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Central Banks Ramp up Digital Currency Plans

Around the world, interest in central bank digital currency (CBDC) is growing in response to changes in payments, finance and technology, and on the back of rising digital adoption triggered by COVID-19. A 2021 survey of central banks conducted by

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Avaloq’s CEO Steps Down Following NEC Merger

Swiss core banking solution provider Avaloq announced that Juerg Hunziker will be stepping down as CEO by the end of March following its recent acquisition by Japan’s NEC Corporation. In the meantime, the current Group Executive Board members Martin Greweldinger, Group

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AdNovum Appoints Appway Exec as Its New Chief Marketing Officer

Swiss software company AdNovum has appointed Andreas Punter as its Chief Marketing Officer. By creating this new position, AdNovum aims to strengthen its marketing and communication unit and thus support the strategic focus on clients and vertical markets. Andreas Punter

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ICC and Finastra Team up To Close the Growing Trade Finance Gap

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Finastra, a London-based financial services software and cloud solutions provider, have committed to a strategic initiative to tackle the growing trade finance gap. Both organisations are orchestrating an ecosystem and exploring the development

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Switzerland Bags the Top Spot in United Nation’s B2C E-Commerce Index in 2020

For the first time, Switzerland leads the Business-to-Consumer (B2C) e-commerce Index, an annual list by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) which ranks 152 countries on their readiness to support and engage in online commerce. The 2020

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Fintech Studie und Ranking 2021

Der Schweizer FinTech-Markt ist im Jahr 2020 ein weiteres Mal gewachsen. Ein genauerer Blick auf den Sektor lässt jedoch erahnen: Das Wachstum der Branche gerät ins Stocken. Das zeigen die Ergebnisse der diesjährigen FinTech-Studie der Hochschule Luzern. Die Schweizer FinTech-Branche

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F10 Partners New Energy Nexus for Green and Climate Fintech Programme

F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator, a global banking and insurance incubator and accelerator with hubs in Switzerland, Singapore and Spain, plans to form a strategic partnership with New Energy Nexus, an international startup support organisation and accelerator, to foster green

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New Swiss Fintech Startup Map February Welcomes 18 Newcomers

Swisscom has released the updated Swiss Fintech Startup Map for February 2021, welcoming 18 new Swiss startups for the month. The map provides regular updates on the Swiss fintech landscape in the region now displays a grand total of 341

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15 Startups Graduate From the F10 Zurich Incubation Batch VI Programme

The F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator has announced the list of 15 startups that had graduated its Incubation Batch VI programme. The now global incubator and accelerator reported that it was its biggest Demo Day to date with over 700

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Obwaldner KB: in weniger als 5 Minuten zum neuen Konto

Mit dem Digital Onboarding für die Obwaldner Kantonalbank lancierte ti&m zusammen mit Finnova Anfang Jahr einen neuen Service für die Finnova-Community: In weniger als fünf Minuten gelangen Neukunden jetzt zu ihrem Bankkonto, und das rund um die Uhr. Das Digital

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