Tag "Cryptocurrencies"

Leonteq Launches Swiss Tracker Certificates on Bitcoin

Swiss fintech firm Leonteq launched last week tracker certificates on bitcoin in CHF, EUR and USD. The new suite of exchange-traded notes tracking bitcoin is targeted at investors seeking to capitalize on the cryptocurrency rapid price rise. Since the start

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ICO Activity Surges In Switzerland

Switzerland’s business friendly regulatory environment, legendary banking system, and political stability, have allowed the nation to emerge as a preferred location for cryptocurrency and blockchain startups. With the launch of the independent, government-supported Crypto Valley Association earlier this year, Switzerland

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How New ICO Rules Affect ICO Marketing

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have raised more than US$1.6 billion so far this year, surpassing traditional venture capital money. As the novel fundraising method gains popularity, the practice and processes of marketing ICO campaigns, too, have been on high demand.

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Lykke, the Undiscovered Coin Made in Switzerland

Initial coin offering (ICO) has surge in popularity in the cryptocurrency world as an effective method for blockchain startups and projects to quickly and easily raise funding by distributing a percentage of the initial coin supply. According to CoinDesk, US$103

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Lykke Adds Support for ChronoBank TIME Token Trading

Lykke, the Swiss startup developing a global blockchain-powered marketplace, has added support for ChronoBank’s TIME token trading. Lykke plans to support a market for ChronoBank’s Labour-Hour (LH) tokens as well. ChronoBank is a blockchain project aimed at transforming the way

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Loadoo Prepaid Card Supports PayPal Withdrawals and Bitcoin

Loadoo LLP, a company registered in the UK, provides a prepaid payment card which users can load through PayPal or via bitcoin. Loadoo offers virtual and plastic cards that are available in euro, US dollar and British pound. The company

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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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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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Crypto Valley Schweiz – Finance 2.0 Konferenz

Am 23. September findet in Zürich die erste Crypto und Blockchain Konferenz statt. Der Veranstalter Rino Borini setzt sich im Interview für ein Crypto Valley Schweiz ein. Zudem erklärt er warum an der Konferenz ein Bitcoin Automat aufgestellt wird und

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