Blockchain/Bitcoin

Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Börse Complete Tests for Blockchain Prototypes

Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Börse have successfully completed the performance tests of their jointly specified prototypes for securities settlement based on blockchain technology. The prototypes support the settlement of securities transactions, payments, interest payments and repayments at the maturity of

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Swiss Stock Exchange Takes Stake In Digital Inheritance Start-Up PassOn

Following its announcement in July launching SIX Digital Exchange to address the opportunities in the digital asset space, SIX today announced that it has taken a minority stake in PassOn AG, a Swiss start-up specialising in the transfer of digital assets

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Top 50 Crypto Valley Companies in Switzerland

The number of companies in Crypto Valley working with blockchain technology is growing rapidly. As of September 30, 2018, a total of over 600 blockchain related companies in Switzerland and Liechtenstein were registered on CV Maps. The number is nearly

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FINMA Vergibt Erste Bewilligung an ein Crypto-Unternehmen

Die Crypto Fund AG, ein Tochterunternehmen der Crypto Finance AG, ist das erste und bisher einzige Schweizer Crypto-Unternehmen, das die Bewilligung der Eidgenössischen Finanzmarktaufsicht FINMA als Vermögensverwalter nach Kollektivanlagengesetz KAG erhält. Die Crypto Fund AG hat somit innerhalb kürzester Zeit

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Bundesanleihen: Blockchain-Echtbetrieb bei Österreichischer Kontrollbank

Die Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG (OeKB) startet erstmals mit einem Blockchain-Echtbetrieb. Die neue Technologie wird ab sofort für Auktion von Bundesanleihen für die Daten-Notarisierung eingesetzt. Ab sofort Daten-Notarisierung mittels Blockchain bei Begebung von Bundesanleihen Logische technologische Weiterentwicklung in Zeiten der Digitalisierung

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12 Noteworthy Founders of Blockchain and Crypto Startups in Switzerland

Switzerland has emerged as a leading blockchain and cryptocurrency hub in recent years, thanks to supportive regulations and efforts from the government to make the country a pioneer in fintech. According to Oliver Bussmann, president of the Crypto Valley Association,

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Crypto Research Report: Liechtenstein Prime Minister Discusses Crypto and “Blockchain Act”

The Principality of Liechtenstein, a microstate in Central Europe known for its many private banks, is making a name for itself within the cryptocurrency industry as a friendly jurisdiction. For the past two years, the government has been crafting a

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Are We Close to Mass Adoption of Blockchain — Crypto Summit Wants to Answer That Question

Crypto Summit 3rd Edition (October 28-29, Zurich, Switzerland) will be dedicated to Crossing the Chasm: Mass Adoption of Blockchain Tech. Europe’s premier blockchain and cryptocurrency conference will pose the all-important question–where do we stand with mass adoption and what barriers

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A Swiss Luxury Watch For Purchase Exclusively Via Bitcoin

OSL, an Asian digital asset brokerage, announced a partnership with Hublot, the Swiss luxury watchmaker, to offer a limited edition luxury watch to be purchased only using bitcoin. This marks the first time that a luxury product within the LVMH

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Survey Shows That 45% Executives Still Don’t Trust in Blockchain Technology

PwC just released the results of a blockchain survey they held, that recorded responses from 600 executives from 15 territories. And while 83% of organisations state that their business does something related to blockchain, only 32% of these blockchain efforts

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