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27.02.2020 Hackathon

These are the Main Ingredients for Fruitful Teamwork

At the F10 FinTech Hackathon in Zurich, about 100 software developers, web designers, finance experts, businesspeople, marketing wizards and lateral thinkers from all over the world come together to boost innovation in the finance industry. How can participants with different backgrounds cooperate effectively?

24.02.2020 Internal

FinTech Sandbox

F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator adds OpenPK-Project and OpenBankingProject.ch APIs to FinTech Sandbox In October 2019, F10, the largest Swiss FinTech Hub & Accelerator, announced the launch of its FinTech Sandbox. The first and only FinTech Sandbox in Switzerland is powered by open banking pioneer ndgit, which is the first use case to provide the PSD2 APIs based on the Berlin Group Standard, thus bringing PSD2 technology to Switzerland for the first time.

24.02.2020 Internal

FinTech Sandbox

F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator ergänzt FinTech Sandbox mit OpenPK-Project und OpenBankingProject.ch APIs. Im Oktober 2019 hatte F10, der grösste Schweizer FinTech Hub & Accelerator, den Launch ihrer FinTech Sandbox angekündigt. Die schweizweit erste und einzige FinTech Sandbox wird mit Open Banking Vorreiter ndgit betrieben, die als ersten Use Case die auf dem Berlin Group Standard basierenden PSD2 APIs zur Verfügung stellen und somit die PSD2 Technologie erstmals in der Schweiz zur Anwendung brachten.

24.02.2020 Hackathon

Guidelines for Successful Brainstorming Sessions

At the F10 FinTech Hackathons, we aim to generate new ideas and transform them into validated prototypes within 48 hours. After team building, it is time to start gathering ideas with your Hackathon group. We have listed five rules and tips to follow when brainstorming.

19.02.2020 Hackathon

Packing List for the F10 FinTech Hackathon Zurich

We are looking forward to welcoming game-changers from all over the world at the biggest FinTech Hackathon in Europe and boosting innovation in the financial world together! Here are tips on how to prepare for 48 hours of programming and ideation and what to pack.

09.12.2019 Hackathon

What Does Collaboration Mean for Entrepreneurs?

The F10 FinTech Hackathons have witnessed game-changers from all over the world disrupting the finance industry and multiple high-potential Startups have been formed. Success stories such as Billte revolutionizing invoicing, Riskifier digitalizing as well as gamifying investment risk profiling or Yoordi accelerating the ordering process at restaurants started at Hackathons. These successful ventures have one common characteristic: collaboration has played an important role from the beginning. To develop their business ideas further and amplify their impact, Startups need strong collaboration partners in the long run. We have listed three points that entrepreneurs need to consider when looking for partners.

27.11.2019 Internal

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 in their respective regions. Read here why the Swiss and Singaporean FinTech ecosystem should tighten their bonds.

22.11.2019 Alumni

Sonect Is Entering New Markets Across the Globe

F10 alumni Sonect opened offices in Mexico City in November 2019. The FinTech Startup operates virtual ATMs which allow end users to withdraw cash with or without their next purchase at grocery stores, kiosks and shops, while dining out at a restaurant or when having a pizza delivered. Sonect shares their latest success story and provides tips for other Startups with expansion plans.

03.09.2019 Hackathon

Why the Swiss and Singaporean FinTech Ecosystems Should Grow Closer

At the F10 FinTech Hackathon in Singapore, game-changers from Switzerland and all over Asia come together to drive innovation towards the future of finance and regulation. With the 48-hour event in the heart of the ASEAN economy, F10 aims to bridge the gap between the Swiss and Asian FinTech ecosystems. We have listed five reasons why Switzerland and Singapore should join forces in technical development and disrupt the financial world together.

28.06.2019 Startups

The Big Players and Innovative Startups Need to Collaborate

Most finance experts agree that the financial sector must reinvent itself to satisfy the needs of the next generations of customers. F10 strongly believes that traditional institutions should collaborate – not compete – with more agile and disruptive FinTech Startups to achieve stronger customer focus and stay competitive in the face of globalization and digitalization. Mature FinTech, RegTech and InsurTech Startups are invited to pitch their solutions and meet representatives from renowned institutions in finance, banking, insurance and digitalization during the P3 “Product to Market” day at THE HOME OF FINTECH to further innovation in the financial world together.