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Swiss FinteCH Ecosystem Directory v1.0

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This is a first edition of a handy reference for anyone looking at Swiss FinteCH. Please send us feedback and inquiries at info@swissfinte.ch. A map of the companies listed is available here - http://swissfinte.ch/projects/swiss-fintech-ecosystem-map/

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Swiss FinteCH Ecosystem Directory v1.0

  1. 1. Ecosystem Directory v1.0 September 14th, 2015 Contributing members: Alexandre Gaillard, John Hucker (CFA), Thomas Kern Prepared for NYC Trade Mission
  2. 2. Swiss FinteCH Ecosystem Map Over 250 points, including: ● FinTech companies ● Investors ● FSIs ● ICT companies ● Incubators, labs ● Academia ● Associations ● Government ● Media Visit www.swissfinte.ch 2
  3. 3. Table of contents 04 - 23 FinteCH companies 24 - 25 Investors 26 - 28 FSIs 29 - 30 ICT companies 31 - 32 Incubators, think-tanks, labs 33 Academia 34 - 35 Associations 36 Government 37 - 38 Media 39 - 40 Events 41 Swiss FinteCH Pitch 42 Thank you! Further info... 3 1st at #swissfintechpitch 2nd at #swissfintechpitch Presented at #swissfintechpitch Scan for link to directory online Symbol legend: Send any additions or corrections to info@swissfinte.ch
  4. 4. Crowdhouse is the first Swiss property crowdfunding portal. www.crowdhouse.ch hedgeanalytics is a spinoff of ZHAW one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Switzerland. Its main focus is in the analyis and quantifying of risks of highly complex hedge fund portfolios. www.hedgeanalytics.ch DealMarket objective is to support financial professionals in improving their operational efficiency and investment performance. Our offering includes the Marketplace, an unfiltered view of the global deal market, where searching and posting of investment opportunities is free of charge. www.dealmarket.com In contrast to crowdfunding companies, investiere is a hybrid model that combines the established practices of traditional venture capital with elements of e-finance and social media. www.investiere.ch Fundbase delivers to qualified investors a seamlessly integrated and web-based platform to discover, execute and monitor complex investments such as hedge funds and other high-conviction investments along with the long-only part of their portfolio. It builds on trusted real world connections between qualified investors and fund managers utilizing the latest in technology. www.fundbase.com SwissMetrics is a dynamic startup from Switzerland that has a mission to enhance the way companies monitor their credit risk. As finance professionals, we have developed a SaaS platform with the aim of promoting smarter collaboration within companies to work for a common goal – saving money through risk minimization. Being customer centric, we are introducing practical and innovative forward looking tools to enable you to monitor the financial health of your customers, suppliers and potential acquisitions. www.swiss-metrics.com Go Beyond enables novice to sophisticated and small to large investors to build, manage and exit diversified portfolios of direct investments in young, fast-growing companies. Operating in multiple European locations and in the USA through Go Beyond Network, its team is comprised of seasoned entrepreneurs and general managers who are now business angels. www.go-beyond.biz FinteCH companies - alternatives Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 4
  5. 5. At Contovista everything is about making banking a delightful experience. To live up to that claim we offer innovative client facing products that can be easily integrated into existing banking solutions. www.contovista.com Personal Finance Management, Fintech,ICT, Personal Finance, Software, Financial Services. www.qontis.ch FLYNT reinvents platforms, services and experiences that put clients in control of their wealth. We see wealth as a means to follow life’s dreams, ambitions and aspirations. Wealth is a gateway to opportunity. Our mission is to transform how our clients realise these opportunities – in the most fluid, dynamic and rewarding way possible. www.flynt.io Accounting made simple. Run myAccounts has invented the automated accounting process for SME. www.runmyaccounts. ch MoneyPark combines modern financial advice, maximum honesty and comprehensibility. Maximum honesty is based on independence: MoneyPark's financial advisors are remunerated partner independently, i.e. recommendations to you are not based on any partner related incentive, which is why we can guarantee maximum independence. www. moneypark.ch MyDepotCheck is a comparison platform, including investor profile, portfolio check, and product recommendations. www. mydepotcheck.com Numbrs brings all your accounts together in one easy-to-use app and makes it easier for you to access your accounts, manage your finances and perform transactions. Numbrs simply sits on top of the bank infrastructure and puts the right tool in your hand to manage your various accounts. It is not a financial institution and we do not provide any financial services. www.centralway.com/en/numbrs FinteCH companies - banking Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 5
  6. 6. Advanon is the leading online invoice financing platform that focuses on small and medium-sized enterprises. We have seen a rapid development in the last couple of months and are planning to extend our services quickly. Our innovation lies in the fact that our technology makes it easier for SMEs to provide essential information about their invoices. By using financial analytics and state-of-the-art web-technologies our platform creates a both easy and secure way of providing just the information the investor needs to make intelligent investment decisions, fast. www.advanon.com We help you create your budget and show you on which property is in question, or what maximum investment, taking into account investment volume and justifications. www.die- hypothek.ch bob Finance offers innovative financial services online. www. bobmoney.ch eCollect is a modern webbases dept collection service specialized for online dept collection in the domains of eCommerce, hosting, digital goods, SAAS, internet services and gaming. www.ecollect.ch We connect. Fintech,Lending (Business),Lending (Consumer),Social investment. www.creditgate24.com enyfinance is a new generation of online financing. www. enyfinance.ch We have made ​​it our mission to help you in choosing the right lender and get you a loan. With just one application, we are looking for the best and tailored to your personal situation offer. A reputable and professional advice is our priority. We are before, during, and since, according to your contract at any time for your questions. This service is free for you. www.credix.ch hypoguide is aportal for online mortage comparision. www. hypoguide.ch FinteCH companies - credit (1/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 6
  7. 7. The next generation mortgage platform. hypoplus is a sister company of comparis.ch. www.hypoplus.ch Spahypo is a modern way to provide and renew mortgages. www.sparhypo.ch Want a mortgage record or renew a mortgage? Then you are on our website just right. In addition to the important information we can offer you an interest calculator and free and non-binding mortgage on offers which may be obtained directly from our website by an expert. www.hypothek- vergleich.ch With Z-Rechnung you have the possibility create, send invoices online and herby to automate your invoicing. www.z- rechnung.com The iKentoo solution innovates and shakes the world of collections systems by exploiting the iPad and Internet technologies. Your body is always updated and your data is automatically backed up to a secure area. You get all the classic features of a traditional fund, with the added bonus of the ability to manage the system from your backoffice, n 'anywhere on the Internet. The cost of implementation is less because you can use your existing network, and you can benefit from the affordable subscription iKentoo and iPad. www.ikentoo.com FinteCH companies - credit (2/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 7
  8. 8. As Switzerland's leading crowd-investing platform, c-crowd brings together innovative entrepreneurs and investors. www.c-crowd.com Feinheit combines webdesign and marketing with crowdfunding for clients - “FEINFUNDING”. www.feinheit.ch Cashare is the first crowdfunding platform in Switzerland with the products "Crowd Lending" (arranging loans between private individuals, also known as "social lending" or "P2P lending") and "Crowdsupporting" (financing of projects and in return benefits in kind for supporters). www.cashare.ch Open crowdfunding platform to finance projects by pre- ordering. www.goheidi.ch Business project funding with crowd-financing. Direct-lending’ s platform allows SMEs with corporate customers to advance cash against their unpaid invoices from a pool of global investors. This gives businesses instant liquidity and investors earn a healthy return on their cash holdings in a non-correlated asset class. www.direct-lending.net Moboo means "my one business" Moboo.ch ... The first Global Platform solidarity financing local projects! Opportunities Switzerland participatory financing, made by and in Switzerland! www.moboo.ch FinteCH companies - crowd (1/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 8
  9. 9. Crowdfunding platform for Switzerland. www.projektstarter.ch Veolis is a leading crowdfunding plattform to structure and finance sustainability projects (renewable energy, energy eficiency, mobility) and cleantech companies. www.veolis.ch RaiseNow supports ambitious fundraisers to grow their online fundraising. With solutions for all digital touch points – from SMS donations and mobile phone apps right up to peer-to- peer event fundraising and donation forms. We integrate your email and social media channels and make everything tightly work with your existing fundraising and donor database. www.raisenow.com Wecan.fund is an online #Crowdlending marketplace which allows savers to lend money directly to SME in #Switzerland. www.wecan.fund splendit connects students who need money with people who look for a sensible investment. www.splendit.ch wemakeit is the largest crowdfunding platform in Switzerland and one of the largest in Europe. At wemakeit, people sell design products, develop apps, publish cookery books, get startup companies going and bring out music records – lately, they also buy farms. www.wemakeit.com FinteCH companies - crowd (2/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 9
  10. 10. The leap from the virtual to the real! We promote the concept of cripto money. Develop alternative payment solutions and commercial products based on technology Bitcoin. www.bitc. ch Cold Bitcoin-storage in Swiss mountains. KYC-support for Bitcoin-businesses. Idendity-support for Bitcoin-users. Swiss precision for your Bitcoin-business. www.cryptocash.ch Bitcoin Suisse AG specializes in alternative finances / non- banking assets, outside of the traditional financial system & banking establishment, so called "decentralized finance" or "digital finance". We provide financial services, such as acting as intermediary in financial transactions. We also provide consulting & solutions based on decentralized technology. We drive a project to establish Bitcoin ATMs (BTMs) in all the large Swiss population centers. And we issue physical Bitcoin Certificates. www.bitcoinsuisse.ch Digital Bitbox is a Bitcoin hardware wallet packed with security in a minimalist design. Safely create & keep private keys and sign transactions & messages with peace of mind. www. digitalbitbox.com Say goodbye to complex Bitcoin services and hello to your new personal Crypto Finance solution , a web platfor and wallet. www.bity.com Develops programming language for decentralised applications. Bitcoin,Community Software, ICT, Internet, Open Source, Software, Software Development, Virtual Currencies. Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third party interference. www.ethereum.org Buy/sell bitcoins (in person, securely and immediately) with a professional and legal Swiss company. www.btcsuisse.ch icevault has released a solution that stores private keys offline in Swiss vaults, a concept, which they coined “deep cold storage” in the Bitcoin space. Icevault seems to be the answer to long-term storage needs with security at the highest level, acting essentially as your Bitcoin savings account, where you can receive funds safely from any third parties (clients, employers, etc.) and from any of your existing wallets. www. icevault.ch FinteCH companies - crypto (1/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 10
  11. 11. iProtus developed a full featured Bitcoin peer to peer node (server) from scratch, implementing the protocol solely from the specifications. www.iprotus.ch SwissMine Ltd aims to be the trusted, full-service partner for the digital currency market. By leveraging our digital currency market expertise, the SwissMine team aims to deliver innovative, competitive, secure and fully proprietary solutions for our partners. Our focus is on one single ecosystem of digital curren. www.swissmine.ch monetas is a swiss database for companies and persons! Here you will find commercial register and credit rating information, which is updated on a daily basis, and much more on Swiss companies, as well as additional information on the networking of authorised signatories. www.monetas. ch Since January 2014, SBEX has developed financial services related to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. The brokerage activity is the first milestone towards the global remittance service with a human centric approach where the user has the control over his money. It’s an interconnected platform for acquiring & selling Bitcoin via Kiosks ( for cash ) and the online platform fastcoin.ch (bank transfer). www.sbex. ch Metaco® has the first Blockchain infrastructure to enable smart contract trading. Metaco delivers instant market access to bitcoin users and businesses. Bringing Tradition to Bitcoin. Bitcoin, Fintech, Virtual Currencies. www.metaco.com Xapo combines the convenience of an everyday bitcoin wallet with the security of a deep cold storage vault. www.xapo.com Buy Coins Instantly No Account Needed. www.shapeshift.io Yacuna is focused on the future of digital currency and its potential to reinvent finance. Yacuna´s vision is big and our mission has only just begun. www.yacuna.com FinteCH companies - crypto (2/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 11
  12. 12. additiv develops and implements digital innovations and business models for financial services providers. additiv employs an interdisciplinary team of financial professionals, marketing and design specialists, data mining experts and software developers. additiv works with banks, asset managers, and insurance companies. www.additiv.ch The CREALOGIX Group focuses on e-finance, e-business and education and is renowned for innovative products and efficient service. www.crealogix.com AdNovum specializes in the implementation of demanding IT projects. Our solutions meet the highest of quality requirements. We specialize in the design, implementation and maintenance of software and security solutions that comply with stringent business and technical requirements. www.adnovum.ch Finnova AG has its headquarters in Lenzburg and at other branch offices in Chur, Seewen, Lausanne and Singapore. Its standard solution, Finnova Banking Software, is currently used by around 80 universal banks and 20 private banks. www. finnova.com Established in 1985, Avaloq is a technology-driven financial services provider for wealth management, universal and retail banks. We serve more than 140 financial institutions in the most demanding financial centres around the world. www.avaloq.com Kern & Partner is an independent company providing financing, advisory, business development and project management services to early-stage and growth companies active in the high-tech sector. The objective of Kern & Partner is to create value by improving performance and accelerating the execution of business plans. www.kernpartner.ch Cognism is the automation tool for financial narrative at a very affordable price.We automate throughout the narrative building process, aggregating the news and enhancing it with our own propriety analytics to save your time. www.cognism. com NetGuardians takes a unique approach to fraud and risk assurance solutions by leveraging Big Data to correlate and analyze behaviors across the entire bank system – not just at the transaction level. This broader vision is the secret to our creative edge. www.netguardians.ch FinteCH companies - ICT (1/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 12
  13. 13. OneVisage is a Swiss cyber-security companywith the vision to bring secure and convenient authentication services to mass-markets using standard mobile devices. Current password-based or biometric solutions don’t match security, usability and/or cost-efficiency criteria to address digital mass-markets, the idea was born to use 3D facial authentication on standard smartphones and tablets. www. onevisage.com Your Data in Context. Fintech, ICT, Intelligent Systems, Software. Leader in digital research. Squirro, we are a group of passionate internet geeks and entrepreneurs with high ambitions. Our work is dedicated to simplifying the everyday need to find, remember, organize and share important information. www.squirro.com Big Data: Record it. Replay it. Prove it. Predict it. Archiving solutions,Big Data,Big Data/Analytics, Cloud, E-commerce, Fintech,ICT,Internet,Mobile,Social Software,Software. www. qumram.com Temenos Group AG (SIX: TEM), headquartered in Geneva, is a market leading software provider, partnering with banks and other financial institutions to transform their businesses and stay ahead of a changing marketplace. Over 2,000 firms across the globe, including 38 of the top 50 banks, rely on Temenos to process the daily transactions of more than 500 million banking customers. www.temenos.com Sayula Engineering AG was incorporated in 2009 with the vision to provide integration services of market data systems for exchanges, market data vendors and finanicial institutions across Europe and the UK. www.sayula.com ti&m is a Swiss leader in digitization, security, as well as innovation projects and products. www.ti8m.ch The science of risk and supply chain intelligence by Dr. Kamil J. Mizgier www.scirisk.com FinteCH companies - ICT (2/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 13
  14. 14. FinteCH companies - insurance Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 14 123vergleich.ch - the portal for free insurance comparisons, and offers expert advice. 3 Steps to best offer: Compare - Request offer - save on premiums? www.123vergleich.ch FinanceFox provides an easy overview of all your insurances in one spot. Independant consultancy 100% independant and biased by any insurance company which is why we will always make sure that you get the best offer and the greatest savings. www.financefox.ch My insurance for dogs and cats. www.animalia-sa.ch Knip is an innovative digital insurance manager that allows users an easy to understand overview and analysis of existing insurance policies, tariffs and services. www.knip.ch Comparison of the best offers in Switzerland within minutes. Simple, anonymous and free of charge. As a FINMA regulated insurance broker, our employees support you personally helping you to select the right product which fits your individual needs. www.anivo.ch moremoney4you.ch is a platform to manage your insurance contracts providing a unique value proposition: customers earn comissions which normally go to insurance brokers. www.moremoney4you.ch What insurance do you need? Inform yourself. Determine your needs. Compare solutions. www.bfox.ch MyLibery has the objective to create a digital future finance and insurance adivisor. MyLiberty is operated by lnteractive Advice AG, owned by Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Braingroup und die Obvious Design. www.mylibery.ch esurance is an independent insurance broker to manage and compare your insurances online. www.esurance.ch Online Insurance ICT, Insurances, Price Comparison, Rating, Recommendations, Software.www.smartie.ch
  15. 15. 10 × 10 is the leading information platform for Exchange Traded Products, with a strong focus on exchange-traded funds. www.10x10.ch We will revolutionise the retail trading and investment space. We will act with complete integrity and empower our clients by providing the most innovative, transparent and intuitive execution of financial products in the marketplace. We will create a level playing field by providing a one stop offering, best possible service and unique tools to help our clients become happy and successful investors. www.ayondo.com AAccell LLC is a spin-off of UZH, we cooperate on the academic side with scientists of the Swiss Finance Institute, in particular with the renowned group of finance and insurance mathematics of the ETH Zürich, or with spin-offs like BhfS and, on the practical side with a global network of business professionals. www.aaaccell.ch Calfor LLC is the leader in real-time sentiment analysis of large numbers of documents. Our expertise in semantics, sentiment analysis and big data technologies brings us into the position to support all types of decision-making processes where quantitative and qualitative data analysis is essential. www.calforfinance.com Addfin is an online secured platform that helps you to structure and manage your office, wealth management and client relations from anywhere. It offers a wide range of modules and core solutions which can be activated individually. This platform enables structuring of the overall investment process that is provided to professional investors. www.addfin.com CARBON DELTA cooperates with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and rating agency Independent Credit View (I-CV) in developing carbon ratings that help investors to improve the assessment of the climate risks in their portfolios. www.carbon-delta.com The regulatory surge and its requirements are demanding an increased level of client interaction. Advice Online offers a solution which will enable you to deal with these challenges in an efficient yet legally compliant manner. Time spent with clients should be reserved for more important matters than formalities. www.adviceonline.ch Compare Invest is a free service made available by Liberty Pensions.The online platform is a transparent decision-making tool designed to assist private and professional investors of pension assets (vested pension benefits, extra-mandatory pension fund assets or pillar 3a tied retirement savings capital) in the selection of appropriate investment solutions. www. compare-invest.ch FinteCH companies - investing (1/4) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 15
  16. 16. Scientific studies show that collective knowledge is better than individual expert opinions. Become now part of crowdinvest.ch and compete with the financial experts. www. crowdinvest.ch fundinfo is a leading international platform for information and mandatory publications of investment funds. We believe that sustainable, profitable investments require well informed fund investors. www.fundinfo.com Dufour Capital is an asset manager with a strong focus on modern information technology, data analysis and practical research for new investment solutions www.dufour-capital.ch We are a startup company based out of Geneva in Switzerland, specializing in big data and predictive analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning. We provide a new generation automated trading platform for Forex market traders.www.grydl.com ECUREX is the Swiss-based digital finance marketplace for professional traders and financial institutions. ECUREX is the first Swiss-based digital finance marketplace to be fully compliant with the Swiss Banking Act, the Swiss and U.S. AML Acts and with FATCA.www.ecurex.com InCube is a Swiss-based FinTech company offering advisory services, high performance computing technologies, software solutions and investment products and services. Our clients are primarily financial institutions, trading firms and institutional investors. www.incubegroup.com FinGraphs is a technical analysis application offering a unique and didactic methodology to analyse and follow any markets over investment horizons ranging from several years to Intraday or Intra-hours. FinGraphs is powered by Management Joint Trust SA (MJT) an institutional market advisor founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1969.www. fingraphs.com InvestGlass is an integrated system for professional relationship managers (RMs), wealth managers (WMs), Chief Investment Officers and Chief Compliance Officers. There is a lot of slippage in the private banking and wealth management www.investglass.com Finhorizon fairvalues© provides the basis for a consistent client advisory process which fulfills the regulatory requirements and allows the ongoing testing of investments regarding clients’ suitability and appropriateness. fairforecasts© is a novel quantitative approach to analyse big data and render smart data to assess the potential of investment alternatives.. www.finhorizon.ch Investment Navigator supports you in the advisory process for funds and ETFs. Regulatory, tax and product-specific information and rules are efficiently provided and checked in the Swiss and cross border advisory processes. www. investmentnavigator.com FinteCH companies - investing (2/4) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 16
  17. 17. Where asset managers and investors meet. Investors can trade with direct investments like shares, futures, forex, precious metals and commodities. www.investory.ch Quantesys identifies and interprets behavioral anomalies to enhance investors' profit and reduce their portfolio volatility. Data Management, Fintech. www.quantesys.com The meetinvest, mission is simple: to give people the power to invest like an expert and connect with other like-minded people for free. It is our belief that the tools that professionals use on Wall Street should be available to everyone worldwide in a simplified and understandable format and at no cost. www.meetinvest.com A best-in-class management tool for structured investments. www.quotip.com Onfintur is a finance portal startup founded in Basel in October 2014. It provides financial information and enables the user to test different portfolios. www.onfintur.com Sentifi is the leading platform to access, monitor and collaborate on the wisdom of the financial crowd. This can help participants in the financial markets to be closer to the heartbeat of market stakeholders and eventually do better long- and short term investment decisions. www.sentifi.com The bridge to eVesting. Pure Value Metrics wants to put investors into a unique position to actively manage, decide and transact within financial markets by using their expertise, together with the highly cost effective digital banking capabilities of its partners. www.purevaluemetrics.com swissQuant Group develops and implements Intelligent Technologies. More than 150 clients across the globe, including several Fortune 500 companies, benefit on a daily basis from the use of our software systems and analysis tools. www.swissquant.com quedos was founded in 2013 to revolutionize the way wealth managers and their clients interact. Their headquarters are based in the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland.The founders have extensive private banking knowledge and share the same passion to design next generation solutions for wealth managers www.qedos.com Redefine self-directed investing and trading Investor remains in full control - pain taken out from everything else. Continuous research packed in actionable insights. Personalised and guided opportunity discovery. Objective, quantitative methods Automatic order execution. www.tradegear.ch FinteCH companies - investing (3/4) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 17
  18. 18. The investment platform to manage and optimize your trading strategies. www.tradesq.co The WealthArc vision is to become the worldwide SaaS platform with solutions for institutional investors. We build our international company on Swiss values: trust, reliability and simplicity. WealthArc disrupts the asset management industry through continuous innovation. WealthArc’s mission is to empower each wealth manager to be a trusted adviser. www. wealtharc.com Vision: To combine our asset management experience with the scientific methods of modern portfolio theory into an online wealth management platform that is easy to navigate and that offers full transparency to the investor. www. truewealth.ch Empower organisations to unlock the potential of their data Banking Infrastructure,Big Data,Big Data/Analytics,Data Curation,Data Management,Data Mining,Enterprise Software, Fintech,Platforms,SaaS. www.wealthport.ch FinteCH companies - investing (4/4) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 18
  19. 19. Specialising in services related to the share register. e.g. share registers, the support in general meetings, as well as capital market transactions. www.areg.ch Compare was yesterday! The Money Guru tpowered by moneyland.ch akes care for free to all financial matters. Simply write an SMS www.moneyguru.ch Business software has to be easier to handle, niftier and more available! And it should cost less money! Small businesses should be able to work with state of the art technology allowing them to simplify their administration and to sell more. Manage your contacts and tasks, handle offering and invoicing and much more. www.easysys.com moneyland.ch was founded with the goal of offering consumers an independent and useful financial portal. Moneyland’s special focus is given to the intelligent comparison tools for matching Swiss financial services providers, insurance companies and banks. www.moneyland. ch We create explainer videos for the financial industry. directly. provocatively and with pure aestetic beauty. www.financial- explainer.com The largest offer portal in Switzerland. Offerten24 brings buyers and sellers together easily. Prospective buyers can quickly find institutions providing and get up to 3 matching company directly a tailor-made offer. 100% free of charge and without obligation. www.offerten24.ch FinanzMonitor – your portal for the money topic in Switzerland. FinanzMonitor provides you all informations for the topics pension funds, investing, mortages and health insurances enabling you to save money on longterm.www. finanzmonitor.com Legalize your domestic help! E-commerce,ICT,Insurances, Legal services,Retail,Tax services www.quitt.ch Setting the Standard as the first secure communication platform for Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD) purposes for the Financial Industry. www. kyc-exchange.net FinteCH companies - other Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 19
  20. 20. Avance Pay is a rapidly growing Swiss high-tech company which was founded by leading experts in the field of electronic transactions and financial services.www.avance- pay.com Since 2001, we've been providing businesses and organisations in various vertical markets with state-of-the-art web applications integrated with on-demand payment processing. www.givengain.com Payments - The simple and convenient Way to pay. www. byjuno.ch IOU is a startup based in Zurich, Switzerland. The three letters stand for «I owe you». IOU offers roommates, travel groups and clubs a service that aims to support them in the management of shared expenses.www.iou.ch Large payments. Here, now, safely. Fintech,Mobile commerce,Payment Systems,Payments. www.cashsentinel. com Kickshops is an e-commerce platform that’s incredibly easy to set-up without knowing how to design or code. Shop owners can setup and manage their online store and accept credit card payments from any device. www.kickshops.com Essential for Mobile Payment pay with your mobile simple, safe and confortable. e24 conceives and implemenst integrated mobile payment solutiond for national and international customers in B2b-/B2C. www.e-24.ch Klimpr turns your phone into a digital wallet giving you instant access to your money. Klimpr believe that using financial services should be as simple as communicating with friends, making dinner table reservations, or getting directions. www. klimpr.com getBUTIK is a fullservice provider which offers a one stop web shopping solution based on its partnerships with financial services and logistics providers. www.getbutik.com FinteCH companies - payment (1/3) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 20
  21. 21. milliPay is the service provider for micropayment-systems. milliPay is made up of a team of specialists from various fields who work together with their partners to achieve a common goal: We make paid content affordable. www. millipay.ch Use your loyalty points and miles to pay instantly, easily and securely. Whether online or in store - enjoy the freedom of redeeming them for whatever you want, wherever you are. www.pointspay.com Mobino is a Swiss company incorporated in Geneva in 2011. Our mission is to create simple, safe and universally accessible payment systems, designed for the 21st century. www.mobino.com Powerpay agregates the invoices of different partners to one monthly invoice. www.powerpay.ch MUUME allows you to pay fast, simple, and safe. No more digging for money in wallets and pockets. No more need to sign receipts at the cash register. Simply scan the QR code, check the amount, and pay with a click. www.muume.coml Online and mobile based payment solutions created for developers. Accept and manage online transactions easier than ever via a set of clean and flexible APIs. www. securionpay.com Moving Media is the owner of the Payment21®-brand, and a registered financial intermediary providing AML-compliant digital money transactions. The company’s Bitcoin Cashier System provides payment processing services to audited ecommerce platforms and certified e-banking applications around the globe. www.payment21.com The sellXed payment modules allow you to easily accept payments in your web-shop - without any kind of programming skills. In addition to the payment module for your shop, you also gain access to an extensive service package as well as to our updates and upgrades. www.sellxed.com Payrexx enables you to perform online payments with leading payment providers in four simple steps. www. payrexx.com We are a Mobile Wallet Service Provider, providing white label Mobile Transaction Platform solutions and range of mobile wallet applications for Value-added and Location-based services. We provide a scalable, robust and user-friendly platform for conducting secure transactions in physical, virtual and proximity environments, such as mobile banking, www. smartlink.ch FinteCH companies - payment (2/3) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 21
  22. 22. SwissPay.ch is a unique & disruptive mobile payment solution and technology. SwissPay.ch will change the common way to pay : it's easy.. www.swisspay.ch TawiPay helps you find and compare the best solutions to get your money across the globe. You tell us where you are, the amount and the currency of the funds you want to send, and where the recipient is. We’ll show you the best way to get your money where it needs to be, and also give you a clear and transparent breakdown of the fees you’ll pay. www.tawipay. com Pay in restaurants without waiting for the bill. www.tastier.ch TWINT represents innovation in the area of mobile payment and mobile marketing. TWINT AG was founded in July 2014 with the objective of developing a digital wallet for use in Switzerland. TWINT is a 100% subsidiary of PostFinance, Switzerland’s leader in payment transaction processing. www. twint.ch FinteCH companies - payment (3/3) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 22
  23. 23. On 100-days.net Initiators (musicians, artists, designers... you!) display their projects and leave them there for up to 100 days (you are free to choose the project duration) to be funded by Boosters. www.100-days.net Steinbeis Consulting for Impact Investing is an enterprise that brings together technologies, entrepreneurship and capital in order to help solve social and environmental problems with for-profit businesses in selected developing and emerging countries. www.steinbeis-impact.com Crowdfunding. I believe in you is the first crowdfunding platform which is dedicated to the funding of swiss sport projects. www.ibelieveinyou.ch The Sosense Crowdfunding Platform is developed and operated by Sosense, a pioneer in digital social innovation, based in Zurich and Berlin. The aim of this platform is to empower individuals and corporations to make donations directly to impactful social entrepreneurs and social businesses around the world. We partner with corporations and organisations that are interested in engaging their clients and employees in corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. www.sosense.org FinteCH companies - social Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 23
  24. 24. b-to-v is both venture capital firm and a leading investor network. To our members, we provide an incomparable deal flow, in the form of lead- and co-investment-opportunities, collaborative investment processes and access to a unique network of like-minded entrepreneurs. To companies we are a reliable partner when it comes to capital access, entrepreneurial intelligence and professional support. www.b- to-v.com Go Beyond enables novice to sophisticated and small to large investors to build, manage and exit diversified portfolios of direct investments in young, fast-growing companies. Operating in multiple European locations and in the USA through Go Beyond Network, its team is comprised of seasoned entrepreneurs and general managers who are now business angels. www.go-beyond.biz Creathor Venture manages funds of more than EUR 180m and invests in technology-oriented companies in Mobile, E- commerce, Digital Media, Cloud Technology, Internet of Things, Shared Economy, Fintech, eHealth and Life Science. www.creathor.de Verve Capital Partners Ltd. operates investiere.ch, a disruptive early-stage and equity gap financier. It is a new, agile form of financing, combining best practices of traditional venture capital with e-finance and social media. www.investiere.ch CTI Invest is the leading financing platform for Swiss High- Tech Start-up's presenting EARLY but also LATER stage Start-up's and the leading force in the professionalization of the Business Angels and Venture Capitalist scene in Switzerland and inviting Industrial Partners to participate to the leading organizor of value-added events for Swiss high- tech start-up companies. www.cti-invest.ch Lakestar is a team that invests in outstanding entrepreneurs worldwide. www.lakestar.com Investors (1/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 24
  25. 25. Polytech Ventures is an early stage VC firm based in Switzerland and in the Silicon Valley with a strong international focus.strategically located at EPFL in Lausanne, one of the most dynamic and recognized innovation centers in the world, and with a permanent presence in the Silicon Valley.a team of seasoned investment professionals and industry experts with over 100 years of combined experience and an extensive industrial network. www.polytechventures. ch The Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC) is a Switzerland based association that connects smart money investors to seed and early stage Internet startups. SICTIC organizes the dealflow and match making of startups and investors and facilitates the process until the investment round closes. However, SICTIC does not invest itself nor does it hold shares in startups. www. sictic.ch Redalpine is a European seed and early-stage venture investor. We invest in disruptive technologies with focus on highly scalable ICT and Life Science models. www.redalpine. com Swisscom Ventures is the venture capital arm of Swisscom AG, the leading telecommunications and IT provider in Switzerland. Since our inception in 2007, we have invested in over 35 IT, digital media and telecommunication companies from our offices in Switzerland (Zurich and Lausanne) and the USA (Silicon Valley). www.swisscom.ch SVC - Ltd. for Risk Capital for SMEs provides Swiss SMEs and start-up businesses with venture capital of up to CHF 100 million. Innovative companies in various development phases are supplied with venture capital in the form of additional equity capital or as loans with profit participation. www.svc-risikokapital.ch Tavis Capital is the adivsor of the swiss SME credit fund. The SME fund finances growth, innovation and succession solutiond for swiss SME. www.tavis-capital.ch Investors (2/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 25
  26. 26. CS is a multinational financial services holding company, headquartered in Zürich, that operates the Credit Suisse Bank and other financial services investments. The company is organized with four divisions: Investment Banking, Private Banking, Asset Management, and a Shared Services Group that provides marketing and support to the other three divisions. www.credit-suisse.com Saxo offers trading through its online platform SaxoTrader in Forex, stocks, CFDs, futures, funds, bonds and futures spreads. Private wealth management services are also offered. The company functions as an online broker with a bank license, without offering traditional banking products. www.ch.saxobank.com J. Safra Sarasin performs investment advice and asset management for private and institutional clients, as well as investment funds, with an emphasis on sustainable funds and Environmental, social and corporate governance. It offers further services in investment, corporate finance and financial analysis. www.jsafrasarasin.ch The Swissquote Group is the leading provider of online trading services in Switzerland. Listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (symbol SQN). The headquarters are located in Gland (VD). Other locations in Zurich, Bern, Dubai, Malta, London and Hong Kong. The Swissquote Group currently employs 545 employees. www.swissquote.ch Julius Bär Group Ltd. is a Swiss private banking group. It has locations in more than 20 countries. Switzerland and Asia are the group’s two home markets, with the head office being located in Zurich. www.juliusbaer.com UBS is a global financial services company, co-headquartered in Zürich and Basel. The company provides investment banking, asset management, and wealth management services for private, corporate, and institutional clients worldwide, and retail banking in Switzerland. UBS is the largest bank in Switzerland, operating in more than 50 countries with about 60,000 employees. www.ubs.com Pictet is a private bank and asset manager based in Geneva. It belongs to the Henokiens, an association of family businesses and bicentenary companies. Pictet ranks among Switzerland’s leading private banks and is one of the premier independent asset managers in Europe. It provides services in wealth management, asset management and asset servicing to private clients and institutions around the world. www.pictet.com Vontobel is a globally oriented Swiss private bank that is headquartered in Zurich, with about 1,400 employees. Vontobel specializes in wealth and asset management for private clients and institutional investors, as well as investment banking. Vontobel has branches at 21 international locations. www.vontobel.com FSIs (banks) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 26
  27. 27. FSIs (insurers) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 27 AXA offers private individuals and corporate customers a broad range of personal, property, and liability insurance solutions as well as customized life, pension and investment products. The company employs around 4000 people. www. axa-winterthur.ch PartnerRe is an international reinsurance company. The reinsured risks include the areas of property insurance, liability, accident and motor insurance, catastrophe, life and New Solutions. There are also special classes such as agriculture, aerospace, credit and surety, energy, engineering, transport, and specialty liability insurance. The focus is on the non-life business. www.partnerre.com Die Mobiliar is a Swiss insurance group. It is not active in all segments of insurance, but is the market leader in reinsurance of pension funds. www.mobi.ch The Swiss Life Group is the largest life insurance company of Switzerland. The firm's headquarters are in Zurich. The Swiss Life Group has over 7,000 employees. www.swisslife.com Helsana AG, headquartered in Dübendorf, is a major Swiss health insurance company. The group employs approximately 3,000 people and has a Switzerland-wide network of 23 general agencies and 19 outlets. www. helsana.ch Swiss Re is the world’s second-largest reinsurer, based in Zurich, Switzerland, operating through offices in more than 25 countries. www.swissre.com Helvetia has branch offices in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Italy, France and Liechtenstein, and routes some of its investment and financing activities through subsidiaries and fund companies in Luxembourg and Jersey. The Group is headquartered in St.Gallen. Helvetia is active in the life, property and casualty and reinsurance business, with almost 7'000 employees providing services to more than 4.7 million customers. www.helvetia.com Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. is Switzerland's largest insurer. The company is organized into three core business segments: General Insurance, Global Life and Farmers. Zurich employs around 60,000 people serving customers in more than 170 countries and territories around the globe. www.zurich.com
  28. 28. The Aduno Group offers safe easy cashless payment to more than two million customers in Switzerland. www.aduno- gruppe.ch Partners Group AG (SIX: PGHN) is a global private markets management firm with over EUR 33 billion in assets under management in private equity, private infrastructure, private real estate and private debt. The firm manages a broad range of funds, structured products and customized portfolios for an international clientele of institutional investors, private banks and other financial institutions. www.partnersgroup.com Glencore plc is an Anglo–Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company headquartered in Baar, Switzerland. Glencore had a number of production facilities all around the world and supplied metals, minerals, crude oil, oil products, coal, natural gas and agricultural products to international customers in the automotive, power generation, steel production and food processing industries. www. glencore.com Thomson Reuters is a major multinational mass media and information firm founded in Toronto and based in New York City and Toronto. It is majority owned by The Woodbridge Company, a holding company for the Thomson family. The company operates in more than 100 countries, and has more than 60,000 employees around the world. In Baar, Switzerland their Global Resource Center is located, bringing together various business lines and experts from Intellectual Property and the Catalyst Lab for innovation. www.thomsonreuters.com Leonteq is a technology and service platform with a leading position in structured investment products in Switzerland and an international presence through sales offices in Zurich, Geneva, Monaco, Guernsey, Frankfurt, Paris, London, Singapore and Hong Kong. Business areas are structured solutions services, structured asset management & pension solutions and White-labeling & platform development. www. leonteq.com The VZ VermögensZentrum AG is a Swiss financial services provider headquartered in Zurich, with offices across Switzerland. www.vermoegenszentrum.ch FSIs (others) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 28
  29. 29. e-shelter develops and runs high availability data centers. We design and build, operate and secure, on our own premises and anywhere you need our security. www.e- shelter.de IBM asset and facilities management solutions help asset- intensive organizations keep their plants and facilities running at peak performance. Industry-specific solutions include life sciences, nuclear power, oil and gas, transportation, service providers and utilities. www.ibm.com Ginetta is a leading local web and mobile develop and design firm with a focus on user experience. They have numerous finance, ICT, and FinteCH work to their credit such as Crowdhouse, PostFinance, and Raiffeisen. www.ginetta.net We’re a leading provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe. We support over 1,500 customers through 40 data centres across 11 countries, enabling these customers to securely deliver mission-critical applications and content to end consumers, with excellent response time performance. Our state-of-the-art data centres provide space, power and cooling with reliability and performance that goes beyond industry standards. www. interxion.com Google Zurich brings Googlers together from 75 countries. As a major engineering hub for EMEA, our hardware and software engineers use every aspect of computer science to push technology forward. When these teams partner with Googlers in non-technical roles (which include sales jobs and account manager positions), we solve some of the most challenging engineering problems and make great products that are used by millions of people. www.google.ch Inventx is the Swiss IT partner for leading banks and financial institutions. The basis for our business activities, our values of innovation, interaction and Swissness. These values determine our thoughts and actions, but also our behavior towards customers, employees and other stakeholder. www. inventx.ch HP Financial Services offers a global portfolio of solutions for leasing and IT lifecycle management services. We support you for an upgrade to the latest technology platform, from procurement to the end of its useful life. Our goal is to improve your return on IT to reduce risks and optimize your solution. www.hp.com/ch We do awesome web projects. We consult, design, develop, follow-up: We are your innovative partner from the 1st idea to the end product and beyond. www.liip.ch ICT companies (1/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 29
  30. 30. A changing industry landscape is unlocking new opportunities, and financial institutions are looking beyond the near term to drive profitability and growth through sustainable innovation. Microsoft technologies and solutions are enabling this wave of innovation to meet new customer expectations, improve transparency, meet regulatory requirements, and stay competitive against non-traditional industry entrants. www.microsoft.com Safe Swiss Cloud is a safe and secure cloud computing service based in Switzerland. We offer innovative compute, storage and managed cloud services. www.safeswisscloud.ch As a leading full web service agency, we offer professional e- business and online communication services and bring you measurable success. www.namics.com SecureSafe is like a bank for digital assets. We’re located in the heart of Switzerland, which is known for its political and financial stability, strong legal system and its long tradition of privacy - perfectly situated for protecting the most valuable resource of the 21st Century: your data. www.securesafe.com Global banks power their complex operations on Oracle's platform applications and hardware. www.oracle.com Swisscom is Switzerland’s leading telecom provider and one of its foremost IT companies, headquartered in Ittigen, close to the capital city, Bern. Outside Switzerland, Swisscom offers broadband Internet in Italy with Fastweb. Around 21,000 employees generate revenue of approx. CHF 11.4 billion annually. Swisscom is one the most sustainable companies in Switzerland and Europe. www.swisscom.ch Safe Host SA provides a complete range of data centre services in its Tier III Data Centre in Switzerland. We provide a number of best-in-class solutions to industry-leading financial institutions, multinationals and international organisations. Safe Host is ISO 9001 certified and a FINMA- compliant company. www.safehost.com ICT companies (2/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 30
  31. 31. BlueLion is a nucleus for startups in the fields of ICT and CleanTech. Our incubator was opened in May 2012 in the ultra modern premises in Zürich-Schwamendingen. BlueLion is a non-profit organisation supported by a prominent sponsorship. BlueLion reports itself as a breeding ground for future internet rockstars. www.bluelion.ch FUSION is Switzerland’s Fintech Acceleration Program. Based out of city center of Geneva, Fusion selects about 10 fintech startups from all over the world for its 12-months acceleration program. Fusion capitalises on Switzerland’s position as a global hub for financial services as well as its world-beating reputation for innovation to drive the fintech agenda. www.fintechfusion.ch The bank of the future will feature touch screens and video- conferencing systems. With the tip of a finger, visitors navigate an electronic display for an initial assessment of their projects, before meeting with a consultant. For more extensive and detailed expertise on special issues, a video- conference can be set up with Lausanne or Zurich based specialists. www.credit-suisse.com The researchers at the GDI investigate megatrends and countertrends and develop future scenarios. Their insights are recorded in various publications and discussed at conferences and meetings. The GDI is a practice-oriented, independent institution with a thematic focus on the early detection of trends in retail and consumption. www.gdi.ch economiesuisse as an umbrella organization the interests of competitive, internationally integrated and responsible Swiss economy. As the link between politics, business and society, we are committed to optimal conditions for Swiss companies - from SMEs to major corporations. With the major economic policy actors and with the population, we maintain an open, constructive and solution-oriented dialogue. Even with referendums, we are aiming at the side of our partners to achieve common goals. Our commitment to the industry is geared to the principles of liberal, market economy and sustainable growth. www.economiesuisse.ch The IBM Research THINKLab - Zurich is a unique place in Europe. It is located on the campus of IBM Research - Zurich - home of two Nobel prizes. We offer senior decision makers an experience that helps them envision how IBM can help them transform the way they do business. An experience that delivers the most inspiring innovations IBM has to offer. An experience that connects clients directly to IBM researchers and their work. Learn more about the THINKLab. www. research.ibm.com Incubators, think-tanks, labs (1/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 31
  32. 32. Located in buzzing Zürich-West, we provide a space where entrepreneurs and all kinds of innovators come together to prototype new models for a world that works for all - connecting all sectors, industries and cultural backgrounds. Local partners with Swisscom, SIX, and Credit Suisse on FinTech. www.zurich.impacthub.net Technopark Zurich provides a stimulating environment that facilitates innovation in the market and contributes to the creation of new jobs and enhanced economic viability. www. technopark.ch The F10 FinTech Incubator is the new innovation center from SIX located in the middle of the vibrant Zurich-West district at Förrlibuckstrasse 10. Here we develop new prototypes at a rapid pace and are driving product development and technology solutions for the four business areas of SIX. www.six-group.com In a world of ever increasing complexity and interconnectivity, think tanks — as a place where experimental and networked thinking is encouraged — become more crucial than ever to large organizations. Think tanks need to be able to proportionately keep the balance between the known and the unknown, as well as to navigate in uncertainty.UBS decided to have such a think tank — UBS Y, this is who we are. www. ubs-y.com Launched in 2014, the Swiss Start Up Factory is a Zurich- based incubator looking for thriving digital entrepreneurs: we provide exciting opportunities from day one, through our network in Switzerland and around the globe. www. swissstartupfactory.com W.I.R.E. is an interdisciplinary think tank which engages with global developments in business, society and the life sciences. www.thewire.ch The Swiss Life Group is one of Europe's leading comprehensive life and pensions and financial solutions providers. In its core markets of Switzerland, France and Germany, Swiss Life offers individuals and corporations comprehensive and individual advice plus a broad range of own and partner products through its sales force and distribution partners such as brokers and banks. www. swisslife.com Y-START business incubator offers a full range of packaged infrastructure and services, allowing start-ups to optimize resources and accelerate their development. www.y-parc.ch Incubators, think-tanks, labs (2/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 32
  33. 33. Considered one of the most prestigious universities in the world for engineering and sciences. www.epfl.ch Research university specialized in the fields of business administration, economics, law, and international affairs www.unisg.ch Provides a dynamic location for high tech companies to innovate, located at the heart of EPFL, Europe’s most cosmopolitan science and engineering university. www.epfl- innovationpark.ch Brings the financial industry and financial professionals in companies of all industries added value through training, applied research, and consulting.www.hslu.ch Engineering, science, technology, mathematics and management university, consistently ranked among the top universities in the world. It is currently ranked as 3rd best university in the world in engineering, science and technology, just behind the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University in the QS World University Rankings. www.ethz.ch The largest university in Switzerland, with over 26,000 students and 7 faculties: Philosophy, Human Medicine, Economic Sciences, Law, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Theology and Veterinary Medicine. The university offers the widest range of subjects and courses than any other Swiss higher education institution. http://www.uzh.ch One of the world's premier business and management institutions. In 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, it was ranked first in open programs worldwide by the Financial Times. www.imd.org Located in the city of Winterthur, with facilities in Zurich and Wädenswil, is one of the largest University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland and is part of the Zürcher Fachhochschule. Currently, the university has eight schools, covering architecture and civil engineering, health, linguistics, life sciences and facility management, applied psychology, social work, engineering and management and law. www. zhaw.ch Academia Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 33
  34. 34. ActionJam is an association that was founded by experts and executives from the Innovation Management of major Swiss companies into life in order to better network and learn from each other. www.actionjam.com ASPB comprises 10 member banks. Its permanent secretariat is located in Geneva. The ASPB's primary mission is to represent the business interests of privately owned Swiss banks specialising in asset management. It strives to establish and maintain conditions that support the development of the private and institutional asset management sector in Switzerland. www.abps.ch Alp ICT Cluster fosters synergies between Western Switzerland’s ICT business community and those organisations which can provide a range of support services to the ICT sector. Alp ICT acts as a partner linking business, R&D, financial and political players with a view to creating economic value. “Powering business innovation”. www.alpict.com With over 2'300 members in Switzerland, it Iis the largest society in continental Europe. CFA stands for Chartered Financial Analyst and is a highly regarded professional body www.new.cfasociety.org Over 140 members. Membership of the Association is open to all foreign banks, securities 'dealers, managers and agents of Investment Funds. Other legal entities or private persons can join the Association as observer without voting rights. www.foreignbanks.ch eZurich is the platform for minds, ideas and projects that want to promote the ICT location Zurich. www.awa.zh.ch Associations (1/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 34
  35. 35. An independent hub for #swissfinteCH. Our members are individuals connected to the ecosystem. The group is volunteer-led and engages with a strong network of partners (i.e. corporations, associations, government, etc) to pursue its aims. These include networking, advocacy, mentoring, and funding, and evolve with the group. www.swissfinte.ch Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association represents Swiss private equity, venture capital and corporate finance. Members of the SECA include equity investment companies, banks, corporate finance advisors, auditing companies, management consultants, lawyers and private investors. www.seca.ch SFI is a private foundation created by Switzerland's banking and finance community in cooperation with leading Swiss universities. It supports and advances research, doctoral training and executive education in banking and finance. The Institute is supported by the Swiss banks, the Swiss Stock Exchange, Swiss universities and the Swiss Federal Government. www.swissfinanceinstitute.ch The SBA is the leading professional organisation of the Swiss financial centre, with 310 institutional members and approximately 18'200 individual members. Its main purpose is to maintain and promote the best possible framework conditions for the Swiss financial centre both at home and abroad. www.swissbanking.org We want to drive innovation, change and inspiration. We teamed up to create synergies, support each other and enjoy the exciting startup ride together! We as Swiss Finance startups are at the forefront of this change. The SFS wants to foster the common Swiss startup spirit, support the exchange of ideas as well as industry know-how and help to educate the outside, non-startup, world about our brilliant ventures. Network, exposure, education, and support. www. swissfinancestartups.com The Zurich Banking Association represents the interests of the financial center to authorities, politicians, and the public. With its commitment to education and information, it aims to help ensure Zurich remains a financial center of world importance in the future. 50 banks are members, representing a total of 50,000 employees. The leading local insurance companies are also members. www.zuercher-bankenverband.ch Associations (2/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 35
  36. 36. FINMA is Swiss financial regulator. This includes the supervision of banks, insurance companies, stock exchanges and securities dealers, as well as other financial intermediaries. FINMA is an independent institution with its own legal personality based in Bern. It is institutionally, functionally and financially independent from the central federal administration and the Federal Department of Finance and reports directly to the Swiss parliament. www. finma.ch The Swiss Business Hub United Kingdom is a partner of Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE). Part of the Embassy of Switzerland in London, it is responsible for facilitating business relations. It supports Swiss primary exporters in their first steps in the UK market. SBH UK has advised organisations wishing to establish a subsidiary or a technological partnership in Switzerland. www.eda.admin.ch/countries/united- kingdom/en/home/switzerland-and/export-promotion/swiss- business-hub.html As the international contact partner for promotion and marketing of the Greater Zurich Area economic region, Greater Zurich Area AG (GZA) acts as a liaison between international companies looking to settle in the area and local interests and requirements. www.greaterzuricharea.com The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is the central bank of Switzerland, and so is therefore responsible for the monetary policy of the nation of Switzerland and also for the issuing of Swiss franc banknotes. www.snb.ch SECO is the federal government's centre of expertise for all core issues relating to economic policy. Its aim is to ensure sustainable economic growth by putting in place the necessary regulatory and economic policy conditions. www. seco.admin.ch We are a nexus for knowledge exchange, devoted to connecting Switzerland and North America in science, education, art and innovation. www.swissnex.org The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI within the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER is the federal government's specialised agency for national and international matters concerning education, research and innovation policy. www.sbfi.admin.ch We work all over the world to support entrepreneurs and promote Switzerland as a business location. Our role as a center of excellence for internationalization is to foster exports, imports and investments, to help clients develop new potential for their international businesses and to strengthen Switzerland as an economic hub. We are a strong and trusted partner for our clients, the cantons and the Swiss government, with a global network of experienced advisers and experts. www.s-ge.com Government Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 36
  37. 37. AGEFI is a daily French-Swiss newspaper primarilly dealing with economics, finance and politics. www.agefi.com The biggest Swiss economic newspaper is aimed at business readers in German-speaking Switzerland. Mainly, this includes people in small and medium enterprises. www.handelszeitung. ch BILANZ is a German language biweekly business magazine published in Zurich, Switzerland. The leading Swiss business portal. Research on companies, analyzes the economic, services for investment, advice.... www.bilanz.ch Le Temps (literally "The Times") is a Swiss French-language daily newspaper published in the Berliner format in Geneva by Le Temps SA. It is the only nationwide French-language non- specialized daily newspaper of Switzerland. www.letemps.ch cash is a banking news portal combining information and banking. Money and finance topics are explained in a simple way and financial services are offered. cash is a joint venture of bank zweiplus and Ringier a leading publisher. www.cash. ch NZZ (Neue Zürcher Zeitung) Mediengruppe (also known as AG für die Neue Zürcher Zeitung) is a media company which deals with the activities related to newspaper, magazine, book publishing and television broadcasting in Zurich, Switzerland. www.nzz.ch The financial and economic is a Swiss business newspaper, which appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. They appear with a paid circulation of 24'405 copies (WEMF 2014 [1]) and reaches 94,000 readers (MACH Basic 2015-I). Edited she is the publisher Finanz und Wirtschaft AG in Zurich, a subsidiary of Tamedia AG. www. fuw.ch PUNKTmagazin is a publication of financialmedia AG, a idependent publisher in Zürich founded in 2006 and lead by its owners. www.punktmagazin.ch finews.ch is the "Intranet" of the Swiss financial sector. It serves as a compass for employees in banks and insurance companies, fund managers, asset managers, headhunters, lawyers, trustees and IT professionals - all players in the Swiss financial center. It is produced by an independent team that has lots of experience in media and the financial industry. www.finews.ch Swiss National Radio and Television broadcaster. www.srf.ch Media - mainstream Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 37
  38. 38. A leading global Fintech blog based in Bern, shaping thought leadership in global ecosystem, capital and investment markets, and insurance. They recently opened Daily Fintech Advisors to offer their services to banks, tech companies, and startups. www.dailyfintech.com DECODEUR is a specialized (French) website to track and decipher the news and new trends #fintech (technology related to finance) and # safety www.ledecodeur.ch See more about Finance2.0 under "Events" www.finance20. ch Startupolic, combining the words startup and (work)aholic, is a blog dedicated to share my passion about startups, especially web and mobile startups. My name is Sébastien Flury and I’m living in Northwestern Switzerland and Manager at Fusion Fintech in Geneva www.startupolic.com A leading media outlet for content, news, and events. Follow them on Twitter @fintechCH www.fintechnews.ch startupticker.ch is the online platform for young entrepreneurs, innovators and supporters. The hub increases the visibility of young Swiss companies and serves to highlight the diverse and vibrant start-up scene. The news portal provides daily information on company results, launch of innovations, growth, financing, exits, support services, events and award tenders. The most important news and events of the week from the start-up community are sent out in a weekly newsletter. The news portal communicates in English, German, French and Italian www.startupticker.ch Media - blogs Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 38
  39. 39. Digitization of the economy and society is all encompassing. The consequences f§or businesses and industries often revolutionary and existential. The speed of innovation and concepts so breathtaking that start-ups in no time large corporations Markets dispute. Economic leaders are called upon to keep the orientation in a process of change which always requires new thinking, new rules, new partners and strengthened their own change.DEF is the platform that brings together all industries new trends, standards and the people behind them. www.digitaleconomicforum.ch finteCH meetup zürich is the place to connect with those in the local FinTech scene or an interest in financial services, technology, and innovation. It is the place to come together on a regular basis to learn, share, and network. We are a community of industry leader entrepreneurs, VCs, academics, and others with a shared interest to foster a more resilient future for the Swiss Financial Center. Ultimately, the objective is to increase visibility of the opportunity for finteCH in Zurich and help support the development of a local ecosystem. www. meetup.com/finteCHandinnovation_meetup_zurich At the conference "Finance 2.0" experts discuss developments and provide innovative solutions for well- known services - payments, savings, investments, financing. The conference is aimed at strategic, product, marketing and communication professionals at financial institutions and specialists in the field of payment transactions, investments and financing. www.finance20.ch On 30 September, the Financial and Economic Forum leads the evening event "Fintech 2015 - Boost Innovation" by, among other things, will be launched at the competition for the award. At the main event on March 31, 2016, the best teams will finally be able to present their Fintech solutions after an extensive selection process. The winner of this final round will be announced in the Award Dinner immediately after the conference end of March and receive a prize. www.forum- executive.ch/fintech/index.php This is a group for professionals thriving to change the financial technologies. We started this group to gather banks, brokers, asset managers, family office, software developers, freelance, investors, incubators and any professional involved with financial technologies. Our goal is to build a powerful #swissfinteCH ecosystem. We are part of Swiss FinteCH. www.meetup.com/financial-technology-switzerland- meetup THE BIGGEST EUROPEAN HACKATHON www.hackzurich. com Events (1/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 39
  40. 40. Events (2/2) Introductions by arrangement: info@swissfinte.ch www.swissfinte.ch @swissfinteCH 40 Lift Events explores the business and social implications of technological innovation through the organisation of international event series and open innovation programs in Europe and Asia. By gathering observers, explorers and builders from around the world, Lift is a key partner for organizations and individuals wishing to identify the current challenges and creative solutions presented by emerging technologies. In 2016, Lift comes to Zurich with a focus on FinTech. www.liftconference.com Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, Educate, empower and Individuals, teams and Communities. Come share ideas, form teams, and launch startups. There will be FinteCH focused weekend coming up in both Zurich and Lausanne. www.zurich.startupweekend.org www.lausanne.startupweekend.org On 25 and 26 September 2015, the second PostFinance Hackathon will be held. We are looking for ideas relating to "The Future of Finance" topic. The prize money amounts to a total of CHF 40,000. The event will take place in Bern in the Energy Lounge at PostFinance Arena. www.postfinance.ch Swiss FinTech Pitch is the competition for the best #swissfinteCH. Beyond the awards available, it offers opportunities for the 10 companies participating to get real, neutral feedback from judges and the audience, local and international media coverage, exposure to leading investors, and access to top corporate partners. Organized by volunteers from Swiss FinteCH. www.swissfinte.ch/events/swiss-fintech- pitch The first #SIXHackathon is history! 30 hours spent pondering, programming, testing and finally presenting their project to the jury in the final. 102 participants faced up to the challenge and competed against each other in a friendly contest. www.six-group.com The Forum is best known for its annual winter meeting in Davos, a mountain resort in Graubünden, in the eastern Alps region of Switzerland. The meeting brings together some 2,500 top business leaders, international political leaders, selected intellectuals, and journalists to discuss the most pressing issues facing the world. Often this location alone is used to identify meetings, participation, and participants with such phrases as, "a Davos panel" and "a Davos Man". www. weforum.org
  41. 41. Swiss FinteCH Pitch 41 We held the first #swissfintechpitch on August 27th, 2015 in Zurich to great success
  42. 42. Thank you! Send any additions or corrections to info@swissfinte.ch Become a member by visiting us at www.swissfinte.ch