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Past Event: PSD2 Swiss and international perspectives

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European financial players have accumulated compelling experience in developing solutions connected with the implementation of PSD2 directive. Considering the clear direction that the Regulators have undertaken in the recent years, an exchange of information and use cases in the PSD2 area among Swiss and EU financial players would be mutually beneficial.

Swiss Finance + Technology Association and C&D Suisse have invited representatives of local financial services institutions and FinTech start-ups joining a round-table discussion with Cristiano Motto, Digital Evangelist at Barclays Bank PLC and Enrico Toso, Compliance Manager at Deutsche Bank (Italy).

The room is full, the presentation given by Cristiano Motto and Enrico Toso are interesting and detailed. They highlight the main point of the PSD2 regulation and they give to the audience the opportunity to fully understand the topic.

The discussion, moderated by Rainer Kessler, was very interesting and allowed the crowd to taste the different sentiment about the new regulation system. Many opinions raised from the participants and the speakers, as well as the moderator were able to conduct a pleasant, but tough discussion with the crowd.

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FinTech Trade Mission between Switzerland and The Netherlands – Going Global

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1 The Swiss Finance + Technology Association together with Holland FinTech organised the first Dutch-Swiss FinTech Trade Mission to Zurich on March 15th and 16th. Five events and sessions enabled Dutch based FinTechs to dive into the Swiss FinTech ecosystem and meet companies and major Swiss institutions. A delegation of 5 Fintech Startups and more than 10 people visited Zurich from the Netherlands. Our goal was to provide the opportunity to exchange information about the two ecosystems. The trade mission attracted over 100 unique visitors and consisted of more more than 40 B2B meetings between 10 Startups (Dutch and Swiss) and 5 Swiss companies, and 5 Swiss initiatives were presented. In addition, trade commissioners and investment promotion agencies from 4 countries (The Netherlands, Canada, Korea, UK) were part of the events. The counterpart trip with a Swiss delegation going to Amsterdam, will take place on May 2nd and 3rd, 2017.  We look forward to our counterpart trip to Amsterdam in May. Are you interested in joining? Please contact us. Read More

Past Event: 2017 General Assembly

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More that 50 members joined our General Assembly on March 8th. Since launching in 2015, the Swiss Finance + Technology Association has attracted over 400 members and expanded the range and diversity of its services and activities. It was now time to reflect, share with those members the track record, and give them the chance to raise their voice in the Swiss FinTech Community.

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Past Event: FinTech Lunch #11 – Adding Value Through Payments

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The room is fully booked, more than 30 fintechers joined us on March 3rd in order to take part in the FinTech lunch #11. Two excellent speakers are ready to share their view and experience about the chosen topic: “Adding Value Through Payments”. FinTech lunches bring together Swiss Finance + Technology Association members and the interested public for networking but also to provide a forum for discussion of a dedicated topic.

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Past Event: FinTech Business Opportunities and Trade Mission to Russia – Going Global

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The event “Going Global: Business Trade Mission to Russia” was held at the Switzerland Global Enterprise office on February 14th, as part of the core strategy of the Swiss Finance + Technology Association. We are supporting and organizing a number of activities that leverage our national and international connections to bring the Swiss Ecosystem to a new level. We enable our members to find business opportunities internationally.

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Past Event: APIs and FinTech: What’s next?

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Event Summary – The 4th event of our Corporate Innovation series with CA Technologies.

More than 50 people joined us at the Impact Hub Viadukt for this afterwork event focused on the topic of “APIs for Fintechs”. The participants had the occasion to learn more about current market trends and challenges from experts of the field. The presentations were followed by an interactive Q&A session. After the event, interested Fintechs/startups were offered to apply for a joint POC scheduled to take place in the near future.

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