Banking on a long life: longevity as a financial service

Swissinfo | May 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM
  • Quite a few new digital financial services are challenging traditional banks by targeting niche groups of customers.
  • The Longevity banking project is part of an international group, which includes a Hong Kong entity called Deep Knowledge Ventures – that operates the investment fund Longevity Capital out of Switzerland – the London-based Longevity Fintech Company, plus an array of analytics, artificial intelligence, DeepTech and research arms focused on gerontology.
  • Banks are focused on persuading clients to better manage their finances and plan ahead whilst creating investments that are profitable in an era of low interest rates and creaking pension schemes.