Tag "fintech startups"

Swiss Fintech Startups Increasingly Turn to ICOs

Swiss fintech startups raised a total of CHF 288 million through nine initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the first half of 2018, surpassing venture capital (VC) investments, according to a new report by e-foresight, the IFZ and Swisscom. The rise

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10 Exciting Fintech Startups Based in Geneva

Switzerland, a world renowned banking and financial hub, has witnessed a growing fintech ecosystem in the past years fueled by supportive regulations, a large pool of available tech and finance talent, and banks’ desire to innovate. Geneva is one of

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Venture Leaders Interview: Meet Nicolas Blanchard of Swiss Regtech Apiax

The Venture Leaders heading to New York in September will be meeting major players in the finance industry – big banks and insurers, who have to deal with a tangle of red tape that only gets more complicated. Nicolas Blanchard

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Romania Ripe for Fintech Revolution

Although still in early stage compared to nearby countries such as Poland, the Czech Republic, and Austria, the Romanian fintech industry is poised to take off as consumer demand for fintech solutions and digital banking increases, according to experts and

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Canadian Fintech Industry Set to Witness Strong Grow: Report

The Canadian fintech industry has seen tremendous growth in recent years and is expected to continue to expand exponentially as collaborations between fintechs and traditional financial institutions, new and improved regulations, and leadership in the financial services space continue to

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Latvia Pushes Fintech Innovation

Latvia is home to a nascent but rapidly growing startup scene. Though still trying to catch-up with neighboring Estonia, which benefited from the early successes of the likes of Skype and TransferWise, the country is starting to build a reputation

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Government Pushes for Fintech Revolution in Estonia

Estonia is well-known in Europe for being a highly developed country in the tech space with approximately 30.6 startups per 100,000 inhabitants. The country is now poised to become a leading fintech hub. Digital innovators like Skype and TransferWise, as

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10 Exciting Fintech Startups from Lithuania to Keep an Eye on

Lithuania, which have been promoting itself as gateway destination to the European market for fintech startups from across the world, has seen its digital finance and fintech sector grow rapidly in the past years. In 2017, the country saw no

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Fintech On The Rise In Hamburg

While Frankfurt might be Germany’s financial center with a thriving fintech ecosystem, Hamburg is quickly witnessing the emergence of its very own fintech community with great prospects ahead. Hamburg has a notable financial history, being the city where Commerzbank, the second

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NY, Silicon Valley Remain Top US Fintech Hubs But Others Are Emerging

The US is a market leader in the fintech space, accounting for 57% of the global fintech market. According to KPMG, fintech investment in the US accounted for almost two-thirds of global fintech investment in Q4’17. New York and Silicon Valley

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