Blockchain/Bitcoin

Instimatch Partners Algorand to Disrupt the Payment Space With Blockchain

Instimatch Global, a Swiss digital platform for institutional short-term money market trading, and Algorand, a Boston-based proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain that supports smart contracts, are collaborating to disrupt the regulated payment networks with advanced solutions powered by blockchain. Instimatch Global aims

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FiCAS Poised for European Expansion With Regulatory Approval for Crypto ETPs

FiCAS, a Swiss-based crypto investment management boutique, has secured regulatory approval to have its cryptocurrency exchange-traded product (ETP) be available for its European investors via their bank or broker. FiCAS first launched its ETP in Switzerland in July 2020, listing

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Tokenised Real Assets: Part of the Asset-Inflation?

With the world gripped in a pandemic and national economies struggling, inflation may not have been a major concern in recent months. Yet the decidedly bullish mood stock markets have shown following a slump in spring could be an indication

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4 Swiss Startups Make CB Insights’ 2020 Top 50 Blockchain Companies List

SEBA Bank, Bitcoin Suisse, Metaco and GuardTime are the four Swiss companies that made CB Insights’ inaugural Blockchain 50, making Switzerland the second most represented country in the list. The annual Blockchain 50 list recognizes the 50 most promising companies

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IBM Bets on Blockchain for Efficient COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

With COVID-19 vaccines quickly being rolled out, attention is now turning to the challenges of distributing billions of doses worldwide. For IBM, blockchain can play an essential role in that and help verify and track vaccines, certify that patients have

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Swiss SEBA Bank Completes Series B Funding Round

SEBA Bank announced the completion of its Series B funding round without disclosing the amount of capital raised. The funding round follows the completion of its integrated digital and traditional investment platform. All existing key shareholders and new investors from

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Invemo Launches First Fixed Income Bitcoin Denominated Investment Product in Switzerland

Invemo is an asset manager, broker and liquidity provider in the digital asset market that targets professional and institutional clients. In order to meet the demand of professional and institutional investors it has developed a low risk fixed income investment

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Warum kann Blockchain zu einer wichtigen Sicherheitslösung für die Finanzindustrie werden?

Blockchain ist im Grunde ein System, das Informationen enthält und es unmöglich macht, das System zu verändern, zu hacken oder sogar zu betrügen. Es handelt sich um eine der besten Technologien, die es gibt, und sie hat sich tatsächlich als

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Google Trends: Interest in Bitcoin Spikes Amid Price Rally to New All-Time High

The price of bitcoin surged to a new all-time high, crossing US$23,700/BTC on Thursday. The climb brings the cryptocurrency’s year-to-date gains above 200%. The price rally, which began in early October and accelerated towards the start of December, pushed general

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SC Ventures to Pilot Crypto Trading for Institutional Investors in London by 2021

SC Ventures, the investment arm of Standard Chartered Bank, and Northern Trust, a provider of asset servicing, have entered into an agreement to launch Zodia Custody, an institutional-grade custody solution for cryptocurrencies. Zodia is designed to enable institutions to invest

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