Posts From Fintechnews Switzerland

Checkout.com to Acquire French Identity Verification Startup Ubble

As part of its drive to expand its financial services offering, global cloud-based payments provider Checkout.com announced its intent to acquire digital identity verification (IDV) startup, ubble. The deal—slated to close later this year pending regulatory approval—comes amid the continued

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Wolters Kluwer Rolls Out Its OmniVault for Real Estate Finance Solution

Wolters Kluwer Compliance Solutions announced that it has launched its OmniVault for Real Estate Finance solution. OmniVault for Real Estate Finance uses the company’s eVault technology to support digital home equity lending, both HELOCs and home equity loans, in addition to already

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Localisation Is Imperative When Expanding Your Business to New Markets

xpate CEO Mihails Safro shares his view on how sellers entering new markets can surpass consumer’s expectations. Today, consumers no longer fear online purchases and are ready to shop with a seller 10,000 miles away just as much as with

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Colombian Proptech Habi Attains Unicorn Status With US$200 Million Series C

Habi, a Colombian data-driven residential real estate platform, announced that it has raised US$200 million in equity in its Series C funding round, The company said that it is the first proptech unicorn with a female founder and CEO in

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BLKB’s Digital Bank radicant Secures a Banking License From FINMA

Zurich-based digital financial services provider radicant has received a banking license from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank (BLKB) in partnership with with Dr. Anders Bally, the founder of venture firm Bally Capital Partners, had launched radicant

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Switzerland Has Minted 9 Fintech Unicorns So Far

In 2021, Swiss fintech funding activity regained some of its strengthen with companies in the space raising a total of US$530 million, data from Dealroom show. The sum represents a 129% increase from 2020, and follows a three-year period of

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Swiss Fintech Awards Reveals Its Top 10 Fintech Startups List for 2022

The Swiss Fintech Awards 2022 has revealed the top 10 startups of the year for its early stage and growth stage categories. The purpose of the Swiss Fintech Awards is to bolster the country’s fintech innovators and ecosystem. The awards

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions Acquires Behavioral Biometric Tech Provider BehavioSec

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, which is a part of RELX, has announced the acquisition of BehavioSec, an advanced behavioral biometrics technology provider. Founded in Sweden in 2008 with a presence in the U.S., Canada and EMEA, BehavioSec provides a highly predictive

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HCL Technologies Signs Deal to Acquire Wealth Management Specialist Confinale

HCL Technologies UK Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of global technology company HCL Technologies (HCL), has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Confinale, a Switzerland-based digital banking and wealth management consulting specialist and Avaloq Premium Implementation Partner. Through

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Decrypt Media Spins Out From Consensys Mesh Following US$10 Million Raise

Decrypt Media has just announced its successful spinout from ConsenSys Mesh, the blockchain accelerator and incubator, after raising US$10 million in funding on a US$50 million post-money valuation. The fundraise was joined by Hack.VC, Hashkey Capital, Canvas Ventures, Protocol Labs,

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