Tag "Switzerland"

Switzerland Remains the Wealthiest Country in the World: Research

This year again, Switzerland heads the global ranking in terms of wealth with an average of US$564,650 per adult, a 144% increase since 2000. Switzerland is followed by Hong Kong (US$489,260) and the US (US$432,370) as the world’s wealthiest countries

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Swiss University Rolls Out Blockchain Pilot Project to Fight Fake Diplomas

The University of St. Gallen has unveiled a new pilot project for a blockchain-based system that certifies diplomas and verifies their authenticity. The university’s CIO Harald Rotter told CNN Money Switzerland he hopes to issue about 200 tamperproof certificates by

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Swiss Central Banker: Stablecoins Hold Promise for Widespread Deployment

Though cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency-based tokens “are more like speculative investment instruments” and are unlikely to reach mainstream adoption, stablecoins, which are pegged to stable, official currencies, “hold greater promise for widespread deployment as a payment instrument and store of value,”

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N26 Launches In Switzerland But Without CHF Support

N26 is officially live in Switzerland. The Germany-native digital bank launched its services in Switzerland on September 3, 2019, offering Swiss customers a choice of two memberships: a free standard bank account and a free business bank account. Over 20,000

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Fintech Finance Solutions for Swiss SMEs

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are often cited as the major driver of economies and a force in job creation. In Switzerland, SMEs make up 99% of all companies, employing two-thirds of all economically active persons, or approximately 3 million

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Top 30 Upcoming Fintech Events in DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland)

Looking to keeping up with the burgeoning fintech ecosystem of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH)? The following 30 events will give you plenty of opportunities to catch up with some of the industry’s hottest startups and brightest minds.   Blockchain

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Swiss Proptech Sees Rapid Growth- Credit Suisse Report

Proptech, a term referred to startups offering technologically innovative products or new business models for the real estate industry, has witnessed tremendous growth in the last years, with now more than 200 companies in Switzerland, according to a new report

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Swiss Investors Still Too Risk Averse Toward Fintech Startup Investment

Swiss VCs and institutional investors are largely still shy about investing huge sums into fintechs, a fact that is hardly a secret to those who are familiar with the scene. This fact is made clearer when you contrast the recent

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10 Interesting Proptech Startups and Companies in Switzerland to Follow

Proptech has been something of a buzzword in startup circles of recent years, where companies use tech to improve the traditionally opaque and confusing real estate industry. With a clear need for industry disruption, proptech has grown significantly in the past

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Google Pay Rolls Out In Switzerland

Google Pay, Google’s digital wallet platform and online payment system, has launched in Switzerland. Google Pay’s support documents reveal a rollout for customers of Cornèrcard, Bonuscard, Swiss Bankers, Revolut, and boon, Wirecard’s mobile payment solution. Only credit or debit cards

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