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Could Europe Become the World’s Leading Blockchain Hub?

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When people think about blockchain technology or international tech hubs, Silicon Valley in the US and tech power players across Asia like Singapore often come to mind first, with the integral part European nations play on the global playing field often understated. A recent study by Ipsos showed that Europeans were more optimistic about the Read More

Swiss Crypto Company Acquires License to Distribute Funds to Investors

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Swiss Crypto Company Acquires License to Distribute Funds to Investors
Finance Crypto Fund AG has been granted a license to distribute funds on behalf of “qualified investors” in Switzerland. The permission has been issued by the country’s financial market regulator, FINMA. The firm also seeks approval for another crypto-related service. Also read: Zug Tests Blockchain to Decide on Fireworks and Digital IDs First Point of Read More

Crypto Valley’s Zug to Run Switzerland’s First Blockchain-Based Municipal Vote

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Crypto Valley’s Zug to Run Switzerland’s First Blockchain-Based Municipal Vote
The Swiss city of Zug will conduct a blockchain-powered trial municipal vote this summer, local media outlet Swissinfo.ch reported June 8. The event, which is scheduled to take place between June 25 and July 1, will reportedly be Switzerland’s first municipal vote using blockchain. According to the report, the upcoming trial vote will implement the Read More

Corporations Bypassing Korean ICO Regulations With Overseas Subsidiaries

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Corporations Bypassing Korean ICO Regulations With Overseas Subsidiaries
Featured Major corporations in South Korea are increasingly establishing cryptocurrency subsidiaries and launching initial coin offerings outside of the country due to prohibitive regulations. They are seeking opportunities in countries like Japan, Switzerland, Singapore, and Gibraltar. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Regulations Driving Away Businesses An increasing number of corporations Read More

Regulating Cryptocurrencies: Striking the Right Balance

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Regulating Cryptocurrencies: Striking the Right Balance
With Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rallying following the conclusion of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires recently, where no consensus among global leaders was reached with regards to crypto regulations, the debate looks set to ramp up over the next few months. Ahead of the guidelines now expected to be issued in July, the UK Read More

“Private Digital Money” Better than State-Issued, Swiss Central Banker Says

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on “Private Digital Money” Better than State-Issued, Swiss Central Banker Says
Economy & Regulation Private digital currencies are better than any state-issued version, admitted a high-ranking representative of the Swiss National Bank. Cryptocurrencies are also less risky, according to Andrea Maechler, member of the central bank’s governing board. Her comments indicate that Switzerland has no intentions to emit a state-sponsored crypto.   Also read: Centralized Cryptoruble Read More

Credit Suisse Digital Officer Quits to Start Blockchain Investment Platform

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Credit Suisse Digital Officer Quits to Start Blockchain Investment Platform
A former Credit Suisse executive has today launched his own high-end investment management platform on the Ethereum Blockchain. TEND, which describes itself as using “smart contract technologies to enable a new paradigm of shared ownership and enjoyment of unique assets that have both meaning and financial value,” will also launch an ICO. Featuring Crypto Valley Read More