Blockchain/Bitcoin

InCore Bank Launches Access to Digital Assets

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has authorized the transaction bank InCore Bank to trade, hold, transfer and generate (tokenize) digital assets. This makes InCore Bank the first Swiss business-to-business bank to offer financial service providers and institutions worldwide

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Schweizer Verband Legt Krypto-Custody-Standards Fest

Der derzeitige Kryptomarkt beschleunigt sich zunehmend. Nehmen Sie zum Beispiel Bitcoin. Die Kryptowährung hat in den letzten zehn Jahren einen grossen Aufschwung erlebt, insbesondere in den Jahren 2016 und 2017, als der Wert auf über 10.000 Euro anstieg. Seitdem verwenden

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The Open Initiative by Lykke Provides a min. of CHF 50,000 for Each Proposal

Lykke is funding 4 initiatives which aim at addressing the consequences of the current pandemic. The initiative aims to provide financial means for innovative individuals, teams and companies to deliver transformative solutions addressing the crisis. It also empowers governments and

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Bank Frick Launches Stablecoin as a Service Solution

Together with the Dutch technology provider Quantoz, Bank Frick is launching a StableCoin as a Service (SCaaS) solution. Audit partner is BDO a leading auditor in Switzerland. The service is fully PSD2-compliant and enables its issuers to issue their own

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Blockchain to Tackle Supply Chain Failures Exposed by COVID-19

The pressure created by the COVID-19 outbreak on global trade systems highlights an urgent need for global cooperation to maintain and strengthen the resilience of international supply chains. To help organizations improve future pandemic preparedness and accelerate an economic rebound

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Interest in Central Bank Digital Currency Surging

Around the world, interest around central bank digital currency (CBDC) is surging, with an increasing number of central banks looking to issuing their own digital currencies to wholesale networks of banks, corporates, fintechs, but also the general public, according to

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Schweizer Blockchain-Vorlage wird dem Nationalrat vorgelegt

Die Kommissionen für Wirtschaft und Abgaben (WAK) genehmigt die Blokchain Vorlage und bringt das Schweizer Blockchain Gesetz nun diesen Sommer vor den Nationlrat. Nachdem sie an ihrer Sitzung vom 24. Februar 2020 auf die Vorlage 19.074, mit der die rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen für die

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Chris Thomas is the New Head of Digital Assets at Swissquote

Swissquote announced the hire of a dedicated Head of Digital Assets. Since July 2017, it has been possible for the firm’s private clients to invest in cryptocurrencies. Now, Swissquote is also offering institutional clients the opportunity to enter into professional

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Blockchain Valley Ventures Launches Virtual Deal Marketplace for Startup Funding

Blockchain Valley Ventures, a blockchain technology-focused venture capital firm, in collaboration with Delio, a provider of private markets investment technology, has launched the BVV Dealroom – a virtual deal marketplace for blockchain startups and investors. The new platform – one

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An ECB Digital Currency – a Flight of Fancy?

A recent survey among 66 central banks by the Bank for International Settlements shows that more than 80% are working on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). *Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair

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