The Swiss private teams of Neobank Alpian with Visa


The first digital private bank in Switzerland alpine partners with Visa to offer a premier metal debit card across the country.

By partnering with Visa, Alpian can offer customers an “exclusive metal debit card with a multi-currency current account” that includes Swiss francs, euros, pounds sterling and US dollars, and on-the-fly exchange capabilities. real, according to Press release Tuesday (September 6).

The card has no set-up fees and offers each customer a “unique, elegant and economical way” for their everyday banking needs.

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The partnership between the two companies follows the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) granting Alpian a full Swiss banking license, according to the statement. Alpian also closed the Series B+ financing round of 19 million Swiss francs ($19.3 million).

After securing the license and raising a Series B+ funding round, Alpian began rolling out its services to some of the people on its waitlist. A full launch is planned before the end of the year.

“The joint journey with Alpian which now receives a full FINMA banking license has been excellent. We look forward to seeing the first Visa debit cards issued by Alpian in the Swiss market and continuing to work with this great partner to help them achieve their growth goals by providing innovative services for all regions of Switzerland,” said said Santosh Ritter. , Visa country manager for Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

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Alpian’s collaboration with Visa means that it can offer its metallic debit card throughout Switzerland and in more than 200 countries and regions at more than 100 million points of sale worldwide.

“At Alpian, we are committed to providing top-notch service to each of our customers. The capabilities, sophistication and stability of the Visa business allow Alpian to offer exactly that in its card offering. Visa is one of Alpian’s oldest and most trusted partners, and we are excited to take the next steps with them on our side,” said Schuyler Weiss, CEO of Alpian.

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