Tag "Switzerland"

Fintech Takes Second Place in Swiss Startup Funding; Secures CHF 910M in 2022

In 2022, Swiss fintech companies secured a total of CHF 910 million, a figure that puts the sector at the second position in terms of startup funding raised last year, data from a new report by news portal startupticker.ch and

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14 Swiss Venture Capitalists Fintech Startups Should Watch in 2023

Despite a challenging global funding landscape, Swiss startups continued to see notable traction in 2022, securing a record of CHF 3.8 billion in funding between January and November, data from Startup.ch show. The sum represents a 27% increase compared to

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IFZ Insurtech Study: European Insurtech Industry Increased 20% This Year

Over the past year, Europe’s insurtech industry has seen the addition of more than 100 companies, bringing the total number of insurtech firms in the continent to 598, a new report by the Swiss Institute of Financial Services Zug IFZ

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17 Rising Fintech DACH Stars that Went Live in 2022

Fintech Innovators has released its annual report featuring the most exciting and fastest-growing fintech and insurtech companies across Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH). Produced in collaboration with robo-advisory platform Inno Invest, startup acceleration program German Accelerator, consulting firm KPMG and

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Swiss Digital Bank Alpian Ramps up Athlete Endorsements to Appeal to the Mass Affluent

Swiss digital bank Alpian has announced the appointment of Sébastien Buemi as honorary “chief inspiration officer,” adding the Swiss professional racing driver to its list of existing brand ambassadors, among which tennis world champion Belinda Bencic and freestyle snowboarder and

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Swiss Universal Banks Top Digital Performance Ranking Ahead of Neobanks and Challengers

Traditional banking institutions are performing better than digital challengers on their digital presence, engagement, social media and app usage, according to Colombus Consulting’s latest edition of the Digital Index and Performance of Swiss Players report. The study, which looks at

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Marketplace Lending Volume in Switzerland Rose 20% in 2021

After timid growth in 2020, marketplace lending in Switzerland witnessed a strong upturn last year, with total volume rising 20% between 2020 and 2021. That uptick was driven mostly by improved crowdlending loan volumes, notably in real estate and small

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Swiss Proptechs Embrace Ecosystem Business Models

In Switzerland, proptech companies and their partners are embracing ecosystem business models, believing that open, multilateral cooperation arrangements will allow them to improve the impact of their products and allow them to generate more revenue, a new study by Credit

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Fintech Funding Slows Down in Switzerland

In the first half of 2022, fintech companies in Switzerland raised a total of CHF 349 million through 23 rounds, falling behind sectors including information and communications technology (ICT) and cleantech, data from Startupticker.ch’s Swiss Venture Capital Report 2022 Update

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Top 30 Fintech Events To Attend in DACH in H2 2022

2021 was a blockbuster year for fintech funding globally. In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, also referred to as the DACH region, fintech funding increased four-fold to US$10.8 billion, data from research platform Fintech Global show. To showcase the region’s burgeoning

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