Tamedia is now a member of start-up incubator F10 to strengthen its fintech engagement
Zurich, 28 May 2019 – Tamedia recently joined F10, a Swiss fintech incubator and accelerator, which assists start-ups from the fields of regulatory technology as well as financial and insurance technology. F10 is a non-profit organisation and together with various companies, it supports start-ups in their successful development and growth process. F10 offers the opportunity to collaborate and enables established companies to communicate with young talents, access important innovations and new concepts.
Samuel Hügli, Member of the Management Board and Head of Technology and Ventures of Tamedia: “Our engagement with the F10 incubator and accelerator provides us with new ideas and insight into exciting technologies, future trends and disruptive business models in the area of fintech. In addition, we also benefit from a specific international start-up screening, because we intend to further expand our existing fintech portfolio. At the same time, we contribute our experience with Internet services, product development, marketing and B2C know-how.”
Thomas Landis, Head of F10: “We are delighted to welcome Tamedia as a new member. The leading private media group in Switzerland is the first member from outside the traditional financial industry. Both industries are undergoing major changes as a result of digitalisation. Tamedia closes the connection between fintech and start-ups and its expertise has a lasting effect on the transformation of the financial industry. We are excited about working with Tamedia.”