Tag "Blockchain"

“Blockchain Island”: Malta Aims To Become ICO, Cryptocurrency Hub

The small Mediterranean island of Malta is quickly emerging as a popular location for entrepreneurs to set up blockchain and cryptocurrency businesses, thanks to the country’s supportive government that sees the industry as an economic opportunity to create regulations favorable

Read More

Berlin Sees Thriving Fintech, Blockchain Ecosystems

Germany’s fintech ecosystem has boomed in the past years with Berlin emerging as one of Europe’s leading hubs for fintech and blockchain technology. Germany now hosts about 300 companies, which raised an estimated 613.8 million EUR in 2017 through 84

Read More

Blockchain – Fluch oder Segen?

Was ist der Unterschied zwischen einer Blockchain und einer herkömmlichen Datenbank? Wie praktikabel ist die Technologie und macht es Sinn, sie im eigenen Unternehmen einzusetzen? Diese und andere Fragen rund um das Thema Blockchain beantworten Sebastian Förtsch und Martin Spickermann,

Read More

Cryptocurrencies, ICOs See Growth In Tax Haven Panama

Panama is an emerging player on the blockchain scene, attracting a growing number of entrepreneurs, teams and startups looking to conduct initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the tax haven. Panama is one of the oldest and best-known tax havens in

Read More

Bitpanda Founders Got 4 Mio Euro in Austrian ICO

Until now, tokens have been bound to a specific platform. Pantos wants to change this. The Austrian start-up is planning the first token system that makes cross chain token transfers possible. During one ICO the company, which is backed by the

Read More

Despite ICO Frenzy Regulatory And Cybersecurity Concerns Remain

While initial coin offerings (ICOs) are growing in popularity amongst the startup community, challenges remain for token issuers notably in terms of regulation and cybersecurity, according to PwC. ICO frenzy An ICO is a form of fundraising that harnesses the

Read More

Real Estate Meets Blockchain

Blockchain, the technology underlying cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, has entered many industries including real estate where it promises increased efficiency and transparency. A blockchain is a digitized, distributed ledger that immutably records and shares information. By recording and combining transactions

Read More

Swiss Regulator Meets With Crypto Industry To Clarify ICO Guidelines

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) is holding a series of roundtable discussions across Switzerland to present and clarify its recently released ICO guidelines. The regulator said the purpose is to provide first-hand information to market participants interested in

Read More

New Research Paper Examines ICO Regulation Across 25 Jurisdictions

A new research paper by University of St. Thomas School of Law professor Wulf A. Kaal examines how governments around the world are regulating the fast-evolving initial coin offering (ICO) market. The paper, called “Initial Coin Offerings: The Top 25

Read More

44 Best Books To Know All About Fintech

If you want to be informed about Fintech, we want you to read the below list of books. In this article, we have accumulated all the books in different fields of Fintech such as Blockchain, Digital Banking, Payments, P2P lending,

Read More