Fintech Startup Weekend Zurich

The Fintech Startup Weekend Zurich: The FinTech Edition Join the 1st FinTech Edition of Startup Weekend Switzerland and create a fintech startup in 54 hours. What is FinTech ? A contraction of “finance” and “technology” – it refers to companies

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TawiPay The Money Transfer Transparency Platform

Sending money abroad is no hassle-free task, especially with immigrants who try to work hard to earn money and sending it back to their families. While the number of immigrants sending money abroad are still on the rise, the transferring

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WEF Fintech Report; 6 Key Research Findings

Swiss-based corporate think-tank, World Economic Forum (WEF), has released a new report on fintechs in which the notorious organization explores how disruptive innovations are transforming the financial services industry.   The fintech industry, which attracted some US$12.2 billion in global

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ECUREX Becomes the First Fully Legitimized Bitcoin Trading Platform in Switzerland

Swiss-based ECUREX has become the first bitcoin trading platform to be fully compliant with the Swiss Banking Act. The news broke on May 19, following sixteen months of investigation by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory. The exchange has passed the

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Paymit mit Swisscom Partnerschaft

SIX und Swisscom planen eine strategische Partnerschaft, um gemeinsam mit den Banken eine gesamtschweizerische Lösung für das mobile Bezahlen über sämtliche Kanäle zu etablieren. Basis für die Partnerschaft ist die im Mai 2015 von SIX, UBS und Zürcher Kantonalbank lancierte

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Swiss Migros Bank Launches Free Peer-to-Peer Money Transfer App

Migros Bank, has announced its latest addition into its Mobile Banking app, a new service called MobilePay P2P that allows users to send up to 100 CHF to anyone for free. MobilePay P2P promises an easy, fast and convenient way

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Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab

The Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab is a cross-disciplinary research program on the global phenomenon of innovation in the financial industry induced by “Financial Technology” (FinTech). It involves researchers from banking and finance, business informatics, innovation management, strategic management, marketing, social

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