Posts From Fintechnews Switzerland

Prominent Law Firm Provides Comprehensive Guide on Switzerland’s Regulatory Framework

The fintech sector in Switzerland has experienced significant growth in recent years, maintaining its appeal as a hub for financial innovation. With over 400 active participants in Switzerland’s fintech ecosystem, the landscape is dynamic and diverse, boasting both emerging startups

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neon lanciert digitales Gemeinschaftskonto

Der Schweizer Banken-Challenger neon setzt das Wachstum ungebremst fort und zählt gemäss eigenen Angaben nun 200’000 Konto-Nutzer:innen. Gleichzeitig lanciert neon das erste rein App-basierte Schweizer Gemeinschaftskonto. Kontinuierliches Wachstum auf Augenhöhe mit Grossbanken «Wir freuen uns, dass das Wachstum der letzten

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Twint Integrates Cumulus, Supercard and Co

Switzerland’s payment app continues to promote digital shopping innovations and is integrating loyalty cards such as Coop Supercard and Migros Cumulus directly into the payment process. TWINT has grown to become one of the preferred payment methods and one of

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Lakestar Closes $600 Million European VC Funds

Lakestar announced the recent closing of their latest funds, Lakestar Early IV and Lakestar Growth II, for around $600 million to inject new capital into the next generation of European startups, bringing Lakestar’s assets under management to €2bn. Lakestar invests

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Deepfake Gains Momentum as a Powerful Tool for Fraud and Deception

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) has introduced new and sophisticated tools for threat actors to scam and defraud individuals. One particular concern is the emergence of deepfake technology, which allows for the creation of fake

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HSLU Report: Growth Momentum Carries on in Swiss Marketplace Lending

In 2022, online marketplace lending continued to rise in Switzerland, driven by mortgage loans and corporate and public sector debt instruments. A study by the Lucerne School of Business and the Swiss Marketplace Lending Association (SMLA) reveals that in 2022,

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French Business Planning Startup Pigment Announces $145 Million Series D

Paris based Pigment announced a $145 million series D funding round, led by ICONIQ Growth. Sandberg Bernthal Venture Partners, as well as several other existing investors including IVP, Meritech, Greenoaks and Felix Capital have also participated in the round. Pigment was started with one

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N26 Launches Couple Accounts in 21 New Markets

N26 announced the launch of Joint Accounts in 21 new markets. Joint Accounts allow N26 customers to manage both their personal finances as well as finances shared with a partner – all in the N26 app, and at no extra

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Meet the 10 Fintech Finalists for >>venture>>’s 2024 Startup Competition

The >>venture>> startup competition is a cornerstone event for supporting emerging startups in Switzerland, emphasising the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship. Introduced to the competition in 2019, the Finance & Insurance category reflects >>venture>>’s commitment to broadening its impact and

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N26 Goes Live With Stocks and ETFs Trading in Germany, 0.90EUR per Trade

N26 announced the launch of its Stocks and ETFs trading product in Germany. The company also announced an increased interest rate of 4% on Instant Savings for N26 Metal customers from April 9th, 2024. With the introduction of N26 Stocks

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