Tag "Switzerland"

Swiss Fintech Funding Drops 38% in 2020

Swiss fintech companies raised a total of CHF 220.1 million in 2020, a 38% decrease compared the CHF 360.3 million raised in 2019, new data from local startup portal Startupticker.ch show. The decline in fintech fundraising, outlined in the newly

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Switzerland’s Blockchain Fintech Industry in 2021

Switzerland is home to 130 startups that are applying blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) to finance use cases, new data from Swisscom show. Most of these companies (48%) operate in the banking infrastructure vertical, followed by investment management (24%),

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9 Upcoming Online and Hybrid Fintech Events in Switzerland

With COVID-19 still spreading, virtual conferences and hybrid events continue to be the preferred way for many fintech professionals and entrepreneurs to connect with their peers and build business connections, while remaining safe. For Swiss fintech professionals looking to network

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Survey: Who is the Top Swiss Fintech Influencer in 2020?

In May 2020, Fintechnews.ch launched the Fintech Influencer Switzerland Interview series, which presents at least once a week a short interview that we conducted with a well-known, longtime Swiss fintech influencer to get their views on some of the industry’s

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A Look at Switzerland’s Blockchain DLT Fintech Industry

A recent analysis by ccecosystems.news has identified 167 blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) startups focusing on financial services in Switzerland. Out of the 167 companies, only 117 had a valid Internet presence, implying that about 30% of these ventures

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eKYC in Switzerland – An Overview

With finance and banking rapidly moving online, industry participants are increasingly adopting innovative solutions such as eKYC to provide customers with a seamless, digital-first onboarding experience. What is eKYC? eKYC (electronic know your customer) refers to the digitalization of the

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Wealthtech Switzerland Report: 300+ Providers Are Serving the Swiss and Liechtenstein Sector

More than 300 tech providers from 21 different countries are currently serving wealth managers in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Amongst these, 170 are homegrown Swiss companies, according to a new report by the Wealth Mosaic, a knowledge resource for the wealth

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Fintech News Network Unveils 2020’s Top 20 Swiss Fintech Startups

The Fintech News Network has released its selection for 2020’s top 20 fintech startups in Switzerland. These year’s companies cover a wide range of sub-segments including alternative financing, personal finance management, blockchain, regtech, proptech, wealthtech, and more. Most of these

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Challenger Banks Are Setting New Standards in Usability

Challenger banks are setting new standards when it comes usability, and are championing features including card management and personal finance management, according to a new study by Capco. The consulting firm, which analyzed the mobile banking offering of 16 financial

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Startup Exits on the Rise in Switzerland: Study

Startupticker has released the second edition of its Swiss Startup Radar report which examines Swiss startup exits. The research, conducted in collaboration with HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, found that in terms of exits, the trend in Switzerland is positive

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