Tag "Cryptocurrencies"

Venture Leaders Fintech Interview: Meet Dario Duran of SHIFT Cryptosecurity

With cryptocurrencies entering the mainstream, storing and spending them require new easy-to-use solutions. ETH spin-off SHIFT Cryptosecurity has developed a sturdy, discreet and of course high-security hardware wallet for cryptocurrencies. The appeal lies in the device’s specific security features (covering

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Boerse Stuttgart Group Plans ICO Trading Platform

After the start of cryptocurrency trading via BISON, there will soon be a platform for initial coin offerings (ICOs), a multilateral trading venue for cryptocurrencies as well as solutions for safe custody. As an established market player, Boerse Stuttgart Group

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EU Parliament: Cryptocurrencies Unlikely to Impact Central Bank Monetary Policy

Virtual currencies including cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are unlikely to have an impact on monetary policy, according to a new report by the European Parliament. The research paper, provided by Policy Department A at the request of the Economic and

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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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German Regulator Takes Closer Look At ICOs As Practice Popularizes

The growing popularity of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) has led governments around the world to take a closer look into the thriving industry. Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, better known as BaFin, has joined global financial regulators in

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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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3 Trends Driving Switzerland’s Wealthtech Industry

Fintech companies are penetrating nearly every financial services segment, driving both innovation and disruption. Subsegment focus areas of fintech include digital payments (paytech), fully-digital insurance (insurtech), banking (banktech), wealth management services (wealthtech), and the creation of marketplaces for selling financial

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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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Fintech ICOs In Switzerland: All You Have To Know

Switzerland has become a hotbed for cryptocurrency and blockchain, and in many aspects, is now one of the world leaders in initial coin offerings (ICOs). According to a report by Funderbeam, ICOs in Switzerland account for about 13% of the

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