Blockchain/Bitcoin

Crypto Firm Circle Raises US$440 Million, Considers US$4 Billion SPAC Deal

Circle, creator of the second largest stablecoin USDC, announced it has raised US$440 million in financing from leading institutional and strategic investors. The financing included investments from leading private equity, institutional and strategic investors, including Fidelity Management and Research Company,

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RIDDLE&CODE Granted Crypto License From Austrian Regulator

RIDDLE&CODE Fintech Solutions, an Austrian blockchain interface solutions provider, has obtained a license as a “service provider for virtual/cryptographic tokens” from the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA). The crypto firm is reportedly one of the first fintech companies in Austria

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ETC Group Lists Physically Backed Ethereum and Litecoin Crypto ETCs on SIX

ETC Group, a specialist provider of digital asset-backed securities, has announced that it will list its physically backed Ethereum and Litecoin cryptocurrency ETCs on the Swiss Stock Exchange SIX. The listing of ETHetc (ETC Group’s Physical Ethereum ETC) and LTCetc

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SWIFT Assesses What Roles It Could Play in Future CBDC Ecosystem

As central banks around the world accelerate their digital currency efforts, international payment network SWIFT is assessing what roles it could play in this new future. In a new paper released on May 11, 2021 and produced in partnership with

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Welche Kryptowährungen sind in 2021 wirklich interessant?

Wer in 2021 Kapital investieren möchte, wird kaum mehr um Kryptowährungen als Anlageklasse herumkommen. Immerhin scheint es, als hätten institutionelle Anleger Bitcoin für sich entdeckt. Doch neben Bitcoin profitieren vor allen Dingen die Altcoins. Anleger, die jetzt komplett neu am

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Revuto’s Latest $1.7 Million in Funding to Aid Subscription Mgt and Payment Simplification

Just days ahead of its scheduled public token sale, Revuto has closed $1.7 million during a private investment round. The team is building the first decentralized application on the Cardano network for subscriptions and payment management. Forthcoming dApp To Deliver

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Temenos Taps Digital Assets Platform Taurus to Unlock Swiss Banks’ Access to Crypto Assets

Banking software company Temenos announced the integration of Taurus, a Swiss digital asset and blockchain infrastructure fintech, with Temenos Transact, the next generation core banking software. Following a thorough landscape review and evaluation process, Temenos selected Taurus as a partner

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Spanish Stock Exchange Set to Pilot a Blockchain-Based SME Financing Platform

The Spanish stock exchange Bolsa de Madrid (BME) announced last week that it is set to test blockchain-based SME financing platform in a regulatory sandbox by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation. The project’s entry into the sandbox

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MoneyGram Allows Customers to Buy and Sell Bitcoin With Cash

MoneyGram , a provider of cross-border P2P payments and money transfers, announced the launch of a new partnership with Coinme, a licensed cryptocurrency cash exchange in the U.S., to enable the cash funding and payout of digital currency purchases and

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Die Gewinner der Blockchain Challenge 2021 der Universität Basel

Am Dienstag, den 11. Mai, endete die Blockchain Challenge 2021 des Center for Innovative Finance der Universität Basel mit der in diesem Jahr online ausgetragenen Abschlussveranstaltung. Die praxisorientierte und sehr anspruchsvolle Blockchain Challenge hat sich inzwischen neben weiteren Blockchain-Lehrveranstaltungen der

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