Tag "Bitcoin"

The 2019 Global Leaders in Crypto Education

During the 2017 school year, Cornell University undergrad Joseph Ferrera wanted to learn more about cryptocurrency and blockchain, which was dominating the news amid the runup in the price of Bitcoin. Few classes existed at the time, so he and

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Crypto Related Crime Surged to US$ 1.2 Billion in Q1 of 2019

Crypto related thefts, scams and fraud surged in the first quarter of 2019 to US$1.2 billion, or 70% of the entire year 2018 at US$1.7 billion, according to a report by cryptocurrency security firm CipherTrace. During Q1 2019, criminals stole

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Falcon Private Bank Adds Cryptocurrency to Its List of Storable Assets

Falcon Private Bank, a Zurich-based wealth manager now allows its clients to transfer a limited variety of cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ether and Litecoin) to segregated Falcon wallets. According to the website, the cryptocurrencies are stored by Falcon’s cold storage,

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The 5 Biggest All-Time Monthly Losses in Bitcoin and Ethereum

Cryptocurrencies have an history of high volatility, driven by varied factors from global demand and usage and changes in software, to political changes and social and economical events, and have often been compared to history’s biggest bubbles, whether the Dutch Tulip

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Vernehmlassungs zum Blockchain-Gesetz in Liechtenstein verabschiedet

Die Regierung hat in ihrer Sitzung vom 28. August 2018 den Vernehmlassungsbericht zum Blockchain-Gesetz verabschiedet. Eine Blockchain ist eine verteilte Datenbank, auf der Transaktionen oder Verträge verschlüsselt und damit fälschungssicher gespeichert werden. Die Blockchain-Technologie bildet nicht nur die Basis für

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UBS: Bitcoin To Reach $ 200’000 Before Replacing Money

70% of changes in bitcoin price is mainly due to speculation. Bitcoin instability, structure, and its high volatility act as limitations to go mainstream analyst says. “Bitcoin is still too unstable.” A report sent to UBS clients underlines that crypto

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Bitcoin-Blockchain and Crypto Startups DACH Map

The German Blog Paymentbanking published the updated DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) Blockchain/Bitcoin/DLT and Crypto Map. The map counts more then 100 startups in this region and are categorised into Broker, Ledgers, Asset Management, Identity, Wallets and Infrastructure Startups. We listed them

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How To Trade Cryptocurrencies In Switzerland?

The advent of Bitcoin and its spectacular rise over the last few years has investors pouring their money into cryptocurrencies by the millions. But investing in cryptocurrencies comes with unique investment risks including regulatory risk, security risk, fraud risk and

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Why HODL Is The Bankruptcy For Many Crypto Owners

The cryptocurrency market has lost nearly 50% of its value since its peak of US$840 billion in early January 2018, yet believers are advising to “hodl” despite the dramatic drop.   “Hodl”: what does it mean? Hodl is a term

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Die Kehrseite der Krypto-Medaille

Einblick in den Markt der Kryptowährungen von Nicolas Roth, Head of Alternative Assets von Bank Reyl: Ende 2017 waren Kryptowährungen in aller Munde und auf allen Bildschirmen präsent. Bitcoin, Ripple und Ethereum verzeichneten erstaunliche Wertentwicklungen und legten über das ganze

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