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The Swiss Fintech Startup Map Welcomes 4 Newcomers in August

The Swisscom Fintech Startup Map has been updated and released on August 2020 in time for the Swiss National Day. Four new Swiss Fintech Startups namely e-Potek SA, Yeldo SA, 21 Analytics and drion.ai AG have made their way onto the

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eKYC Landscape in Switzerland

Switzerland has one of the most regulatory heavy ecosystems in the world. Every year, more advanced regulations and compliance are put in place, making it more expensive for financial institutions to meet requirements. Consumers, accustomed to seamless user experiences with

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UBS wird Hauptpartnerin der Digitalen Swiss Fintech Fair

Am 07. und 08. September findet auch in diesem Jahr wieder die grösste Fintech-Messe der Schweiz statt, die Swiss Fintech Fair. Die Veranstalter des Fintech-Verbands Swiss Finance Startups konnten UBS als Hauptpartnerin für das Event gewinnen. Bereits in den vergangenen

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Swiss Fintech Fair 2020 Goes Digital

Swiss Fintech Fair, Switzerland’s biggest fintech gathering, will be hosted on September 07-08 in 2020. This year will be all about its new digital approach: Swiss Fintech Fair DIGITAL (#SFFdigital). Due to the overall success of the past years, the

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Swiss Fintech Startup Map Welcomes 2 Newcomers in July

Swisscom released the new Swiss Fintech Startup Map for July 2020. With Achiko and Fyooz, two new Swiss Fintech Startups joined the map. In total 350 Swiss Fintech Startups are now on the map. The new Swiss fintech ecosystem map

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Baloise Bank SoBa bringt E-Banking Messenger

Warten vor dem Bankschalter oder in der Telefonleitung gehört der Vergangenheit an: Die Baloise Bank SoBa führt einen E-Banking Messenger ein, welcher Kunden via Chatfunktion einen direkten und gesicherten Draht zur Bank ermöglicht. Adressänderungen, Vollmachtvergaben, ein Wechsel des Kontopakets –

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Switzerland’s Futurae and Investglass Amongst Winners of 2020 Financial NewTech Challenge

The Swiss Startups Futurae and Investglass were named amongst this year’s winners of the Financial NewTech Challenge. The Financial NewTech Challenge, organized by Capgemini and Efma, and hosted on the FintechVisor portal, is a competition that aims to recognize the

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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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3 Barriers European Fintechs Face Around Working with Refugee Populations

Refugees in Europe are struggling to access basic financial services, and though this would have typically represented an opportunity for fintechs, companies in the space are facing major barriers that are hampering their ability to adequately serve these underbanked populations,

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>>venture>> Unveils 2020 Swiss Fintech and Insurtech Winners

>>venture>>, a competition for up-and-coming entrepreneurs in Switzerland, has unveiled the 10 finalists and the winners for the 2020 finance and insurance category. Established in 1997, >>venture>> is an annual startup competition co-organized by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

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