Blockchain/Bitcoin

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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Vom Bankgeheimnis zum Kryptobanking

Vier Thesen für den Aufstieg des «Internet of Money» und dessen Auswirkung auf das Geschäftsmodell der Banken. In Zeiten der Digitalisierung verschmelzen die beiden Welten der Güter und der Daten. Viele physische Güter werden digitalisiert – man denke an Bücher,

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Lykke, the Undiscovered Coin Made in Switzerland

Initial coin offering (ICO) has surge in popularity in the cryptocurrency world as an effective method for blockchain startups and projects to quickly and easily raise funding by distributing a percentage of the initial coin supply. According to CoinDesk, US$103

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Steemit, the Blockchain-Powered Social Network

Inspired by Reddit, Steemit is a blogging and social networking website running on top of a blockchain that pays users and content creators for posting and curating the best content. Founded in 2016, Steemit is the brainchild of Ned Scott

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The Blockchain Bank – Keep your Bank Relevant in the Future

The transformation to “The Blockchain Bank“ must be initiated and advanced now.  Only then will a traditional financial service provider be able to secure their place in the future. Why Blockchain for Banking now? At banks, the savings potential appears

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