European Innovation Council Awards €5 Million to Blockchain Solutions for Social Innovations

The European Innovation Council (EIC) Prize on Blockchains for Social Good has awarded €5 million to six winners selected in a call to identify scalable, deployable and high-impact blockchain solutions for societal challenges. The winning solutions propose blockchain applications for

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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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Apple und Google Pay: Schweizer Banken denken um

Die mobilen Bezahlmittel Apple Pay, Samsung Pay und Google Pay stiessen am Anfang Ihrer Lancierung bei der Mehrheit der Schweizer Kreditkarten-Herausgeber und Banken auf wenig Gegenliebe. Anfängliche Zurückhaltung «Viele Schweizer Banken fürchten sich im Kampf um Kunden vor der Konkurrenz

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Deutsche Bank and Google Form Strategic Financial Service Partnership

Deutsche Bank and Google Cloud have agreed to join forces and form a strategic partnership that aims to redefine how the bank develops and offers its financial services. The partnership is unique in that it will not only deliver cutting

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eKYC in Switzerland – An Overview

With finance and banking rapidly moving online, industry participants are increasingly adopting innovative solutions such as eKYC to provide customers with a seamless, digital-first onboarding experience. What is eKYC? eKYC (electronic know your customer) refers to the digitalization of the

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Avaloq Partners With Investsuite to Bring Automated Investment Storytelling to Its Open Banking Marketplace

The new fintech in the Avaloq.one Ecosystem offers a unique digital investment solution, StoryTeller, to extend the Avaloq offering and help financial institutions accelerate their digital wealth management transformation. InvestSuite is a Belgium-based fintech with offices in Warsaw, London, Madrid,

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Ex Paypal DACH Manager Joins Twint as Chief Marketing Officer

Jens Plath, responsible for establishing PayPal’s P2P business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer of TWINT and is also assuming responsibility for the End Customer segment. In addition, other business functions will also be consistently

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Mobile Bancassurance: Smile und neon starten strategische Zusammenarbeit

Die Digital-Versicherung Smile und die Konto-App neon lancieren gemeinsam eine Mobile Bancassurance-Lösung für die Schweiz. Die strategische Zusammenarbeit soll schrittweise ausgebaut werden, um die steigende Nachfrage nach einfachen Finance-Apps umfassender zu bedienen. Die Vertriebszusammenarbeit startet per sofort mit Auto-, Bike-

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The Booming Women-Focused Fintech Ecosystem in Europe and What It Means

Despite common perception, financial services are often designed with wealthier white men in mind, making them therefore not always appropriate to a woman’s needs and preferences. In this context, a new niche of women-focused fintech products has emerged to serve

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Credit Suisse and Apiax Solution Win Wealthech Regtech Award

Professional Wealth Management (PWM) magazine has recognised Credit Suisse at this year’s Wealth Tech Awards. The award-winning Regtech solution is a collaboration between Credit Suisse and Apiax. Every year, PWM hands out the Wealth Tech Awards to tech trailblazers in

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