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Argentina’s Fintech Landscape Shows Strong Growth Despite Headwinds

Argentina’s booming fintech industry boasts over 300 companies that employ nearly 15,000 people. This year, the sector is expected to create more than 5,600 positions, reflecting on the industry’s massive growth and traction, according to data from Cámara Argentina de

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Swiss Stock Exchange SIX to Launch New Equity Segment Exclusively for SMEs

The Swiss stock exchange SIX announced that it will launch its new Sparks equity segment dedicated to Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) subject to regulatory approval. These companies will benefit from enhanced visibility, a more relevant peer group and more

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Here Are the Winners of the Swiss Fintech Awards 2021

The much-anticipated Swiss Fintech Awards has announced the winners for the year 2021 where winners of the three categories received CHF 24,000 each as prize money. The awards have been organised yearly since 2015 to promote regional development and to

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Credit Suisse Hires Goldman Sachs’ Exec as New Chief Technology & Operations Officer

Credit Suisse Group AG announced the appointment of Joanne Hannaford as Chief Technology & Operations Officer and a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group, effective January 1, 2022. Mrs. Hannaford joins from Goldman Sachs, bringing deep technical

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Innosuisse Paves the Way for Swiss Startups to Expand to Japan and South Korea

Startups supported by Swiss Innovation agency Innosuisse will soon be able to go to Japan or South Korea to develop their business internationally thanks to the two new camps being opened this year to meet growing demand. These destinations were

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Physical Fintech Events are Back in Europe

As vaccination rollout continues and confidence begins to return, governments in Europe are starting to relax COVID-19 restrictions. Already, signs are showing that the event industry is inching back to the traditional in-person events that were the norm before the

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EU’s Shareholder Rights Directive II, a Catalyst for Change in the Securities Industry

September 10, 2020 marked the deadline for member states of the European Economic Area (EEA) to implement new measures required by the Shareholder Rights Directive II (SRD II). SRD II, which came into force on June 09, 2017, amends the

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The EURO 2021 Swiss Fintech National Football Offense Team

Fintech News Switzerland has put together our very own “Switzerland Fintech Football Team” just in time for the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship to show our support for the national team as they compete this year. During its first match

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KMU-Plattform-Anbieter Accounto mit neuem Leiter

Accounto hat seit dem Einstieg von AXA Schweiz als Investor im Jahr 2019 eine umfassende Transformation hinter sich. So wurde die Software-Platform zur automatisierten Verbuchung von Kleinunternehmens-Buchhaltungen neu aufgebaut, eine Treuhand-Lösung lanciert, der Treuhand-Kanal etabliert und viele neue Innovationen wie

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StanChart Extends Temenos’ Partnership for Enhanced Financing and Securities Services

Swiss banking software company Temenos announced that Standard Chartered has extended their strategic relationship to support the latter’s growing financing and securities services offering. Standard Chartered‘s Financing and Securities Services arm provides custody, clearing, fiduciary and fund services, securities lending

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