Tag "Blockchain"

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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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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