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Edona’s erste Arbeitswoche beim Schweizer Fintech Sonect
Ein cooler und etwas anderer Einstieg ins Arbeits­le­ben, das war meine Moti­va­tion um bei Sonect anzu­fan­gen. In meiner ersten Arbeits­woche habe ich schnell gemerkt, dass ein Start-Up genau das ist, was ich jetzt nach meinem Studium brauche. Ins kalte Wasser geworfen werden, schnell lernen, viele Eindrücke sammeln und vor allem mit Herzblut an einem gemein­sa­men Ziel arbeiten.
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Innovation Jam Winner SONECT is now live on Temenos MarketPlace
GENEVA, Swit­zer­land – 13.09.2018 – Temenos (SIX : TEMN), the banking software company, today announces that this year’s Inno­va­tion Jam winner SONECT is now live on Mar­ket­Place, its platform for connec­ting banks and fintech companies. The solution with its ‘virtual ATMs’ beat over 80 other fintech companies to win the global com­pe­ti­tion and earn their place on Mar­ket­Place.
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What is Sonect ? How does Sonect work ?
SONECT converts every shop into a “virtual ATM” – reducing cost of cash dis­tri­bu­tion for banks and easing up in store cash mana­ge­ment for merchants via a location based on-demand service that allows its users to withdraw cash eve­ryw­here using smart­phone.
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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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