Blockchain/Bitcoin

Boerse Stuttgart Group Plans ICO Trading Platform

After the start of cryptocurrency trading via BISON, there will soon be a platform for initial coin offerings (ICOs), a multilateral trading venue for cryptocurrencies as well as solutions for safe custody. As an established market player, Boerse Stuttgart Group

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How Blockchain Helps to Reduce Social and Gender Gaps

When it comes to disruptive technologies, nothing takes the centrestage more than Blockchain. It’s use has been talked about across sectors and industries. There can be no denying that Blockchain has its uses in the financial, governmental, legal, commercial, art

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Venture Leaders Fintech Interview: Meet Khaled Ouafi of ARCATrust

Blockchain gateway ARCATrust is one of the Venture Leaders taking their projects to New York in September for a whirlwind roadshow to accelerate their growth. The company provides a highly secure and easy to use platform for managing digital assets –

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This Blockchain Network by IBM & CLS Aims to Unify the Fragmented Financial Sector

The current capital market is saturated with multiple systems performing the same functions. Adding to the issue is they’re doing it with siloed pockets of data that require expensive reconciliation processes. Therefore, it becomes increasingly crucial for the financial sector

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Swiss Regulator Takes Action Against ICO Issuer, 100 Mio CHF to be Returned to Investors

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has launched enforcement proceedings against envion AG. FINMA has evidence that the company may have breached financial market law in relation to an ICO. FINMA launched enforcement proceedings against envion AG in July

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Blockchain in Austria: An Overview

Austria has embarked on a digital transformation journey and has set out to become a hotspot for blockchain technology. In 2017, the government of Austria presented its Digital Roadmap, a strategy that analyzes the country’s challenges and describes nearly 150 measures

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Digital Asset and Google Collaborate to Bring Blockchain Solutions to the Cloud

Digital Asset, a provider of distributed ledger solutions announced a new collaboration with Google Cloud to bring Digital Asset’s blockchain platform and developer tools to Google Cloud Platform. Developers now have access to a comprehensive suite of tools and services

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European Blockchain Spending to Grow to $3.5 Billion by 2022

According to IDC’s new Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide, Europe will be the second-largest investor in blockchain technologies. With a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 80.2% for 2017–2022, Europe will increase its spending from around $400 million in 2018

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Ueli Maurer Calls for Stronger Focus on Financial Digital Developments at G20 Meeting

At this year’s third meeting of G20 finance ministers in Buenos Aires, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer underlined Switzerland’s position on cryptocurrencies. In addition, Switzerland joined the call for open markets for goods and services. Regarding the taxation of the digital

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TokenPay Swiss Acquires 9.9% of a German Bank

Recently, TokenPay Swiss AG announced its partnership with WEG Bank in Germany. Under the terms of the previously announced deal, TokenPay acquired 9.9% of the bank along with options to purchase approximately 90% overall of the bank pending the customary

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