Posts Tagged ‘Switzerland’

Leading crypto experts to speak at the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Switzerland

On October 9, Geneva will welcome the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Switzerland for the second time. The event planned by the international company Smile-Expo will gather professionals in the DLT industry who will focus on the most topical issues of the sphere. Among the participating speakers there will be Jörn Erbguth – DLT and data protection […]

Forget Chocolate, Cheese And Watches: Fintech Could Be Switzerland’s Hottest Industry

Ranked the most innovative country in the world by the Global Innovation Index, Switzerland has been leading disruptive developments emerging from the digitalisation of financial markets for some time. An estimated 10% of all global European fintech businesses can be found in Switzerland, based mainly in its capital Zurich. The startup process is becoming more streamlined, […]

10 Exciting Fintech Startups Based in Geneva

Switzerland, a world renowned banking and financial hub, has witnessed a growing fintech ecosystem in the past years fueled by supportive regulations, a large pool of available tech and finance talent, and banks’ desire to innovate. Geneva is one of Switzerland’s top fintech hubs, currently home to 22 fintech companies, behind only of Zurich with […]

5 Swiss Fintechs That Should Consider Expanding to Singapore & Southeast Asia

For Swiss fintech companies, Singapore acts as the key hub in and a gateway to Southeast Asia, and several of companies have already taken the plunge and entered the market. These include Netguardian, a regtech startup which established its Asia-Pacific (APAC) headquarters in Singapore in February, and Werthstein, a digital wealth management specialist originally from […]

Swiss Regulator FINMA Launches Investigation into $100 Million ICO

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has opened an inquiry into the operations of Envion AG, a blockchain startup that raised more than $100 million through an ICO. FINMA said that it believes that Envion’s EVN token sale may have violated banking laws by accepting public deposits worth approximately 100 million francs (~$101 million) from […]

Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Switzerland

On October 9, 2018 the company «Smile-Expo» will arrange the second Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Switzerland in Geneve. The conference gathers the brightest experts of the industry, well-known specialists, and gurus of the crypto market, developers, entrepreneurs, representatives of payment systems, and lawyers who shared their way of thinking concerning blockchain technology development across the globe. […]

Fintech in Switzerland: 2018 Mid-Year Review

The Swiss fintech industry has been growing steadily in the past years, supported by superior general conditions for fintech companies including the political stability and the progressive regulatory environment. As of early July 2018, Switzerland counted 264 fintech startups, 14 more than in June. But one segment in particular that’s been thriving in Switzerland is […]

Swiss Fintech Investor Day 2018

The Swiss Fintech Investor Day is a matchmaking event where Fintech startups pitch to find experienced smart money investors. This event is for angel investors and VCs that want to invest in Fintech startups. When & Where: November 14, 2018 13:00 — Zürich, Switzerland Read more

12 Best-Funded Fintechs In Switzerland

Switzerland is becoming a global fintech center with a total of 220 incorporated fintech companies in the country, as of December 2017. These startups raised a total of CHF 130 million in venture capital and an astonishing CHF 271.3 million through ICOs in 2017, bringing the total amount raised to CHF 401.3 million, according to […]