banking platform Mambu has raised €110 million during its latest funding round, increasing its valuation to over €1.7

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FiCAS Poised for European Expansion With Regulatory Approval for Crypto ETPs

FiCAS, a Swiss-based crypto investment management boutique, has secured regulatory approval to have its cryptocurrency exchange-traded product (ETP) be available

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Gentwo Wins Engagement of Fintech Influencer Spiros Margaris

Spiros Margaris, a venture capital investor and celebrated futurist (global No. 1 fintech and finance influencer), will become a new

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Tokenised Real Assets: Part of the Asset-Inflation?

With the world gripped in a pandemic and national economies struggling, inflation may not have been a major concern in

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4 Swiss Startups Make CB Insights’ 2020 Top 50 Blockchain Companies List

SEBA Bank, Bitcoin Suisse, Metaco and GuardTime are the four Swiss companies that made CB Insights’ inaugural Blockchain 50, making

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Mobile Payment Schweiz: 40 Prozent der Schweizer nutzen TWINT und Co.

Lange fristete mobiles Bezahlen in der Schweiz ein Nischendasein. Das hat sich in den letzten zwei Jahren geändert, wie eine

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Investart Drops Commissions to Zero in Switzerland

Investart is a Swiss online investing service. Its intuitive “click-of-a-button” platform is intended for everyone, catering especially to regular people

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Top 20 Neobanks of 2020

Fintech intelligence startup WhiteSight has released its selection of 2020’s top 20 neobanks based on growth and valuation. The list

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IBM Bets on Blockchain for Efficient COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

With COVID-19 vaccines quickly being rolled out, attention is now turning to the challenges of distributing billions of doses worldwide.

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Top 2020 Fintech Mega Funding Rounds (US$100M Deals)

2020 has set a record for fintech US$100 million+ mega-rounds, demonstrating strong investor appetite for large and mature fintech companies

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Valuu setzt Online Hypotheken Erfolgsstory fort und weitet Angebot aus

In seinem zweiten Geschäftsjahr konnte die Online Hypotheken  Vermittlungsplattform Valuu seine Hypothekenabschlüsse mehr als verdreifachen. Bereits über 12’000 Nutzerinnen und

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SafeSide Taps Comparison Platform Miira to Widen Pure Life Insurance Access

SafeSide Life, a Swiss-based digital life insurance platform provider, and miira, a comparison platform to optimise personal retirement planning powered

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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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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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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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