Blockchain/Bitcoin

Swiss Blockchain Federation Launches Blockchain Innovation Programme

The Swiss Blockchain Federation has launched the NTN Innovation Booster – Blockchain Nation Switzerland, a four-year program co-funded by Innosuisse, the Swiss Innovation Agency. The initiative aims to systematically and sustainably drives blockchain innovation in Switzerland, presenting an opportunity to

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Swiss Flovtec Starts Offering Digital Asset Market Making Solution

flovtec, a Swiss technology company specialising in providing liquidity to tokens and exchanges in the growing digital asset space, said that it will give the digital asset ecosystem full control over market making. This move is said to offer a

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Swiss Private Bank Starts Offering Crypto Investments

Bordier & Cie SCmA, a Swiss private bank founded in 1844, has expanded its offering to include cryptocurrencies by incorporating Sygnum’s B2B banking platform. This partnership will enable Bordier clients to securely buy, hold and trade cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin,

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Skrill Launches New Fiat-to-Crypto Withdrawal Service

Digital payments provider Skrill, part of the integrated payments platform Paysafe, has announced a new feature for its digital wallet that enables users to withdraw funds directly to a cryptocurrency address of their choice. For the first time, Skrill customers

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Zürcher Kantonalbank Completes First Blockchain-Based Fund Transaction

Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) and Deutsche Börse’s post-trade services provider Clearstream successfully processed their first live blockchain-based end-to-end fund transactions, using FundsDLT, a decentralised platform for fund transaction processing. The entities reported that the overall processing time for an investor order

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Digital Asset Adoption Gains Momentum With US$26 Billion in Bitcoin Transactions

Bitcoin’s recent price surge has accelerated institutional adoption of cryptocurrencies leading to institutional investor pouring an estimated US$26 billion into bitcoin over the past eight months, an analysis by SNGLR Group shows. In its second report part of the Digital

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Sygnum Bank Secures Eight Figure Investment From SBI Digital Asset

Swiss Digital asset bank Sygnum announced that it has secured an eight-figure US$ investment from SBI Digital Asset Holdings, the digital asset umbrella company of SBI Group, as the lead investor of its strategic investment fundraising round. With the completion

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In neue Kryptowährungen investieren – Chancen und Risiken

Kryptowährungen sind anlagetechnisch noch ein ziemlich junges Phänomen und doch sind Anleger weltweit begeistert von deren fabelhaften Entwicklungen. Die Paradebeispiele für den Erfolg der digitalen Währungen sind Bitcoin, Ripple und Ethereum. Ihre Kurswerte liegen seit langer Zeit im Allzeithoch, was

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How Policy Makers Around the World are Addressing Asset Tokenization

Applications of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) in finance have proliferated in recent years, forcing policy makers around the world to step in and formulate rules in regard to asset tokenization. In a report released in January 2021, the

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Switzerland and Estonia Among Europe’s Most Advanced Blockchain Ecosystems

In Europe, Switzerland, Estonia, Malta and Cyprus have the most advanced and mature blockchain ecosystems with well-developed startup scenes and high levels of regulatory maturity, a paper by the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum says. More specifically, the European Commission

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