Finastra to Power LGT’s Instant Payments in Austria and Liechtenstein

Finastra, a global financial software provider, has been chosen by private bank LGT to launch instant payment services in Austria and Liechtenstein, with plans to expand to other markets. LGT will utilise Finastra’s payment hub, adopting a model bank implementation

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The 4 Finalists of the Swiss Fintech Awards 2024

A jury of 20 decision-makers and opinion leaders from the Swiss fintech sector has selected the finalists for this year’s Swiss Fintech awards from over 60 applications. The finalists in the “Early Stage Start-up of the Year” category are Climada

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3 Top Fintech Megatrends of 2024

2023 acted as a reset year in the venture capital (VC) ecosystem as investments witnessed their first significant drop since 2017. In 2024, investors anticipate a gradual growth in both the number and size of funding rounds compared to 2023,

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Fabrick Enters German Market With the Acquisition of FinAPI

Fabrick, an Open Finance operating company based in Italy, continues to execute its international growth and consolidation strategy in a growing market, and announces agreement to acquire finAPI GmbH, one of the leading German operators of Open Finance solutions. The

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Need for Enhanced Developer Ecosystems Among B2B Fintech Companies

A new study conducted by tech marketing agency Z3x reveals that while business-to-business (B2B) fintech companies are active on social media and maintain blogs to connect with their audiences, there is room for improvement, particularly in creating an engaged developer

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Ebankit Opens Operational Hub in Germany

ebankIT, a fintech company that offers financial institutions a customer-centric digital banking experience , announced the opening of its newest hub in Berlin, Germany. With a strong presence of over 10 clients in the DACH Region, particularly in Switzerland, the

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Trust Square Appoints New CEO

Trust Square has announced the appointments of Marc Hauser as CEO and Daniel Gasteiger as Chair of the Advisory Board. The leadership appointments support Trust Square’s aims to accelerate innovation, foster global collaboration, and drive adoption in emerging technologies. The latest leadership

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SAP Fioneer and Deutsche Pfandbriefbank Launch Solution for Commercial Real Estate Financing

SAP Fioneer, the software specialist for the financial services industry, and Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (“pbb”) have launched the Digital Credit Workplace, a solution for commercial real estate financing that covers the entire lifecycle of transactions – from lending to credit

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World Bank Issues Digital Bond in Switzerland on the Blockchain

The World Bank priced the first CHF digital bond by an international issuer, which will settle using Swiss Franc wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency (wCBDC) provided by the Swiss National Bank (SNB). This 7-year CHF 200 million digital bond, the

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Innosuisse Appoints New Director

The new director of Innosuisse is Dominique Gruhl-Bégin. The Federal Council approved her appointment by the Innosuisse Board on 15 May 2024. Innosuisse is the Swiss Innovation Agency. It is dedicated to promoting science-based innovation in the interest of industry and

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