Swisspeers to use Futurae’s authentication solution


The two Swiss fintech startups Swisspeers and Futurae agreed on a collaboration. Crowdlending platform Swisspeers will integrate Futurae’s technology which securely authenticates the user via ambient noise.


Swisspeers is an independent crowdlending platform that allows companies to raise debt directly from investors - without the intervention of a financial institution. The platform launched in June 2016 and has brokered more than 100 loans totaling over CHF 14 million between SMEs and investors With the Futurae integration from January 15, Swisspeers will be offering its platform users an authentication solution that fulfills the highest security requirements while also providing user-friendliness.

Futurae offers a comprehensive, innovative authentication suite. Its core product is “SoundProof”, a two-factor authentication solution that works without user interaction. The technology uses a machine learning algorithm to securely authenticate the user via ambient noise.

“With Swisspeers, we not only gain a new customer, but also strengthen the Swiss Fintech ecosystem,” says Sandra Tobler, CEO of Futurae. “Working with Futurae underlines our ambition together to always provide the greatest added value for SMEs and investors through simple services,” commented Alwin Meyer, CEO of Swisspeers.

(Press release)

Picture: Back row (from the left): Alwin Meyer (CEO, Swisspeers), Sandra Tobler (CEO, Futurae), Claudio Marforio (COO, Futurae), Stefan Nägeli (CTO, Swisspeers) Front row (from the left): Gaetano Mecenero (CMO, Futurae), Ilias Rinis (Senior Software Engineer, Futurae), Andreas Hug (Strategy, Swisspeers), Nikos Karapanos (CTO, Futurae)