Tag "Bitcoin"

Alex Batlin’s Briefing of Bitcoin and Money Creation

People often ask me to explain to them why would anyone, with easy access to a bank account and not engaged in illegal activities, choose to use Bitcoin for domestic payments, after all, current payment systems are far more ubiquitous,

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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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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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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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Die Blockchain-Technologie wird die Welt verändern!

Um eine digitale Transaktion durchzuführen, müssen erst einige Dinge abgeklärt werden. Einereseits muss überprüft werden, ob der (Ver)Sender die Werte überhaupt besitzt und ob er diese wirklich versenden möchte. Und im Weiteren, ein ganz wichtiger Punkt: Eine Instanz oder ein

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R3CEV: Planen 13 Grossbanken die ultimative Blockchain?

Der Schwedische Finanzkonzern Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) verkündete diese Woche das Engagement beim geheimnisvollen R3 CEV-Startup. Was R3 CEV Gründer David Rutter und sein Partner Todd McDonald genau vorhaben, ist der Öffentlichkeit nicht bekannt. Mittlerweile konnten die beiden Visionäre 13 Grossbanken

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