Tag "Bitcoin Suisse"

The Top 7 Swiss Fintech and Proptech Scale-up Startups in 2022

5 fintech and 2 proptech scale-ups made this year’s TOP 25 Swiss Scale-ups Awards organized by Venturelab with Credit Suisse and the Swiss Venture Club. The scale-ups ranking was created to recognise Swiss companies aged five to 10 years who

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A Look at Switzerland’s Booming Digital Asset Ecosystem

In recent years, Switzerland’s blockchain and digital asset ecosystem has matured rapidly and grown into one of the world’s leading blockchain hubs, a position that’s asserted by its expanding workforce and a rising number of foreign companies setting up operations

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New Bitcoin Suisse CEO Announced

Bitcoin Suisse announced  that Dr. Dirk Klee, currently CEO Wealth Management & Investments of Barclays UK, will take over as Chief Executive Officer of Bitcoin Suisse as of April 1, 2022. Dr. Arthur Vayloyan will step down from his current

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Worldline, Bitcoin Suisse Enable Swiss Merchants To Accept Bitcoin Payments

European payments firm Worldline and Swiss cryptocurrency trading platform Bitcoin Suisse announce the go-live of their omnichannel crypto payment solution WL Crypto Payments. The integrated service allows more than 85,000 Swiss merchants on Worldline’s network to accept Bitcoin and Ether

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Crypto Firm Bitcoin Suisse Withdraws its Banking License Application

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has informed cryptocurrency trading platform Bitcoin Suisse that its banking license application has an “unfavourable prognosis”, deeming it ineligible for approval. Bitcoin Suisse had previously submitted an application for a banking license in

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Gazprombank Switzerland Completes First Successful Bitcoin Transaction

Gazprombank Switzerland, a fully licensed Swiss financial institution, has successfully performed its first transactions in Bitcoin. After receiving approval from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) to provide cryptocurrency bank accounts to corporate and institutional clients, Gazprombank reportedly becomes

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Top 8 Swiss Fintech “Bankers” in 2020 – Bilanz Ranking

The recently released Bilanz’s list of top 100 Swiss bankers serves to recognise and celebrate the contributions that these financial leaders have made in the region. We would like to highlight the additions of eight fintech “bankers” who have also

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Top 50 Swiss Blockchain Companies H1 2020

Crypto Valley has further matured and added substance in the first half of 2020. Despite challenging circumstances because of COVID-19, the number of firms in Crypto Valley has increased to 919, and employment reached over 4700 in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

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Municipality of Zermatt Now Accepts Payments in Bitcoin

The municipality of Zermatt, in cooperation with Bitcoin Suisse, announced that it will accept Bitcoin as a means of payment for local taxes and official transactions with immediate effect. A point-of-sale solution provided by Bitcoin Suisse has been installed in

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Crypto Valley Association’s Communication Head Moves To Bitcoin Suisse

Bitcoin Suisse announces the appointment of Ian Simpson as Senior Marketing & Communication Manager. Ian was previously Head of Communication at the Crypto Valley Association. “I’m excited to be joining such a dynamic company as Bitcoin Suisse and participate in

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