Apiax Expands Its Management Team Ahead of Ambitious Expansion Plans

Swiss regtech startup Apiax has expanded its management team with experienced professionals Mark Holden and Jerome Salaun to take over its Enterprise Sales and Customer Success teams to support the company in the next phase of its expansion plans. Apiax

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How to Get a Swiss Fintech License, Swiss SME Banking Heats Up

Switzerland’s fintech license appears to have attracted a horde of cryptocurrency startups looking to leverage the relaxed regime to provide certain bank-like services which would have otherwise required a full banking license, Michael Brüggler, managing expert at Fintech Werkstatt, told

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Interview: Michael Brüggler Dives Deep Into Swiss Fintech License Landscape

Fintech News Switzerland (FNN) speaks with Michael Brüggler* to explore how up-and-coming startups can expertly navigate the complex Swiss fintech license regulatory landscape. Michael is the managing expert at Fintech Werkstatt and was the FINMA license application manager for the

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Regtech Spending to Exceed a Whooping $130 Billion in 2025

A new study from Juniper Research has found that spending on regtech, systems that enable banks and other heavily regulated sectors to meet their compliance burdens, will exceed $130 billion in 2025 from $33 billion in 2020. The report named

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IDnow Acquires Identity Trust Management

IDnow, a provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions, announced that it has agreed to acquire identity Trust Management, an international provider of digital and offline identification solutions from Germany. IDnow will retain identity Trust Management’s Düsseldorf location as well as its

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Swiss Regtech Apiax Begins Operations in Germany and Secures Fresh Funding

Swiss regtech startup Apiax announced that it has started operations in Germany and opened a subsidiary in Frankfurt to serve the market even better. The expansion follows its existing initiatives in the UK and Singapore. Frankfurt-based venture firm Futury Regio

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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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Nordic Capital Acquires RegTech From BearingPoint

Stockholm-based Nordic Capital, a private equity whose funds focus on investments primarily in Northern Europe, has acquired the RegTech division from management and technology consulting firm BearingPoint. BearingPoint will continue to serve as a strategic consulting partner and retain a minority

Read More A Cohesive, Unified Digital KYC Ecosystem

Know your customer (KYC) guidelines, which require professionals in the financial services industry to verify the identity, suitability and risks involved with maintaining a business relationship, are a significant element in the fight against financial crime and money laundering. But

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Digital Onboarding Becoming the Norm in Germany

New players on the financial market like neo-banks and fintechs are reshaping the landscape and accelerating digitalization of many services and processes. In this rapidly changing environment, customer experience (CX) has emerged as a major differentiator with digital onboarding being

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