Blockchain/Bitcoin

IBM Studies: Banks, Financial Markets Institutions Ramp up Blockchain Development

Blockchain solutions are rapidly being adopted by banks and financial markets institutions as they seek to anticipate disruption and stay ahead of fintech competition, according to IBM studies. Released last week, the reports are based on two separate surveys. The

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Distributed Ledger Technology For Swiss Financial Market From SIX Securities Services & Digital Asset

SIX Securities Services, the post-trade infrastructure operator for the Swiss financial sector, and Digital Asset Holdings, a developer of distributed ledger technology for the financial services industry, announced plans to develop a proof of concept that will demonstrate the commercial

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BREXIT – A Catalyst For Blockchain Technology?

Brexit — this topic has been in everyones mind for the prior weeks as I traveled across Germany and the US, not only in financial services. Nevertheless, today the first shock in financial services has gone and according to my

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Blockchain Marketplace Lykke Begins Crowd Sale; Looks to Raise 1.5M CHF

Lykke, a Swiss startup seeking to build a global marketplace powered by blockchain technology, has begun its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) campaign as the company looks to raise CHF 1.5 million. Lykke seeks to sell 30 million Lykke coins at

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Snapshot: Grossbanken wollen eigene Elektronische Währung erschaffen

4 Grossbanken (UBS, Deutsche Bank, BNY Mellon, Santander) wollen gemeinsam eine neue digitale Währung schaffen. Das ist nicht die erste Inititative dieser Art sondern nur eine Reaktion auf Entwicklungen, welche andere Bankenkonsortien schon früher aufgegriffen haben. Zur Anwendung wird die

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WEF Report Addresses How Blockchain Can Reshape Financial Services

Blockchain technology, also known as distributed ledger technology, has attracted the interest of the financial services ecosystem – and their money. Over the past three years, the World Economic Forum (WEF) estimates that some US$1.4 billion have been invested into

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Forschungsprojekt: Blockchain als Basis für ausserbörslich gehandelte Aktien

Die Blockchain-Technologie ermöglicht neue Lösungsansätze in der Finanzwelt. Um solche Lösungen zu entwickeln und zu testen, hat sich ein Konsortium formiert, zu welchem auch die Schweizer Unternehmen InCore Bank, Inventx, SIX, Swisscom, ti&m und Zürcher Kantonalbank gehören. Als Fallbeispiel wird

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Nexussquared und Blockchain Source starten strategische Partnerschaft in der Blockchainberatung

From now on, the two leading Swiss blockchain experts Nexussquared and Blockchain Source work closely together in the consulting business and support each other in holding events. In the future, the two companies will combine their complementary core competencies with

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10 Deutsche Bitcoin Blogs die man kennen sollte

Bei Bitcoin, was sich aus den Begriffen „Bit“ (kleinste Speichereinheit am Computer) und „Coin“ (Münze) zusammensetzt, handelt es sich um eine digitale Währung die elektronisch geschaffen und verwahrt wird. Diese Bitcoins lassen sich an speziellen Börsen kaufen und können verwendet

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Startup of the Month: Lykke, a Next-Gen Zero-Commission Trading Platform Powered by Blockchain

Bitcoin and blockchain technology has gotten a major boost in Switzerland as Richard Olsen, the co-founder of OANDA and a former CEO of the North American FX Brokerage, is looking to harness the power of the technology to disrupt digital

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