Blockchain/Bitcoin

Banks Ramp up Blockchain Trade Finance Race

Trade finance has become one of the key focus for blockchain technology use with the number of pilots and other trials dramatically increasing in 2017 and intensifying this year. Financial institutions such as HSBC, Standard Chartered, Societe Generale, Deutsche Bank,

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SIX Fintech Venture Finds First Investments: Vestr and Shift Cryptosecurity

SIX FinTech Venture announced that it has invested into its first two firms, vestr and Shift Cryptosecurity. The amount is currently undisclosed. The venture was formed with the goal of providing the Swiss Financial Center with cutting-edge tech, business models

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10 Bitcoin Blogs in Europe to Follow

Tough year for cryptocurrencies, which saw their value plummet in what famed economist Nouriel Roubini describes as a “crypto-apocalypse.” Bitcoin has fallen around 67% from its December 2017 high of US$19,300 to its current price of about US$6,350, and the

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Podcast Review: How to Get A VC to Notice Your Blockchain Company

In an episode of the Blockchain and Us podcast hosted by Manuel Stagars, Micheal Sidler enters the booth as the co-founder of Red Alpine Venture Partners in Zurich Switzerland, where he invests mainly in tech and biotech and is active in organisations supporting startups. Currently,

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AmbrPay Wins 100’000 USD at CV Competition for Finance in Zug

The USD 100,000 cash prize of the CV Competition for Finance goes to ambrpay, a startup founded by Andreas Hauri, a neuroscientist who used to grow brains in a lab before he turned tech entrepreneur. Hauri conceived a new idea this summer

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Podcast Review: How to Get The Public Interested in Your Blockchain Project

In an episode of the Blockchain and Us podcast hosted by Manuel Stagars, Tom Lyons, the Executive Director of Research and Advisory at ConsenSys, as well as Chairman of the Communications Working Group at the Crypto Valley Association in Zug,

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Switzerland Works on Possible Blockchain/ICO Regulation

With blockchain and cryptocurrency gaining more traction day after day, the Swiss government is now exploring the possibility of introducing legal amendments to current legislative instruments to facilitate the development of blockchain technology. The blockchain/initial coin offering (ICO) working group

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Deutsche Bank Whitepaper Explores Open APIs, Cloud, Blockchain and AI Regulations

The emergence of new technology solutions leveraging open APIs, cloud, blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) has driven increasing volumes of digital data, as well as new market players, business models and evolving client expectations. Given the disruptive potential of these

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Top Blockchain Podcasts to Follow in 2019

Podcasts are great to gain accelerated learning and keep up with industry news and developments. Thankfully, the crypto space is filled with top-notch shows to keep you updated on the hottest projects, up-and-coming entrepreneurs, and latest technology trends. Here is

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Swiss Blockchain Federation Gegründet

In Zürich wurde die Swiss Blockchain Federation gegründet. Ihr Ziel ist die Förderung der Standortattraktivität und die Schaffung von Rechtssicherheit für Blockchain-basierte Aktivitäten in der Schweiz. Die Swiss Blockchain Federation vereint als Public Private Partnership Akteure aus der Blockchain-Branche, aus

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