Tag "Blockchain"

This Swiss Based IOT Company Did a Double ICO and Raised More Than 15 CHF Mio

Swiss-based company Smart Containers, creators of airfreight containers made with the Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and blockchain, announced in a Medium post that they have concluded the public sales of their tokens with USD 15.42 million raised out of

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Securosys Aims to Raise 16 CHF Mio Through ICO for Global Push

In its early days, data and communications securities company Securosys was able to score a huge client in the Swiss National Bank, and also close a successful seed funding round in 2015 to finance their data and communications security services. More

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Liechtenstein Aspires to Become a Blockchain, Cryptocurrency Hub

Taking inspiration from nearby Crypto Valley in Zug, Switzerland, the tiny European principality of Liechtenstein is making every effort to become a hotbed for crypto and blockchain innovation. Located between Switzerland, Austria, and Germany, Liechtenstein is known for its business-friendly

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A List of Cryptocurrency Custody Solutions for Consumers and Institutions

Self-custody is an important and fundamentally native feature of cryptocurrency. A blockchain-based digital asset can be stored by its owner without the help of traditional financial intermediaries, such as banks, registered brokers/dealers or qualified custodians. But just because you can

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Swiss Fintech Startups Increasingly Turn to ICOs

Swiss fintech startups raised a total of CHF 288 million through nine initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the first half of 2018, surpassing venture capital (VC) investments, according to a new report by e-foresight, the IFZ and Swisscom. The rise

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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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UBS: Bitcoin To Reach $ 200’000 Before Replacing Money

70% of changes in bitcoin price is mainly due to speculation. Bitcoin instability, structure, and its high volatility act as limitations to go mainstream analyst says. “Bitcoin is still too unstable.” A report sent to UBS clients underlines that crypto

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EPFL and Cryptography

When one of the most prominent Swiss research institutes ( starts reflecting upon Blockchain technology and practical aspects, the plethora of opportunities seems infinite. EPFL’s goal is to establish a digital guarantee of trust among several partners through e-voting system. École

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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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