Blockchain/Bitcoin

Boerse Stuttgart’s blocknox Plans to Offer Crypto Custody to Institutional Clients

Within Boerse Stuttgart Group, blocknox GmbH takes care of the custody of cryptocurrencies on an escrow basis. The service was established at the end of January 2019 for users of the BISON app and extended at the end of September

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Blockchain wird bei SIM Daten-Lösung eingesetzt

Blockchain-Sicherheitsexperte Ubirch, Sicherheitstechnologie-Anbieter G+D Mobile Security und IoT-Funkdienstanbieter 1NCE bündeln ihre Kräfte, um ein Blockchain-gestütztes IoT-Datensicherheitspaket anzubieten. Der neue Service verbindet die Sicherheitsstandards der Mobilfunk- mit denen der Blockchain-Technologie. Ab März 2020 bietet 1NCE, der weltweit erste IoT Flatrate-Anbieter, seinen

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Top 50 Blockchain and Crypto Companies in Switzerland and Liechtenstein in 2020

The current CV VC Top 50 Report highlights maturity and substance of the blockchain ecosystem in Crypto Valley. The number of firms has risen to 842 and employment has reached 4,400 in Switzerland to Liechtenstein. The financial services cluster is

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Municipality of Zermatt Now Accepts Payments in Bitcoin

The municipality of Zermatt, in cooperation with Bitcoin Suisse, announced that it will accept Bitcoin as a means of payment for local taxes and official transactions with immediate effect. A point-of-sale solution provided by Bitcoin Suisse has been installed in

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Why Are 80% of Central Banks Looking into Digital Currencies?

In 2019, 80% of central banks were engaged in work related to central bank digital currency (CBDC), compared with 70% the previous year. Amongst these, 40% had progressed from conceptual research to experiments or proofs-of-concept, and 10% had developed pilot

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Bitcoin als digitales Zahlungsmittel immer beliebter

Bitcoin ist unangefochten die Krypto-Königin, denn seit der Einführung gab es einen enormen Marktzuwachs. Basierend auf Bitcoin entstanden unzählige Altcoins, mittlerweile sind es mehr als 3.000 mit steigender Tendenz. Doch kaum eine andere Kryptowährung hat sich in der Gesellschaft so

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Globales Krypto-Fundraising: Schweiz als attraktiver Hub und Tokenisierungsstandort

In den ersten zehn Monaten des Jahres 2019 wurden mehr als 380 Tokenangebote als Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), Security Token Offerings (STOs) oder Initial Exchange Offerings (IEO) abgewickelt. Das zeigt der sechste ICO/STO-Report (Winter-2020-Edition) von Strategy&, der Strategieberatung von PwC,

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Central Bank Group Including SNB Assess Cases For Central Digital Currencies

The Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, the Sveriges Riksbank and the Swiss National Bank, together with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), have created a group to share experience as

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First Regulated Real Estate Fund in Europe Tokenized

The Zug-based Blockchain company Token Factory has developed a secure and scalable tokenization solution powering the first regulated real estate fund in Europe. The FMA (Financial Market Authority Liechtenstein) has recently authorized it as an Alternative Investment Fund (AIF). As

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Julius Baer Launches Digital Assets Services

In February 2019, Julius Baer announced a cooperation with SEBA Bank AG in the area of digital assets in order to give its clients access to a range of new services. In August last year, SEBA received a license from

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