November 2016 - NScope archives

  • IFSA Event : Geneva students are hungry and getting prepared to face the challenges ! by Antonio Mira, Nov 25 2016

    Geneva students are hungry and getting prepared to face the challenges ! How do the students perceive the new reality that will emerge from all the challenges affecting our financial industry ? How is tomorrow’s workforce considering the future of our country and financial place ? On November 24, I had the pleasure to animate […] read more

  • 7 questions to a start-up: Biowatch by Amelie Janssens, Nov 14 2016

    Fusion – the first-ever FinTech business incubator in Switzerland – exists to shape innovation in financial services by combining up-and-coming tech talent with Swiss state-of-the-art financial know-how. As a Fusion member, Notz Stucki is actively involved in the incubation process. Discover our series “7 questions to a start-up” to get a feeling of who are the participants of […] read more

  • Perception vs. Reality: US Election by Angel Sanz, Nov 10 2016

    Daniel Kahneman, the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002, wrote a best-selling book entitled “Thinking, Fast and Slow”. The central thesis of the book is that human beings have two modes of thought: System 1: Fast, instinctive and emotional;  System 2: Slow, deliberative and logical. We can say that System 1 resembles  the PERCEPTION, […] read more

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    Fintech Fusion: results of the first 12 months by Amelie Janssens, Nov 8 2016

    Fintech Fusion – the Swiss Fintech Innovation Platform – completed its first 12 month Accelerator in October. We are delighted to announce the results achieved: 1 startup grew its turnover from 0 to several millions within 6 months 1 startup was spotted by an internet giant and in discussion for a potential acquisition 6 startups were able […] read more

  • Mind the Gap by Martin Frenette, Nov 7 2016

    With age sometimes comes wisdom. The wisdom to understand that operating on principle alone is not enough and how sometimes, we do the wrong things for the right reasons or more simply put, how the ‘road to hell is often paved with good intentions’. Dodd Frank, the attempt by the Obama administration to regulate the […] read more