Funding

Swiss Fintech Funding Drops 38% in 2020

Swiss fintech companies raised a total of CHF 220.1 million in 2020, a 38% decrease compared the CHF 360.3 million raised in 2019, new data from local startup portal Startupticker.ch show. The decline in fintech fundraising, outlined in the newly

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400’000 CHF Seed Runde für neue digitale Kreditplattform Systemcredit

Das Schweizer Fintech Startup Systemcredit – die digitale Kreditplattform für KMU-Kredite – hat eine Seed-Finanzierungsrunde mit CHF 400’000 erfolgreich durchgeführt. Investiert haben neben den Gründern und bisherigen Angel Investoren auch zwei erfahrene Business Angel. Die Mittel setzt Systemcredit dafür ein,

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Helvetia Venture Fund Invests in Taxtech Startup Taxly

Swiss venture firm Helvetia Venture Fund announced that it is investing in Taxly, a Zurich-based tax tech company for an undisclosed amount. Taxly aims to use funding from the financing round to further improve its offering for the coming tax period

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WealthArc Secures Over $4 Million Capital Raise

WealthArc, a Swiss wealth management platform, announced that it has secured over $4 million in funding. WealthArc said that it will leverage this new capital to continue developing its digital platform and value proposition, mainly in the fields of artificial

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The Most Well-Funded Fintech Startup in Each Country in Europe

In Europe, fintech is the largest investment category, receiving more than EUR 30 billions of venture capital (VC) investment since 2014, ahead of health (EUR 29B), enterprise software (EUR 27B) and transportation (EUR 12B), data from Dealroom show. An analysis

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Curve Secured $95 Million Ahead of US Expansion Plans

Curve, a London-based banking platform which allows customers to consolidate multiple cards into one smart card and app, announced it has secured $95 million as part of a successful Series C funding round. This fresh funding brings the total investment

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Numbrs Raised Total of CHF 27 Million, 17.5m Invested by Own Founder

Numbrs, a Zurich-based mobile banking app provider, announced the completion of its fundraising activities for the year 2020 in the total amount of CHF 27 million. The new capital will enable Numbrs to accelerate the rollout of its new subscription-based

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ERP Anbieter Abacus investiert in YAPEAL

Erstmals beteiligt sich mit der Ostschweizer Abacus Research eine führende ERP-Herstellerin an einem Challenger im Finanzumfeld. Sie investiert mehrere Millionen Franken in das Zürcher Fintech-Unternehmen YAPEAL. Abacus Research geht eine strategische Partnerschaft mit YAPEAL ein. Die ERP-Herstellerin investiert einen Betrag

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Innosuisse Launches Two New Funding Initiatives for SMEs

Swiss Innovation agency Innosuisse is launching two new funding initiatives this month namely the impulse programme “Swiss Innovation Power” and the Flagship Initiative. In November 2020, the Federal Council decided to launch the impulse programme “Swiss Innovation Power” through Innosuisse starting

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Mambu Pushes Valuation to Over €1.7 Billion With €110 Million Investment

Berlin-based SaaS banking platform Mambu has raised €110 million during its latest funding round, increasing its valuation to over €1.7 billion. The round was led by venture firm TCV, whose investments include Netflix, RELEX, Spotify, and WorldRemit. Mambu also received

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