Blockchain/Bitcoin

Sygnum Receives Swiss Banking Licence

Sygnum, a digital asset technology group, has received a banking licence from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Sygnum provides a seamlessly integrated and secure digital asset banking solution, including institutional-grade custody with a fiat-digital asset gateway featuring Bitcoin,

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SEBA Secures FINMA Banking and Securities Dealer Licence

SEBA Crypto AG informs that it has successfully obtained a banking and securities dealer licence from the Swiss regulator FINMA. This represents a milestone for the entire digital asset market ecosystem, as a new secure and integrated access point to

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Crypto Valley Association’s Communication Head Moves To Bitcoin Suisse

Bitcoin Suisse announces the appointment of Ian Simpson as Senior Marketing & Communication Manager. Ian was previously Head of Communication at the Crypto Valley Association. “I’m excited to be joining such a dynamic company as Bitcoin Suisse and participate in

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Fitch: Blockchain Disruption of Trust Bank Trade Settlement Unlikely

The use of blockchain distributive ledger technology (blockchain, or DLT) is unlikely to challenge the franchise values of the U.S. trust and processing banks or their integral roles in trade settlement or asset custody, Fitch Ratings says. Evidence for the

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Stablecoins Versus Centralized Exchanges: Who Drives Mass Adoption?

The stablecoin market is obviously gaining popularity, growing from 1% of all crypto in 2018 to almost 3% today. Global stablecoin trading volume increased from $12.5 billion in 2017 to $82 billion in 2018, according to Chainalysis. Furthermore, the 24-hour

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Aktualisierter Leitfaden zur Eröffnung von Firmenkonti für Blockchain-Unternehmen

Der «Leitfaden zur Eröffnung von Firmenkonti für Blockchain-Unternehmen» aus dem Jahr 2018 wurde terminologisch und inhaltlich aktualisiert. Der Leitfaden unterstützt die Mitgliedsbanken im Gespräch mit Firmen, die Berührungspunkte zur Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) aufweisen. Gleichzeitig dient er dem Risikomanagement im

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Modum sagt das Voting zum Tausch von MOD Tokens zu tokenisierten Modum Aktien ab

Nach sorgfältiger Berücksichtigung der zahlreichen Rückmeldungen aus der Community hat der Verwaltungsrat von Modum entschieden, die Abstimmung über den Token-Aktien Tausch, der am 21. August beginnen sollte, abzusagen. Der sich einige Verwaltungsrat wollte die Entscheidung nicht überstürzen, da diese Abstimmung

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Bitcoin Margin Trading Platform PrimeXBT Prepares Move to Switzerland

PrimeXBT, a multi-asset Bitcoin-based trading platform offering up to 500x leverage on crypto, forex, commodities, stock indices, and more, has begun the transition of moving its trading infrastructure to Switzerland. The move and support will allow the fastest-growing trading platform

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Europe’s Largest IEO Comes from Austria, €43.6M Raised

Bitpanda, a Vienna-based crypto startup, has launched a new digital asset exchange, called Bitpanda Global Exchange  after raising EUR 43.6 million in the largest initial exchange offering (IEO) in Europe. On August 6, Bitpanda sold out its IEO for the

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Behavioral Finance Guru Joins the Board of Directors of a Crypto Research Company

Equility AG, the company behind Alethena, expands its board of directors and welcomes Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hens, member of the board of directors of the Institute for Banking & Finance at the University of Zurich, as its newest member.  “We

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