Wrap of Week #27: Swiss Fintech conference, Sentiment Fintechs, Open Data in banking, InsurTech Winners, Blockchain pitchathon


We started the week with the main takeaways from the Swiss International finance forum after hearing from UBS, Blackrock, FINMA and Ian Goldin.

We initiated a landscape report of Fintechs using sentiment analysis in the East and Europe. The US will follow next week.

The Open Data issue is really a double edge sword, especially for banks. Some thoughts originating from Australia on who is accepting submissions into the government’s public Productivity Commission.


We asked the community on Fintech Genome who the big InsurTech winners will be and got some thoughtful replies that we summarised on Thursday.

We ended the week reviewing 8 Blockchain ventures from 7 European countries that pitched at the Nexus Squared inaugural pitchathon in Zurich.


We mentioned:

UBS, Blackrock, FINMA,

Simply Wall St, AmareosHeckyl, Sentifi, TipranksAcuity Trading , Yuka LabStockPulse , SemLab , EagleAlphaAylienTheySay,

Tyro Payments,  Data Republic,  Midata,

Lemonade, Trov, Montoux, Embroker, Oscar, CoVi, Riovic,

Taqanu Bank, ProofOfYou, Paymeabit, Zeptagram, Zlick, Mamoru, WONE, doqum.io

Daily Fintech Advisers provides strategic consulting to organizations with business and investment interests in Fintech & operates the Fintech Genome P2P Knowledge Network. Bernard Lunn is a Fintech thought leader.

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