The Geneva Financial Center at Sibos 2016

From September 26 to 29, 2016

Swiss FinTech start-ups featured at Sibos 2016 in Geneva

  • Swiss FinTech Corner” at Sibos highlights financial-sector innovation
  • Public-private partnership aims to promote innovation in finance

From e-banking apps on our smartphones to contactless payment and cryptocurrency, FinTech, or financial technology, is already part of our daily lives. This rapidly developing field offers exciting opportunities for the financial industry worldwide.

In Switzerland, the FinTech ecosystem comprises dozens of start-ups with a unique expertise. To promote their excellence and innovativeness, in partnership with the Geneva Financial Center, AlpICT, Barclays, Temenos and the Swiss FinTech Association, and with the support of Sibos, the Canton of Geneva is hosting a “Swiss FinTech Corner” (booth G54) within the Swiss Lounge (G60) at Palexpo, which will host 24 FinTech start-ups.

The Geneva financial sector has many strengths, which will enable it to take the lead in the digital revolution currently underway. Geneva stands out for its infrastructure and experience in data management. Thanks to the commitment of its financial institutions, FinTech start-ups and a favourable framework conditions, the Geneva financial centre is ideally poised to make innovation its trademark.

Yves Mirabaud
Chairman of the GFC

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Organised by SWIFT, the global provider of secure financial messaging services, Sibos is the world’s largest financial services event. Around 8,000 participants from large international financial institutions are expected at the convention, which kicks off on September 26 in Geneva.  

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