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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.Read more
Bloomberg recently published an article about a key committee of Swedish lawmakers, which want to force the country’s biggest banks to handle cash in an effort to halt the nation’s march toward complete cashlessness. Here are the key take-aways and the link to the full article.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
Following the very successful application phase with 336 submissions from 56 countries, Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has been working intensively with five start-ups starting from October 2017 as part of the fintech acceleration program “Elevator Lab”.Read more
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.Read more
Banking Technology Awards 2017: Sonect wins 'Highly Commended' in 'Best Consumer Payments Initiative'
The glamorous Banking Technology Awards 2017 took place on 13 December at the elegant Millennium Mayfair hotel in London. The event was hosted by stand-up comedian Russell Kane and it was a night to remember! Sonect won 'Highly Commended' in 'Best Consumer Payments Initiative'.Read more
Das Finale von «Kampf der Ideen» ist vorbei, die Gewinner sind gekürt. SONECT gewinnt das höchste Marketingbudget. Desweiteren profitiert das Zürcher Startup von der Zusammenarbeit mit den Start-up-Experten.Read more
LendIt names SONECT winner of the PitchIt start-up competition at LendIt Europe 2017
Fintech start-up SONECT has beaten over 100 European fintech innovators to be named PitchIt winner at this year’s LendIt Europe event. SONECT, which converts anyone or any shop into a virtual ATM, reducing the cost of cash via a location-based on demand service, received both the PitchIt Audience Choice award, and the PitchIt Judges Choice with a unanimous judges’ decision.Read more
Following the very successful application phase with 336 submissions from 56 countries, Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) today selected those six start-ups that will participate in its group-wide fintech accelerator program “Elevator Lab”. Sonect is one of the chosen start-ups.Read more