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René Hürlimann Promoted To Microsoft Switzerland’s Executive Team

René Hürlimann, who has been with Microsoft Switzerland for the past two years, is the new Specialist Technology Unit (STU) Lead and has been appointed to Microsoft‘s Executive Team. Hürlimann has led the STU ad interim since the beginning of

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Equippo Introduces New Online Auction Concept for Europe

Equippo Auction, an online marketplace for the construction industry, has introduced a new online heavy equipment auction concept that allows for a full refund regardless of the reason. The company is shaking up the market for the sale of used

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“BORN IN SWITZERLAND” Swiss Original Fintech Overview Map Update: 174 Companies

Luc Schuurmans, Head Private Banking, Executive Management at Bank Linth,  put together an updated overview map of Fintech Companies “Born in Switzerland”. Since his last update, he collected 2 more Swiss Fintechs- Teylor and Advice Online. Here are the descriptions

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Top 8 Swiss Fintech “Bankers” in 2020 – Bilanz Ranking

The recently released Bilanz’s list of top 100 Swiss bankers serves to recognise and celebrate the contributions that these financial leaders have made in the region. We would like to highlight the additions of eight fintech “bankers” who have also

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Swiss ATM’s Get Standardised Software

SIX has completed the “ATMfutura” migration where banks that have equipped their ATMs with a standardised software, enabling users to carry out financial transactions regardless of the operator of the device. As an operator of the infrastructure for the Swiss

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The Swiss Fintech Startup Map Welcomes 9 Newcomers in October

Swisscom has released the updated Swiss Fintech Startup Map for October 2020, providing updates on the fintech landscape in the region. For this month, the nine new Swiss fintech startups have made their way onto the map are; Aisot, flov

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NEC Acquires Avaloq for CHF 2.05 Billion

Avaloq, a Swiss company that develops and provides software for core banking, announced its acquisition by Japanese NEC Corporation. The acquisition is expected to be worth CHF 2.05 billion (approximately US$2.2 billion), and to be completed by April 2021, following

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Entersekt und ndgit gehen Partnerschaft ein

Entersekt, spezialisiert auf Mobilgeräte basierte Identitätsprüfung und Omnichannel Authentifizierungs-Lösungen, hat eine strategische Partnerschaft mit ndgit, einem Open-Finance-Plattform- Anbieter mit Sitz in München, bekanntgegeben. Ab sofort ist die State-of-the-Art-Lösung für starke Kundenauthentifizierung und Smart Messaging von Entersekt auf dem ndgit-Marktplatz verfügbar.

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Huawei stärkt Standort in der Romandie

Huawei Schweiz hat in Lausanne einen neuen Standort bezogen, an dem die für die Romandie verantwortlichen Teams räumlich zusammenrücken: die Account-Teams für das Carrier- und das Enterprise-Geschäft, die Mitarbeitenden des Huawei-Forschungszentrums sowie die Abteilung «Industry Standardization». Huawei ist seit 2008

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Digitale Buchhaltung? – Schweizer KMU’s sind weit davon entfernt

Als “digital” kann die Buchhaltung in Schweizer KMU nicht bezeichnet werden, wie Umfrageergebnisse von Gryps und RunMyAccount zeigen. Belege in Papierform sind noch immer Standard. Auch Online-Buchhaltungsprogramme gehören in der KMU-Landschaft nicht zur Norm. Die Vorteile einer digitalen Buchhaltung, wie

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