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Nestlé Launches New Blockchain Pilot Platform to Allow Customers to Track Food Right Back to the Farm

Swiss multinational food and drink company Nestlé announced on Tuesday the launch of its new blockchain pilot platform, which allows consumers to track their food right back to the farm. Nestlé claims to be the first major food and beverage company to announce it will… Read More

Avaloq Reports 12 Financial Institutions Have Signed Up With PSD2 Solution

Avaloq, an international fintech providing services and digital solutions to banks and wealth managers, announced on Thursday that 12 financial institutions have signed up with its second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) solution. Avaloq reported that it launched the service at the end of last year… Read More

Swiss Fintech Avaloq Joins the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Avaloq, an international fintech providing services and digital solutions to banks and wealth managers, announced on Thursday it has joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), which is an open source blockchain initiative. Avaloq reported that as a member of the EEA it will collaborate with… Read More

Dukascopy Bank Launches Cryptocurrency “Dukascoin”

Dukascopy Bank, a Switzerland-based banking group, announced on Friday the launch of its very own cryptocurrency, Dukascoin (DUK+). Dukascopy Bank claims that Dukacoin is the first payment coin issued for public use by a licensed and regulated Swiss bank. In an open letter, Dr. Andre… Read More

Swiss Fintech Avaloq Acquires 10% Stake in Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Specialist Metaco

Avaloq, an international fintech providing services and digital solutions to banks and wealth managers, announced on Thursday it has acquired 10% stake in blockchain and cryptocurrency specialist firm, Metaco. Founded in 2014, Metaco is described as a company that has developed specialist cryptographic solutions that be… Read More

Japan’s Financial Services Agency Announces Exchange of Letters for Cooperation Frame on Fintech With Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority

On Wednesday, Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) announced it Exchanged of Letters for Cooperate Framework on fintech with the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). According to the organization, this Cooperate Framework recognizes the global nature of innovation in financial services and intends to enhance… Read More

Temenos Teams Up With MAINSYS to Deliver Digital Banking Solutions

Swiss Fintech Temenos (SIX: TEMN) announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with MAINSYS, a provider of IT services to the Belgian financial services sector. According to Temenos, the new partnership brings together MAINSYS’ knowledge and experience in providing digitalization services for the banking sector,… Read More

Digital Wealth Management Startup Flynt Receives Swiss Banking License

On Friday, digital wealth management FLYNT announced it obtained a banking-license from the FINMA and operates now under FLYNT Bank AG. The start-up stated: “The banking-license allows FLYNT the required independence to approach Wealth Management in new ways and using innovative technologies, thus enabling private and… Read More

Swiss Outdoor Startup Polarmond Pitches Campaign on Innovestment

It’s that time of year, readers, when camping in the northern hemisphere has become optimal. Pre-insects, post-blizzard. For readers who prefer a year-round camping experience (camp in a hammock and/or have had their water supplies freeze inside their tents on multiple occasions) or just crave plain and simple comfort,… Read More

Brief: FundedByMe Teams Up With Connect Sweden Region East to Create More Swedish Entrepreneurial Successes

On Thursday, Connect Sweden Region East and FundedByMe announced that they have created a partnership that will help to further enhance the opportunities to companies in Swedish that are currently in the establishment phase. FundedByMe and Connect are considered well-known players in the Swedish ecosystem for growth…. Read More

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