Blockchain/Bitcoin

Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann at Crypto Finance Conference 2018 in St.Moritz

The founding fathers of the soon to be held Crypto Finance Conference 2018 are proud to announce that Federal Councillor and Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research of Switzerland Johann N. Schneider-Ammann confirmed his participation

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EPFL Studenten gewinnen Blockchain Competition

Zwei 23jährige EPFL-Studenten, Hugo Moreau und Paul Nicolet setzen sich in der finalen Ausscheidung der diesjährigen Blockchain Competition durch. Die feierliche Vergabe des Preises fand in Zuger Theater Casino statt – mitten im Crypto Valley. Die auf Ethereum basierte Peer-to-Peer

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Swissquote Launches First Actively Managed Bitcoin Certificate Traded on SIX Swiss Exchange

Swissquote, launched the first actively managed Bitcoin certificate. It allows mainstream investors to participate in the cryptocurrency’s boom through a traditional financial vehicle publicly traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange. By buying Bitcoins certificates at a regulated exchange, investors are

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Bitcoin – the Mother of All Pyramids?

Some people call Bitcoin a Ponzi scheme. I tend to disagree as I do not believe that the inventors of Bitcoin intended to operate a fraudulent investment operation. But Bitcoin does bear some commonalities with a Ponzi scheme. What is

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Wenn Blockchains Die Filmindustrie Beflügeln

Award gekröntes eMovie Venture Filmprojekt feiert Weltpremiere in Hollywood. Drei Awards konnte der erste Ethereum-finanzierte Film bereits gewinnen, die letzten beiden sogar in Hollywood. Nun ist das Pilotprojekt der eMovie Venture Produktionsplattform für vier weitere Auszeichnungen am KaPow Intergalactic Filmfestival

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Lykke To Support ERC20 Tokens In Latest Lykke Wallet Release

Lykke, a Swiss FinTech company building a global marketplace on the blockchain, announced that the update to the Lykke Wallet mobile application supports ERC20 tokens. ERC20 is a standard for highly programmable digital tokens, or “smart contracts.” Introduced by Ethereum

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Handelsregisteramt Zug Akzeptiert Kryptowährungen Bitcoin Und Ether Als Zahlungsmittel

Ab dem 2. November 2017 können Gebühren beim Handelsregisteramt Zug mit den Kryptowährungen Bitcoin und Ether bezahlt werden. Möglich wird dies durch eine Zusammenarbeit mit der Bitcoin Suisse AG. Die Bezahlung von Gebühren beim Handelsregisteramt Zug kann ab November 2017 mit

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CME Group Announces Launch Of Bitcoin Futures

CME Group, one of the worlds leading derivatives marketplace, announced it intends to launch bitcoin futures in the fourth quarter of 2017, pending all relevant regulatory review periods. The new contract will be cash-settled, based on the CME CF Bitcoin Reference

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First Official License For A Swiss Bitcoin Company?

The owner of the Payment21® brand infomred that it recently been licensed as a Directly Subordinated Financial Intermediary (DSFI). The third-party processor is now supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) for compliance with Anti-Money-Laundering (AML) laws and Know-Your-Customer (KYC) rules. After over one year

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Ethereum ETN Attract $10mm+ Aum In First Week On Nasdaq Stockholm

Ether Tracker One and Ether Tracker Euro just crossed $10MM in assets under management (AUM) a week after beginning trading on Nasdaq Stockholm. “When the group’s bitcoin ETNs – which are now at $330MM in AUM – launched in 2015,

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