Nordics & Baltics Climate Fintech Incubation Program - Meet Batch I
The startups of our first Climate FinTech Incubator are now halfway through the program. To mark this milestone, we want to provide an in-depth look at each one and share their unique stories. In this two-part series, we are pleased to present the first four!
2023 Startup & Fintech Events not to miss in Singapore
Welcome to the Singapore Edition of Startup & Fintech Events not to miss in 2023. Discover the exciting and worthwile startup & fintech conferences coming up.
2023 Startup & Fintech Events not to miss - Switzerland Edition
The first quarter of 2023 has already flown by - but not to worry, there are still an incredible amount of exciting and worthwile startup & fintech conferences coming up this year.
Benefits of Open Innovation in the Financial Industry: Key factor for success
Open innovation provides access to a broader pool of ideas beyond a company's internal structures and core business. It allows you to test these ideas with less impact from any constraints.
The Power of the Singapore Fintech Ecosystem
The combination of government support, a strong financial industry, favorable regulations, cultural diversity, and collaborative partnerships has made Singapore's fintech ecosystem one of the most dynamic and innovative in the world.
Insurtech Map: Wrapping up 2022!
With the Insurtech Map, we have the privilege of being right on the pulse of the insurtech ecosystem, with a front seat to the evolution of the industry. With more than 200+ startups in our lineup from all over the DACH region.
The next stage: Investing in founders building the future of finance and insurance
To boost our founders further, we are raising a CHF 100 million early-stage fund. Today we are introducing you to Maximilian Spelmeyer, CIO and Managing Partner, driving this ambitious endeavor.
ROCKIT and F10 Collaboration: A big step towards climate action
We recently announced the world’s first Climate Fintech Incubation Program in the Nordic & Baltic region. Learn more about why F10 decided to collaborate with one of the most relevant Fintech hubs in Lithuania, ROCKIT, and their involvement in the program.
Spotlight on Dorsum - bringing the world of investing closer to everyone
We talked to Ádám Fáth, Business Development Manager for Dorsum to learn more about their company, their recent expansion to Switzerland, and their partnership agreement with F10, among other interesting points!
Startup stories - Splint Invest - Alternative investments
Splint Invest is part of the incubation program in Switzerland. We talked with them to know more about their venture, journey, and their vision for the future.
Climate FinTech beyond the hype
The Climate Fintech report features a cross-section of perspectives from Startups, VC investors, and Financial Institutions around the world working to decarbonize using digital financial technology.
Startup stories - Moya - Smart money manager for freelancers
Moya was part of the Incubation program in Spain. We wanted to know more about their venture, journey and plans for the future.
What do NFTs mean for entrepreneurs - Chapter 2
Individuals and businesses that want to enter Web 3.0 and the world of NFTs are entrepreneurs to the full extent of the word. Those engaging now are creating the future.
What do NFTs mean for the future - Chapter 1
Everybody is talking about NFTs, DeFi & Blockchain. How did we get here? What has happened that these concepts have taken the world by storm in a truly short amount of time?
Startup Stories - warrify - Interactive receipts
warrify was part of the Incubation program in Switzerland. We talked with them to tell us more about their venture, journey and motivations for the future.
Insurtech Map celebrates its one year anniversary
The InsurTech Map launched in March 2021 as an initiative by House of InsurTech Switzerland (HITS), Tenity and Kickstart, with over 100 featured startups.
Startup Stories - JOOS - DeFi for the creator economy
JOOS is part of the Incubation program in Spain. We talked with them to tell us more about their venture, journey and motivations for the future.
The future of finance is decentral – or is it?
In recent years, DeFi has become omnipresent in the financial industry arena. Marc Hauser, Head of F10 Europe, shares with us his insights and perspectives
F10 Acceleration Program - 5 reasons to apply now
Tech Startups looking to grow their business need strong partners. The F10 Accelerator fosters collaboration between international growth-stage Startups and Corporate Partners.
NFTs Beyond Collectibles Panel Discussion
NFTs - overhyped collectibles or the key to a creator economy and a puzzle to the metaverse?
Pitch perfect – FinTechs can make a wealth manager’s offering sing
Interview with Marc Hauser, Head of F10 Switzerland, in the THE SWISS WEALTHTECH LANDSCAPE REPORT 2021 on why F10 has an exciting role in aligning the wealth and FinTech sectors in Switzerland.
What COP26 means for financial services in the near-term
Interview with Dr Wayne Visser, a Cambridge "pracademic" and global thought leader on sustainable business about the expected implications of COP26 for financial services in the near term.
Four Climate FinTech startups to watch
This year’s Incubation program at the Zurich hub is in its seventh edition with a dedicated Climate FinTech track in collaboration with New Energy Nexus. Four high potential Climate FinTechs made into
The Future of Institutional Adoption of Web 3.0
F10 hosted a panel at the Singapore FinTech Festival Innovation Lab Crawl, bringing together experts to discuss what the future of institutional adoption of Web3 entails.
CoverGo: The story of Asia’s leading InsurTech provider
CoverGo talks about their challenges and how they overcame those and achieved the milestones set to become one of the leading InsurTech providers in Asia.
The big bucks are with business, not with IT
Collaboration between incumbents and startups: F10 senior advisor and banking expert Marc Lussy provides entrepreneurs in the F10 ecosystem with tips on how to approach banks in Switzerland.
Julius Baer and vestr: A case study
Building upon the successful AMC business of Julius Baer, vestr developed an easy-to-integrate platform to digitize the life-cycle management of actively managed certificates.
Conversations with BloXmove, Bond 180 and Corizance
bloXmove, Bond 180 and Corizance are FinTech startups that have graduated or are currently in the Incubation Program and have been working closely with our global technology partner, R3.
Innovation Spotlight on R3
R3 is a F10 partner and leads the world’s largest enterprise blockchain ecosystem.
Futurae - Creating the future of digital authentication
Futurae was part of the F10 Incubation program back in 2016 and since then has gone from strength to strength. The Swiss-born FinTech recently raised a 5m funding round and develops and manages an aut
Meet Apiax – A RegTech success story
In the past year, F10 alumni Apiax doubled their workforce, raised a funding round and expanded into new markets. We talked to Nicolas Blanchard, co-founder, about their story.
The Climate FinTech Opportunity
F10 hosted a panel on Climate FinTech at this year’s 4YFN startup conference, bringing together experts and startups in the space to discuss the current situation, relevance, challenges and opportunit
Co-creation: A Win-win for Innovation
It’s no secret that collaboration is a key driver to innovation in the workplace. Collaboration fosters ideation, fuels motivation, drives engagement and builds trust. But what if you are outside the
Can FinTech prevent Climate Change?
Climate FinTech, the convergence of Climate, Finance & Technology, might just have the potential to revolutionize the way we think about addressing climate change.
“Build a Competent Team and Prepare for A Marathon”
Prepare for a marathon: Our mentor Vidit Agrawal has worked with many startups and knows how important it is to build a competent team to succeed.
“Build A Track Record as Thought Leader and Contribute To The Knowledge Pool”
Build trust to bridge the gap: Our mentor Alban Salord explains how to overcome information asymmetry.
"Test and Build a Product Your Client Really Wants"
Focus on the client: Our mentor Carina Zuber shares how early product validation fit benefits startups in the long run.
Mentor Insights: Startups Need to Add Value to Technology to Make Money
Business versus tech: Our mentor Kasun Perera shares how tech entrepreneurs need to highlight the true value they are creating for customers of their solution.
Mentor Insights: Founders, do not fall in love with your technology
Building a solid support network: Our mentor Suzanne Hraba-Reveney emphasises the importance of a nurturing culture within and surrounding a Startup.
A Quick Guide to Investor Meetings
For startups, the connections built during the F10 programs can be the door-opener to establish long-term relationships with investors. Read here how to get ready for investor meetings.
SIX and Exeon Analytics Collaborate for New Cyber Security Service
SIX has partnered with Exeon Analytics to complement its Cyber Security Services with Network Traffic Analysis as a Service (NTAaaS).
“Create Not Only a Product on Blockchain, but a Business Model”
The practical use cases for Blockchain technology are potentially endless. David Vatchev, Venture Development Lead at F10 Corporate Member R3, provided glimpses into R3’s Blockchain ecosystem.
“Sales Is More About Listening than About Talking”
Adjust messaging, reassess product-market fit and prove expertise: Manuel Hartmann, the founder of the Sales Accelerator SalesPlaybook, provides tips on how Startups can improve remote selling.
What Does Collaboration Mean for Entrepreneurs?
To develop business ideas further and amplify their impact, Startups need strong collaboration partners. We have listed three points that entrepreneurs need to consider when looking for partners.
Switzerland and Singapore: Small Countries Big in Innovation
Highly innovative, offering large numbers of skilled jobs and internationally known for being Startup-friendly: Switzerland and Singapore have more in common than just being important finance hubs.
Sonect Is Entering New Markets Across the Globe
Sonect opened offices in Mexico City in November 2019. Sonect shares their latest success story and provides tips for other Startups with expansion plans.
What is Insurtech?
Insurtech is the combination of Insurance and Technology that has created an entirely new field for technological innovation. Many startups are pushing forward to disrupt the industry.
How to take advantage of Demo Day
Three tips on how to take full advantage of demo day as an early-stage startup looking for funding.
Why Zurich Is the Place to Be for Startups
The closeness to established financial institutions, the availability of well-educated employees and the high quality of life make Zurich the most attractive place to run a FinTech Startup.
Cooperation: Alumni Join FinTech and RegTech Forces
Alumni Apiax and Enterprise Bot combined their FinTech and RegTech expertise to showcase their vision of a personal digital compliance officer. The Startups talk about their plans in an interview.
FinTech Plays a Crucial Role in Singapore’s Economy
Our aim in organizing the first FinTech Hackathon in Singapore is to bridge the gap between the Swiss and Asian FinTech ecosystems. Learn more about financial technology in Sinpapore.
How to Build a Winning Founding Team for Your Startup
Starting a business with friends can be rewarding, but it also comes with unique challenges. Before taking the plunge, you need to make sure you have the right team in place. That means having the right mix of skills and traits that will help ensure your success.