Tag "Blockchain"

Startup of the Month: Lykke, a Next-Gen Zero-Commission Trading Platform Powered by Blockchain

Bitcoin and blockchain technology has gotten a major boost in Switzerland as Richard Olsen, the co-founder of OANDA and a former CEO of the North American FX Brokerage, is looking to harness the power of the technology to disrupt digital

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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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Credit Suisse Report Names Technologies Trends Changing Banking

Credit Suisse has released a report on the Swiss financial center in which it points out the key trends and technologies that are changing banking. The report, entitled ‘Swiss Financial Center 2016,’ addresses the ongoing changes occurring in the financial

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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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Alex Batlin’s Briefing of Crypto 2.0 Musings Regulation

The importance of understanding and working with, not around regulation, in FinTech cannot be overstated in my opinion. You can develop the best technology in the world, but it will be useless unless it can be applied once it touches regulated environments. Regulation

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Can Blockchain Save the EU?

In the span of less than 10 years blockchain, the distributed ledger that underpins digital currencies such as Bitcoin has gone from being an obscure ideological technology to one that is set to revolutionize government, business, and finance. Written by Daniel

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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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