Covid19

COVID-19 Accelerates Shift to Digital Payments, Virtual Banking: McKinsey

The COVID-19 pandemic and its many repercussions have dramatically changed consumer behaviors, accelerating the move from physical to virtual banking and boosting digital payments, according to a new report by McKinsey. All forms of electronic payments, whether peer-to-peer (P2P) or

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McKinsey: COVID-19 Pandemic Shakes Up European Fintech Landscape

The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing global economic crisis have shaken up the fintech industry, forcing many to readjust their strategies and expand their revenue streams on the back of a contracted funding environment. After growing more than 25% a year

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COVID-19 Fuels Global E-Commerce and Digital Payments

E-commerce platforms and digital payment services providers are enjoying explosive growth on the back of social distancing requirements put in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report by PPRO, a London-based business focused on cross-border

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DSwiss Displays Strong Growth, Emerging as a Post-Covid-19 Winner

DSwiss , our former defender of our 2016 Swiss Fintech Football Team, has displayed strong growth in recent months as demand for digital services from the Swiss company has sharply increased. Founded in 2008, the company is a provider of

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Covid Netherland Market-Report and Holland’s Top 20 Growth Fintech

In the Netherlands, the COVID-19 pandemic is spurring the need for more sophisticated and digitized financial products, according to a research conducted by industry trade group Holland Fintech, in collaboration with Fintech Aera. In a new report titled The State

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Die Corona Kredit-Hilfen in Deutschland kommen nicht bei den Richtigen an

In Deutschland gibt es rund 7,5 Millionen Unternehmer (KMU: 3,5  Millionen, Selbstständige: 4 Millionen). Sie bilden das Herzstück der deutschen Wirtschaft und  sind von der Corona-Krise am stärksten betroffen. Die Bundesregierung hat mit den Krediten der  Corona-Hilfe, die über die

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Swiss Fintech Funding Down Amid COVID-19

In the first half of 2020, fintech investment represented 10.4% of all funding going towards Swiss startups. As a comparison, fintech accounted for 15.7% of all invested capital in 2019, showcasing a notable shift in investment trends with investors preferring

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Exclusive: Tradeplus24 Enters Into a Distribution Agreement with Postfinance

Tradeplus24, a leading provider of receivables-backed working capital facilities to Swiss SMEs and Mid Cap companies, has signed a distribution agreement with PostFinance. The agreement gives Tradeplus24 access to the Postfinance’s vast client base in the SME market while allowing

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Covid-19 Sicherheitsstudie im Cyberbanking: Schweiz ist Top

Eine Studie von D-Rating zeigt Mängel und Ungleichheiten auf: Nicht alle europäischen Geschäftsbanken sind gleich gut gewappnet, um sich gegen Cyber-Angriffe zu verteidigen -DACH-Region punktet mit guten bis sehr guten Werten. Für die globale Bankenbranche haben sich Cyberrisiken zum grössten

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COVID-19 Brings Both Opportunities and Challenges for Fintechs: BCG Paper

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant changes in the ways consumers and businesses carry out their financial transactions, and though some cash-strapped fintechs might struggle in the short term, new opportunities will arise for those that manage to adapt their

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