Blockchain/Bitcoin

CME Group Announces Launch Of Bitcoin Futures

CME Group, one of the worlds leading derivatives marketplace, announced it intends to launch bitcoin futures in the fourth quarter of 2017, pending all relevant regulatory review periods. The new contract will be cash-settled, based on the CME CF Bitcoin Reference

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First Official License For A Swiss Bitcoin Company?

The owner of the Payment21® brand infomred that it recently been licensed as a Directly Subordinated Financial Intermediary (DSFI). The third-party processor is now supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) for compliance with Anti-Money-Laundering (AML) laws and Know-Your-Customer (KYC) rules. After over one year

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Ethereum ETN Attract $10mm+ Aum In First Week On Nasdaq Stockholm

Ether Tracker One and Ether Tracker Euro just crossed $10MM in assets under management (AUM) a week after beginning trading on Nasdaq Stockholm. “When the group’s bitcoin ETNs – which are now at $330MM in AUM – launched in 2015,

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Astana International Financial Center and EXANTE agree to the development and promotion of crypto-assets markets in Kazakhstan

The Astana International Financial Centre, or AIFC, and next generation investment company EXANTE have signed a memorandum of cooperation towards developing the cryptocurrency markets in Kazakhstan and positioning the AIFC as an international financial technology center. According to the memorandum,

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Pareto The Peer to Peer Financial Content Marketplace Announces Token Sale

Pareto, the platform that will allow anyone to create & distribute actionable financial information about digital currencies, and get rewarded for it, announced the launch of their upcoming Token Sale with the first phase, Presale, which will begin on October

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5 Upcoming Blockchain Events around the World

With all these talk and the new highs of Bitcions, it’s hard to ignore the technology behind them which is Blockchain. If you still don’t have a clue on what Blockchain is about, check out An Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to BlockChain.

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Digital Asset Announces 40Mio Series B Funding

Digital Asset, the leading provider of Distributed Ledger Technology for the financial services industry, announced that it has raised over $40 million of Series B financing from existing and new investors, led by Jefferson River Capital. The latest round brings

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Ethereum Gets Its First Exchange Traded Product

Investors seeking exposure to the price movement of ether, the native token of the Ethereum platform, just got a new, but familiar option: two Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) which track the price of Ether – Ether Tracker One (COINETH:SS) and

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Abu Dhabi Global Market Sets Out Guidance On Initial Coin Offerings And Virtual Currencies

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has set out in Guidance its approach to Initial Coin/Token Offerings (ICOs) and virtual currencies under the Financial Services and Markets Regulations (FSMR). Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) has

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Leonteq Launches Swiss Tracker Certificates on Bitcoin

Swiss fintech firm Leonteq launched last week tracker certificates on bitcoin in CHF, EUR and USD. The new suite of exchange-traded notes tracking bitcoin is targeted at investors seeking to capitalize on the cryptocurrency rapid price rise. Since the start

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