COMMUNITY

Fintech FUSION gathers a community of entrepreneurs, mentors, industry partners and investors.

SOME FACTS ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT
AND AS MANY REASONS FOR JOINING US

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STARTUP

FUSION selects yearly 10 fintech startups from across the world

Discover the 10 startups selected for FUSION 2016!

Corezoid

Corezoid helps banks enhance their existing IT infrastructure by giving the flexibility it needs without replacing them from scratch. With Corezoid process layer, new product & processes can be rolled out in a matter of minutes without heavy reconfigurations of systems or coding required.
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Foxstone

Foxstone democratizes real estate investment through a crowdfunding platform that connects individuals with otherwise inaccessible real estate opportunities where the minimum investment is of 10k.
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Indigita

Indigita helps banks easily manage cross-border regulation. With access to exclusive, best-in-market regulatory data, Indigita allows to structure cross-border rules in core banking systems, keep it up data up-to-date and instantly retrieve at a click of a button providing real-time insights when it would otherwise take checking with compliance officers.
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Neuroprofiler

Neuroprofiler helps financial advisors easily assess the risk profile of their clients. The assessment is conducted through an engaging, fully compliant and behavioral-finance-based game.
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SMex

SMEx breaks down borders. Every SMEs can open a bank account online to recieve and send money from foreign countries. With fair rates, by knowing in real time its costs and above all, in a spirit of trust.
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Signatys

Signatys superpowers Banks to deeply enhancing their user experience by allowing their clients to sign official documents instantly and securely with e-signature. At a 5th of the cost and saving hours of back and forth to send, retrieve and store paper documents. No storage is needed and bank customers can access to their documents instantaneously.
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StripYourBanker

SYB helps individual investors (with 500k to 10 M in capital) choose the right portfolio of investment opportunities according to their risk profile and aligned to their investment criteria.

 

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Younify

Younify is a web platform enabling people to automatically centralize their digital administrative documents in a secure environment reducing the time it takes to process them from 4 hours to 20 minutes per month. By integrating with the core ebanking systems we give Banks a tool to deliver better services to their clients the gift of time.
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Startups selected for FUSION 2015!

Acebanker

An algorithmic-based wealth manager with machine-learning capabilities that helps every individual user customises the most optimal portfolio from multiple asset classes in Asia & globally.
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BioWatch

Wearable wrist veins biometric reader for secure wireless authentication with applications in mobile payment, e-banking access, smart device interaction and beyond.
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DXMarkets

Platform for professional traders to trade and invest in crypto currencies and other digital assets, and offering blockchain-based investment banking services.
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Edge Laboratories

Risk and portfolio intelligence web platform for investing, advising and reporting. For professionals, individuals and developers.
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eINS

Completely web-based IS for insurance companies comprising all aspects of the insurance process, as well as a specialized marketplace for their products.
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IBT

Software to time-stamp and authenthicate a permanent record of your data in the blockchain. It reduces the cost and complexity of conducting audits, managing records and protecting intellectual property. BaaS – Blockchain as a Service.
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KYC3

Big data and natural language analytics technology solution allowing banks to access instant intelligence on customers (KYC), counterparties and competitors in a cost-effective manner.

 

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Investivity

Digital investment management company providing professional investors with configurable, low-fee portfolios that are as sophisticated as hedge funds yet as easy to deal with as ETFs.
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Scanye

Intelligent software available online and on mobile allowing people to pay bills in three clicks and allowing companies to manage their accounting much more efficiently.
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Wecan.Fund

Pan-European peer-to-peer loans to SMEs. Our crowdlending platform empowers investors and supports the development of tangible European economy.
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MENTORS

Discover FUSION’s mentors and experts!

FUSION mentors’ and experts’ community comprises serial
entrepreneurs, fintech experts and senior bankers.

Jean-Sylvain Perrig
Chairman of the board, SFAA

Jean-Sylvain Perrig Chairman of the board, SFAA Since J [...]

Frédéric Hayat
Director & …, MFEX Switzerland.

Frédéric Hayat Director and Member of the Board, MFEX Switze [...]

Ben Robinson
Chief Marketing & …, Temenos

Ben Robinson Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer, Temeno [...]

Gérard Fischer
Owner, Fischer Horizon Ltd.

Gérard Fischer Owner, Fischer Horizon Ltd. Website Befo [...]

Olivier Collombin
Serial Fintech Entrepreneur

Olivier Collombin Serial Fintech Entrepreneur Website [...]

Simon Kalfon
Managing Director, BOTTOMLINE

Simon Kalfon Managing Director, BOTTOMLINE Simon serves [...]

Marc Torrens
CIO, Strands

Marc Torrens CIO, Strands Marc' professional goal is to [...]

Susanne Chishti
CEO & Founder, FINTECH Circle

Susanne Chishti CEO & Founder, FINTECH Circle Website [...]

Michael Stemmle
CEO & Founder, additiv

Michael Stemmle CEO & Founder, additiv Michael foun [...]

Pierre Lasry
Founder and CEO, Auraïa

Pierre Lasry Founder and CEO, Auraïa Pierre founded  Lo [...]

Marc P. Bernegger
Serial entrepreneur & fintech investor

Marc P. Bernegger Serial web entrepreneur and fintech invest [...]

Christine Ciriani
CEO Switzerland, Capco

Christine Ciriani Partner - CEO Switzerland and Wealth EMEA, [...]

Christophe Bach
Sales Director, Swisscom

Christophe Bach Sales Director, Swisscom Website Chris [...]

Philippe Perles
CEO, Board Member

Philippe Perles CEO, Board Member Philippe is a Senior [...]

José Pedro Caldeira
Executive in Residence, IMD

José Pedro Caldeira Executive in Residence, IMD J.P. wa [...]

Philippe Beckers
Co-founder FinArchitects

Philippe Beckers Co-founder FinArchitects Philippe has [...]

Kim-Andrée Potvin
COO, BNP Paribas (Suisse)

Kim-Andrée Potvin Chief Operating Officer, BNP Paribas (Suis [...]

Yves Froppier
Partner, PaX Corporate Finance

Yves Froppier Partner, PaX Corporate Finance Yves joine [...]

Michel Jaccard
Partner, id est avocats

Michel Jaccard Partner, id est avocats Michel is the fo [...]

David Hamilton
CEO, eWise

David Hamilton CEO, eWise David is the President and CE [...]

Fouad Bajjali
CEO, IG Bank

Fouad Bajjali CEO, IG Bank Fouad has spent 9 years at I [...]

Alain Broyon
Director, Community Factory

Alain Broyon Director, Community Factory Alain is invol [...]

Jean-Charles Neau
Management Consultant and M&A

Jean-Charles Neau Management Consultant and M&A Websit [...]

Alexandre Gaillard
Founder & CEO, InvestGlass

Alexandre Gaillard Founder & CEO, InvestGlass Alexan [...]

John Hucker
President, Swiss FinteCH

John Hucker President, Swiss Finance + Technology Associatio [...]

Olivier Capt
Head of Marketing, Pictet

Olivier Capt Head of Marketing, Pictet Website Olivier [...]

Joe Robinson
VP Risk & Data Science, Circle

Joe Robinson VP Risk & Data Science, Circle Joe is [...]

Nicolas Steiner
Digital Convergence Director

Nicolas Steiner Digital Convergence Director Nicolas is [...]

Ivan Schouker
Managing Partner, FinArchitects

Ivan Schouker Managing Partner, FinArchitects Sàrl "Int [...]

David Keast
Founder, Corniche Growth Advisors

David Keast Founder, Corniche Growth Advisors David has [...]

Patrick Pestalozzi
Miwok Advisors

Patrick Pestalozzi Miwok Advisors Patrick is a former M [...]

D-A Freymond
Management & Advisory Services

Dominique-Alain Freymond Founding Partner, Management & [...]

Lionel Crassier
Active investor

Lionel Crassier Active investor Public Works Engineer, [...]

Roger Portnoy
Global Head of Strategy, FNZ

Roger Portnoy Global Head of Strategy, Innovation and Data, [...]

David Nix
CKO, Gavi

David Nix CKO, Gavi David is a dynamic technology leade [...]

Jon Bradford
Managing Director, TechStars

Jon Bradford MD at TechStars, co-founder of F6S and Tech.eu [...]

Frederik Gregaard
Head of Digital Transformation …, PwC

Frederik Gregaard Head of Digital Transformation Financial S [...]

Alan Debonneville
CEO, Arcanys

Alan Debonneville CEO, Arcanys Alan has an extensive ba [...]

Paul Varnish
Founder, GuestLabs

Paul Varnish Founder, GuestLabs Paul is an investment b [...]

Xavier Bignon
Consultant, Payments

Xavier Bignon Consultant, Payments Xavier is a Senior S [...]

Christian König
Founder, Finanzpro

Christian König Founder, Finanzpro Website Christian i [...]

Mike Baur
CEO, Swiss Startup Factory

Mike Baur Co-Founder & CEO of Swiss Startup Factory [...]

Laurent Bischof Managing Partner, Polytech Ventures

Laurent Bischof Managing Partner, Polytech Ventures Lau [...]

Guillaume Dubray
Managing Partner, Polytech Ventures

Guillaume Dubray Managing Partner, Polytech Ventures Gu [...]

Sébastien Flury
Founder & CEO, Coteries/Planify

Sébastien Flury Founder & CEO, Coteries and Planify We [...]

DISCOVER OUR PARTNERS

FUSION has a unique multi-sector and multi-partner approach

Corporate Partners

Corporate members are drawn from relevant industries. The idea is to have representation from all industries serving and offering financial services, such as banking, insurance, fund management, trading, software, IT services and retail.

Our corporate partners are Temenos Group, a market leader in banking software, Notz Stucki, a specialist in wealth and asset management, Swisscard, the leading card issuer of Switzerland, and BNP Paribas (Suisse), a leader in global banking & financial services.

Temenos Group AG, headquartered in Geneva, is a market leading software provider, partnering with banks and other financial institutions to transform their businesses and stay ahead of a changing marketplace.
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Notz Stucki develops tailored solutions for both private and institutional clients. His vision is to achieve long-term, transparent and close “hand-to-hand” collaboration with our clients that delivers efficient investment solutions.
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Polytech Ventures is an early stage VC firm strategically located at EPFL in Lausanne, one of the most dynamic and recognized innovation centers in the world, and with a permanent presence in the Silicon Valley. Polytech Ventures focuses on early stage start-ups working on digitizing industry value chains such as financial services.
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Swisscard AECS is a Joint Venture between Credit Suisse and American Express. Swisscard AECS is the only provider in Switzerland offering all worldwide credit card brands, namely American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Swisscard AECS customers have the most extensive choice of credit cards products on the Swiss market. Swisscard provides individualised and adapted combination of cards.
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With 1,600 employees and a presence in four Swiss cities – Geneva, Zurich, Basel and Lugano, BNP Paribas (Suisse) SA is among the largest foreign banks in the country.
Wealth Management for private clients and Corporate & Institutional Banking for businesses are the core activities of the bank in Switzerland.
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Resources Partners

FUSION gather a community of industrial and academic partners, among one Idiap, an independant Research Institute, affiliated with the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne network, one of Europe’s to 10 engineering universities. Resource Partners are providing to FUSION’s startups consulting packages, high-level workshops and access to their team and customers.

Arcanys is a Swiss high quality software development company of about 70 experienced software developers located in Cebu City, Philippines.
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Capco is a global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry.
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id est avocats is a leading corporate and technology boutique law firm based in Lausanne and active throughout Switzerland.

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Interactive Data is a trusted leader in financial information.

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Idiap Research Institute is an independent, nonprofit, research foundation affiliated with Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).

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Kudelski Security is an innovative independent Swiss provider of tailored cyber security solutions and services to enterprises, financial institutions.

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We are Experts in what sustains today’s Digital Transformation: New usages and Technical Innovations
Communication and Marketing Professionals, we Design and we Deliver tactical platforms that help organizations to move faster along a strategical path.

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Swisscom is Switzerland’s leading telecom provider and one of its foremost IT companies. Its subsidiary Fastweb has built up a strong position on the Italian market. Swisscom brooks no compromise when it comes to serving customer needs; it focuses on service and quality and invests massively in the networks of the future.

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The School of Management and Engineering Vaud (HEIG-VD) contributes significantly to the creation of new skills in the fields of software engineering, intelligent data analysis and security through its applied R&D activities. By collaborating with economic and industrial businesses, HEIG-VD strives to promote the creation of startups.

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The Swiss Startup Factory (SSUF) ambitions to create global companies disrupting the prevailing norms, products, and business models.
SSUF powers a 3 month program providing early stage startups with financing, services, coaching, mentoring, and access to a large entrepreneurial and investor network.

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Other Partners

Sponsors

AMBASSADORS

Discover FUSION’s ambassadors!

FUSION ambassadors community comprises serial
entrepreneurs, fintech experts and senior bankers.

Ben Robinson
Chief Marketing & …, Temenos

Back Ben Robinson Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer, [...]