Tag "Blockchain"

This Blockchain Network by IBM & CLS Aims to Unify the Fragmented Financial Sector

The current capital market is saturated with multiple systems performing the same functions. Adding to the issue is they’re doing it with siloed pockets of data that require expensive reconciliation processes. Therefore, it becomes increasingly crucial for the financial sector

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12 Upcoming Fintech, Digital Finance and Blockchain Events in Germany to Attend

Germany’s fintech landscape continues to grow with about 300 fintech companies as of late-2017 that raised a record of US$655.4 million last year. Berlin retains the position of the country’s largest fintech hub, hosting 27% of its fintech companies, followed

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Blockchain in Austria: An Overview

Austria has embarked on a digital transformation journey and has set out to become a hotspot for blockchain technology. In 2017, the government of Austria presented its Digital Roadmap, a strategy that analyzes the country’s challenges and describes nearly 150 measures

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Bitcoin-Blockchain and Crypto Startups DACH Map

The German Blog Paymentbanking published the updated DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) Blockchain/Bitcoin/DLT and Crypto Map. The map counts more then 100 startups in this region and are categorised into Broker, Ledgers, Asset Management, Identity, Wallets and Infrastructure Startups. We listed them

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The 15 Biggest ICOs So Far

ICOs have gained further momentum this year, raising US$13.7 billion through 537 campaigns in the first five months of 2018 alone, according to a new report by PwC and Crypto Valley. The US remains a leading ICO destination, raising more

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How To Trade Cryptocurrencies In Switzerland?

The advent of Bitcoin and its spectacular rise over the last few years has investors pouring their money into cryptocurrencies by the millions. But investing in cryptocurrencies comes with unique investment risks including regulatory risk, security risk, fraud risk and

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“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

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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

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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,

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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

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