Forbes likes Swiss Fintech and Spiegel likes a Swiss app
Stefan Kyora30.12.2016 09:32
Forbes has spoken with Christina Kehl, co-founder and managing director of Swiss Finance Startups, about fintech in Switzerland. Manuel Stagars sums up the takeaways of his fintech film. Lionel Guerraz tells start-ups how to get the most of their Board of Directors. And for Spiegel.de Bring! is one of the coolest apps of the year. Our start-up press review.
The Swiss fintech sector does not expect to benefit from UK Brexit woes but does think it will soon be an international player due to its own particular qualities.
Manuel Stagars: Fintech Made in Switzerland – The Main Takeaways
The tension between traditional banking and FinTech sets the stage for the documentary FinTech Made in Switzerland. The film shows a moment in time in the Swiss financial sector that is at a crucial turning point. For the film, Manuel Stagars conducted over 60 hours of conversations with the movers and shakers in Switzerland’s major banks and startups. In the process, a clear message emerged: Switzerland has the know-how and entrepreneurial talent to be a leader in FinTech, but to get to the next level, new and old players in the financial sector must meet at eye level and collaborate.
As a member of an early stage investor network, I regularly meet entrepreneurs looking for capital to develop their start-up idea. Joining the cap table often means that our group gets a seat at the Board. This opens the door to leading the entrepreneur through an educational journey as to the role and value of the Board.
In this "bonus" post to my recent series "How to be an outstanding Board Member of a Start-up" I look at start-up Boards from the other end of the stick. I summarize the key steps entrepreneurs should take...
Spiegel.de: Die zehn besten Apps des Jahres
Zu den zehn spannendsten Apps des Jahres gehört für Spiegel.de auch die Schweizer Einkaufslisten App Bring