Der DACH Krypto-Ländervergleich

Die grosse Mehrheit kennt Kryptowährungen, doch nur wenige nutzen sie. Immerhin 28 Prozent der Schweizerinnen und Schweizer halten sie jedoch grundsätzlich für eine geeignete Anlageform, wie eine neue YouGov-Umfrage im Auftrag der Management- und Technologieberatung BearingPoint zeigt. Kryptogeld kennt fast

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Berlin and London Named Amongst Europe’s Top 5 Fintech Hubs

Deep Ecosystems, a Germany-based accelerator for ecosystem projects, have released its 7th edition of the Startup Heatmap Report, ranking Europe’s top 50 most popular startup hubs in the continent. The ranking is based on a survey that polled more than

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Open Banking Adoption: 1578 Banking Platforms and 5564 APIs Worldwide

Around the world, open banking adoption is rising steadily, embraced by a growing number of banks and fintech companies to provide innovative financial products and tap into new market segments. A new report by Platformable, a Barcelona-based startup building data

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CME Group to Launch Euro-Denominated Bitcoin and Ether Futures

CME Group, the world’s leading derivatives marketplace, announced it plans to further expand its cryptocurrency derivatives offering with the introduction of Bitcoin Euro and Ether Euro futures on August 29, pending regulatory review. Designed to match their U.S. dollar-denominated counterparts,

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Meta: Digital Collectibles to Showcase NFTs on Instagram

Starting this week on Instagram, Meta is testing digital collectibles with select US creators and collectors to share NFTs that they have created or bought. Meta/Instagram started with the international expansion to 100 countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East,

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Europe’s Forthcoming AI Act Will Have a Wide Reach and Broad Implications

Like the European Union (EU)’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that entered into force in 2016, the upcoming Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act will have extraterritorial scope and global impact. Considering the AI Act’s broad scope and the financial risks relating

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Blackrock Ties up With Coinbase to Offer Its Clients Crypto Trading and Custody

Asset manager BlackRock has selected cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase to provide the institutional clients of Aladdin®, BlackRock’s end-to-end investment management platform, direct access to crypto starting with bitcoin. Coinbase Prime will provide crypto trading, custody, prime brokerage, and reporting capabilities

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Fintech and Finance Firms Snap Up Media Companies to Gain Audience

This past year has seen banks, financial services companies and fintech startups snapping up media companies, realizing the merits of owning their audience to gain exposure, sell more products and become more profitable. An extensive research paper by business analytics

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Europe Leads in Climate Fintech Driven by Supportive Policies, Government Initiatives

Europe is rising to leadership in the field of climate fintech, a position evidenced by the region’s large community of startups leveraging technology to address both sustainability and finance needs. This rise has been driven by a supportive policy context and

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IDnow Secures New €60 Million Debt Facility by Blackrock

IDnow, a leading identity proofing and digital identity provider based in Munich, has successfully arranged a new debt facility from funds and accounts managed by BlackRock that provides up to €60 million in financing. The debt facility will enable IDnow

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