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Boring Makes Money

FinTech – Financial Technology – refers to the use of new technologies in Financial Services. Leveraging analytics, data management and disruptive digital functions are just some of the main drivers. FinTech Startups are agile – release cycles differ from 2-3

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3 Reasons Behind European Wealth Managers Falling Profitability

European wealth managers are facing bittersweet challenges in recent years. A Deloitte study shows that bankable European assets had grown by 40% but their profits had fallen by 60%. This brings along the big question why? The profitability of any

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Four Finalists Unveiled for Swiss Fintech Awards 2017

The Swiss Fintech Awards jury has announced the four finalists for its annual ceremony rewarding the top Swiss fintech startups in three categories: Early Stage Startup of the Year, Growth Stage Startup of the Year and Fintech Influencer of the

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b-Sharpe, the Transferwise of Switzerland

Incorporated in 2006 and based in Geneva, b-Sharpe is a fintech startup providing currency exchange services at a lower cost – an average saving of 70% compared with traditional exchange services providers. The company aims to make currency exchange cheaper

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Upcoming Fintech Events in Switzerland

2017 has just begun and already several fintech events have been scheduled, promising to bring together thought-leaders, policy makers, entrepreneurs and investors, to discuss emerging trends and the future of banking and finance. Here are our pick of the top

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Banks are Still Using Decade Old Core Banking Systems – Why are They so Behind the Digital Age?

The question that has plagued the financial services industry for a number of years – is why are banks not keeping pace with technological change? Why do they continue working with archaic and monolithic systems that are prone to failure

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Top 9 Wealthtech Companies in Europe

Over the past ten years, numerous startups with digital business models have emerged within the wealth management industry. These businesses leverage digital platforms and technology to help investors connect with their peers and the right advisors, in addition to provide

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Fintech in Switzerland: Top Highlights of 2016

Switzerland is one of the world’s leading financial centers, whether it be for asset management, the insurance business or as a trading platform for raw materials. Swiss neutrality and national sovereignty, long recognized by foreign nations, have fostered a stable

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Germany’s Robo-Advisory Sector Is Getting Crowded

With 23 robo-advisors, Germany is Europe’s most crowded market when it comes to automated, algorithm-based portfolio management advice services. According to reports from Techfluence, there are currently some 64 robo-advisors in Europe, with the two predominant markets being Germany and

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Workspace im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung – die 8 Top-Trends für 2017

Einer der wichtigsten Schauplätze der digitalen Transformation ist die Arbeitsumgebung des Wissensarbeiters – der Trend geht hier zu noch mehr Mobilität, Geräte und Personalisierung. Eine zukunftsweisende Workspace-Strategie kann dabei helfen, die Mitarbeiterproduktivität zu erhöhen, Kosten einzusparen und das Unternehmen als

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