News and Events
Reduction in business start-ups in Switzerland in the 4th quarter
Reduction of 2.4% in business start-ups in Switzerland in the 4th quarter
In Switzerland, 2.4% fewer companies were founded in the fourth quarter.
Study on fraud in Swiss online trading 2018
Over 92% of all the traders they surveyed had been affected by fraud and report higher losses
CRIF SA, in conjunction with the Swiss Association of mail order traders (Verband des Schweizerischen Versandhandels VSV), conducted another online survey in October 2018 of Swiss online and mail order retailers on the subject of fraud. More than 92 percent of the retailers contacted had already been affected at least once by fraud.
CRIF rate of defaulting debtors
Debtor ratio in Switzerland rises sharply to 6.1%
Across the whole of Switzerland, the ratio of debtors has risen from a level of 5.6% in 2017 to 6.1%.
Zurich, 23 May 2019
Digital Commerce Award
CRIF sponsored the Connect Digital Commerce conference and the Digital Commerce Award. Daniel Gamma presented the award in the Lifestyle and Hobby category to the winner, Digitec Galaxus. Congratulations.
Lugano, 7 May 2019
Annual CRIF meeting in Lugano
On 7 May 2019 the 8th annual meeting with CRIF took place in Lugano in the Italian part of Switzerland. CRIF presented various studies based on their data and clients and partners presented their success stories.
Zurich, 28 September 2017
CRIF Update 2017
The traditional CRIF Update customer event took place in Zurich at the end of September. This tackled topics such as address management, Financial Intermediary Casino and innovations and analyses from CRIF.
Zurich, 20 October 2021
Over 200,000 ghost companies in Switzerland
In Switzerland, there are more than 200,000 inactive companies. This is equivalent to nearly 30% of all the businesses entered into the Commercial Register. In percentage terms, the Canton of Jura reports the highest proportion of ghost companies, while the Canton of Ticino has the lowest proportion.
Zurich, 28 September 2021
Further decline in the rate of defaulting debtors in Switzerland
CRIF AG has determined the CRIF rate of defaulting debtors in Switzerland. Despite the persistence of the coronavirus crisis, the rate of defaulting debtors has once again fallen slightly (from 6.45% to 6.15%) in comparison with January 2021. The number of defaulting debtors has dropped to 534,803.
Bologna, 14 September 2021
CRIF is confirmed among the IDC Fintech Rankings top 100 for the ninth year running and accelerates its development of digital open banking solutions
CRIF is in 53rd place in the IDC FinTech Rankings 2021 and is for the ninth consecutive year one of the top 100 FinTech companies on a global level.