Tag "Switzerland"

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 29 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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Crowdfunding Volume Regains Strength in Switzerland

In 2021, crowdfunding volumes in Switzerland regained some strength after activity stalled in 2020 due to various effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The year saw a volume of CHF 791.8 million transacted via crowdfunding platforms, a significant market growth of

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A Look at Switzerland’s Booming Digital Asset Ecosystem

In recent years, Switzerland’s blockchain and digital asset ecosystem has matured rapidly and grown into one of the world’s leading blockchain hubs, a position that’s asserted by its expanding workforce and a rising number of foreign companies setting up operations

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Swiss Banks Slow to Embrace Open Banking

In Switzerland, banks and financial institutions have been slow in embracing the open banking movement, a delay that can partly explained by institutions’ conservative corporate culture as well as an overarching fear of losing customers to third parties. These are

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Switzerland Has Minted 9 Fintech Unicorns So Far

In 2021, Swiss fintech funding activity regained some of its strengthen with companies in the space raising a total of US$530 million, data from Dealroom show. The sum represents a 129% increase from 2020, and follows a three-year period of

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A Comparison of Swiss Robo-Advisory Services

Digital wealth managers, also referred to as robo-advisors, are an emerging trend in Switzerland, with now more than a dozen of homegrown options for customers to choose from. Despite slight differences between one another, these providers all promise the same

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IFZ Fintech Switzerland Study 2022 Summary: 9 Key Facts and Graphics

In 2021, the number of active fintech companies in Switzerland declined for the first time since 2015, shrinking from 405 companies at the end of 2020 to 384 a year later. Despite a decrease of 21 companies, the Swiss fintech

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Open Finance, Green Fintech Among Swiss Federal Council’s Top Areas of Focus for Coming Years

Switzerland’s Federal Council has set out 12 key fintech trends and technologies it will be putting a focus on for the coming years as part of the government’s ambition to establish the country as a top business location for digital

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