Blockchain/Bitcoin

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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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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