Virtual Banking

UK Fintech Monese Secures US$35M Investment From HSBC Ventures

UK-based money app Monese has received a US$35 million investment from HSBC Ventures, bringing the total amount it has raised so far to US$208 million. The investment is said to be part of a broader strategic partnership that focuses on

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Banks Jump on the Metaverse Bandwagon

Banks from around the world are actively exploring the opportunities brought about the metaverse, purchasing virtual land and establishing presence on popular platforms. They believe these virtual environments will help them better engage with younger customers, collaborate with partners and

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Alpian Partners With Visa to Issue a Metal Debit Card in Switzerland

Digital private bank Alpian announced that it is now a Principal Member of Visa, allowing the company to issue its exclusive metal debit card in Switzerland. The pairing of the metal debit card with a multi-currency current account (CHF, EUR,

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Banking für die Generation Z

Unterschiedliche Generationen verhalten sich unterschiedlich. Das liegt auch an den unterschiedlichen Lebensumständen, in denen die Generationen aufwachsen. Beispielsweise belegt eine Befragung von Cassini, dass für die Generation Z (zwischen 1995 und 2009 geboren) das Smartphone der Mittelpunkt ihres Lebens ist.

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Bridging the Gap Between Online Business and Transactional Banking

As the global economy shifts towards an interconnected future, digitalisation continues to transform the world of transactional banking. Fintechs often outpace traditional banking institutions when it comes to serving the fast paced environment of online business. Swiss fintech Klarpay AG

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Neobanks Face Setbacks Amid High Cash Burns and Little Revenue Streams

A challenging economic environment, diminished funding and valuations, and increased scrutiny of regulators have put tremendous stress on neobanks around the world. Over the past few years, the industry has seen its fair share of business failures often due to

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Ageras Buying German Neo-Bank for Freelancers Kontist

Denmark based Ageras Group announced that it has acquired Kontist, a Berlin-based neo-bank focused on the complex accounting and banking needs of Germany’s growing populations of microbusinesses and self-employed workers. “This acquisition is a critical step in Ageras’ growth,” said

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BX Swiss and FlowBank to Waive Fees for Swiss Shares Trading

The Swiss stock exchange BX Swiss and the Geneva-based online bank FlowBank announced that they will enable private investors to trade Swiss shares with zero commission until further notice. BX Swiss has welcomed FlowBank as a new trading partner. FlowBank

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Digital Bank radicant Partners With Google Cloud for Scalability and Agility

Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank’s (BLKB) digital bank radicant announced that it will be collaborating with Google Cloud. radicant had recently received a banking license from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). The use of the Swiss based Google Cloud enables radicant

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BLKB’s Digital Bank radicant Secures a Banking License From FINMA

Zurich-based digital financial services provider radicant has received a banking license from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank (BLKB) in partnership with with Dr. Anders Bally, the founder of venture firm Bally Capital Partners, had launched radicant

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