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Vestr Closes Series A Led by Six Group

vestr, a Swiss startup which provides issuers of Actively Managed Certificates (AMCs) fast, flexible, and cost-efficient alternative to investment funds, has closed its Series A led by SIX Group. However, the amount invested has not been shared publicly. The SIX

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Vestr, an End-to-End Digital Platform for Investment Certificates

The COVID-19 health crisis continues to claim more victims with now more than 5 million people infected, and over 330,000 deaths, according to the latest data from the Johns Hopkins University of Medicine. With many countries still remaining on lockdown

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SIX Fintech Venture Finds First Investments: Vestr and Shift Cryptosecurity

SIX FinTech Venture announced that it has invested into its first two firms, vestr and Shift Cryptosecurity. The amount is currently undisclosed. The venture was formed with the goal of providing the Swiss Financial Center with cutting-edge tech, business models

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5 Key Highlights From Huawei’s Developer Conference

From September 10 to 12, 2020, Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) held the annual Huawei Developer Conference. Themed HDC.Together, the event saw multiple announcements being made, including the launch of new products, as well as updates on the Huawei Mobile

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“BORN IN SWITZERLAND” Swiss Original Fintech Overview Map Update: 172 Companies

Luc Schuurmans, Head Private Banking, Executive Management at Bank Linth LLB AG,  put together an updated overview map of Fintech Companies “Born in Switzerland”. Since his last update, he collected 11 more Swiss Fintechs- Legartis, Yoordi, Yoordi, blockimmo, Scripts, immozins, invemo, algotrade, altcoinomy,

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Huawei Developer Conference 2020 to Discuss HarmonyOS, HMS Core 5.0, EMUI 11, Fintech, and More

From September 10 to 12, 2020, Huawei will be hosting its annual developer conference, a multi-day event expected to bring together more than 400 industry veterans and over 500 tech firms to discuss the latest trends and technologies set to

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b-sharpe: FX Transactions 5 to 10 Times Cheaper than a Bank

COVID-19 is impacting businesses of all sizes and from all industries. In Switzerland, gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to contract by around 6% this year in one of the strongest declines since the oil crisis in the 1970s, the

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SIX VC Arm Looks for Switzerland’s Next Fintech Rockstars

SIX Fintech Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of SIX Group, is seeking high-potential global fintech startups looking to become leaders in their fields and conquer the Swiss financial sector. The CHF 50 million investment arm, which currently counts six

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Swiss VCs Supporting the Domestic Fintech Startup Ecosystem

When talking about fintech investors, the first names that come to mind are often the prominent US venture capital (VC) firms that have backed some of the world’s most successful fintech startups such as Andreessen Horowitz, Accel Partners and Index

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Swiss Fintech Incubator and Accelerator F10 Expands to Singapore

F10, a fintech incubator and accelerator from Switzerland, is expanding to Singapore where it will run its renowned P2 “Prototype to Product” startup program. After the highly popular and successful F10 FinTech Hackathons in Singapore in September 2018 and 2019, the move

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