Tag "Bitcoin"

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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Banking on Bitcoin Film in Cinema

Banking on Bitcoin a feature film on Bitcoin, its history and future will be shown in Cinema. Produced by Gravitas Ventures, the film was launched at select theaters and will be made available on VOD. The Banking on Bitcoin film covers the

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Top Worldwide VCs and Investors in Bitcoin and Blockchain

Blockchain, a type of database that records an ongoing list of tamper-proof records, has created a lot of hype in the financial services industry, promising to allow banks to save billions in infrastructure costs and significantly increase efficiency. The world’s

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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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Switzerland Opens up to Blockchain Tech

Appetite for blockchain technology is growing worldwide as venture capital investment in Bitcoin and blockchain startups exceeds US$1.1 billion and major financial institutions begin trialing the technology for varied applications. Perceived as the trigger to “a profound technological shift” by

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Enforcement Actions by the Regulators in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

Due to the explosive growth of Bitcoin in recent years, as well as rapidly increasing interest in the cryptocurrency’s underlying ledger technology, the blockchain, regulators have been keen to keep pace with developments to ensure that existing laws are enforced

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Alex Batlin’s Briefing of Crypto 2.0 Musings – Land Registry

Following up his 2 previous musings on “Bitcoin and Money Creation” and “Blockchain Disruption Evaluation”, Alex Batlin is back with another interesting observation on of using blockchains for land registry. Below is Alex’s full post: Land Registry Privatization The Guardian’s Land Registry faces

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