The “Startup Weekend Zurich” is designed for individuals looking for a possibility to validate their ideas, meet like-minded people, and dive into the world of startups. The Swiss Finance + Technology Association supported this year’s startup weekend focused on FinTech and it was a great experience.
SIBOS 2016 in Geneva granted a unique opportunity to the Swiss FinTech Ecosystem to claim its relevance and importance. Here we discuss the immediate takeaways and the most relevant highlights from the Conference as well as medium and long term plans for the international expansion of the FinTech made in Switzerland.
Machine translation might not be the classical example one comes up with when thinking about FinTech. However, software using recent technological developments to increase the speed and the quality in interpreting text and financial reports is yet another component showcasing the current advances in the financial sector.
5 investors and 5 startups took to the stage to pitch in front of a fully booked room at Technopark Zurich. In the end it was Nicolas Brand from Lakestar who was selected as the best investor pitch, whereas NetGuardians took the spot as the top startup pitch. This though was only the tip of the iceberg at the most unique pitching event in Switzerland this fall.
This Thursday at Technopark Zurich the most unique FinTech event of the year will take place. Swiss Finance + Technology Association together with Capco, Switzerland Global Enterprise and CTI Start-up and Entrepreneurship invite you to join the Reverse Pitch, a pitching event like no other in Switzerland, and leverage this unique opportunity to connect with the best of the Swiss FinTech ecosystem. Read More
Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI) supports Swiss Finance + Technology Association and its Women in FinTeCH initiative Read More