Swiss Bankers is an internationally oriented financial-services provider based in Bern and Zurich. We offer innovative payment solutions for every lifestyle. Swiss Bankers attaches particular importance to solutions that are secure as well as efficient and convenient. It goes without saying that our product range is becoming increasingly digital. With the Swiss Bankers app, you have not only full control over your money but also the convenient option of paying with Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay and wearables such as Garmin Pay and Fitbit Pay.
A Swiss Bankers’ milestone is the development of a card-based and account-independent peer-to-peer money transfer service in the global Mastercard network, allowing you to use the app to send money easily anywhere in the world.
Whether you make use of the digital method or our chip-based Mastercard cards, the prepaid products of Swiss Bankers provide you with many options and get you ready for the future. They represent a good choice for every generation, as they are secure, easy and convenient – at all times and everywhere, whether you want more flexibility on the go or you are concerned about making your online shopping safe and secure. Swiss Bankers products are available directly on our website, in the app or from more than 200 distribution partners including Raiffeisen, Credit Suisse, Migros Bank, various cantonal and regional banks, PostFinance and SBB.
Since new technologies will be changing the way we pay far into the future, Swiss Bankers stays on top of the latest trends, makes research-based assessments of how they will benefit the client and invests in further development of innovative payment solutions year after year. This results in new solutions that make Swiss Bankers the leading Swiss provider of prepaid cards and solutions for sending money. In addition, a large number of our distribution partners process the dispatch of Swiss francs and foreign currencies through us. The required currency is conveniently and safely shipped to your home by postal mail.
Association of Swiss Cantonal Banks
Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd
Entris Banking Ltd
Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative
The company was founded in 1975 under the name Swiss Bankers Travelers Cheques. Since then, we have become a strong partner in the prepaid products business with a consistent focus on innovation when it comes to global cash-free payment processes. Take a look behind the scenes of the past few decades.
Swiss Bankers gets a new look – with a new, modern design and new product names: Life, Life Digital, Travel, Prime, Value and the Swiss Bankers app.
Bernard Burkhalter, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Hans-Jörg Widiger, Chief Executive Officer
Sascha Breite, Chief Marketing Officer
Simone Fischer, Chief Operation Officer
Paul Kreis, Chief Information Officer
George Isliker, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer
Swiss Bankers is a co-sponsor of the annual IFZ FinTech studies. We have supported the project team of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in the preparation of the study, which provides a comprehensive overview of the Swiss FinTech sector.
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The entire IFZ FinTech study 2018 can be downloaded free of charge here:
The free FinTech Forum takes place several times a year.