Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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Switzerland’s Hypothekarbank Lenzburg goes open banking

Switzerland’s Hypothekarbank Lenzburg is opening up its Finstar core banking system to FinTech firms with the use of APIs. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Number of active FinTech companies in Switzerland is now over 300,...

Investment in Swiss FinTech companies has increased over four times in the past three years, raising record $63.6m in 2016. Read more: fintech.global

Why Switzerland pushes for cooperation with Singapore

Singapore and Switzerland are similar to each other in the sense that they both are small countries but are major financial hubs. Read more: cointelegraph.com

ShapeShift nabs $10.4m for digital asset exchanges

Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift has raised $10.4m in a Series A round led by Berlin-based VC Earlybird. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Swiss SME lender Tradeplus24 secures $100m credit facility

Swiss SME lender Tradeplus24 has secured a $101m credit facility from boutique investment house Oceano One. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Warburg Pincus takes stake in core software firm Avaloq

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus is acquiring a 35% stake in Swiss financial software firm Avaloq. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

‘Crypto Valley Association’ launches in Switzerland

Fintech-friendly Switzerland sees the launch of a new non-profit blockchain advocacy and development group. Read more: www.fintechranking.com

Crypto Valley Association to build blockchain ecosystem

Crypto Valley Association launched with a number of leading companies and startups as members, including ConsenSys, UBS, PwC, and more. Read more: www.businesswire.com

Why bitcoin and blockchain are ‘relatively safe’

In a report by Swiss multinational financial institution Credit Suisse, bitcoin and blockchain are deemed to be ‘relatively safe’. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Credit Suisse taps R3 for blockchain-based hackathon

Credit Suisse has carried out a global hackathon to find ways in which the R3 Corda distributed ledger platform can be used to make big cost savings. Read more: www.finextra.com