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Top Crypto Trend Predictions for 2019

2018 was a disastrous year for cryptocurrencies, which saw their value plunge by 80% between January and September. But as we begin 2019, industry participants remain overall confident on the future of cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology, the blockchain. Many

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The 5 Biggest All-Time Monthly Losses in Bitcoin and Ethereum

Cryptocurrencies have an history of high volatility, driven by varied factors from global demand and usage and changes in software, to political changes and social and economical events, and have often been compared to history’s biggest bubbles, whether the Dutch Tulip

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Blockchain Germany Ecosystem Study: Rapidly Growing Blockchain Startup Scene

Germany is witnessing a rapidly growing blockchain startup ecosystem, with 34 new ventures being incorporated in 2017 and already 32 new companies this year, according to a new report by BTC-ECHO and BlockState. The German Blockchain Ecosystem – Study 2018,

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10 Bitcoin Blogs in Europe to Follow

Tough year for cryptocurrencies, which saw their value plummet in what famed economist Nouriel Roubini describes as a “crypto-apocalypse.” Bitcoin has fallen around 67% from its December 2017 high of US$19,300 to its current price of about US$6,350, and the

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Switzerland Works on Possible Blockchain/ICO Regulation

With blockchain and cryptocurrency gaining more traction day after day, the Swiss government is now exploring the possibility of introducing legal amendments to current legislative instruments to facilitate the development of blockchain technology. The blockchain/initial coin offering (ICO) working group

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Top Blockchain Podcasts to Follow in 2019

Podcasts are great to gain accelerated learning and keep up with industry news and developments. Thankfully, the crypto space is filled with top-notch shows to keep you updated on the hottest projects, up-and-coming entrepreneurs, and latest technology trends. Here is

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Crypto Research Report: Liechtenstein Prime Minister Discusses Crypto and “Blockchain Act”

The Principality of Liechtenstein, a microstate in Central Europe known for its many private banks, is making a name for itself within the cryptocurrency industry as a friendly jurisdiction. For the past two years, the government has been crafting a

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Switzerland Poised to Become a Crypto Paradise

Switzerland is quickly emerging as a crypto paradise, supported by the country’s banking prowess, low taxes, elite universities and the Swiss brand itself that have attracted foreign cryptocurrency and blockchain startups into settling in the small European country. Efforts to

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Crypto Valley Zug Ranks Third in Startup Funding Report

The Swiss city of Zug, also referred to as Crypto Valley, was ranked the third city in the world in terms of startup funding volume in H1 2018, primarily driven by its growing crypto-community, according to a report by Speedinvest

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Securosys Aims to Raise 16 CHF Mio Through ICO for Global Push

In its early days, data and communications securities company Securosys was able to score a huge client in the Swiss National Bank, and also close a successful seed funding round in 2015 to finance their data and communications security services. More

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