Tag "Cryptocurrencies"

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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5 Tipps zum effizienten Schutz beim Handeln mit Kryptowährungen

Viele smarte Menschen arbeiten daran, die Nutzung von Cryptocurrencies so sicher und einfach wie möglich zu machen. Jedoch gibt es einen Feind und eine Sicherheitslücke, die auch smarte Menschen nur selber ausschalten können. Die grösste Sicherheitslücke bei Kryptowährungen ist der

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Bitcoins für Anfänger – was ist bei Kryptowährungen grundsätzlich zu beachten?

Wie einen Hype erklären, dessen Grundlagen für den technischen Laien kaum nachzuvollziehen sind? 2017 war das Jahr des Bitcoins. Experten rechnen damit, dass 2018 zum Jahr der Kryptowährungen wird. Obwohl das Konzept erst seit wenigen Jahren existiert, haben sich in

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Lykke Switches Trading-Place to Centralized Model: Did Blockchain trading fail?

As cryptocurrencies gain popularity, scalability issues and high transaction fees have forced Swiss startup Lykke to switch from a semi-decentralized to a centralized operational mode. The transition for Bitcoin trading wallets occurred in late-December 2017, while the transition for Ethereum

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Unsinns-Studie: Jeder zehnte Schweizer möchte 2018 in Bitcoin und Cryptos investieren

Neun Prozent der Befragten haben bereits Bitcoins oder andere Kryptowährungen gekauft. Weitere elf Prozent gaben an, im kommenden Jahr darin investieren zu wollen. Dabei rechnen nur gerade acht Prozent dieser zweiten Gruppe effektiv mit Kursgewinnen; 92 Prozent möchte das Investment

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FINMA Aspires to Enable Blockchain Innovation but Remains Vigilant of ICOs, Cryptos

While countries likes China and South Korea are cracking down on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) activities, Switzerland is quickly emerging as the favored location for entrepreneurs to host their crypto businesses and conduct token sales. Switzerland is already

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