Tag "Lykke"

Swiss Decentralised Exchange Project Hangs in Balance

The cryptocurrency firm Lykke is one of the longest-established Swiss blockchain companies. But it has recently run into financial difficulties. What’s going on and what does that mean for the sector? Founder and CEO Richard Olsen gave me his take

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“BORN IN SWITZERLAND” Swiss Original Fintech Overview Map Update: 174 Companies

Luc Schuurmans, Head Private Banking, Executive Management at Bank Linth,  put together an updated overview map of Fintech Companies “Born in Switzerland”. Since his last update, he collected 2 more Swiss Fintechs- Teylor and Advice Online. Here are the descriptions

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The Open Initiative by Lykke Provides a min. of CHF 50,000 for Each Proposal

Lykke is funding 4 initiatives which aim at addressing the consequences of the current pandemic. The initiative aims to provide financial means for innovative individuals, teams and companies to deliver transformative solutions addressing the crisis. It also empowers governments and

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Hanwha Systems Invests in Swiss Blockchain Company Lykke

Lykke announced that Hanwha Systems – a division of the South Korean Hanwha group founded in 1952 – has made a strategic investment in Lykke’s blockchain-based Fintech company and cryptocurrency exchange. This strategic investment will provide a platform for both

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The First Short Token to Bet Against the Crypto Market

Lykke launches Short LyCI, a new token designed to track the performance of the top 25 crypto projects and bet on their value falling in the future. With the Crypto Market often experiencing long downward trends, many wonder how to

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F10 Just Gained Its First Partner from Outside the Traditional Finance Industry, Tamedia

Tamedia, one of the biggest Swiss media groups, has just joined up with fintech accelerator F10. The media house will be contributing their broad experience with Internet services, product development, marketing and B2C know-how to F10’s accelerates, typically consisting of

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What Happened to Fintech Switzerland’s Previous Pick of Hottest Fintech Startups?

In mid 2016, after sifting through copious amounts of reports, studies and our own internal evaluations we’ve come up with a definitive list of the 30 hottest fintech startups in Switzerland. (an updated list for 2019 is also available here)

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Tamedia Bullish on Fintech: Investment in Swiss Blockchain Marketplace Startup Lykke

Tamedia, one of the biggest Swiss media groups, defined Fintech as a new growth area in its ventures sector and is investing in Lykke, a global Blockchain based marketplace for easy management and trading of cryptocurrencies and other digitized assets.

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Top 10 Swiss Fintech Start-Ups – Summer Edition

Each quarter, Swisscom teams up with e-foresight to publish a Fintech Startup radar and to select 10 interesting Swiss Fintech Startups. The criteria that the start-ups need to meet are as follows: Transparent business case Meets a clear customer requirement

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Lykke Receives a European Liscence

Lykke receives a European Investment Firm Licence and will expand its regulated services into the European Markets. On July 4, Lykke Cyprus Limited received approval from the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) to operate as a regulated Cyprus Investment

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