Voice of FinTech

Voice of FinTech

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Mapping out Swiss and European FinTech ecosystem.


SEBA - A bank for digital assets
Nov 19 • 16 min
An interview with Guido Buehler, CEO and founder of SEBA, a fully licensed Swiss bank for your digital assets, based in Zug, Switzerland. SEBA is a universal bank for your digital assets, i.e. digital twins of financial or real assets.
Soundbite: Recruitment - Algorithms or networking?
Nov 15 • 1 min
On the side of Voice of FinTech: Live Speaker Series in Zurich, we caught up with Claudia Bolliger-Winkler, CEO and co-founder of Lionstep. At the event, we talked about how to find the best candidates for your company, cost-effectively. Also, as a…
Innovation at Generali
Nov 12 • 14 min
An interview with Anne-Katrin Maser, Lead Partnerships and Ecosystems at Generali Switzerland. We talk about how Generali cooperates with startups, through their innovation garage, partnerships or participation in the F10 Incubator/Accelerator.
Soundbite with Geoff Ralston: Y Combinator visiting Europe
Nov 8 • 1 min
” I see a tremendous spirit of entrepreneurship taking off in Europe,” says Geoff Ralston, President of Y Combinator. Great new companies will come from Europe, or anywhere on the planet, not just the United States, Geoff explains in this soundbite. We…
Swiss Finance Startups & Swiss FinTech Fair
Nov 5 • 20 min
An interview with Christina Kehl, co-founder & Managing Director at Swiss Finance Startups Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Pixpolitico. We talk about the efforts of Swiss Finance Startups to foster cooperation with the government and incumbents and their…
Loanboox - Founder story: Making raising big ticket debt painless
Oct 29 • 15 min
An interview with Stefan Muehlemann, founder and CEO of Loanboox, serial entrepreneur about why he believes in the power of platforms, why raising debt should not hurt and how he got started with his latest venture, Loanboox. Loanboox is a leading…
Soundbite: SwissCognitive - The Global AI Hub and We Shape Tech
Oct 25 • 4 min
On the side of the Business Innovation Week in Zurich, we quickly caught up with Dalith Steiger-Gablinger, co-founder and Managing Partner of SwissCognitive - The Global AI Hub and Melanie Gabriel, Board member at We Shape Tech. We talk with Dalith about…
Singularity Group - Investing in exponential progress and innovation
Oct 22 • 12 min
An interview with Evelyne Pflugi, co-founder and Managing Partner at Singularity Group in Zurich, Switzerland. We talk about what are exponential technologies, relationship to the Singularity University and how to make money from exponential technologies…
IBM Innovation Ecosystem - Startup with IBM
Oct 15 • 12 min
An interview with Pascal Allot, IBM Innovation Ecosystem Director. We talk about what IBM offers startups in Switzerland to support them on their journey. We also discuss Big Tech’s interest in Financial Services and most likely areas of innovation focus…
Futurae Technologies - Founder story: When a dog is not enough to protect your assets!
Oct 8 • 15 min
An interview with Sandra Tobler, co-founder and CEO of Futurae Technologies, Zurich based cybersecurity start-up. Futurae provides multi-factor authentication tools to corporate clients from Financial Services, Insurance and Healthcare sectors. We talk…
Yova - Founder story: Make the world a better place and make money at the same time!
Oct 1 • 14 min
An interview with Tillmann Lang, CEO and co-founder of Yova. Yova is a platform for retail clients to invest in line with their values - Yova stands for Your Values! With Yova, individual clients can make sustainable and socially responsible investments…
Enterprise Bot - Founder(s) story: Customer service that works!
Sep 24 • 13 min
Co-founders Ravina Mutha and Pranay Jain explain their (sometimes adventurous) entrepreneurial journey so far. We talk about why they chose to be entrepreneurs from an early age and why their AI-powered chatbot is enterprise-ready. Multilingual natural…
Soundbite: AI - Augmented Intelligence or the Rise of the Robots?
Sep 19 • 1 min
We caught up with Dorian Selz, CEO and co-founder of Squirro, an award-winning Swiss AI scale-up on the side of the first of Voice of FinTech Live Speaker Series event in Zurich. We discussed whether AI will augment our abilities, so we become a better…
Soundbite: The Future is Asian by Dr. Parag Khanna
Sep 18 • 0 min
The Future is Asian writes Dr. Parag Khanna in his latest book. We caught up on the side of the Asia Society’s event in Zurich to quickly explain why in this soundbite.
Union Park Ventures: From a banker to a VC investor
Sep 17 • 10 min
An interview with Jatin Rajput, former Head of Strategy / Corporate M&A APAC at Deutsche Bank Singapore and now Partner at Union Park Ventures in New York, about how he became interested in investing in B2B and financial inclusion focused FinTechs and his…
RegPac Revolution and F10 Hackathon Singapore
Sep 10 • 15 min
An interview with Mona Zoet, founder of RegPac Revolution, RegTech ecosystem builder & accelerator based in Singapore and F10 Hackaton Singapore’s local partner.
digitalswitzerland - Platform to drive digital transformation across the country
Sep 3 • 15 min
An interview with Matthias Zwingli, Project Manager Start-up Enablement at digitalswitzerland. digitalswitzerland is a non-profit organization, whose mission is making Switzerland a leading digital innovation hub. Matthias explains the activities of…
Silkpay - Founder story: Chinese mobile payment acceptance solutions (Alipay and WeChat Pay) for European merchants
Aug 27 • 16 min
An interview with Annie Guo, CEO and founder of Silkpay. Annie talks about her passion for running her own company and how Silkpay connects European merchants and Chinese tourists using Alipay and WeChat Pay so they can pay in Europe just like they are…
Monito - Founder story: Stop overpaying when sending money abroad!
Aug 20 • 11 min
An interview with Francois Briod, CEO & co-founder of Monito, a comparison website for foreign exchange services. He explains how he and his co-founders became frustrated with excessive foreign exchange fees and rates and launched a company that compares…
Veridian Ventures - Business angel syndicate
Aug 13 • 13 min
An interview with Marwan El-Hakim, Partner at London based Veridian Ventures and INSEAD alumnus, about he started angel investing, how business angel syndicates like Veridian Ventures work and his crucial advice for the founders.
Redalpine - European Technology and Health Tech VC
Aug 6 • 15 min
An interview with Harald Nieder, Partner at Redalpine, leading VC firm based in Zurich, investing in Technology (including FinTech) and Health Tech businesses in Europe. Harald explains how he started investing in start-ups and what the VC firms like his…
Toquity - Cap table solution for founders and investors by INSEAD alumni
Jul 30 • 12 min
An interview with Mazin Biviji, INSEAD alumnus, co-founder of Paris based start-up Toquity, about simplifying everything equity. A dynamic cap table solution leveraging blockchain.
Founders Factory - Global partner for start-ups and scale-ups
Jul 23 • 20 min
An interview with Kelvin Au, Head of Venture at Founders Factory in London, about how he got to do what he loves and what is Founders Factory, a global technology incubator and accelerator, all about.
Investiere - Investment platform for start-ups in Switzerland
Jul 16 • 15 min
An interview with David Sidler, Head of Investor Relations at Investiere. Investiere is a Zurich based investment platform for qualified investors to invest in start-ups. David explains how Investiere finds suitable investment opportunities, what…
Bambus - DACH FinTech founder story
Jul 9 • 15 min
An interview with Franz Hoerhager, the co-founder of the home equity diversification platform called Bambus, active in Germany and Austria and a recent graduate of the F10 Accelerator Program in Zurich.
Odysseus Alternative Ventures - Venture builder
Jul 2 • 15 min
Minh Q. Tran, Managing Partner InsurTech at Odysseus Alternative Ventures, former GP of AXA Ventures, explains why he founded a venture builder company after many years in VC in Media, Telecom and Insurance and how it differs from a traditional VC or an…
Apiax - RegTech founder story
Jun 25 • 14 min
Ralf Huber, the co-founder of Apiax, explains why and how he co-founded Apiax, an award winning Swiss RegTech company, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, London and Lisbon.
AXAnauten - Open Innovation with AXA
Jun 18 • 12 min
An interview with Claudia Bienentreu, Head Open Innovation AXA Switzerland, also known as AXAnauten. AXA is the leading insurer in worldwide and in Switzerland. Claudia explains why AXA partners up with start-ups and how.
F10 - Home of FinTech
Jun 7 • 20 min
An interview with Andy Iten, co-founder of F10, also known as the Home of FinTech, leading FinTech incubator and accelerator in Switzerland and Lisa Schroeder, Program Manager at F10. If you are a FinTech start-up with an idea, an investor looking to put…