Tag "Bitcoin"

Leonteq Launches Swiss Tracker Certificates on Bitcoin

Swiss fintech firm Leonteq launched last week tracker certificates on bitcoin in CHF, EUR and USD. The new suite of exchange-traded notes tracking bitcoin is targeted at investors seeking to capitalize on the cryptocurrency rapid price rise. Since the start

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Bitcoin-Blockchain and Crypto Startups DACH Map

The German Blog Paymentbanking published the first DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) Blockchain/Bitcoin/DLT and Crypto Map. The map counts more then 50 startups in this region and are categorised into Broker, Ledgers, Asset Management, Identity, Wallets and Infrastructure Startups. We listed them

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Weltweit erster Blockchain Vertrag für UNICEF kommt aus der Schweiz

Das Schweizer Technologie-Unternehmen Scenic Swisscoast GmbH hat den weltweit ersten UNICEF Ethereum Smart Contract realisiert. Damit gewinnt UNICEF einen zusätzlichen Kanal für das Fundraising, während Scenic Swisscoast mit dieser Lösung die Alltagstauglichkeit der digitalen Währung Ethereum unter Beweis stellt. Digitale Währungen wie Bitcoin

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Lykke, the Undiscovered Coin Made in Switzerland

Initial coin offering (ICO) has surge in popularity in the cryptocurrency world as an effective method for blockchain startups and projects to quickly and easily raise funding by distributing a percentage of the initial coin supply. According to CoinDesk, US$103

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The Blockchain Bank – Keep your Bank Relevant in the Future

The transformation to “The Blockchain Bank“ must be initiated and advanced now.  Only then will a traditional financial service provider be able to secure their place in the future. Why Blockchain for Banking now? At banks, the savings potential appears

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Welcome Aboard: CoinsBank announced second annual Blochchain Event on a Cruise Ship

The blockchain and fintech events are announced daily. Most of these events are just another day at the office, but every once in a while you there is an event of epic proportions….  ANNOUNCING: The CoinsBank Blockchain Cruise! The CoinsBank

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Lykke Public Coin Offering: 2 Mio CHF new Funding and 340 new Investors

Lykke, a Swiss Fintech company building a global blockchain-powered marketplace, recently completed a three-week public offering of a deliverable 1-year forward equity contract. The offer, which was oversubscribed, garnered 2 million CHF for the company and added more than 340

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Loadoo Prepaid Card Supports PayPal Withdrawals and Bitcoin

Loadoo LLP, a company registered in the UK, provides a prepaid payment card which users can load through PayPal or via bitcoin. Loadoo offers virtual and plastic cards that are available in euro, US dollar and British pound. The company

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Bitwala Crowned Champion Finance Startup at Fintech.Pioneers

Bitcoin payment platform Bitwala re-affirmed the blockchain-based future of the Fintech sector by scooping the free Pioneers Festival pass after being named as the best startup at Fintech.Pioneers in Berlin today. Bitwala founder Joerg von Minckwitz, who lives around the

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Infographic: 30 Fintech Startups to Watch in 2017

This infographic from Elumne.com covers 30 Fintech Startups which are challenging the conventional and should be watched out for in 2017.  With Knip also a Swiss Insurtech Startup made it into the list.   The following is the full list of

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