Blockchain/Bitcoin

UniCredit Releases Blockchain Paper, Launches US$200M Fintech Fund

Italian banking and financial services company UniCredit has released a new paper exploring the possible applications of blockchain technology in banking. Entitled ‘Blockchain Technology and Applications from a Financial Perspective,’ the paper aims at presenting potential financial industry blockchain applications.

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Nexussquared Wants to Establish Switzerland as a Nexus for Blockchain Technology

As blockchain has now become a buzzword, Switzerland is gearing up to tap into what could well be one of the most disruptive technologies since the Internet was introduced 20 years ago. “Blockchain is, without question, the most significant advancement

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Skepsis versus Blockchain: Auch bei der Blockchain bleibt der menschliche Faktor der Entscheidende

Wenn sich so viele Branchenkenner über einen Trend so einig sind, wie bei der Blockchain, dann ist Skepsis angebracht und die Anwendung Konträren Denkens (Ken Fisher) durchaus empfehlenswert. Es herrschen kaum noch Zweifel an dem “disruptiven” Potenzial der Blockchain, so dass, wer

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33 Gründe Warum Bitcoin auch 2016 Wachsen wird

33 Hinweise Dafür, Dass Das Wachstum Von Bitcoin Auch Im Jahr 2016 Nicht Nachlassen Wird präsentiert vom Portal Gutcher.de

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Swiss Startup Lykke Seeks To Disrupt The Retail Trading Market With Blockchain Tech

The founder and former chairman of Canadian foreign exchange company OANDA, Richard Olsen, has unveiled his most recent venture: a global marketplace for multiple assets and financial instrument built on the Bitcoin blockchain. Dubbed Lykke, the company launched in late-September

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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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