Blockchain/Bitcoin

Nexuslab: Nexussquared lanciert virtuelles Blockchain Startup-Programm zusammen mit Startupbootcamp

Die in Zürich ansässige Fintech-Plattform Nexussquared hat den Setup und Zeitplan für ihr virtuelles Blockchain Startup-Programm Nexuslab bekanntgegeben. Nexuslab verfolgt bei der Unterstützung von Startups einen neuartigen Ansatz und bietet ein Programm, das die Blockchain-Paradigmen Dezentralisation, Vertrauen und Effizienz wiederspiegelt.

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An Introduction to Bitcoin and Blockchain for Financial Services

Each week, a tremendous amount of news stories related to bitcoin and blockchain technology are being published. At Fintechnews alone, not one week passes by without at least two or three new articles on the matter. Surely, Bitcoin is hot

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No Financial Services Firm Can Afford to Ignore Blockchain Technology any Longer

The blockchain has the potential to do much more than just support cryptocurrencies; in fact, Capgemini expects that the technology will “revolutionize the financial services sector… [by providing] unprecedented transaction security through cryptography.” In a new report called ‘Blockchain: A

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The House of Debts – Bitcoin could be the solution.

Greek Crisis and EU Policies The prevailing monetary system shows it’s ugly side in Greece. People can only withdraw small amounts of their own money. A bloated state apparatus does not pay the invoices from suppliers and craftsmen. Pensions and

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ECUREX Releases 110-Page Digital Currency Report

Swiss bitcoin startup ECUREX has released an extensive 110-page report on the ongoing innovations in the financial sector brought by digital currencies. Main author is Paolo Tasca, Economist at Deutsche Bundesbank and Executive Director at Ecurex. Entitled ‘Digital Currencies: Principles, Trends,

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Recap: International Digital Finance Crypto Tech Event in Zug

Nearly one hundred people attended the 2. Digital Finance Crypto Tech Event in Zug this week. The technology behind the “Crypto Valley” startup scene was the main topic. Startups and interested people from more than ten countries (Switzerland, USA, UK,

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Fintech In Switzerland: Success As A Niche Player

Switzerland has everything it takes to advance to the leading finTech nations. First-class financial institutions such as UBS or CS, leading banking software manufacturers such as Avaloq or Finnova and research departments of ICT heavyweights such as Google and IBM

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Yacuna Closes Cryptocurrency Trading Platform, Swiss Tawipay Signs Partnership with IOM

In case you missed these two news: London-based Yacuna will close its cryptocurrency trading platform next month, and Swiss Tawipay has partnered with the International Organization for Migration to work toward the lowering of global remittances costs.   Yacuna to

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Internationale Digital Finance und Crypto Konferenz in Zug

Am Dienstag 3. November findet in Zug die Internationale Digital Finance und Crypto Technologie Konferenz statt. Der Event bietet neben einem spannenden Rahmenprogramm mit Fintech Showcases auch eine aussergewöhnliche internationale Networking-Gelegenheit. Dabei können vorab 20 minütige bilaterale Meetings über die Konferenz-Plattform gebucht werden.

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Xapo Bitcoin Debit Card: A Costly Bitcoin Spending Tool With Limits

Bitcoin startup Xapo is widely known in the space for being: 1) one of the most well funded startups; 2) one of the very first companies to offer bitcoin debit cards. Announced in mid-2014, the Xapo bitcoin debit card promised

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