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IMF Study: Fintech Poses a Threat to Traditional Financial Institutions

The rise of fintech is posing a threat to traditional financial institutions, with these emerging companies encroaching on incumbents’ market share. This is evidenced by the adverse impact of fintech on the profitability of established financial institutions, a new research

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Zühlke Divides Operations, Establishes Group Executive Board

Zühlke Group, a global technology innovation service provider, has unveiled a new global structure and leadership changes, effective from 1 January 2024. Zühlke aims to better cater to the needs of its clients across various regions while also enhancing its

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How Fintech Impacts Various Sectors

Conducting transactions is a feature of our everyday lives. As we’re stepping deeper into a digital era fintech is more relevant than ever. It’s vital to businesses and individuals. The primary mark of the digital era is technology – that

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7 Young Fintech Startups from the DACH Region to Keep an Eye on

Fintech Innovators, a community of fintech and insurtech innovators from Germany, Switzerland and Austria (DACH), has released its annual report featuring the most exciting and fastest-growing fintech and insurtech companies across the DACH region. Produced in collaboration with robo-advisory platform

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Fintech for Good: Finyard CEO, Dmitrij Pruglo’s Vision for Positive Impact

Technology has long been a catalyst for positive change. From the printing press increasing literacy, to vaccines eradicating disease, to the internet connecting people across borders, humanity’s inventions have aimed to improve lives. FinTech is no different. Mobile payments bring

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Top 10 Fintech and Payments Trends in 2024

Juniper Research unveiled the 10 trends that are set to radically impact the fintech and payments landscape in 2024, included within its latest whitepaper. The study found that the fintech market is undergoing a rapid shift, with the rise of

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Billte Receives Financing Led by Spicehouse and SICTIC

Billte , a Swiss company specialising in invoicing and payment solutions, announced the closing of its financing round led by Spicehaus Partners, with SICTIC as a co-investor. The funds will flow into expanding its reach and facilitate collaboration with banks.

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European Fintech Startup Accelerator Consolidation: Tenity Acquires Hackquarters

Tenity announced the agreement to fully acquire Hackquarters, a London- and Istanbul-based startup accelerator and corporate innovation partner with a strong footprint in the fintech space. This strategic acquisition is an important step in the company’s growth strategy, creating powerful

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McKinsey Fintech Study: A New Paradigm of Growth

After decades of exponential growth, the fintech sector is now facing a notable slowdown that can be attributed to several factors, including market correction, challenging macroeconomic conditions and changing investor sentiment. Looking ahead, McKinsey predicts that although the fintech industry

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Swisscom Launches E-Signature “E-Sign”

With the launch of “Swisscom Sign,” Swisscom is making the electronic signature easily accessible for everyone. To qualify users for legally valid electronic signatures, Swisscom relies on ti&m‘s identification software. The new feature “Swisscom Sign” within the existing Swisscom app

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