Blockchain/Bitcoin

Splendit expandiert – Studentenkredite über die Blockchain abwickeln

Die auf Ausbildungen spezialisierte Crowdlending Plattform Splendit.ch bietet Studenten neu Auszahlungen per Blockchain Transfer an. So können Studierende überall auf der Welt durch die Crowd finanziert werden, gleichzeitig verringern sich die Transaktionskosten für alle Beteiligten massiv. Florian Kübler, Mitgründer von Splendit,

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Revolution in Freelancing Job market powered by Blockchain

A professional group of Austrian programmers and entrepreneurs has launched an attempt at changing the way the job market works on the Internet. Their solution’s name for the problem: Blocklancer – the first Decentralized Autonomous Job Market. The Blockchain technology

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Infographic: Will 2017 be the year that Blockchain is regulated?

In an earlier article on the World Economic Forum’s report (Read here), it’s mentioned that the WEF advocates a multi-stakeholder approach to govern blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Recognizing the nature of distributed ledgers, stewardship by stakeholders and not a heavy-handed approach

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Bitconnect Coin (BCC) Hits New All-Time High at $115, as Bitcoin Price Surges

​​​Throughout last week, during the strong rally of bitcoin, Bitconnect Coin (BCC) gained upward momentum, surpassing the $100 mark for the first time in history and establishing a new all-time high at $115. According to cryptocurrency market data providers including Coinmarketcap, the trading volume of BCC peaked at $10

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The Evolution of the Bitcoin Economy and Analyzing the Network of Payment Relationships

Has there been a week in 2017 where you didn’t read, or at least scrolled by, an article on blockchain or Bitcoin and its various potentials for the future? Chances are, you will come across an article today after finishing

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WEF Blockchain Report: Multi-Stakeholder Approach is the Best Way to govern Blockchain

The World Economic Forum (WEF) said governing blockchain appropriately will bring out its best qualities. It compares the blockchain era to the first era of the Internet. The blockchain era should not be governed by nation states, state-based institutions or

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Blockchain in Capital Markets: What Has Been Done So Far

The success of blockchain, the technology underlying Bitcoin, has grown each year as angel investors, VCs and banks continue to inject millions in investments to fuel the development of systems based on blockchain, attracted by the technology’s potential to streamline

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3 Fintech Conferences in Europe to Attend

The massive growth of the fintech industry has been matched by the rapid increase in the number of international conferences. Below, we’ve listed three upcoming fintech events and conferences in Europe that anyone in the financial services should attend in

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Jetzt kann jeder Schweizer Taxifahrer Bitcoin handeln. Die Bubble kann kommen!

Swissquote, die führende Schweizer Online-Bank, bietet als erste europäische Online-Bank das Anlegen in der Kryptowährung Bitcoin an. Das Angebot, das ab heute allen Kunden mit einem Swissquote Trading-Konto zugänglich ist, macht die Investition in Bitcoins einfacher und sicherer. Die Kryptowährung

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The Big Coin Short

Observers are saying that there is a Bitcoin bubble, and that the virtual currency has risen to such high levels that the a bubble burst is imminent. Shorting coins is one way to profit from falling prices as well as

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