Tag "Ethereum"

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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Vitalik Buterin Receives Honorary Doctorate from the University of Basel

At the age of 19, Vitalik Buterin published the article “Ethereum: A Next Generation Smart Contract & Decentralized Application Platform“, which proved to be groundbreaking for the decentralization of software applications. In particular, he described the architecture of how to

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Futurae Raises CHF 2 Mio to Expand its AI-Powered Two-Step Authentication Solution

The Swiss-based cybersecurity startup Futurae Technologies founded by ETH Zurich security researchers and known for its artificial intelligence-powered, two-factor authentication suite, will be gunning for a market expansion now that they have closed a CHF 2 million financing round, led by

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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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12 Best-Funded Fintechs In Switzerland

Switzerland is becoming a global fintech center with a total of 220 incorporated fintech companies in the country, as of December 2017. These startups raised a total of CHF 130 million in venture capital and an astonishing CHF 271.3 million

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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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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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EPFL Studenten gewinnen Blockchain Competition

Zwei 23jährige EPFL-Studenten, Hugo Moreau und Paul Nicolet setzen sich in der finalen Ausscheidung der diesjährigen Blockchain Competition durch. Die feierliche Vergabe des Preises fand in Zuger Theater Casino statt – mitten im Crypto Valley. Die auf Ethereum basierte Peer-to-Peer

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The Very First Ethereum Financed Movie For Cinema

This autumn the Pitts Circus movie announced to produce the very first Ethereum financed movie for cinema, TV and VOD in 2017. The film which is going to be presented on film festivals and cinemas in 2018 will bring a

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