Blockchain/Bitcoin

3 Startups Joined Up to Launch a Swiss Crypto Asset Management Ecosystem

METACO, AlgoTrader and Cysec (formerly ArcaTrust) have banded together to offer an asset management ecosystem specifically for all Swiss-made crypto assets. The ecosystem allows financial institutions to manage these assets across an asset’s entire life-cycle, from secure storage and management

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Panalpina and Blockchain: Moving from Hype to Tangible Benefits for Supply Chains

The initial glitter of blockchain may have taken a beating, but concrete steps are underway to turn its promise into tangible business applications. A keen mover of digital technologies in freight forwarding and logistics, Panalpina has narrowed the use cases

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PwC Blockchain-Experte Roman Schnider wird CFO und Head of Operations der Tezos-Stiftung

Roman Schnider, Assurance Director von PwC Schweiz, übernimmt in diesem Sommer das Amt des Chief Financial Officers und Head of Operations bei der Tezos Stiftung in Zug. Schnider ist seit rund 15 Jahren bei der PwC in verschiedenen Funktionen tätig,

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What is Stellar Blockchain, and Why it Matters

Since the launch of the Bitcoin protocol over ten years ago, a horde of blockchain projects have emerged to solve various problems in the financial services industry, and in the remittances and cross-border payments area, perhaps one of the most

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10 Things We Know About Facebook’s GlobalCoin Launching Next Week

Following the wind-down of the bull market of 2017, crypto is still undergoing some fascinating developments. A key one that grabbed even mainstream headlines? Facebook’s announcement that they too, want to foray into issuing coins. The crypto, part of something

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Deutsche Banken: Vollständige Digitale Abwicklung von Schuldscheinen via Blockchain

Einem institutsübergreifenden Team von DekaBank, dwpbank, DZ BANK und Helaba ist es erstmals gelungen, die Abwicklung der Emission von Schuldscheindarlehen ausschliesslich digital durchzuführen. In einem Pilotgeschäft haben die vier Kreditinstitute die Emission eines Schuldscheindarlehens erfolgreich über die neu geschaffene Blockchain-Plattform

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Tokenisierung von Private Equity für Frühinvestoren von Blockimmo

Das Zuger Blockchain-Unternehmen blockimmo, eine Plattform für Immobilien-Tokenisierung und Technologieanbieter für Asset-Tokenisierung, hat seine erste Finanzierungsrunde mit Familie, Freunden und ausgewählten Frühphaseninvestoren erfolgreich abgeschlossen. Einzigartig in dieser Art erhielten die Investoren ihre Unternehmensanteile in Form von digitale Vermögenswerte (Token) anstelle

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What Wikipedia Can Teach us About Blockchain Technology

Almost a decade after the introduction of Bitcoin, there is a lot of hype about the blockchain technology on which cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are based. Some claim the technology will revolutionise commerce; others are more critical in their predictions. But

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40% of Business Leaders Willing to Invest More Than US$5M on Blockchain, Said Deloitte Study

The blockchain industry is maturing and beginning a new chapter as executives move from experimentation and research to active adoption and implementation, according to a new study by Deloitte. Deloitte’s 2019 Global Blockchain Survey, released earlier this month, points to

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Liechtenstein Passes New Blockchain Regulation

The government of Liechtenstein has adopted what has been called the “Blockchain Act”, or more specifically the Report and Motion on the creation of a Law on Tokens and Trustworthy Technology Service Providers (Token and TT Service Provider Act; TVTG). Because

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