Swisscom, Switzerland’s leading telecoms company and one of its leading IT companies, is headquartered in Ittigen, close to the capital city Berne. More than 20,000 employees generated sales of CHF 5.69 billion in the first half of 2017. Swisscom is supporting more than half of Swiss banks in digitisation issues. In 2016, the ICT provider boosted its co-operation with FinTech start-ups: A Swisscom internal FinTech cluster institutionalizes co-operation with young companies in the financial industry. At the same time, Swisscom Ventures was expanded by a dedicated FinTech Fund over CHF 10 million. This is to advance targeted investment in promising FinTech start-ups and collaboration in innovative Digital Banking Services.