GENTWO Blog

We did it! We have launched the GENTWO Blog. That way, you will always be up to date regarding GENTWO and GENTWO Digital. Media reports, news, events, interesting facts from the financial sector or even contributions from external experts and partners, you will receive relevant content occasionally through the GENTWO Blog Newsletter. Become part of the GENTWO community and register here.



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15.10.2019
Crypto Valley Journal: the launch of a unique content-hub

The knowledge about blockchain and cryptocurrencies is not yet widespread. Crypto Valley Journal is aimed to give a well-founded opinion with objective reporting. Topics will also be examined on an investment-related basis and overlap with the traditional financial sector will be covered.

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15.10.2019
What is so alternative about Alternative Investments?

In this article, Stableton gives you a short introduction into what the investment community usually refers to as Alternative Investments. Instead of trying to burden the reader with a definition, we’ll start by explaining why every investor should care at all.

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15.10.2019
You are invited to the GWP Breakfast Event – Volume 04: Bankable Alternative Assets

Isn’t it time you become an innovator, accessing more and above all real alternative assets easily?

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08.10.2019
Invitation: SwissFinTechLadies invites you to 'Women in Sustainable FinTech'

Ladies and Gents: Let's fix the leaky pipeline! Take influence on the future and co-create sustainable FinTech with diversity.

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08.10.2018
GENTWO? This is why!

GENTWO has been the talk of the town for a while now, but what is all the fuss about? What can GENTWO offer you and why should YOU bother? Check out the brand-new video clip below and explore the world of GENTWO.

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08.10.2019
Monthly Pulse #10 19: Geopolitical risks have decreased on various fronts

In recent weeks, geopolitical risks have decreased on various fronts. In the trade dispute between the US and China as well, much more conciliatory tone has been struck recently. However, it is still too early to assume that the situation will ease in the long term.

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01.10.2019
Partnering with GENTWO: A Broker’s Perspective

“GENTWO has allowed Financial Advisors to broaden their product offering”, says Toma Montanari, Institutional Business Developer EMEA at Interactive Brokers, one of the world’s leading brokers, providing services to 659,000 clients globally.

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25.09.2019
Strategic partnership aimed at making Alternative Assets bankable, accessible and customizable

Switzerland-based financial technology startup STABLETON and Swiss securitization expert GENTWO join forces to make Alternative Assets easily accessible to more investors than ever.

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17.09.2019
A Bridge Between the Traditional Financial Market and the Digital World

The “Netzwoche” magazine is devoting its current issue to the topic of cryptocurrencies, it’s market, trends, and development. Read GENTWO CEO's latest guest article.

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05.09.2019
Monthly Pulse #09 19: The global economy continues to be sluggish

The latest economic data from the Eurozone points to continued weakness. The situation is particularly worrying in the manufacturing sector. In recent weeks, the escalation screw in the trade conflict between the US and China has continued to turn.

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03.09.2019
Protecting Living Systems: “Monocultures can make a valuable contribution to the stability of the ecosystem”

Converting goodwill into a return? Monocultures can contribute to alleviating the burden on forests and living systems. In this interview, Karen Wendt, acknowledged sustainable finance expert, shares her thoughts on how to structure real impact investing.

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29.08.2019
Join the GENTWO family. We are hiring!

Would you like to help us shape the future of financial markets? Are you looking for a career in a fast-growing Fintech with exceptional offering?

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27.08.2019
Partnering with GENTWO: A Healthcare Asset Manager’s Perspective

GENTWO is a subject-matter expert when it comes to next-generation structured products, building a bridge between (thematic) investment strategies and the traditional financial market.

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27.08.2019
Sustainable Healthcare: A new Investment Theme

Improved returns by investing only in companies that deliver scientific innovation and at the same time directly address the spiraling costs of healthcare.

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27.08.2019
You are invited to “Taste 6 Fintech First” Event in Geneva

Join GENTWO on September 10th, 10 AM at the Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva, for an exciting fintech event dedicated to representatives of financial institutions. During this morning session, you will discover GENTWO’s and five other showcases and live demos.

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13.08.2019
Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Turning forest into an investable, bankable asset

Are you, as a financial intermediary, feeling increasing pressure to diversify your offering? Do you wish to improve your performance? Convert unconventional assets into an investable solution that can be added to your portfolio. Today’s example: trees.

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06.08.2019
New Crypto Research Report is out

The Incrementum experts feature separate chapters which extensively cover XRP (Ripple Inc.) and Libra (Facebook Inc.). On page 61 you will find an interesting interview with GENTWO Digital’s Managing Partner Lucas Ereth.

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06.08.2019
Monthly Pulse #08 19: FED cuts interest rates for the first time since December 2008 by 25 basis points

Markets expected more of a dovish stance in terms of the Forward Guidance though and took Powell’s statement as somewhat hawkish. The question will however remain: was this an insurance cut or rather a beginning of an easing cycle?

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30.07.2019
Partnering with GENTWO: An Investment Advisor’s Perspective

GENTWO is a subject-matter expert when it comes to next-generation structured products. This time it’s about TokenSuisse’s partnership with GENTWO Digital.

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23.07.2019
GENTWO’s CEO about the next generation of financial products

Only launched in May 2018, it remains a topic of discussion: GENTWO is the fintech company that specializes in the securitization of all kinds of assets.

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16.07.2019
What is the Crypto Valley?

And why was it established in Switzerland? Michael Welti, Head Zurich at Bank Reyl & Cie. Zurich-Switzerland, gives interesting insights.

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16.07.2019
Partnering with GENTWO: An Asset Manager’s Perspective

GENTWO is a subject-matter expert when it comes to structured products, combining innovation and traditional finance universe, says Irina Golofast, COO at Lemvi S.A. GENTWO’s ‘getting-things-done’ approach enables to have a turn-key solution for any strategy and asset.

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04.07.2019
AMC platform with GENTWO, CAT Financial Products and Aquila as custodian bank

Three complementary financial service providers take the quality of actively managed certificates to a new level. The new AMC platform for Swiss asset managers combines a next-generation issuance setup with comprehensive asset management services and outstanding interface management.

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03.07.2019
The Pursuit of Optimal Money

Comparing gold and silver to bitcoin and altcoins may suggest that there are some benefits of diversifying a portfolio among a basket of commodities and cryptocurrencies. But how can we analyze the future demand for gold, silver, bitcoin, and altcoins? In this guest article, Demelza Hays from Incrementum gives interesting insights.

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03.07.2019
Monthly Pulse #07 19: Leading economic indicators have weakened further

In the wake of the intensification of the trade conflict between the USA and China, the leading economic indicators have weakened further. Despite of the reset during the G20 summit, trade war will be an ongoing concern.

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27.06.2019
How to turn electric vehicles into an investable asset

Invest in what you love, not rubbish. We’ll explain how easy it is to turn your passion into a conventional financial product that can be added to your portfolio. Today’s example: garbage trucks. Wait… garbage trucks?

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24.06.2019
GENTWO - Securitization Experts

These are some of the interesting attributes that shape our dynamic culture.

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20.06.2019
Facebook Coin: A Crypto Currency Relevant for Hundreds of Millions of People in Developing and Emerging Countries

On June 18, 2019, the white paper of Facebook’s cryptocurrency project “Libra/Calibra” has been released. First information with respect to the vision, the goal and the implementation of the project have been published.

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19.06.2019
US-Swiss Exchange on Blockchain Innovation & Regulation

A forward-thinking event was hosted by economiesuisse, U.S. Embassy in Bern and Swiss FinTech Innovations. GENTWO Digital were also present and had further questions for two US experts. Check out the interviews.

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13.06.2019
CNN Money: Facebook and its “Project Libra”

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency plans: where does Switzerland fit in? Watch the interview with GENTWO’s CEO Philippe A. Naegeli.

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12.06.2019
Reveal undiscovered opportunities - check out GENTWO’s latest case study

What is the added value of securitization through an off-balance sheet issuance setup? Our case studies explain potential benefits. A new topic has been added to the growing list of respective whitepapers.

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03.06.2019
How to make real securities out of crypto

By providing educational content, ValueTokenized help to create the internet of values. This time, it was about how conventional securitization facilitates institutional investment in the crypto space. Check out Lucas A. Ereth’s latest interview with the Crypto Twins.

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01.06.2019
Monthly Pulse #06 19: Fundamentals have taken a backseat in recent weeks

It comes as no surprise that fundamentals have taken a backseat in recent weeks. Markets fluctuate between hopes and fears in the all-dominant trade conflict. Although investors agree economic and financial risks have increased due to the intensification of the trade conflict, they do not wish to write off the possibility of a later settlement in the trade conflict.

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28.05.2019
Why RESILIENCE’s crypto asset certificate can make the difference

An actively managed crypto asset certificate has been launched through GENTWO’s issuance program. RESILIENCE’s co-founder Adrian Marcu explains why the innovative investment could be special for investors.

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27.05.2019
Who will shape the future banking?

What are latest innovations of the fintech scene and what is the future of banking? MoneyToday gives insights and an interesting overview of a special that was published in a Swiss newspaper on the 25th of May 2019.

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22.05.2019
GENTWO democratizing the structured product issuance

GenTwo is opening access to the market for non-bankable asset securitization for smaller players both on the demand and supply side. Till now, due to, inter alia, tremendous costs, this option has not been available. This article was written by Jolanta Ursprung and published in German language. It appeared on investrends.ch on the 16th of May 2019.

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16.05.2019
Lykke’s utility tokens go traditional with GENTWO

Zurich, May 16, 2019 – innovation made in Switzerland: two innovative financial solution providers have joined forces. Blockchain-based digital asset exchange Lykke and “new generation” securitization specialist GENTWO have made Lykke’s utility tokens investible and bankable through a conventional Swiss-compliant tracker certificate complete with Swiss ISIN.

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10.05.2019
Alternative universe: inside the growing demand for alts

Between the return of volatility and the pause in rate hikes from central banks, navigating traditional equity and bond markets has proved a tricky task. Here’s an interesting article from Citywire Switzerland about alternative investing and what investors are up to.

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07.05.2019
Make-it GmbH launches structured products on cryptocurrencies

Bouchs, April 16, 2019 - The certificate on cryptocurrencies is aimed at qualified investors seeking passive income in the world of cryptocurrencies. Make-it GmbH, a young Swiss crypto asset management company, offering structured products to qualified investors, has launched its first certificate.

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03.05.2019
Welcome to cryptowelt.ch – crypto knowledge easy to understand

Blockchain technologies are innovative and forward-looking. Informing yourself about this topic is part of general education. Cryptowelt.ch presents various experts from the ecosystem.

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02.05.2019
Monthly Pulse #05 19: Central banks have the room to be patient

The FED stays in its patient and neutral stance. As core inflation remains muted in many countries, despite higher wage growth, central banks have the room to be patient. Markets are still pricing in two cuts by end of 2020. If history is anything to go by, they will not shift back to a tightening bias anytime soon.

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30.04.2019
#AssetRush2019: program and partners released!

Be an innovator, be GENTWO. Come to #AssetRush2019 at Kaufleuten Festsaal in Zurich on the 14th of May 2019 and create new opportunities and growth.

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25.04.2019
GENTWO’s board is getting expert advice for regulatory topics

Zurich, April 25, 2019 - The Zurich-based attorney Nicolas Ramelet strengthens GENTWO's contribution to shaping a promising financial market environment. His expertise will enrich not only the traditional, but also the emerging market for investment products.

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25.04.2019
New Crypto Research Report is out

Download it here and check it out. The topics this time: investments in Gold and Bitcoin stronger together. Technical Analysis: is spring awakening? Cryptocurrency mining in theory and practice.

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23.04.2019
[Ampliv TV] Feat. Patrick Loepfe at GENTWO Digital – Perspectives on Digital Securities

GENTWO offers promising potential also to Asian investors. Yuree Hong (Ampliv TV) has visited GENTWO in its Zurich office and has taken a deeper look.

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10.04.2019
Banking and Blockchain: combine the best of both worlds

A guest article by Michael A. Welti, Head Zurich, Managing Director - Wealth Management, Reyl & Cie Ltd, pubished in Geld Magazin in Q2 2019.

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08.04.2019
What is proof of work?

It's a method to ensure that the information (the new block) was difficult (costly, time-consuming) to be made.

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02.04.2019
Monthly Pulse #04 19: Brexit. It is a complete mess

Despite the rather positive on-going stock markets, we are clearly facing a deteriorating economic growth with indicators worsening. Brexit and the still unsolved trade conflict between the US and China further increase insecurities. So, why are investors fairly calm these days? An Economic Outlook published by Clarus Capital Group AG.

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29.03.2019
New Swiss Fintech Map is out

Traditional Swiss quality and innovation: check out who’s part of March’s Swiss Fintech ecosystem.

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20.03.2019
How to become a chocolate investor

Invest in what you love. We’ll explain how easy it is to turn your passion into a conventional financial product that can be implemented in your portfolio. Today’s example: chocolate.

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11.03.2019
You are invited to the 2nd Asset Rush Event

Let’s create new growth and product opportunities of the second generation. Be an innovator and learn how to create tailor-made investment solutions for all asset classes.

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11.03.2019
Seven questions to Lucas Ereth, managing partner of GENTWO Digital

GENTWO Digital is the bridge between the traditional financial market and the new emerging crypto market.

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05.03.2019
Is Bitcoin really decentralized?

When we talk about decentralization and centralization, it’s not like black and white. Instead, there’s a whole range of grays in the middle.

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04.03.2019
Monthly Pulse #03 19: Risks are clearly on the down-side

February showed mixed signs with stock markets in a wait-and-see mode. Even though the macro picture is facing headwind such as deteriorating growth, some of the leading indicators in the US and Europe show surprisingly resilience. An Economic Outlook published by Clarus Capital Group AG.

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21.02.2019
How to launch your own idea

Who has the best idea? Not necessarily the one with the strongest brand and greatest market power. Let’s make more expertise accessible. We'll explain you how – and present you a powerful tool that asset managers can use effectively.

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14.02.2019
ICOs: You Get What You Pay For

Check out this new study regarding ICO tokens by Demelza Hays, M.Sc, Research & Fund Management, Incrementum AG.

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13.02.2019
Happy birthday, GENTWO

Thank you: our team, our partners, and everybody who supports us. Heads up! We’re out of baby time. GENTWO is now one year old.

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08.02.2019
Security Token Offerings - Inside the Golf Club

Exploring the golf club of the STO world- Security Token Private Offerings (STPOs) and explaining PPMs and security types.

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29.01.2019
GENTWO at the WEF: We had some wonderful days

Switzerland’s fintech at the WEF. We have a look back. Learn more about our activities and subscribe to our blog newsletter!

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28.01.2019
"We are the creators of a new generation of financial products"

The business model of the Zurich-based start-up GenTwo is based on the rapid and low-cost creation of an off-balance sheet receivables mutual fund. l'Agefi's Indices Janvier interview with Patrick Loepfe, chairman and founder.

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17.01.2019
GENTWO and GENTWO Digital at the World Economic Forum

It’s crypto winter and the Blockchain Community will present itself in Davos from 21 to 25 January 2019. GENTWO and GENTWO Digital will be part of it.

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17.01.2019
New Crypto Research Report is out

Finally, the latest edition of the Crypto Research Report is out. We are proud to having become partner of Incrementum, creator and publisher of the interesting study.

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16.01.2019
GENTWO strengthens communication with Sandra Chattopadhyay

Marketing specialist Sandra Chattopadhyay is now responsible for GENTWO’s communication. Joining from Vontobel, she is now committed to the next generation of financial products.

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09.11.2018
GENTWO Digital - Great media reception

A variety of media has reported on the GENTWO Digital embarkation to securitize all digital assets.

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04.11.2018
'AGEFI - GenTwo met un pied dans les crypto-actifs

La fintech zurichoise s’associe à l’ensemble de l’écosystème de la Crypto Valley basée à Zoug pour la titrisation et l’émissions de produits crypto-financiers à part entière.

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08.11.2018
GENTWO Asset Rush - Kaufleuten Lounge 30.10.2018

Thank you again to everyone who attended our Asset Rush Event! It was a pleasure to show with our partners how we can democratize financial products - and how we can bring liquidity to the crypto market with GENTWO Digital. Watch the after movie here.

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02.11.2018
Swiss First in Crypto Emissions

The first emissions platform for bankable crypto products has been launched in Switzerland by a fintech joint venture.

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01.11.2018
Media Release, Official Launch - GENTWO Digital

Newly-founded GENTWO Digital AG creates the world's first issuing platform for financial products in the crypto space.

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01.11.2018
Schweizer Broker lanciert Plattform für Strukturierte Produkte

Der auf Strukturierte Produkte spezialisierte Broker CAT Financial Products hat eigenen Angaben zufolge eine Weltpremiere lanciert. Dabei hat ein Zürcher Fintech wesentlich mitgeholfen.

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30.10.2018
FINEWS: Patrick Loepfe: «We Will Soon Make More Headlines»

When traditional issuers launch financial products, this was a lot like a black box, says Patrick Loepfe in the interview. With his company Gentwo, he now has a remedy for this, using a new kind of securitisation platform.

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30.10.2018
Worlds first multi-asset AMC Platform
(powered by GENTWO)

CAT Financial Products launches first multi-asset platform for Actively Managed Certificates (AMCs)

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15.10.2018
P2P LENDING: Innovative Debt Financing Solution

GENTWO offers the most flexible & transparent solution for the distribution of P2P-loan linked notes.

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15.10.2018
FINEWS: Schweizer Fintech GENTWO spannt mit US-Broker zusammen

Das Startup GENTWO hat einen amerikanischen Partner an Land gezogen. Dieser lässt nun exotische Produkte über die Plattform des Zürcher Unternehmens herausgeben.

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15.10.2018
COLLABORATION: Interactive Brokers & GENTWO

Media release: Swiss Fintech Company GENTWO working with US Trading Tech Giant Interactive Brokers to Offer Actively Managed Certificates (AMC)

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26.09.2018
ART INVESTMENT - Portfolio Implementation

It is also a store of value. It is just a shame that this asset class does not play a role when it comes classic asset allocation.

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18.09.2018
TESTIMONIAL - CAT Financial Products

«We recommend GENTWO to all our clients» Giuliano Glocker, CAT Financial Products CAT Financial Products AG (CATFP) is one of the leading Swiss providers of investment solutions in the market for structured products.

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13.09.2018
Independent Issuing Platform - CAT Financial Products (by GENTWO)

CAT Financial Products (CATFP) is one of the leading Swiss providers for investment solutions in the structured products market. Now, the company is the first bank-independent financial services provider in Switzerland to offer its own issuing platform via issuance vehicles in collaboration with GENTWO.

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05.09.2018
WE ARE GENTWO

WE DEMOCRATIZE FINANCIAL PRODUCTS. We are the creators of the second generation of financial products.

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30.08.2018
INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO - Active Managed Certificate

GENTWO offers the most flexible, fast and secure solution. Many banks offer actively managed certificates (AMCs). However, asset managers with an individual investment strategy are severally restricted with these offers.

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14.08.2018
CERTIFICATE OF THINGS - Private Debt Financing

GENTWO offers a new options for financing. We call it: “Certificate of Things.” Are there more attractive options for the financing of a new machine than a bank loan or private loan?

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23.07.2018
CRYPTO PORTFOLIO - Active Managed Certificate (AMC)

GenTwo offers the most flexible, inexpensive & simple solution for securitization of crypto investment strategies.

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17.07.2018
HOTEL FINANCING – Secured Private Loan

The securitization of a private loan unleashes the network effects of a family office. For the construction of a new hotel, the owner of a hotel group was seeking alternative financing options via a family office.

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11.07.2018
Swiss FinTech Map with GENTWO

Swisscom put our name on the map of Switzerland's most influential and promising startups.

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03.07.2018
We democratize structured product issuance

WIR DEMOKRATISIEREN DIE EMISSION VON STRUKTURIERTEN PRODUKTEN

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02.07.2018
Structured Credit Investor (SCI): GENTWO SOLVES STRUCTURED PRODUCTS PROBLEMS

Banks remain too big to fail and there is still opacity surrounding securitisation and structured products. This is the view of banking and derivatives veterans Philippe Naegeli and Patrick Loepfe, who have launched a new platform - dubbed GenTwo - aimed at addressing these challenges.

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18.05.2018
Expanding Business Horizons

Zurich – The fintech startup GenTwo has launched a platform for the issuance of structured products. It offers financial intermediaries individual securitization of different assets.

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17.05.2018
Startup Ticker: Finanzprodukte Demokratisieren

Mit den Emissionsvehikeln von GenTwo können Asset Manager eigene, massgeschneiderte Finanzprodukte und Investitionslösungen selbständig betreuen und emittieren lassen. Bisher müssen Bankinstitute als Emittenten fungieren.

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16.05.2018
Vontobel’s Structured Products Mastermind Doing His Own Thing

Patrick Loepfe is known as co-founder of Vontobel’s Deritrade platform. Together with a partner he now has launched a platform for the issuance of structured products, as finews.ch has learned.

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16.05.2018
GenTwo: Loepfe and Naegeli to launch disruptive FinTech Startup

Solution for the structuring of financial products of the second generation. The new Zurich based FinTech startup GenTwo Ltd. launches the first financial service for individual securitization of all kinds of assets.

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25.01.2018
GENTWO IN A NUTSHELL

WE DEMOCRATIZE STRUCTURED PRODUCT ISSUANCE. WE LIBERATE THE BUY-SIDE AND THE SELL-SIDE. We are the creators of a new generation of financial products and serve our clients with the ability to securitize bankable and non-bankable assets with Swiss ISIN and no bank risk (off-balance sheet) at a minimal price.

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