Blockchain/Bitcoin

How a Fintech starts up: Lykke Project at a Glance

So-called Fintech is so attractive for those who want to build their own journeys with their own financial technology products. Those who are interested in either technology or finance really want to connect these two fabulous worlds together in order

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Virtual Blockchain Incubator Nexuslab Selected 10 European Startups including 1 Swiss

Nexuslab, the Swiss blockchain startup programme powered by Startupbootcamp Fintech, has announced the 10 international startups selected to join its pilot programme starting this April. The selection reflects a broad range of industries bound to be affected by blockchain technology innovations

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Crypto Valley Zug: 7 Companies You Might Not Have Heard About

Located at 25 km south of Zurich, Zug is a small city that is hosting more than a dozen of bitcoin companies. Dubbed “Crypto Valley Zug,” the city has been referred as the Silicon Valley of finance and is meant

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Top 6 Blockchain and Crypto Companies in Switzerland

In 2015, VC-backed bitcoin and blockchain companies raised an all-time high US$474 million across 74 deals, according to a report by KPMG and CB Insights. As investment surges, some of the world’s largest banks and financial institutions have started exploring

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Alex Batlin’s Briefing of Bitcoin and Money Creation

People often ask me to explain to them why would anyone, with easy access to a bank account and not engaged in illegal activities, choose to use Bitcoin for domestic payments, after all, current payment systems are far more ubiquitous,

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Alex Batlin’s Briefing of Crypto 2.0 Musings Regulation

The importance of understanding and working with, not around regulation, in FinTech cannot be overstated in my opinion. You can develop the best technology in the world, but it will be useless unless it can be applied once it touches regulated environments. Regulation

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Can Blockchain Save the EU?

In the span of less than 10 years blockchain, the distributed ledger that underpins digital currencies such as Bitcoin has gone from being an obscure ideological technology to one that is set to revolutionize government, business, and finance. Written by Daniel

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White Paper on Blockchain Infrastructures for Digital Assets

BitFury, a Bitcoin blockchain infrastructure provider and transaction processing company, has released a white paper outlining basic components of blockchain-based asset ledgers, as well as their use cases for financial services firms. Entitled ‘Digital Assets on Public Blockchains,’ the white

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UniCredit Releases Blockchain Paper, Launches US$200M Fintech Fund

Italian banking and financial services company UniCredit has released a new paper exploring the possible applications of blockchain technology in banking. Entitled ‘Blockchain Technology and Applications from a Financial Perspective,’ the paper aims at presenting potential financial industry blockchain applications.

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Nexussquared Wants to Establish Switzerland as a Nexus for Blockchain Technology

As blockchain has now become a buzzword, Switzerland is gearing up to tap into what could well be one of the most disruptive technologies since the Internet was introduced 20 years ago. “Blockchain is, without question, the most significant advancement

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