Fintech: Banks, Beware! Why Banks Have a Difficult Time Innovating

The birth and rise of Fintech is deeply rooted in the global financial crisis of 2008, particularly the erosion of trust it generated. People’s anger at the banking system was the ideal breeding ground for genuine financial innovation. In four

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Swiss Challenger Banks Cuts Card Fees and Forex Surcharges Abroad

Zurich-based fintech startup neon will no longer charge any fees or FX surcharges for payments with the neon card abroad starting 20 January 2020. Regardless of location and currency, payments abroad will as of now be converted using the Mastercard

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Fünf-in-Eins: Das neue Vontobel Crypto Portfolio

Als erster Emittent weltweit lancierte Vontobel im Jahr 2017 ein Tracker-Zertifikat auf Bitcoin. Doch auch in der Kryptowelt hat sich die Landschaft über die Zeit geändert und viele neue Namen sind dazugekommen. Daher freut es uns, Ihnen ein neues Produkt

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Mikrokredite in der Schweiz: Ein Überblick

Mikorokredite wurden in den 80er Jahren bekannt durch Professor Muhammad Yunus, der später für seine Initiativen einen Nobelpreis erhielt. Nicht nur in Entwicklungsländern sondern auch in Europa und der Schweiz werden Mikrokredite erfolgreich eingesetzt. Wer vergibt Mikrokredite und wie kann

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Bankable Announces Strategic Global Partnership with Plaid

Bankable a global “Banking as a Service” solution provider, announced a strategic global partnership with Plaid , a data network powering the fintech apps that millions of people rely on to improve their financial lives. Plaid was recently acquired by

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German Fintech Startup Gets a €250M Financing Deal

Berlin-based tech subscription scale-up Grover announces that it has closed a new asset-backed financing deal, topping up an existing facility with Varengold Bank to a total of €250 million. The additional funding will fuel the next growth phase for the

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Nachahmen – ein Muss für alle Proptech Startups

Kürzlich hat Will Darbyshire von unissu geschrieben, dass Immobilienfirmen und PropTechs zu wenig nachahmen würden. Und wenn sie kopierten, dann würden sie es nicht richtig machen. Ich will die Gedanken von Will in diesem Artikel aufnehmen. Überall wird nachgeahmt, kopiert,

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Swiss Hospitals Track Medical Products By Blockchain

For the first time, orders for medical products were successfully processed via Blockchain. The Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, the Cantonal Hospital Baden, the University Children’s Hospital Zurich and the Spitalregion Fürstenland Toggenburg together with the two medical device suppliers Anandic System

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New Report Sheds Light on Booming Challenger Bank Market

The challenger bank trend first emerged in Europe and has progressively gained traction in all parts of the world. Today, challenger banks are growing significantly and attracting big money. According to FT Partners’ newly released The Rise of Challenger Banks:

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Accelerating the Innovation of Business

Forbes and the WSJ have both stated that every company, whether by choice or not, is now a technology company. Think about it, if you will. Over the recent years fundamental changes in how business operates have moved technology from

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