A Payment Solution for China’s Swiss Post Cross-Border e-Commerce Marketplace

Wirecard is providing the payment solution for Swiss Post’s “Your Gateway to China” service. Thanks to the “Your Gateway to China” service, Swiss retailers can easily offer their products directly to Chinese consumers through major virtual marketplaces. Swiss Post offers

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Wien wird Tech Zentrum für N26 Freelancer Bankkonten

N26 eröffnet heute sein neues Technologiezentrum in Österreich. Wien wird zukünftig der globale Hub der mobilen Bank für N26 Business, dem flexiblen Bankkonto für Freelancer. N26 plant, die bereits bestehenden Freelancer-Produkte stark auszuweiten. Unter anderem sind Integrationen geplant, um das

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New EU PSD2 Deadline For e-Commerce Card-Based Payment Transactions

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an opinion on the deadline for the migration to SCA under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) for e-commerce card-based payment transactions. The Opinion sets the deadline to 31 December 2020 and prescribes

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Federal Council About the Current Status of Stablecoins and Facebook Libra in Switzerland

During its meeting on 16 October 2019, the Swiss Federal Council was informed about the current opportunities and challenges associated with stablecoins. Switzerland will continue to actively monitor discussions on new digital technologies such as blockchain/DLT, etc. The country is

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Apiax Raises $6.6 Million Series A Funding and Expands to Singapore

Apiax, a Swiss RegTech startup empowering enterprises with digital compliance solutions, today announced its completion of a $6.6 million Series A funding round. The round is co-led by e.ventures, based in the US and Germany, and XAnge, based in France

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Apple Pay nun auch für Viseca Kunden in der Schweiz

Mit der Einführung von Apple Pay erweitert Viseca das Angebot an mobilen Bezahllösungen und antwortet auf die steigende Nachfrage nach innovativen digitalen Bezahlmöglichkeiten. Apple Pay funktioniert mit sämtlichen Visa und Mastercard Zahlkarten von Viseca respektive der teilnehmenden Banken. Zu diesen

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IBM Innovation Ecosystem Story – Startup with IBM

A podcast interview with Pascal Allot, IBM Innovation Ecosystem Director. The Voice of Fintech Podcast talks with Pascal about startups in Switzerland and discusses Big Tech’s interest in Financial Services and FinTech.

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Postfinance Startup Rechnet neu Strom via Blockchain ab

Im September 2019 haben PostFinance und Energie Wasser Bern  das Startup Ormera gegründet. Ormera bietet ein einfaches, übersichtliches Portal für die Messung und Verrechnung von eigenproduziertem Strom. Der Prozess verläuft über eine sichere, in der Schweiz betriebene Blockchain, ist voll

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SNB is Targeting a Fintech Innovation Hub Centre in Switzerland

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) have signed an Operational Agreement on the BIS Innovation Hub Centre in Switzerland. The Hub will identify and develop in-depth insights into critical trends in technology affecting central

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New EU Report Addresses Blockchain Potential and Challenges

Blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has the potential to transform the way we exchange assets, providing a secure method for transferring money, contracts, land titles, data, and more, digitally and with few or no intermediaries. Yet, despite

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