Covid19

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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Arbeiten in der Coronakrise: Homeoffice vor dem Durchbruch?

Ein Virus verändert die Arbeitswelt: Es ist noch gar nicht lange her, dass das Arbeiten daheim eine Option war, die nur von wenigen Mitarbeitenden genutzt wurde. Seit den Einschränkungen durch die Corona-Pandemie haben viele Unternehmen ihre Arbeitsweisen und Strukturen schnell

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Impact of COVID-19 Varies Across Proptech Verticals, Finds New Swiss Study

The negative fallout of COVID-19 and the resulting lockdown have spread to Swiss proptech companies, with those in the categories of asset management, construction, services, and, in some cases, marketplaces, being the most affected, according to a new study produced

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Swiss Banks Proven to be Innovative and Adaptable Amid COVID-19

Though often perceived by the general public as sluggish, slow and not very innovative, Swiss banks have shown that that are capable of reacting swiftly and flexibly in times of crisis, according to a new paper by industry trade group

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A Blockchain-Based COVID-19 Records App for Cyprus

With the pandemic putting healthcare systems under strain worldwide, Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems are also shifting requirements for data security and sharing. The public blockchain platform, VeChain furthers the collaboration with I-Dante to co-develop E-HCert App, which provides an

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A COVID-19 Regulatory Guide for Financial Institutions in Europe

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, regulators across Europe have put in place various measures to ensure continuity and sustainability of the financial sector. In a new guide released earlier this month, international law firm Baker McKenzie provides information on key policies

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Pandemie macht Sorgen: Wie Sie heute für die Rente anlegen

Die Corona-Pandemie bringt einen Wandel im Denken der Menschen mit sich. Durch die Auswirkungen auf die Börse sowie den Aktienindex beginnt ein Umdenken im allgemeingültigen Anlege-Trend der Menschen. V or allem diejenigen, die noch nicht investieren, fragen sich nun, ob

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