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Accenture Cloud Launches With $3 Billion Investment

Accenture aims to propel its clients across all industries to rapidly become “cloud first” with an investment of US$3 billion

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Digital Investing: Bank Vontobel holt Fintech-Experten für den Ausbau

Die BankVontobel verstärkt sich mit dem Finanzmarkt- und FinTech-Experten Toby Triebel. Triebel wird zum 5. Oktober die Leitung der globalen

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25 Years With HSBC, Now Libra’s New Managing Director

Geneva based Libra Association, an independent group organised by Facebook to manage its Libra stablecoin project, announced the appointment of

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“BORN IN SWITZERLAND” Swiss Original Fintech Overview Map Update: 172 Companies

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

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Wealth Managers Need to ‘Democratise’ Their Services If They Want to Survive

Wealth managers and private banks need to ‘democratise’ their service and product offerings to a wider audience to compete and

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Singapore, Helsinki and Zurich Named World’s Smartest Cities

Singapore, Helsinki and Zurich have been named as the world’s smartest cities this year knocking off many European cities according to

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Rapyd Expands Card Acquiring Capabilities in Europe

Rapyd, a fintech-as-a-service company, announced a major expansion of its European platform, adding end-to-end card acquiring capabilities to its payments

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Open Banking: Schweizer aufgeschlossen gegenüber digitalen Finanzangeboten

Hinter dem Versprechen von Open Banking verbirgt sich eine Welt neuer Bezahlmöglichkeiten und digitaler Finanzdienstleistungen. Doch auf europäischer Ebene sind

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3 Swiss Fintech Startups Targeting South Africa

3 Swiss fintech startups namely 4bridges, AgFlow and e-traid (e-commerce) were among the startups chosen to be a part of

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Top 50 Swiss Blockchain Companies H1 2020

Crypto Valley has further matured and added substance in the first half of 2020. Despite challenging circumstances because of COVID-19,

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Temenos’ Core Banking Software Now Available on Alibaba Cloud

Temenos and Alibaba Cloud announced that Temenos Transact, its core banking product is now certified on the public cloud offering.

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From Security Tokens to Native Digital Securities

Though blockchain-based security tokens hold many potentials, they also have their own limitations and must evolve to address several key

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Venture Leader: Swiss National Fintech Team 2020

Venturelab introduced the new team of Swiss fintech startups that are ready to advance their international presence and growth. Following

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CB Insights Acquires European Blockchain Data Platform

Data provider CB Insights has acquired Blockdata, a Netherlands-based market intelligence platform for blockchain and other distributed ledger technology. As a

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SIX Group Joins Forces With Luxhub for Open Banking Offering

SIX Group has partnered with Luxembourg-based open banking startup Luxhub to utilize its Open Banking technology. This collaboration with Luxhub

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CREALOGIX Backed by IBM Cloud for Products and Services Offering

Swiss banking software provider CREALOGIX has partnered with IBM to offer financial institutions consulting services and tools to help banks

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Eine Digitale 100 Millionen Franken Swisscom Obligation

Swisscom AG emittiert erstmals über eine digitale Kapitalmarktplattform eine Anleihe und profitiert von den Vorteilen der Digitalisierung im Schweizer Kapitalmarkt.

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How the Crypto Nation Switzerland Dealt with Covid

The Swiss blockchain industry appears to be in rude health despite the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. The number

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The Swiss Fintech Startup Map Welcomes 8 Newcomers in September

The Swisscom Fintech Startup Map released the new Swiss Fintech Startup Map for September 2020. Eight new Swiss Fintech Startups have

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Hypothekarmarkt der Zukunft: WIR Bank kooperiert mit CredEx

Die WIR Bank setzt ihre Diversifikationsstrategie fort und kooperiert mit der Credit Exchange AG (CredEx). Über das Schweizer Fintech betritt

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Blockchain Nation Switzerland: Verband erhält Innovations-Mandat von Innosuisse

Die Swiss Blockchain Federation fördert ab 2021 Blockchain-Innovationen. Die schweizerische Agentur für Innovationsförderung Innosuisse hat den sogenannten Innobooster «Blockchain Nation

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Wealthtech Spending to Reach US$24B Annually by 2023

With COVID-19 accelerating digital transformation, wealth managers are expected to increase tech spending to reach approximately US$24 billion annually by

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Ingnorieren auf eigene Gefahr… Bitcoin und Blockchain wirklich verstehen

Wir haben uns bei swisspeers seit 2017 mit dem Thema Blockchain im Kreditgeschäft auseinandergesetzt. Für das Peer-to-Peer Lending birgt die Technologie Chancen.

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Credit Suisse Tries to Challenge Neobanks

Credit Suisse has entered the challenger banking race with its plans to launch CSX and CSX Young, a digital banking

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New BIS Working Paper Looks at State of Central Bank Digital Currency Projects Around the World

A new working paper by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) looks at the state of central bank digital currency

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ETH Zürich Professors Release Proposal For Swiss Digital Currency Called eFranc

Professors from ETH Zürich are proposing the formation of a non-interest-bearing central bank digital currency (CBDC) called “eFranc”. Hans Gersbach

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Swiss Document Processing Startup Turicode Raises CHF 2.2 Million in Seed Round

Winterthur based Document processing startup turicode has secured CHF 2.2 million during a seed investment round to fund the company’s

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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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