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The light bulb moment: How the idea of Sonect came up
Bern, 2015 - It's winter in the de facto capital of Switzerland. On a Friday night, IT Project Manager Sandipan Chakraborty finally arrives at home, after an exhausting day at work. He is welcomed by his wife and while he takes off his jacket, she asks him: ''Sandipan, did you remember to withdraw cash? You know we have to pay our babysitter.'' Of course - he forgot.
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Fabio's erste Arbeitswoche im Startup-Gewässer #SonectTeam
Fintech, Innovation, Startup und Entrepreneurship - diese Begriffe verbreiten sich wie Gewässer um die ganze Welt. Doch was steckt genau dahinter? Meiner Ansicht nach sind diese Begriffe genauso unentdeckt und unberechenbar wie die hohe See. Mit dieser Einstellung begann ich meine erste Woche bei Sonect. Rückblickend hat sich das bestätigt und so erlebte ich eine interessante, abwechslungsreiche und vor allem herausfordernde Woche.
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Loomis and Sonect announce global partnership
Loomis and Sonect AG (“Sonect”) have reached an agreement to enter into a partnership. The partnership is very much in line with Loomis strategy to offer advanced digital solutions to customers and build a bridge between physical and digital payments. Sonect will be able to build on Loomis existing customer base and know how in cash management to make cash available for consumers in many more locations than today. Sonect’s digital solution fits very well into Loomis existing service offerings such as CIT, CMS and SafePoint.
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SONECT secures victory in the 2018 Innovation Jam Final
SONECT and Belleron were announced as the winners of this years final. Each fintech company was given seven minutes to demonstrate their solution live on stage. The winners faced strong competition from eight other fintech companies with diverse solutions ranging from frictionless secure authentication, smart regtech and blockchain to (spurred by the GDPR) privacy by design.
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Sonect is ready for Dublin
The leading banking-software provider, Temenos, is constantly searching for new innovative solutions for its clients. To achieve this, it organises a series of competitions, «innovation jams» to get in contact with outstanding fintech companies. This year jams are organised in Dublin, Miami, Hong Kong, Amsterdam, London, Geneva, Abu Dhabi and Luxemburg.
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Sonect one of ten startup companies selected for 2018 VC FinTech Accelerator program sponsored by FIS
FIS, a global leader in financial services technology, and The Venture Center have announced the 10 startup companies selected to participate in the 2018 VC FinTech Accelerator program, now in its third year. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, as well as FIS executives and community leaders, were in attendance to meet this year’s participants at a kickoff event held yesterday at The Venture Center.
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Die Hypi bringt den virtuellen Geldautomaten
Die Hypothekarbank Lenzburg AG geht mit der offenen Schnittstelle für das Kernbankensystem Finstar® in den operativen Betrieb: Kunden können in ausgewählten Shops und Läden mit einem Smartphone Bargeld beziehen. Möglich macht das eine Kooperation mit dem Schweizer Fintech-Start-up Sonect AG.
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