Funding

NetGuardians Raises a Whooping CHF 17 Million During Latest Funding Round

Swiss fintech NetGuardians, an AI-based enterprise risk platform for combating banking fraud, announced that it has raised CHF 17 million during its latest funding round, which is reportedly more than the double compared to each of its previous rounds. Lead

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German FinLab EOS VC Fund Invests in AlgoTrader’s Series A Funding Round

AlgoTrader, a Swiss institutional-grade algorithmic trading software solution provider, announced that FinLab EOS VC Fund has invested an undisclosed seven-digit amount into its company. This raises the total investment raised during its Series A funding round to CHF 5.2 million.

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Innosuisse lanciert das Impulsprogramm «Innovationskraft Schweiz»

Der Bundesrat hat am 11. November 2020 die Lancierung des Impulsprogramms «Innovationskraft Schweiz» durch die Innovationsförderagentur «Innosuisse» beschlossen. Mit erleichterten finanziellen Bedingungen bei der Projektförderung sollen Unternehmen ihre Innovationskraft während der Pandemie aufrechterhalten und die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit soll nachhaltig gesichert werden.

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Seedcamp Closes Its Fifth Fund at £78 Million

London-based pre-seed and seed stage venture capital firm Seedcamp has closed its heavily oversubscribed fifth fund dubbed as Fund V at £78 million in partnership with Rabo Frontier Ventures (RFV). In Fund V, Seedcamp will increase the amount of capital

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12 Swiss Fintech Startups Pitching for Funding

The Swiss Fintech Investor Day will showcase 12 early-stage fintech startups selected by the Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC), a non-profit association organising matchmaking for startups and investors, to pitch for funding at its fifth edition on the 30th November. Founded

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UBS Launches US$200 Million Fintech Investment Fund

UBS has launched a US$ 200 million fund called UBS Next that targets investments in the fintech and broader tech ecosystem. UBS is driving both internal initiatives as well as existing strategic partnerships and external collaborations with technology companies, startups,

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RaiseNow Closes 5.4 Million CHF in Funding Round Led by SIX Fintech Ventures

RaiseNow, a Swiss-based provider of online fundraising solutions, announced a Series A+ investment of 5.4 million CHF. The funding round was led by SIX Fintech Ventures, with existing investor PostFinance and individual investors participating in the round. SIX Fintech Ventures,

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TX Group Leads Lend’s Funding Round With CHF 5.5 Million

Swiss media company TX Group led the Series B financing round for Lend, a crowdlending platform, with an investment of CHF 5.5 million in a move that will strengthen its existing fintech portfolio. Other investors in the round included PostFinance

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The First Venture Funding Map in Switzerland

The Bern based FundTech startup Leva today published Switzerland’s first “Venture Funding Map”. The map showcases 123 investors and business angel organizations that have offices in Switzerland. It is noticeable that 68 of the 85 venture capital firms are early

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European Fintech Report Forecasts Decline in Fintech Funding Over the Next Year

Finch Capital, an early stage venture capital firm focusing on the fintech sector in Europe and South East Asia, issued its annual State of European FinTech report for 2020. The report covers a range of topics impacting the fintech industry

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