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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.

18.06.2019 Co-Working

How to Network in a Co-Working Space

For the existing and potential F10 community to benefit the most from the various stakeholders, F10 as THE HOME OF FINTECH is offering work and collaboration space for FinTech enthusiasts. The F10 Co-Working Space is the place where the FinTech ecosystem comes together to further innovation in the financial world. Here are five tips about how to network in a Co-Working Space and exploit the opportunities that co-working provides.

20.05.2019 Startups

InterlockLedger: the Startup that Wants More from Blockchain

“The blockchain, like most ground-breaking new technologies, came with a big promise: to provide both decentralization and security using distributed and immutable ledgers. This approach has led to clear benefits, but we want more”, Ricardo Orsi, CEO from the FinTech Startup InterlockLedger says. By “more”, the Brazilian entrepreneur means: better design with processing and storage divided by nodes that offers the same results with fewer resources and processing. Read in this interview how InterlockLedger wants to innovate the finance industry with blockchain.

23.04.2019 Co-Working

How Entrepreneurs Benefit from Co-Working

F10 has recognized the need for scalable office space in Zurich and opened the F10 FinTech Co-Working Space designed especially for the needs of growing FinTech, InsurTech and RegTech Startups in April 2019. In addition to the centrally-located building with modern interior design and well-equipped workstations, we created an environment which fits best for a co-working mentality. These are the advantages that co-working spaces offer for emerging Startups.

08.04.2019 Co-Working

7 Facts & Figures about Co-Working

We are thrilled to announce the official opening of the F10 FinTech Co-Working Space! Co-working offers many advantages: less distraction than working from public cafés, scalability of desks and meeting rooms as well as easy access to relevant business networks, exciting industry events and like-minded people. We have put together seven facts and figures about co-working and its increasing importance.

19.03.2019 Hackathon

Checklist for the F10 FinTech Hackathon in Zurich

Are you ready to transfer your business ideas into a validated prototype? 48 hours of programming, ideation and fun await the participants of the F10 FinTech Hackathon in Zurich from Friday, 22nd of March, until Sunday, 24th of March 2019. We cannot wait for the biggest FinTech Hackathon in Europe to start and have put together a checklist what the participants need to prepare, pack and consider. It is time to get excited!