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Swiss Challenger Banks Cuts Card Fees and Forex Surcharges Abroad

Zurich-based fintech startup neon will no longer charge any fees or FX surcharges for payments with the neon card abroad starting 20 January 2020. Regardless of location and currency, payments abroad will as of now be converted using the Mastercard

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Revolut for Business: Company and Freelancer Accounts Reinvented

In 2017, digital banking startup Revolut launched business accounts in Europe, promising small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the region a banking product that saves them both time and money. Revolut for Business, the company’s business offering, comes with a

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UK Free Trading Platform Completes $15m Funding

Freetrade concluded $15m in fundraising in 2019, led by a $7.5m Series A investment from one of Europe’s tech-focused VC funds, Draper Esprit, pending FCA approval. This follows the previous $7.5m crowdfunding campaigns earlier this year. The funds will enable

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European Challenger Banks Struggle to Turn a Profit: Research

Though challenger banks have attracted a collective customer base of over 200 million customers, many of them are still not profitable, according to a new research by Amsterdam-based Fintech Consultancy Group (Fincog) which analyzed over 150 challenger banks worldwide. Fincog,

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Bank Vontobel Takes Over a Swiss Personal Finance Platform: Exclusive Interview

Gokong, a Swiss Personal Finance Platform, recently announced that Bank Vontobel is taking full control over the platform We did an exclusive interview* with Gokong’s CEO about the exit and about the Swiss Personal Finance and the Financial Fitness market.

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Yova Founder Story: Make the World a Better Place and Make Money at the Same Time

A podcast interview with Tillmann Lang, CEO and co-founder of Yova. Yova is a platform for retail clients to invest in line with their values.With Yova, individual clients can make sustainable and socially responsible investments effortlessly. In an interview with

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Swiss Smartphone Banking Solution neon Closes 5mn CHF Series A

Zurich-based fintech company neon has successfully closed its next financing round of 5mn CHF. After its attention-grabbing market entry, the start-up is now focusing on further expanding its product. Beside lead investor Tamedia, also Zurich-based Backbone Ventures and several existing

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Interview: AI for Investing und das Ziel, das grösste STO in Europa herauszugeben

Stefan Tittel, CEO und Co-Founder der RISE Wealth Technologies ist ein Multiunternehmer mit einer makellosen Erfolgsbilanz. Er hat etliche* Unternehmen durch ihren gesamten Unternehmenszyklus geführt. Er sprach zu Fintechnews über sein Unternehmen RISE Wealth Technologies, diesbezügliche Pläne und das aktuelle

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Die Deutsche RISE Wealth Technologies bietet eine Beteiligung an der Zukunft des Investierens

Die Vision der RISE Wealth Technologies ist es, die Zukunft der Vermögensanlage zu gestalten und von AI zu profitieren. Der Billionen Dollar schwere Asset Management Markt verschiebt sich im rasanten Tempo in Richtung künstliche Intelligenz (AI). RISE ist überzeugt, dass

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N26 Launches In Switzerland But Without CHF Support

N26 is officially live in Switzerland. The Germany-native digital bank launched its services in Switzerland on September 3, 2019, offering Swiss customers a choice of two memberships: a free standard bank account and a free business bank account. Over 20,000

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