FINTECH NEWS SWITZERLAND

Vencora Acquires Crealogix

UK based Vencora announced the settlement of its public tender offer for all publicly held registered shares of Crealogix Holding

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Synthesized Receives UBS Next Investment

Synthesized Ltd, a London based data firm who provides engineering teams a quick way to create and share production-like test

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IT Industry’s Surveillance Capitalism Threats Democracies, Autonomy

The information technology (IT) industry is taking a problematic trajectory, with major corporations running on business models that heavily rely

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Digital Nomadism, a Catalyst for Growth but also Fraud Surge

For companies, the digital nomad movement is a double-edged sword. Bringing about new growth opportunities but also increasing fraud cases

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The Top Swiss Law Firms for Fintech and Blockchain Practice

Chambers and Partners, a legal research company, has released its Chambers Fintech 2024 guide, an annual report which recognizes the

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KI Partnerschaft zwischen Adnovum und Squirro

Adnovum und Squirro starten eine strategische Partnerschaft, um innovative Lösungen für die Banken- und Versicherungsbranche, für Transport- und Logistikunternehmen sowie für

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European Banks Invest in Fintech Startups, Embrace New Tech Amid Rising Threat from Digital Challengers

In Europe, incumbent banks are responding to rising competition from platform players, neobanks and payment providers by launching their own

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PostFinance Starts with New Crypto Product Offering

PostFinance is launching a crypto service tomorrow. The new offering will enable its customers to purchase or securely store an

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Citi Collaborates to Explore Tokenization of Private Markets

Citi has announced that it has successfully completed a proof of concept on tokenization of private funds along with Wellington

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New Senior Management Team at Swisscom Ventures

Dominique Mégret, founder and head of Swisscom Ventures, will be moving to Ecorobotix per 1 March, where he will take

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Apple Claims Expanding Reach in Finance with 12M Credit Card Users and US$10B in Savings Balances

Apple has been steadily expanding its foothold in the financial services industry, with new data released by the company revealing

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PPRO Appoints new CCO and CMO

PPRO, a leading digital payment platform based in London, has announced the appointment of two senior leader. Eelco Dettingmeijer as

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Swiss Tech Funding Falls 35% Driven by ICT, Fintech

In 2023, venture capital (VC) investment to Swiss tech startups fell by 35% year-on-year (YoY), a slump that was more

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UBS Issues Hong Kong’s First Investment-Grade Tokenised Warrant on Ethereum

UBS has launched Hong Kong’s first investment-grade tokenised warrant, leveraging the Ethereum public blockchain. This product is part of the

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Forrester Report: Top Digital Wealth Management Platforms

The digital wealth management platform (DWMP) market has witnessed growth and development over the past years, evolving into an established

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Switzerland and Qatar Continue Collaboration Discussion About Digital and Sustainable Finance

The second session of the Joint Economic and Financial Committee between the Ministry of Finance of the State of Qatar

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Despite Investment Decline, Growth and Innovation in Digital Banking Carried on in 2023

Despite plunging investments, the digital banking sector witnessed increased innovation and dynamism in 2023. New neobanks were launched to address

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Instant Payments: Ensuring Euro Money Transfers Arrive Within 10 Seconds

On Wednesday, MEPs adopted new rules to ensure transferred funds arrive immediately into the bank accounts of retail customers and

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Core Banking Provider Tuum Grabs 25M EUR Series B Led by Commerzventures

Tuum, a London based core banking provider, announced that it has raised EUR25m, in a series B financing round led

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Thomson Reuters Acquires Insurance Media Niche News Platform

Thomson Reuters Corporation, a global content and technology company, announced that it has acquired World Business Media Limited, a cross-platform,

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Erste Mietkaution der Schweiz die in ETFs investiert werden kann

Ein Novum in der Schweiz: Erstmals können Schweizer Mieterinnen und Mieter ihre Mietkautionen in kostengünstige Fonds investieren, statt ihr Geld

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Swiss Fintech Trade Group Details Vision of “Tokenized Finance”

A new paper by industry trade group Swiss Fintech Innovations (SFTI) shares the association’s forward looking vision for the coming

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Swiss Regtech Pioneer Apiax Releases AI Policy Assistant

Apiax has launched a new compliance solution today, aiming to enhance operational efficiency and the accuracy of policy searches. The

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Cembra digitalisiert Sparprodukte mit Finstar-Technologie

Sparkonti und Kassenobligationen bietet Cembra neu digital an. Die Bank nutzt dafür die Technologie der Open-Banking-Plattform Finstar. Zudem unterstützt die

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Higher Fintech Presence Causes Heightened Risk-Taking Among Banking Incumbents

A new study by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has established a link between the prominence of fintech and the

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Giesecke+Devrient Steps Up Stake Ownership in Netcetera to 95%

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), headquartered in Munich, has increased its ownership in the software firm Netcetera to 95%. This move, completed in

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Spain Business Banking Poised for Digital Transformation

The Spanish banking sector is poised for significant progress in the area of digital banking, a growth which will be

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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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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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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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