Posts From Fintechnews Switzerland

Swiss Flovtec Starts Offering Digital Asset Market Making Solution

flovtec, a Swiss technology company specialising in providing liquidity to tokens and exchanges in the growing digital asset space, said that it will give the digital asset ecosystem full control over market making. This move is said to offer a

Read More

SETL Hires Former SWIFT and Ripple Exec as Head of Payments

SETL, a London-based settlement and payments infrastructure provider, announced the appointment of Marjan Delatinne to its executive management team as the Head of Payments. Marjan will have the overall responsibility for growing SETL’s payments business, alongside its market infrastructure and

Read More

Zürcher Kantonalbank Completes First Blockchain-Based Fund Transaction

Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) and Deutsche Börse’s post-trade services provider Clearstream successfully processed their first live blockchain-based end-to-end fund transactions, using FundsDLT, a decentralised platform for fund transaction processing. The entities reported that the overall processing time for an investor order

Read More

Digital Asset Adoption Gains Momentum With US$26 Billion in Bitcoin Transactions

Bitcoin’s recent price surge has accelerated institutional adoption of cryptocurrencies leading to institutional investor pouring an estimated US$26 billion into bitcoin over the past eight months, an analysis by SNGLR Group shows. In its second report part of the Digital

Read More

SPAC Frenzy Comes for Europe’s Fintechs

Bernard Arnault, the chairman of luxury goods group LVMH and Europe’s richest man, is the latest billionaire to embrace the SPAC frenzy, joining hands with global alternative asset management group Tikehau Capital through his investment holding company Financière Agache to

Read More

Web Browser Opera Launches E-Wallet Dify for Its European Users

Web browser Opera with 380 million monthly active users globally and 50 million in Europe, has announced the launch of a new European e-wallet Dify. Opera plans to first offer an in-browser cash back service for online shopping and to

Read More

Swiss Fintech Funding Drops 38% in 2020

Swiss fintech companies raised a total of CHF 220.1 million in 2020, a 38% decrease compared the CHF 360.3 million raised in 2019, new data from local startup portal Startupticker.ch show. The decline in fintech fundraising, outlined in the newly

Read More

Personetics Secures $75 Million Funding From Warburg Pincus

Personetics, a Tel Aviv-based global provider of data-driven personalisation and customer engagement solutions for banks and financial services providers, announced it has raised $75 million in funding from Warburg Pincus LLC, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth

Read More

In neue Kryptowährungen investieren – Chancen und Risiken

Kryptowährungen sind anlagetechnisch noch ein ziemlich junges Phänomen und doch sind Anleger weltweit begeistert von deren fabelhaften Entwicklungen. Die Paradebeispiele für den Erfolg der digitalen Währungen sind Bitcoin, Ripple und Ethereum. Ihre Kurswerte liegen seit langer Zeit im Allzeithoch, was

Read More

New Swiss Fintech Startup Map February Welcomes 18 Newcomers

Swisscom has released the updated Swiss Fintech Startup Map for February 2021, welcoming 18 new Swiss startups for the month. The map provides regular updates on the Swiss fintech landscape in the region now displays a grand total of 341

Read More