Finalists of the Swiss Fintech Award revealed

Ritah Ayebare Nyakato / Stefan Kyora

25.01.2016 09:46

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Organisers of the Swiss Fintech Award have selected the 10 finalists to present at the Swiss Fintech Award Night on March 31 2016. As part of the awards programme the finalists participate in Accenture's FinTech Boot Camp and benefit from exclusive networking opportunities with the fintech experts and investors on the jury panel.

The Swiss FinTech Award promotes regional development while helping create the strongest possible Swiss FinTech eco system underpinned by unprecedented international network links. The most outstanding Swiss FinTech solution will be awarded by the prestigious network of numerous partner organisations and fintech experts. There is prize money to be won plus a wild card entry to Accenture‘s FinTech Innovation Lab in London. The best finalists will also pitch at the Swiss Fintech Award Night - a part of the Fintech 2016 Conference.

The top ten startups are:

Advanon is an online platform where SMEs looking for short-term financing can sell their invoices to financial investors. The company offers a simple and flexible way to get invoices pre-financed by numerous financial investors. Through the platform SMEs gain access to a new asset class with highly attractive returns, and excellent diversification opportunities.

Carbon Delta
CARBON DELTA is an equity research firm that specializes in identifying and analysing the climate change resilience of publicly traded companies. Carbon ratings help investors improve the assessment of climate risks in their portfolios; a collaboration with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and the rating agency Independent Credit View.

Go Beyond
Go Beyond is an early-stage investing platform that enables investors at all calibres to build to manage and exit diversified portfolios of direct investments in young, fast-growing companies. The company is currently operating in multiple European locations and in the USA through Go Beyond Network.

InvestGlass SA is a Swiss start-up based in Geneva providing the first robo-advisor to professional investors solving suitability and appropriateness of advice. The robot filters securities’ suitability, ranks clients’ relevancy for each investment topic and generates hyper-targeted leads.

Founded in 2015, Crowdhouse is the first Swiss online real estate crowdfunding platform that enables the public to invest in real estate. The first campaign on the platform was a success.

Knip is an innovative digital Insurance Manager and allows its users a easy to understand overview and analysis of existing insurance companies, their tariffs and services. In addition, the app automatically recognizes individual saving spots and offers them options necessary to optimize the insurance benefits.

The software company Qumram founded in 2010, allows the complete recording of all online information, communication flows, interactions and transactions through various media channels. Customers of qumram can record the behavior of the users in accordance with the existing legal provisions and archive.

The innovative Raisenow online fundraising solution supports ambitious fundraisers to grow their online fundraising. The company team integrates users’ email and social media channels to make the process work efficiently whilst using the users’ existing fundraising and donor database. The service can be used on any internet-supported device.

Sentifi has built the largest online ecosystem of crowd-experts and influencers in global financial markets to generate Sentifi Signals, market intelligence that is not available via traditional news media using its proprietary technology Sentifi Engine. Signals and insights from the crowd are generated from machine based text analysis of publicly available news, blogs and tweets.

WealthArc is an early stage FinTech startup offering a cloud-based platform for financial data analysis and client interaction for wealth managers. WealthArc’s solution has simplified the way modern wealth managers work by providing them a platform that fosters quick customization of their portfolio analytics and hence efficiently addressing their most demanding clients’ needs.

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